About Penny

Penny Sadler is an International makeup artist, writer, esthetician, public speaker, and educator. As a professional makeup artist, she has worked with more than a few famous faces–such as; Kelly Clarkson, SharkTank’s Barbara Corcoran and Mark Cuban, First Lady Laura Bush and President George W. Bush, Anderson Cooper, Parks & Recreations’ Rob Lowe, trumpeter Chris Botti, Monty Pythons’ John Cleese, along with countless pro athletes; Troy Aikman, Emmit Smith, Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, and Terry Bradshaw.

Knowing That Skincare Is Just As Important

Penny has always been at the forefront of good skincare, knowing that a beautiful makeup application looks best on a good foundation. After her own experience with skin cancer, she appeared on national broadcasts speaking about universal concerns such as skin cancer prevention and detection, female hair loss, and products to keep the skin and hair vibrant and healthy.  

Travel Inspiration

Her love of travel and the culture of the Old World led her to Italy, where a chance encounter inspired her to create a makeup program that could be utilized for any situation: weddings, events, portrait, or a date night. From classic beauty looks to dramatic evening faces, or a professional business appearance, Penny’s clients are camera ready.

She is the creator of the popular travel and lifestyle blog Adventures of a Carry-On,.  She is known as well in the international travel and wine worlds for her collaborations with luxury travel brands Viking Cruises, Hilton Hotels, and European Waterways, as well as Southwest Airlines. Penny travels for inspiration and finds beauty along the way.

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Sadler is a frequent guest on regional and national broadcasts and a product expert and writer for several beauty and travel publications.

Some topics of interest and expertise include but are not limited to:

  • Travel-worthy makeup, hair and skincare

  • Multi-use products for travel

  • Skin cancer detection and prevention

  • When to spend and when to save on cosmetics

  • Ways to combat hair loss

  • Travel tips for the solo female

Sadler travels frequently to Italy where she draws inspiration and enjoys photographing the ancient ruins, breathtaking landscapes and frequent stops for apertivi. Read her travel blog Adventures of a Carry-on 

Check out the latest from the blog.

  • destination wedding hair

    Destination Wedding in Florida

      These are behind the scenes photographs taken with my iPhone 5S at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort in Ponte Vedra…

  • Camera Ready Makeup

    Camera Ready is a term that I believe most people truly do not understand. Does it mean full on makeup?…

  • Working With Celebrities

    I’m often asked what it’s like to work with celebrities. When it’s Wendy Davis it’s easy, because she’s so naturally…

  • Shine – Off: Expert Tips for Matte Summer Skin

    Staying shine-free when the temperatures are high is one of summer’s greatest beauty challenges. As a professional makeup artist, I…