Interviews with the who's who in the 'looks' business, from industry experts to beauty entrepreneurs to plastic surgeons and beyond.
Celebrity Makeup Artist Nydia Figueroa On Creating Her Own Lane To Success
With over 12 years of experience, Nydia has made a name for herself starting off at the age of 18 as an artist for one of the biggest company names in the world at the time, MAC Cosmetics. She followed her dream, working for 5 time Emmy award winning makeup artist (The Today show, The View) EVE PEARL as her Global PRO Membership Director and Executive assistant. Eve was the reason she pursued the career of makeup over a decade ago. Nydia is also a Celebrity & Published makeup artist whose work has been featured on television, The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, FOX Television, NYFW, The Grammys, The Miss Universe Organization, Brides.com, NYLON, YAHOO, BYRDIE, The Harpers Bazaar, W Magazine more. She has also made television appearances on Telemundo and Dr.Oz
Meet Cynthia Adebayo CEO of Sunflower Luxury Glam Bar, LLC
My cousin Cynthia McKeithan-Adebayo is a a professional makeup artist who recently open up her Makeup Studio in Morrisville NC. She has been doing her own makeup since she was 14 years old, and now she using her passion to help other women glow up as well. It is amazing to me how much we have in common. Cynthia was born on August 22nd I was born August 20th (Leo’s Rule). We both love music, we love to sing, we love makeup, and we love selfies. I have recently discovered how much we look alike. The photo speaks for itself.
Cici Andersen is the makeup department head for the highly anticipated comedy Together Together which is showcasing at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
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In 2013, Nathalie Nicole was recognized as “Top 30 Under 30” for her work in the development of her Plush brand. Due to her business savvy and her tenacity for success, Nathalie has reached the highest designation within her Network Marketing Company, Total Life Changes, and she is now a multi-millionaire at the age of 32. But that’s just the beginning, Nathalie is an author of an Amazon Best Selling book “Becoming A Brand” and she is the founder of “Women Who Boss” which is a 501c3 organization to help women walk into their real purpose amidst their pain.
Destany Finney is a content creator, graphic designer and owner of Unique Boutique by Des. She is a Syracuse native and alumna of the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, where she studied Television, Radio & Film. While she has a colorful work history, her most memorable work to date was during her time in Los Angeles, where she worked on several television pilots and commercial sets. Destany attributes everything that she knows about independence to her mother, who instilled principles of self-confidence, responsibility and work ethic very early on in her life. These lessons have enabled Destany to continue to navigate her life with desire and determination to achieve success. Unique Boutique by Des started out as a passion project for Destany to have a creative and entrepreneurial outlet in her self-discovery search post grad. She knew that financial freedom for herself had to come from multiple streams of income, and limiting herself to her day job would only stifle that ambition. She drew from her long-standing love of makeup and false lashes to create an online store selling luxury mink strip lashes at an affordable price.
Alyssia Hubbard, famously known as Luxie, as a music artist and songwriter. What makes you different as a person and as an artist?
Alli Webb, founder of Dry Bar and co-founder of Squeeze, has quickly become a notable entrepreneur. She is an icon among stylists, a hero among fempreneurs, and an innovator of beauty and wellness. She proved it was possible to make the world a more beautiful place from the inside out and the outside in. Recognized by Fortune magazine as Top 40 Under 40, Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People in Business, among many other accolades, she turned blowouts into a $100M business. A master of transformation, she has revolutionized the beauty industry and now this acclaimed female entrepreneur is pioneering in the wellness space with the launch of Squeeze.
The Power of Lush
Everybody knows Lush. Its black and white packaging is as distinctive as Big Ben. Their products are many, using quirky characteristics to catch the eye of the millions of customers the brand encounters worldwide and one thing that the Lush family can pride itself on is its gender neutrality when it comes to those very special products.
American Horror Story's Makeup Artist Kerry Herta Presents: Beauty and Complexion
The beauty business is big money these days with estimated annual revenue of $445 billion dollars. There is no better time to be a self-made beauty entrepreneur than today. Women are launching start-up beauty businesses in record numbers. Many get their start as makeup artists and go on to pave their way in the industry to become world-renowned artists. One such person who is the creative force behind many of Hollywood’s most famous faces is Kerry Herta.
The GLAUX CHEM Story
My experience in graduate school was quite eye-opening, and the knowledge I learned about chemicals led me to make significant lifestyle changes for the better. Within my second year of grad school, I became a vegetarian and started to be cautious about what synthetic chemicals were present in my food, skincare, and beauty products.