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So Many Hair And Makeup Artists Got Their Start On

So Many Hair And Makeup Artists Got Their Start On

The occupations that require day by day hair and make-up are few and much between: a newscaster or TV host, possibly a theme park princess? And then there’s being a Kardashian-Jenner, for which it’s completely important. For good or a lot worse, 14 years of “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” steered the rudder of widespread make-up tendencies by the sheer advantage of how typically they’re sporting it within the public eye. But if the Kardashians influenced magnificence, it’s solely due to a handful of magnificence business veterans who actually created their magnificence seems. Daily hair and make-up was par for the fact TV course, and because the brood rose to fame, their glam groups grew and diversified. In honor of the top of KUWTK, right here’s what these creatives have been as much as since.

Chris McMillan

Best identified for: Well, the Rachel. But additionally for doing Kim Kardashian’s hair at her 2014 marriage ceremony to Kanye West in Italy. As Chris informed Allure (he’s a columnist there) shortly after, he hadn’t labored together with her many occasions earlier than the large day—clearly his fame preceded him.
Keeping up: He has an eponymous salon in Beverly Hills, and lately collaborated with Drunk Elephant on their haircare line. He and DE’s founder, Tiffany Masterson, are longtime household buddies.

Jen Atkin

Best identified for: Funnily sufficient, Atkin acquired her begin at a salon in LA working alongside Chris McMillan (above) and Tracey Cunningham (beneath). She began coiffing the Kardashians in 2011, and has since turn into identified for a beachy, cool woman combo of undone waves and piecey ends.
Keeping up: In 2014 she launched the hair weblog Mane Addicts, and has since expanded to supply lessons by Mane University together with legendary colorist Rita Hazan. Two years later she additionally launched her personal haircare line, Ouai. Atkin nonetheless cuts and kinds hair in New York, LA, and Dubai.

Mary Phillips

Best identified for: If Kendall Jenner appears to have a make-up look that differs from her sisters’, it’s due to Mary Phillips. As she informed CR Fashion Book, the LA native “[doesn’t] love when makeup is extremely overdone and super powdery. I prefer a fresher, more breathable approach.” Phillips typically collaborates with Atkin and infrequently touches Kim, Kourtney, and Khloe’s faces, too.
Keeping up: Phillips most lately did Kendall’s make-up for the quilt of Vogue Hong Kong. Her celeb shopper record features a bevy of glowy beauties: JLo, Bella Hadid, and Hailey Bieber.

Tracey Cunningham

Best identified for: Cunningham has tons of celeb purchasers, together with JLo, Jessica Biel, Charlize Theron, Emma Stone… the record actually goes on and on. But within the Kardashi-verse, she’s the colorist behind Khloe’s balayage blonde. “I remember I started dyeing my hair dark… right before we started [“Keeping Up with the Kardashians”]. I believe it was in all probability visually higher that we had been all these brunettes. And then after some time I used to be like f*ck this,” mentioned Khloe.
Keeping up: That quote really comes from Tracey’s new ebook, True Color. It’s one half information (so you already know the lingo to get what you need within the colorist’s chair) and one half bio. She’s a Redken ambassador, advisor for Olaplex, and Tracey additionally has her personal salon in Beverly Hills known as Mèche.

Mario Dedivanovic

Best identified for: Contouring! Dedivanovic met Kim in 2008, and has been her go-to make-up artist ever since. He did Kim’s make-up for her marriage ceremony, Met Gala pink carpets, and the KKW Beauty launch, they usually additionally typically seem on YouTube collectively.
Keeping up: In 2010 he launched a dwell academic collection for artists known as The Masterclass, which prices as much as $1700 to attend and may last as long as eight hours. He collaborated with Kim’s make-up line KKW Beauty on The Artist & Muse assortment, which launched in 2019. And a 12 months later he launched his personal artistry line, Makeup By Mario.

Ash Ok Holm

Best identified for: Kim typically depends on Texas-born Holm to do her make-up for KKW Beauty, perfume, and Skims campaigns. She reworked the Kardashian-West brood (iconically) into Tiger King Halloween costumes and can be an everyday behind-the-scenes at Kardashian vacation events, the place she’ll tackle the sisters and mother Kris.
Keeping up: Holm is a worldwide celeb make-up artist for Buxom Cosmetics and created seems for Jason Wu’s on-line make-up masterclass. Notably, she additionally did Ariana Grande’s make-up for her latest nuptials.

Patrick Ta

Best identified for: When he first moved to LA, Ta shortly fell right into a crowd consisting of a really younger mannequin named Gigi Hadid and an actor named Shay Mitchell. The Kardashians found his work on Instagram, and shortly Ta began prepping their faces for days of taking pictures. While he’s labored with all the sisters, he works most with Kourtney.
Keeping up: He did the make-up for the Victoria’s Secret present in 2016 and stays a mannequin favourite. Ta is frequently featured on Kourtney’s magnificence website Poosh. But most significantly, he launched his personal namesake line in 2019.

Chris Appleton

Best identified for: The UK-born fake silver fox is chargeable for making Kim platinum a number of occasions. And when he works with the Kardashians, he typically collaborates with Patrick Ta—as Ta informed Cosmopolitan, the 2 simply get alongside rather well!
Keeping up: He nonetheless works with Kim loads, and JLo too (as his Instagram web page can attest). Appleton can be the Global Creative Director for Color Wow, the place he’s created his personal hair therapy, the Money Masque.

Ariel Tejada

Best identified for: Tejada is Kylie’s make-up artist of selection, when she’s not balancing the comb between her personal lacquered talons. The youngest Kardashian found the MUA (who was barely 19 on the time) on Instagram, slid into his DMs, and the remainder is historical past. Still, Kylie famously doesn’t enable Tejada to use her lip make-up. (The woman’s specific!)
Keeping up: Now 26, Tejada nonetheless principally works with Kylie for appearances and shoots. He additionally has a line of brushes lately launched with Morphe.

Chaun Legend

Best identified for: Kylie and Khloe’s craziest manicures. The nail artist, who was born in a refugee camp in Cambodia and immigrated to the US when he was three, blew up after Kylie preferred one in every of his Instagram posts in 2016. (Noticing a development? Instagram artists, keep vigilant!)
Keeping up: In addition to the Kardashians-Jenners, Legend additionally frequently works with Cardi B (he was behind her viral ombre Louis Vuitton-inspired manicure) and Zendaya. More lately, he was charged with Grammy pink carpet manicures for Dua Lipa and Her.

Mia Jackson

Best identified for: You seemingly know Jackson by her skilled title Tokyo Stylez, and also you’ve undoubtedly seen her wigs on the Kardashian-Jenner clan. She made an look on Kylie’s spinoff “The Life of Kylie” and is behind most of her fast hair shade adjustments (together with a number of Met Galas).
Keeping up: In 2020 Jackson starred in her personal Snapchat present known as “Queen of Stylez”. She’s additionally picked up some new celeb purchasers, like Rihanna and Cardi B. (Remember the sculpted chain hair within the WAP music video? All Tokyo.)

Cassondra Kaeding

Best identified for: When Kylie isn’t sporting wigs, she typically leaves her hair in Cass Kaeding’s palms. The bleached entrance chunks (or “money pieces”) Kaeding gave Kylie final 12 months arguably launched the two-toned development into widespread tradition sooner than you possibly can say sodium hypochlorite.
Keeping up: The Redken model ambassador arrange an outside residence salon throughout COVID, so her purchasers (which embrace Miley Cyrus, Hailey Bieber, and Olivia Munn) didn’t need to miss a gloss.

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