Our Mission

Glitch Glam Beauty Studio is an Esthetic Salon Licensed by the State of NY and Permanent Cosmetics Tattoo Studio (Pending Licensing from Albany County) providing legal and licensed cutting edge beauty services. Glitch Glam Beauty Studio is owned and operated by Internationally Published MakeUp Artist Genn Shaughnessy.

Genn holds many certifications, degrees and certificates. She is licensed by the New York State Division of Licensing services in Cosmetology, and Glitch Glam is also licensed by NY as a Salon / Spa. Genn is also licensed by the Albany County Department of Health as a Tattoo Artist and is awaiting licensing for Glitch Glam.

We will post the date we become legally able to provide Microbladling and permanent cosmetic tattoos.

Our Story

After 20 years of cosmetic and production experience, thousands of hours of related education & training, and dozens of certifications, Makeup Artist Genn Shaughnessy created Glitch Glam Beauty Studios in her hometown of Guilderland, NY.

Genn Shaughnessy created Glitch Glam Beauty Studio to provide a unique environment where women of all walks of life can safe enough to be themselves and enhance whatever they choose.

Meet Genn

Genn Shaughnessy has numerous certifications & licenses and has completed multiple educational trainings and classes in the beauty industry.  She is a 2 time certified Microblading Technician, Certified Plasma Pen Tech, Certified Hyaluron Pen Tech and is a Licensed Cosmetologist, just to name a few.

Genn has been a Commercial MakeUp Artist, Hair Stylist and Beauty Expert in Albany, NY for 20+ years. She regularly provides camera ready makeup and styling services for HDTV, Photo and Film.Genn’s ability to produce various types of Styling for mixed media demonstrates her amazing eye for detail and her ability to think outside the lines of conventional thinking. Genn’s vast knowledge of cosmetics & beauty tools shines in writing and producing beauty segments, blog posts and educational tutorials.Genn Shaughnessy has numerous film, print and web  credits to her name that include FOX NEWSPEOPLE MAGAZINETEEN PEOPLE MAGAZINE, AMERICAN IDOL LIVE and TLC’S TRADING SPACES. She combines tremendous talent and make-up savvy with a plethora of experience and the ability to deliver uncompromising quality of work to every professional work setting.

Genn has trained under various accredited Directors and Department Heads and can boast working with celebrity clients such as; CARRIE UNDERWOODRON PERLMANJUDY GREERMICHAEL SHANNONTHOMAS LENNONCHRISTINA HENDRICKSMICHAEL TORPEYALESSANDRO NIVOLAALICIA “LECY” GORANSONJULIANNE NICHOLSONDAVID CASSIDY, NY Giants BRANDON JACOBS, and even former New York State Governor ELIOT SPITZER.

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