Joelle Maryn

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Joelle Maryn
Joelle Maryn Photo.JPG
Residence Austin, Texas, U.S.
Nationality American
Occupation CEO of Cattiva Cosmetics, model, television personality

Joelle Maryn is a former television personality for ABC[1] and model. She is the founder and CEO of Cattiva Cosmetics.

Modeling and television career[edit]

Maryn began her modeling career at a casting call in New York City having been encouraged by her husband to try out.[2] During her career she worked for several national campaigns, became a face of Jergens,[3] and was featured on a billboard in Times Square for the WWE debut season of Tough Enough.[2][4] In 1997 she became a co-host for Trend TV, a television show that aired on ABC-5 in the Southeast Asia region.[5] In 2000 she became a cover model for romance novels published by Zebra Bouquet and Kensington Books, including the books Moon Hunter by Deanne Mascle,[6] Wild Irish Rogue by Suzanne Barrett,[7] and Something So Right by Jane Kidder.[8] She also appeared as the character Susan in the 2001 film They Only Come Out at Night.[9] After her career as a model she began working as a make-up artist in New York and Los Angeles.[10] In 2011 Joelle Maryn was crowned Mrs. Austin America.[2]

Cattiva Cosmetics[edit]

Maryn founded Cattiva Cosmetics in 2008 in Austin, Texas after moving from Los Angeles,[11] naming the company for the Italian word cattiva, which means "naughty".[10] The cosmetic products developed by the company are infused with anti-aging minerals.[1] During its first four years, Cattiva products and beauty advice were featured in Beauty Entertainment Magazine,[12][13] La Mode Dallas,[14] Vanity Fair,[15] Redbook,[16] on VH1,[17] and on CNN.[18] Joelle Maryn herself has also appeared on several television networks to discuss make-up application and trends, including NBC[1] and YNN.[19][20][21] In 2011 she was a presenter at the Austin Fashion Awards as CEO of the company.[22] In 2012 thecompany began designing make-up appliances in addition to make-up itself, starting with mineral cosmetic friendly application brushes.[23]


  1. ^ a b c John Bumgardner (March 3, 2012). "Cosmetic line adds new trend to make-up: Austin woman launches make-up line". KXAN-TV. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c Michelle Savage-Mena (March 31, 2011). "Empowering Youth with Makeup". Austin Post. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Joelle Maryn". Austin Fashion Week. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Portfolio for Joelle Maryn". Retrieved March 16, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Trend TV". Retrieved March 16, 2012. 
  6. ^ Deanne Mascle (2000). Moon Hunter. Zebra. p. Cover photo and inside cover credit. 
  7. ^ Suzanne Barrett (2000). Wild Irish Rogue. Kensington. p. Cover photo and inside cover credit. 
  8. ^ Jane Kidder (2000). Something so Right. Zebra. p. Cover photo and inside cover credit. 
  9. ^ Joelle Maryn at the Internet Movie Database
  10. ^ a b Noelle Buhidar (October 2010). "Italian Affair". Austin Monthly. 
  11. ^ Kay Kirchner (April 13, 2012). "Local brand brings Hollywood glamour". Community Impact Newspaper Austin. Retrieved June 11, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Trends: The X Factor's Paula Abdul" (17). Beauty Entertainment Magazine. p. 30. 
  13. ^ "Trends: FOX House's Odette Annable" (18). Beauty Entertainment Magazine. p. 28. 
  14. ^ Trina J. "Berrylicious Lips". La Mode Dallas. p. 34. 
  15. ^ "What's on Katheryn Winnick's Vanity Table?". Vanity Fair. August 21, 2009. 
  16. ^ "Start 2012 with a bang!". Redbook. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  17. ^ "VH1 Big Morning Buzz Live". February 21, 2012. 
  18. ^ Alan Duke (February 23, 2012). "Oscars bring gifts for A-list to D-list". CNN. 
  19. ^ Anna M. Gonzalez (August 20, 2010). "Local makeup line gets a little burnt orange". YNN. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  20. ^ "press". Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  21. ^ "Fashionably Yours: Springtime makeup". YNN Austin. April 13, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012. 
  22. ^ Monica Pena (September 2011). "3rd Annual Austin Fashion Awards". The Austin Times. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  23. ^ "Cattiva Cosmetics multifunctional brushes". Cosmetics Business. April 2, 2012. Retrieved June 11, 2012.