Bring out the celebrity in you
Never in the history of the beauty industry has there been a more influential makeup artist than Kevyn Aucoin. For almost 20 years, Kevyn was the makeup artist of choice for every major movie star, model, and pop icon in the world. His work appeared on high fashion catwalks, movie premiers, red carpets, dazzling billboards and eye-catching magazine covers. With no formal training or high school diploma, Kevyn Aucoin’s ability to see beauty everywhere was inspired by personal struggles while growing up in a sleepy town in Louisiana. Despite these limitations, his books, “The Art of Makeup”, “Making Faces” and “Face Forward” were all bestsellers. These self-help manuals inspire women everywhere to realize that true beauty lies in discovering their own individuality.
During his twenty year career, Kevyn Aucoin was sought after by every major cosmetics company for his expertise to help develop their product lines. He created the entire Ultima II line for Revlon as well as a prestige line for Shiseido cosmetics called Inoui.
For years, Kevyn worked to develop formulas and product specifics for his own cosmetic line, which launched in September 2001. The following month, just shy of his 40th birthday, Kevyn was diagnosed with a rare pituitary tumor. Seven months later, Kevyn passed away from complications relating to this disorder. Devastated by their loss, but inspired by Kevyn’s work, his family and close friends still carry on Kevyn's vision.
Though the past decade the company was a part of very exciting developments, the vision and undefined expertise of the Kevyn Aucoin Team ensured the leadership of Kevyn Aucoin Beauty in the industry as unmatchable in every facet. Knowing the importance of little things; of a company with integrity, tradition and quality, the team continues carrying out Kevyn’s vision to Beauty by empowering women with the correct knowledge, products and tools to realize their full beauty potential.
As style leaders and beauty pioneers the magic of Kevyn’s line keeps presenting a wide range of shades, formulas and textures defined and created in Kevyn’s diaries that remains the keystone which ensures continuity, consistency and quality to suit a variety of needs and looks.