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I’m thrilled to have Eugenia as a guest on the Be Your Own Makeup Podcast! Click here to read the full show notes and see pictures.
Questions Covered in Part One of Two:
#1 - Calling to be a Makeup Artist [04:14]
#2 - Seasonality of Work [16:01]
#3 - When did you know you wanted to start your own line? [21:59]
Eugenia’s story is an amazing evolution of a makeup artist, from drug store cosmetics counter girl to the very 1st licensed pro artist in California, to Emmy nominated celebrity artist, SENNA brand builder, teacher and mentor to professional artists, and internationally noted product innovator.
A pioneer in the beauty industry, Eugenia perfected her art training with legendary Hollywood makeup artists. Film work gave her an intuitive sense of the interplay of lighting and color. She was inspired to design cosmetics with intense pigments and flawless textures that perform exceptionally in the most demanding conditions. Read more.
1) Eugenia Weston invested and her brand Senna introduced the first brow shaping kit with stencils, the revolutionary Form-A-Brow® that launched a new beauty category.
2) Eugenia Weston received an Emmy nomination for the 46th Emmy Awards Outstanding Makeup for Bette Midler’s makeup in the TV movie, “Gypsy”.
3) In 2016 Eugenia received The Makeup Show’s prestigious “Legendary Makeup Artist, Leader, Educator, and Business Owner” award.
4) In 2017, Eugenia the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, in Recognition of Extraordinary Contributions to the Beauty Industry.
Memorable Quotes from the Episode:
'The artist's eye sees what others only get a glimpse of.' - Leonardo Da Vinci
"You have to have a really good eye for detail to be a good makeup artist." - Eugenia Weston
"As an artist, you always have to be evolving and learning all the different mediums and what is entailed in creating a great look for all that." - Eugenia Weston
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