Pro Makeup Artist Kendall Swenson recently relocated to Kansas City from LA, and is available for on-location bookings internationally. Experienced in tv/film, commercial, print, media, beauty, editorial, and bridal/special event makeup. Airbrush makeup, light hairstyling, and wardrobe services also available. Kendall was inspired at an early age to explore the world of makeup and fashion and has since applied makeup to thousands of people. With her specialty in creating clean beauty, Kendall lends her expertise to film and commercial/print work. Kendall creates flawless looks appropriate for HD cameras with precision and speed. A partial list of clients include Nivea, AMC Theatres, Constellation Brands, Crystal Cruises, St. Luke’s Hospital, Just Like You Films, and Worlds of Fun. Kendall’s professional demeanor and organized work ethic allows the talent to feel pampered and yet arrive to set camera-ready and on time. Kendall has done makeup for media and special events such as Macy’s Passport, The Art or Die Show, CGC Daily and the ASCAP awards, and worked with celebrities and professional athletes such as Travis Kelce, Trent Green, Kathryn Dean, Stacey Gualandi, and Blush Group.
Kendall’s work in fashion has allowed her to collaborate with designers and brands such as Gianin Shop, Cat Viger Apparel, Audrey Magazine, Puga Fashion, and Gianin Shop. Kendall has developed educational seminars for different groups such as the University of Missouri-Kansas City and the University of Kansas Spirit Squads. Kendall was also asked by Crystal Cruises to be a Special Guest Host aboard their “Fashion and Style” cruise, where she presented a lecture on the evolution of makeup and taught current makeup trends in fashion. Whether through hosting group makeup parties or giving private makeup lessons, Kendall is passionate about teaching others the art of cosmetic application. Kendall was an original partner with Ehow, and created a series of makeup tutorial videos, hosted a pilot for a makeover show, and was featured in “Trailblazer Series” in VoyageLA. Sensing there was an information void in the beauty industry, Kendall created The Guide to Getting Glam, where she shares easy, practical makeup tips for modern women. She also created and online makeup class called Glam Bootcamp, which teaches women basic makeup skills and techniques. Kendall is also proud to have lent her talents to many professional and charitable events, including Fashion for the Cure, Cancer Support Community, The Look for Success, and Dancing with the KC Stars.