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Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.
— George Bernard Shaw

Evelyn - NYC Hair & Makeup Artisan

What makes your artistry unique? I have been told that I have a light touch and make the makeup look natural (for example making the foundation look like second skin). I like to enhance a woman’s best feature and not mask her beauty. A blend of things also make me unique from great client service, to high quality products, sanitation for my clients, and my thirst for knowledge to be the best that I can be in my craft.

What inspires you? Social media, everyday women, and other makeup artists inspire me every day.

Style Icon: Marilyn Monroe is my favorite style Icon because of her sensuality; she was comfortable in her own skin, sexy, powerful etc…

“The original blonde bombshell, Monroe exuded sensuality with every step she took; in fact, it's rumoured that the stilettos she wore always had one heel shaved down to achieve that slightly off-kilter gait, so she literally wiggled while she walked.”

Hobbies/Interests:

  • Planning Events for clients, friends, or my own.
  • I love to write about beauty.

WarPaint Artisan Since: February 2014

Speciality: Beauty Makeup

Education & Experience: I am a licensed Cosmetologist, B.A. English/Journalism, and Certified Event Planner. I have 10 years experience in cosmetics. I have worked on various projects that involved women/men appearing on Vh1, MTV, and BET. In addition, I also have worked with reality t.v. stars and New York Giants.

  • Licensed Cosmetologist - International Beauty School (December 2006 – March 2008).
  • Certified Events Coordinator - QC School of Event & Wedding Planning (January 2011 - December 2011).
  • Freelance Writer (Splash Magazine, Her Journey Magazine, Style East Group, Modern Latina Brides Online Magazine, Pandora’s Box (York College’s Monthly Periodical).
  • Bilingual - Fluent in English and Spanish.

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