ARTISTRY & SPECIAL EFFECTSKevin is a multiple Emmy Award winner with over three decades of makeup artistry and SFX experience in all media formats (runway, print, video, stage and film). He has been a Journeyman member of the IATSE Local 798 Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist Union for almost twenty years.
- Beauty, SFX & Airbrush Makeup for Photo, Film, Broadcast & Stage.
- Makeup for Media Tours, Press & Red Carpet Events.
- Bridal & Special Event Makeup Services.
- 1-On-1 Makeup Consultation & Training.
education & journalismA respected global educator and influencer, recognized for his superior product and technical knowledge. Kevin provides live, recorded and written cosmetic education and beauty commentary in a compelling, easy to understand and highly entertaining manner.
- Brand Ambassador & Beauty Expert for Broadcast, Promotional Events, Trade Shows and Expos.
- Cosmetic Journalism, Product Reviews & Tutorials for all media formats.
- Global Makeup Education & Events for Professionals or Consumers.
Kevin has a proven talent for delivering intelligent, imaginative and innovative solutions to the cosmetic industry, while connecting key resources & partners. Corporate clients include L’Oreal, Coty, LVMH, Johnson & Johnson and P&G, plus independent cosmetic companies and entrepreneurs.
- Brand Creation & Development.
- Rebranding/Reimagining Existing Companies.
- Product Innovation, Development or Reformulation.
- Marketing, Sales Promotion and Event Coordination.
- Field Education & Development of Training Materials.
- Social Media Integration & Strategies.
chronology of career milestones over the past 20 yrs
A PDF of Kevin’s full credits and client list is available for qualified requests.
- Initiated into the IATSE Local 798 Makeup Artist & Hair Stylist Union.
- Promoted to Journeyman Makeup Artist status at IATSE Local 798.
- First of five Emmy® Award Nominations for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup.
- Won first of two consecutive Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup (2001, 2002)
- Launched IN MY KIT® (IMK), the first online cosmetic review and buying guide dedicated to professional makeup artists.
- Named Director of Pro Business Development, Make Up For Ever USA.
- First appearance as an on-air beauty expert for HSN (Home Shopping Network)
- Contracted to transition HSN to HD Digital Format for live broadcasts, working with all vanity departments, lighting and digital video tech.
- Launched the independent consulting company, Makeup Art + Design Enterprises (MADE). Specializing in Brand/Product Development and Marketing.
- Introduced The Cosmetics Junkie™ Blog.
- First American recipient of the International Goldene Maske für Visagistik Award for excellence in artistry, industry support, education and mentorship.
- Designed and launched the [R]evolution Collection of Professional Makeup Brushes for Royal & Langnickel Brush Company.
- Launched the IN MY KIT® Facebook Group, to create an ongoing conversation between consumers and professional artists about cosmetic products, application techniques and industry news. Group membership exceeds 28,000.
- Guest Speaker at The Artist Summit.
- Keynote Speaker for the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS).