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TV Commercial Stylist | New York Life Insurance Commercial

TV Commercial Stylist | New York Life Insurance Commercial

I was hired as a TV commercial stylist multiple times by Tiger House Films production company for a New York Life Insurance Commercial. This TV commercial production had a very fast turnaround and we are happy to say that our workflow with Plan C Agency executed the projects of very high quality. I had to make sure all the talent had their wardrobe options so I was able to deliver the best to our client on the shoot days. As a wardrobe stylist based in Los Angeles, I was able to communicate with all the talent their wardrobe options very well.

We shot this commercial for 2 days, one day in an ice skating rink and in the client’s Los Angeles office. The second day was a beautiful house located in Beverly Hills. Not only did wardrobe styling on this job but I was also the hair and makeup artist. The commercial turned out great, it is very dynamic. Our schedule for this creative commercial was a bit difficult as we had to do an overnight due to the Pasadena Ice Skating Center’s schedule. Tiger House Films crew made the difficult situation into a very smooth and precise shoot that went off without any problem.

The plot of this branded media revolves around an affluent Asian American family who wants the best for their daughter. She tries activities such as piano and violin (very popular culturally relevant activities in Asian American communities across the country) but can’t quite find her niche. She finally tries something more athletic, ice skating, and realizes her passion for the sport.

Plan C is a multicultural marketing and communications agency with offices in Los Angeles and New York. Their mission is to guide brands on their path to growth through strategic planning, advertising, traditional & digital media, events, and PR.

I had a great time working with New York Life Insurance and Tiger House Films team as a TV commercial stylist and hope to create a lasting business relationship with them for the future. As a stylist, I mostly work on TV commercials, branded videos, and campaigns with THF production team.

I constantly post about fashion styling trends, please visit my TV commercial stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Director: Tony Au

Agency: Plan C Agency

Production Company: Tiger House Films
Creative Coordinator and Stylist: Luca Buzas


Makeup Artist In Los Angeles | Luminess Beauty Collaboration

Makeup Artist In Los Angeles | Luminess Beauty Collaboration

As a makeup artist in Los Angeles, I’ve collaborated with Luminess Beauty. Our collaboration with Luminess Beauty started when I reached out to the brand through their website and requested their support of my work as a makeup artist. Through that connection they sent me their most current products that I love to use.

Luminess Beauty sent me an amazing contour palette and 2 eye shadow palettes. Both of the eye shadow palettes are essentials to your makeup kit. Natural eye makeup never goes out of style. These palettes came with a series of gray, taupe, gold, brown, olive, burnt orange, and nude eye shadow shades, so you can embrace a natural makeup look that’s totally on-trend.

Founded by current CEO, Sean Mehta, Luminess was created as a professional quality Airbrush Cosmetics line that was designed to be easy-to-use for the at-home consumer. Today, they celebrate over five million airbrush units sold and their fifth-generation airbrush system which is the smallest, lightest, and most precise system available on the market. With new innovations in the lip, and eye cosmetic products and formulations along with breakthrough skincare products, Luminess is now a full-service beauty brand.

Being a makeup artist in Los Angeles means that you have to have a social media base/portfolio ( such as Instagram, Facebook ) with a significant and engaged following. Because of my professional background in Hollywood, endorsing specific makeup and beauty brands through shareable, digital content allows brands to get their products to the right people.

I really enjoyed collaborating with Luminess beauty. I get excited about working with new makeup products and about what I can achieve with their products from project to project.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my makeup artist in Los Angeles page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/


Professional Makeup Artist | BeautyBio Collaboration

Professional Makeup Artist | BeautyBio Collaboration

As a professional makeup artist, I’ve collaborated with BeautyBio. Being a Los Angeles social media influencer, I build a reputation for my knowledge and expertise on a particular topic. I make regular posts about that topic on my preferred social media channels such as Instagram / Facebook and generate large followings of enthusiastic engaged people who pay close attention to my views.

BeautyBio is producing science-based skincare products. You can easily achieve glowing skin with BeautyBio. They sent me a face roller and under-eye masks. Wasn’t sure how I would like this roller, but I absolutely love love love it! As a professional makeup artist, I use it daily to help my products to penetrate the skin and for lymphatic massage. Really helps my jaw area which feels the stress from grinding my teeth. So anytime I need a little stress relief this roller really helps.

Face rollers are good for helping with under-eye circles, wrinkles, acne, and helping skincare products absorb more easily into the skin. The facial rollers assist in that movement, bringing fresh fluid, as well as inviting oxygenated blood to the area, which is like food for the skin. My BeautyBio face roller, it is a 100 percent solid Brazilian rose quartz dual-ended roller to help visibly contour, de-puff, and seal in skincare for face and body.

The Rose Quartz Roller may be used alone in the morning to de-puff or afternoon after a GloPRO® micro-needling treatment to seal in skincare benefits. Rose quartz rolling improves lymphatic drainage and reduces facial puffiness including the appearance of dark under-eye circles, also helping improve the presence of pores and enhances skin’s natural glow.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my Los Angeles professional makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/


Los Angeles Wardrobe Stylist | Ember Commercial

Los Angeles Wardrobe Stylist | Ember Commercial

Ember, a design-led temperature control brand hired me as a Los Angeles wardrobe stylist for their commercial spot in July 2019. I love to work with creatives who have great taste in their work and advertising materials. We shot this video campaign during 1 day in Los Angeles, CA.

I styled 2 talents through multiple wardrobe changes during this photo campaign production. The wardrobe direction given from the client and director was casual and lifestyle so I brought many options from ZARA and H&M stores. In advertising I usually shop new clothes from a variety of brands. I shop A lot, especially if I work on a video campaign with multiple models. I usually shop three to four times the amount I actually need.

About Ember: The Ember Ceramic Mug is beautifully designed to be used in your home or at your desk, and keeps your beverages at the perfect temperature from the first sip to the last drop.
Ember was created to solve a simple, yet universal problem for coffee and tea drinkers. Using their patented temperature control technology, Ember invented a way to extend the moment of perfection with your favorite hot beverage.

We shot this commercial spot at Ember’s office and at a home location. Designed for home or office, the new Ember Mug does more than simply keep your coffee hot. Their smart mug allows you to set an exact drinking temperature, so your coffee is never too hot, or too cold.

I had a great time working with Ember’s Team as a Los Angeles wardrobe stylist and hope to create a lasting business relationship with them for the future.

I constantly post about fashion styling trends, please visit my Los Angeles wardrobe stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Director: Dori Oskowitz
HMUA and Wardrobe Stylist: Luca Buzas


Hair and Makeup Artist | Pelle Moda Campaign

Hair and Makeup Artist | Pelle Moda Campaign

As a Los Angeles hair and makeup artist, I got hired by fashion brand Pelle Moda, they were looking for a hair & makeup artist for their L.A. fashion shoot. It was my second time working with Pelle Moda’s team.

About Pelle Moda: Pelle Moda footwear is designed in the mecca for trending new fashions and strives to answer the needs of the contemporary and stylish woman. Pelle Moda shoes are the perfect choice for day or night, depending on the look you’re going for. Flourishing for over a decade, their styles are found in specialty boutiques and exclusive retailers around the globe. Crafted to adorn the foot in the most flattering ways, our shoes make an entrance and leave a lasting impression.

Our beautiful model was Kristen Jadlow, she is a freelance model and worked with us for 1 day in Downtown Los Angeles in a photo studio. Our first look was wavy hair. If the word “effortless” was to manifest itself as a hairstyle, it would be wavy hair. The texture—a happy medium between voluminous curls and straight hair. For this hair, I wanted to bring out Kristen’s eyes so I added a liner and created cat-eye makeup. For the second look, I put her hair up in a ponytail and changed her lip color.

Our photographer for this campaign, Stephanie, is a wedding, couple’s and fashion photographer based out of Los Angeles, CA. She has been a professional photographer for 2 years now. Wedding and couple’s photography are her bread and butter. There is nothing she loves more than finding an amazing outdoor location to frolic and capture the unique love of a couple, or spend the most important day of their life with them and all their loved ones.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my hair and makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Photographer: Stephanie Klotz

Client: Pelle Moda
Hair & Makeup Artist: Luca Buzas

 


Los Angeles Celebrity Makeup Artist | Boob Tape Lifestyle Shoot

Los Angeles Celebrity Makeup Artist | Boob Tape Lifestyle Shoot

As a Los Angeles celebrity makeup artist, I got hired by lifestyle brand Boob Tape. This company was looking for a hair & makeup artist for their Los Angeles fashion shoot. The tapes are made for everyone so during our shoot we wanted to capture the models in real life. My hair and makeup had to match to specific real-life looks accordingly, I created natural smokey and cat-eye looks.

It is waterproof, sweatproof, hypoallergenic, supportive bra available in A-E cup sizes. Perfect for wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and bathing suits.

As a Los Angeles makeup artist, I worked with 5 models/influencers. The brand wanted to keep their hair & makeup looks very natural since their customer’s main focus should be on their products. We shot for 1 day around Venice Beach, CA and had a beautiful house location and several other coffee, ice cream shops to shoot in. We captured both photo and video content on this day.
Our photographer was Dalure, he is based in Los Angeles. Dalure’s creative interest first began when he turned his memories into tangible moments. Dalure and his wife frequently work together on different advertising and editorial jobs. His unique take on lifestyle, fashion, and portraiture derive from his years of experience in the fashion industry.
We had a very busy day because each model had multiple wardrobe changes as well as multipe hair/makeup looks. The company produced these images and videos for their social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and for their website.
As a Los Angeles celebrity makeup artist, I work with a lot of influencers. These influencers are advertising brand products on their social media platforms and can engage a lot of customers.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my Los Angeles celebrity makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Client: Boob Tape
Hair & Makeup Artist: Luca Buzas


Los Angeles Freelance Makeup Artist | WikiHow Interview

Los Angeles Freelance Makeup Artist | WikiHow Interview

As a Los Angeles freelance makeup artist, I collaborated with WikiHow’s team. They were looking for a notable expert to add to their Makeup articles by answering reader questions, giving advice, and telling personal stories.

Reading people’s advice has always helped me to learn so I like to share the tricks and tips that I’ve learned over the years. By teaching, you can customize your learning environment also – with online learning, whether you’re at home, on the road or at a friend’s house, you can create your own perfect space to look up the answer to your questions.

Online learning offers better opportunities to concentrate. – you can choose any place that helps you learn the material to gain a greater understanding of the overall body of knowledge you need. Thanks to WikiHow I learned so much from their articles and I can look up my answers anywhere/anytime.

WikiHow is a worldwide collaboration of thousands of people focused on one goal: teaching anyone in the world how to do anything. Everything you read on wikiHow was written by someone who wanted to help someone else. WikiHow is the world’s leading how-to website.

As a Los Angeles freelance makeup artist I’ve benefitted greatly from being able to look up how to’s on the internet. If I have a client that wants something specific I can freshen up my skills by watching a tutorial or reading an article before I go on set.

A couple of my articles as a Co-Author:

https://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Makeup

https://www.wikihow.com/Look-Naturally-Beautiful

https://www.wikihow.com/Cover-Skin-Flaws-With-Makeup

https://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Dark-Eye-Makeup

https://www.wikihow.com/Give-Your-Face-a-Creamy-Glow-%28Makeup%29

https://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Simple-Every-Day-Makeup

https://www.wikihow.com/Keep-Lipstick-off-your-Teeth

https://www.wikihow.com/Apply-Long-Lasting-Makeup-for-the-Summer

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my Los Angeles freelance makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Client: WikiHow
Interview by: Luca Buzas


Los Angeles Makeup Artist | The Walt Disney Branded Video

Los Angeles Makeup Artist | The Walt Disney Branded Video

As a Los Angeles makeup artist, The Walt Disney Company hired me for their Disney Art 4 Ways: Maleficent branded video shoot in their studio. We shot this branded video for 2 days.

I was hired to do camera-ready makeup for 4 people. Camera-ready makeup isn’t about heavy coverage or overly bright colors. It’s about understanding how and what the camera is going to see.

Things you must need to create a camera-ready makeup and as a Los Angeles makeup artist I use all the time:

  • Contour: When taking a photo/video the camera makes you look flat with no dimension, so contour your face to create shadows, making you three-dimensial to the camera
  • Avoid Shimmer: A little shimmery highlight on the cheekbone is OK, but try and avoid shimmery eyeshadows as flash photography reflects light back, causing the skin to look washed out. Matte colors work perfectly if you are going to be in front of the camera.
  • Pack on the Translucent Powder: Before adding blush or bronzer, pack on the translucent powder and use shine-free foundation. For the same reason you want to avoid shimmery eyeshadows, you want to use translucent powder to tone down the natural shine of your skin. Toning down the shine is why celebrities are constantly being touched up when on camera.
  • Use Primer: Prime you face and eyes before applying makeup
  • Apply Mascara: Mascara will really make your eyes stand out, and your overall look will be perfection.

The Walt Disney Company, commonly known as Disney, is an American diversified multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate headquartered at the Walt Disney Studios complex in Burbank, California. I had a great time working with The Walt Disney Company team as a Los Angeles makeup artist and hope to create a lasting business relationship with them for the future.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my Los Angeles makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Client: The Walt Disney Company
Hair & Makeup: Luca Buzas


Beauty Makeup Artist | Fashion shoot with Taylor Piper

Beauty Makeup Artist | Fashion shoot with Taylor Piper

As a beauty makeup artist, I collaborated with Matt Pluz, a Miami based fashion photographer to work on a fashion shoot with him and model, Taylor Piper. We shot these images for 1 day at Matt’s Miami studio. We came up with the concept together and organized the shoot in about 2 weeks.

Matt Pluz is an internationally published fashion photographer based in Miami Beach, whose work has been showcased in hundreds of publications such as ELLE Spain, Sports Illustrated, Maxim, The New York Post, Hollywood Reporter, Billboard Magazine, Ocean Drive, GQ, Esquire and many more. Matt was recently named one of Peerspace.com’s Top 10 Miami Photographers.

Our model, Taylor is currently signed with Margaux The Agency in Los Angeles and with Wilhelmina in Miami. Wilhelmina International Inc., formerly Wilhelmina Models, is a full-service modeling and talent agency headquartered in New York City, United States. The company also has offices in Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and London.

Beauty photography can be one of the most challenging photography styles to get right. Whether you’re creating editorial content for magazines or capturing a particular makeup product for an advertisement, beauty photography requires very close collaboration among the photographer, model, makeup artist and stylist. I loved working with Matt and Taylor, it was a very successful collaboration and the images are outstanding! As a beauty makeup artist, I had to keep eye on the details because every small slip will look huge on the final images. Matt retouched the images and took care of the color grading as well.

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my beauty makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Photographer: Matt Pluz
Model: Taylor Piper
Wardrobe Stylist / Hair & Makeup: Luca Buzas


TV Commercial Makeup Artist | AliveCor Commercial

TV Commercial Makeup Artist | AliveCor Commercial

As a TV Commercial makeup artist, I was hired by Williamson Adams, a San Francisco based production company to work on an AliveCor TV commercial video + photo campaign. We worked on this shoot over 2 days around Beverly Hills in Los Angeles, CA. Our celebrity talent was Mark Spitz. Mark is an American former competitive swimmer and nine-time Olympic champion. He won seven gold medals at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, all in world record time.

On the first day of this shoot we captured campaign images and on the second day we focused on the video aspect of the commercial shoot. Our team was small yet very professional. I bought many wardrobe choices for Mark so we would have multiple options to choose from on the shoot day. As we got ready with the wardrobe I simultaneously worked on his hair & makeup. It was great working with Mark, he is very used to branded shoots due to his endorsements of many athletic brands, past and present.

AliveCor is a medical device and artificial intelligence company that sells ECG hardware and software for consumer mobile devices. The company is the first to receive FDA-clearance for a medical-device accessory to the Apple Watch.

About the agency Williamson Adams: They build brands from the ground up. They refresh those that have gone stale. They dream up marketing and ad campaigns. They handle digital projects of nearly all type. They create content in the form of writing, film, animation, photography, or just about anything they can take a crack at.

I had a great time working with the Williamson Adams team as a Los Angeles TV Commercial makeup artist and hope to create a lasting business relationship with them for the future.

You can read more here about how Olympic Icon Mark Spitz collaborated with AliveCor:

https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/olympic-icon-mark-spitz-partners-with-alivecor-to-build-awareness-around-heart-health-300914717.html

I constantly post about hair and makeup trends, please visit my TV Commercial makeup artist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Client: AliveCor

Agency: Williamson Adams
Production Companies: Williamson Adams
Director: Craig Williamson
Wardrobe Stylist / Hair & Makeup: Luca Buzas