NYC Makeup Artist Ellen B. believes in a humble yet artistic approach to beauty. Rather than sticking to make-up models or cliche’s, she looks at each client’s face and personality and incorporates both into a new look. She refuses to be categorized in any genre or industry. Whether she doing makeup on a movie set, for a photo shoot or for an event her saying is “I love art and creating, each chance to do this is a gift; wherever I may be. The face, my art and the simple pleasantries of creating joy in beauty are my main inspirations .” Graduating from Tuskegee University as a Marketing major, Ellen never thought that her travels would lead her into a career in the arts. However, hard work and a keen eye for detail led her to coveted positions with MAC and Nickelodeon during the initial stages of her make-up career. Ellen was accepted as a member into the prestigious union Makeup and Hairstylists Local 798 and to this date her career has allowed her work on countless sets and also be a sought after artist for events in the Tri-state area and also international Destination Weddings. She has worked with celebrities including Joel and Victoria Osteen, Lala Anthony, Taraji P. Henson, Gladys Knight, Method Man, Rosanna Scotto, T.I., Snookie, John Legend, Wendy Williams, Swizz Beats, Kelsey Grammer and Lalah Hathaway and many more notable personalities. In addition to this she was the Senior Makeup Artist for Good Day NY for seven years and continues to work with several television and production companies including Starz, CBS, Fox 5, MTV, Nickelodeon, BET, Telemundo and CNN to name a few. Ellen is sought after for her calm nature and signature perfectly blended makeup applications. “The gift is of being able to see the joyous expression on each client’s face at the end of a session. That’s where my success lies”.
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