Kevyn Aucoin Beauty
If you are a makeup guru or one who appreciates makeup in its real sense, you have probably heard of makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin. There is no other makeup artist that has changed the shape of the beauty industry than Kevyn Aucoin. For 20 years, he had been the most adored, most respected and most sought after makeup artist in the celebrity and showbiz world. He was the makeup artist of choice and his work was seen all over fashion catwalks, billboards, magazine covers and movie premiers.
Kevyn Aucoin Cosmetics
During these years, Aucoin worked hard in developing formulas and the Kevyn Aucoin make up and cosmetic line. He worked with the world’s best chemists and artisans to develop the best formulations. It was finally launched in September of 2001 but unfortunately, he passed away the following month due to a rare pituitary tumor. Kevyn’s family continued on his dream and the Kevyn Aucoin cosmetics line is being marketed in high-end retailers and stores worldwide.
The most famous Kevyn Aucoin products include:
Kevyn Aucoin Foundation. Foundations by Kevyn Aucoin has been formulated to even out skin tone and texture and to allow the radiance of one’s own skin shine through. Aucoin’s liquid airbrush foundation is also a world best-seller.
Kevyn Aucoin Mascara. This Mascara has the the most invincible wearability: it does not flake, smudge, drip or melt, and is easiest to wipe out and remove. This is Kevyn’s first best-selling makeup product.
Kevyn Aucoin Eyelash Curler. The ultimate in eyelash curling. Voted by Allure Magazine as the best eyelash curler in 2005.
Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer. Create a youthful and radiant glow on your face. Available in 15 shades, the Sensual Skin Enhancer can be used as a highlighting foundation, a concealer or as an all-over foundation.
Kevyn Aucoin Brushes. Kevyn’s set of 11 brushes has been perfected by his expertise and designed for excellent makeup application precision and ease.
Kevyn Aucoin’s Making Faces
In his recent book Making Faces, Kevyn Aucoin shares his precious secrets in makeup. He explains the very basics of makeup application, the fundamentals of makeup techniques and the ways by which you can create different looks. It includes detailed step-by-step directions with full-colour sketches to illustrate the techniques, a gallery of transformations (before and after looks) as well as images of celebrities that you surely have not seen before. This book showcases amazing photography, fabulous celebrity makeups as well as tips and recipes for achieving these looks yourself. Learn from the pro himself! This book is highly recommended for makeup amateurs and professionals alike.
Kevyn Aucoin’s Face Forward
Another of his best seller is the book he called Face Forward. In Face Forward, Kevyn Aucoin showcases the creative possibilities and amazing transformation that makeup can bring. He also presents practical make-up instructions from minimal applications to make-overs to elaborate recreations. This book has received excellent reviews and is highly recommended!
“Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul, and sometimes even in myself.” – by Makeup Artist Kevyn Aucoin