Christyna Kay is a New York-based professional makeup artist since 2006. She graduated from Make-up Designory Los Angeles where she received her certifications in Beauty, Television, Hairstyling, and Special Fx in 2007. Upon graduation, her first job opportunity for Project Runway Season 9 led her to re-locate to NYC. Christyna's approach towards enhancing natural beauty by using innovative techniques and her personable nature encourages her clients to feel at ease. The focus she puts into the craft also translates through liaising amongst teams and group projects. Her passionate and determined commitment to artistic beauty and her versatile abilities have made her an in-demand artist for editorial shoots, advertisements, and omni-channel media.
Christyna’s vivacious and effervescent nature sets her apart from others. She is up for a challenge and ready for anything. Her portfolio includes work with various television shows such as Project Runway, Project Runway All Stars, The View, The Wendy O. Williams Show, USA Today, CBS, and has been published in Harper’s Bazaar Brazil & Bulgaria, Elle Indonesia, V Magazine, Schon, Esquire, Men’s Health, Daily Front Row, Women’s Wear Daily, Avenue, Ad Week, Bullet, Elle Official Mexico, Fashionisto, Teen Vogue, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Marie Claire. Some of her clients are Tim Gunn from Project Runway, Pharrell Williams, Luisana Lopilato, Joanna Cole- Editor in Chief of Cosmopolitan Magazine, Zanna Robert Rassi- Fashion Editor for Marie Claire and Fashion Blogger Chiara Ferragni. She also has collaborated with Macy’s, Saks Fifth Avenue, Lord & Taylor, Intermix, Kanye West’s Yeezy Collection, Legs Media (Milk), Soul Cycle, E! News and other large commercial campaigns.
Christyna aspires to create beautiful artwork while along side inspirational teams around the world. She strives for the ultimate hope and dream that her talent and vision eludes to others following in her footsteps.
Contacted directly at Christyna_kay@hotmail.com
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