Amola Surya is the artist behind Empowder, which has been a 2017-2021 WeddingWire Couple's Choice Award recipient. Amola discovered her love for fashion and makeup while attending American University in Washington, DC and learning about skin care and makeup with a prestigious brand. Since attaining her degree in 2006, she pursued her interest in beauty by furthering her training with Cinderella Bridez, an elite bridal makeup and hair styling team based in New York. Her aesthetic specializes in soft glam looks. She is based in Maryland but also travels.