Los Angeles, California
Victoria Santibañez (Bottorff) is a makeup artist & hairstylist for non-union film based in Los Angeles with five years of industry experience.
A Texas native, Victoria received her cosmetology license through the Aveda Institute of Austin while working on film sets and attending class on weekends. Upon relocating to Los Angeles in 2021, Victoria studied SFX under the guidance of Legend’s Makeup Academy. Her dedication to pursuing multiple disciplines of hair, wig styling, & SFX has made her a versatile asset on set. She’s worked as a department head for non-union independent films such as teen comedy, Switched, & most recently: The Greatest Inheritance starring Jaleel White & Mena Suvari.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, Victoria worked as a Health & Safety Supervisor for reality TV. Her experience as an HSS is reflected in her commitment to setting high standards of sanitation in the makeup trailer. Victoria is known for her warm personality and ability to bring positive energy to those around her in the workplace. She is a team player and is constantly moving on set to help out where she can to support the department.
I have been in the industry since 2018.