Maggie Jessen

NYC Makeup Artisan. Maggie is a Multimedia Makeup Artist located in New York City.  Specializing in Media Makeup Art, Maggie has worked on productions for Film, Print, Runway, High Fashion, Bridal, Music Videos, Commercial and HDTV shoots.  

Maggie is a graduate of Faces Etc of MN, located in Minneapolis MN. Through her education, she developed a wide range of technical skills to perform as a professional artist in the Makeup Industry.  Her background in clean beauty, glamor and high fashion application, as well as airbrushing and special effects makeup, make her a versatile and sought after artist.

Prior to graduating from Media Makeup Art School, Maggie graduated with a Marketing Communication and Art Degree.  Upon graduation, Maggie gained valuable management experience as an Executive Team Leader for over three years, however she soon found that makeup artistry was her passion.  Applying makeup fulfilled her artistic aspirations and gave her a rewarding sense of gratification and purpose.  Along with working as an independent Multimedia Makeup Artist, Maggie also represented individual brands such as NARS and Smashbox, as well as having experience within Sephora in New York City. Starting as a Color Consultant, Maggie was quickly promoted to Color Lead turned Education Lead in Times Square New York. Through this experience she was able to develop her artistry with extensive training and brand knowledge, elevating her client service through countless appointments while educating the entire team on product knowledge, artistry training and technique. Working in the cosmetic industry for many years, Maggie’s mission is to deliver seamless makeup application while making her clients feel comfortable and beautiful. Maggie always says “If you’re not having fun getting dolled up, you’re doing something wrong”. Makeup should be fun and it’s Maggie’s mission to make sure every woman can experience that!


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