Mrs. Obama hires full time makeup artist

Posted by Rachel Leigh email

(WFLX) - America's first lady is the first to hire a full time makeup artist.

The new addition to Mrs. Obama's traveling entourage is 49-year-old Chicago native Ingrid Grimes-Miles.

Grimes-Miles has been working with Mrs. Obama for six years. Last week, Grimes-Miles hopped aboard Air Force One for the Obamas' six-day trip across Europe.

She'll now split her time between DC and Chicago where she dolls up the morning news anchors for WGN-TV.

A spokesperson for the first lady says the Obamas privately pay for the travel expenses of the styling team.