Posts by Kett Cosmetics

Andy Warhol–From A to B and Back Again at the Whitney Museum, NYC

If you haven’t yet made it to the Whitney Museum in New York City for “Andy Warhol–From A to B and Back Again,” there’s still two weeks before it closes Match 31st. Warhol was one the most important and influential artists of our time, who flexed his creative muscles across so many mediums and genres that he seems to have created his own art category. Credited with popularizing the term “Superstar” and the desire to be…

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10 Questions for Valenté Frazier: Celebrity Makeup Artist and Master Painter

Valenté Frazier is an Emmy Award-winning makeup artist whose magical hands have beautified some of the most famous faces in the world. In addition to being Tyra Banks’ long-time makeup artist, he has also worked with other superstar clients including Iman, Rihanna, Eve, Heidi Klum and former first lady Michelle Obama. His editorial work has appeared in magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Essence and he also travels the globe serving as an international…

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Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future at the Guggenheim, NYC

Regardless of whether it’s your love of art, color, history of groundbreaking women or the enticing mystery of the metaphysical, one can’t help but be inspired and captivated by the Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future exhibition at the Guggenheim in New York City. According to the museum’s website, this is the first major solo exhibition of the Swedish artist and spiritualist’s work and focuses on the years 1906 through 1920, when she strayed…

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The Makeup Show NYC Wrap Up

The Makeup Show NYC took place in early May, drawing together makeup artists and their favorite pro brands for two days of kit stocking, education and inspiration. Kett Cosmetics occupied prime real estate at the show anchoring a triple booth with Muse Beauty Pro. The newest additions to the line, Kett Fixx Powder Foundations and the adorable Mini Jett, drew much attention and the large space allowed artists to snap up many of their favorite…

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10 Questions for Mykel Renner: Makeup Artist and Style Icon

Makeup artist Mykel Renner knew from an early age that he was destined for a career in beauty and fashion. Raised in Southern California, he followed his dreams to the ultimate creative mecca – New York City. He’s worked with iconic photographers such as Arthur Elgort, Steven Meisel, and Annie Leibovitz and his work has been featured in several publications including Vogue, Vogue China, 10, L’Officiel Hommes and So Chic, among others. Mykel is a…

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