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Interview with Sheila McKenna, Founder of Kett Cosmetics Cruelty Free Vegan Makeup

Tell us a bit about yourself and what prompted you to create Kett Cosmetics I am a native New Yorker, art school drop out, wife and mother of two, from a creative family of 7.  My dad was an award-winning photographer and as a small child I would spend hours with him shooting and developing film. That early exposure to the nuances of contrast and tone has served me well as a makeup artist. I…

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What makes you BLUSH?

What makes you BLUSH? Sheila McKenna, Founder of Kett shares 3 Pro Tips for Choosing the BEST Blush; Finding the BEST Blush is as individual as shopping for the right lipstick. Color is not the only consideration. Formula and wearability are also key to finding the best fit for your skin type.       Follow these 3 Pro Tips and discover which formula is best for your complexion and needs: Dry skin types should…

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Artistic Kinship

“With color theory at the core of every make-up application, it was my goal to choose colors that would represent the original painting yet not interfere with the modern direction, look and style,” says McKenna, president and founder of Kett Cosmetics. “We discussed every step, shared ideas, some better than others, and worked together towards the same end goal. Co-creating is an arena that has twice as much creativity fueling it, provided that egos are…

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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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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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