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Professional Makeup Artist in LA | Hollywood Shine Beauty Editorial

Professional Makeup Artist in LA | Hollywood Shine Beauty Editorial

As a professional makeup artist in LA I was working with fashion model / influencer Kenzo Lauren on an editorial beauty shoot in Los Angeles. The fashion shoot entitled Hollywood Shine, has been published by Dear Velvet on their online blog. We found Kenzo while I was looking for fashion models in the Los Angeles area. We arranged this photo shoot in several locations in Hollywood, Venice and Santa Monica, launching our first fashion photo collaboration.

Most importantly we were going for a high end look on this shoot, inspired by the Oscars. From gold makeup to sparkling nails, the looks exuded Hollywood glamour. I managed Kenzo’s makeup and styling for this editorial. Eye makeup speaks volumes about your style and when done right, it has the power to be immensely transformative. So it did for Kenzo. I chose matching cocktail dresses to complete her look for this shoot.

As a professional makeup artist in LA, I always arrive to fashion shoots with a fully equipped kit of high-quality cosmetics in a wide variety of colors. Highlighter is the ultimate photo-ready secret. On this editorial I used gold and silver glitter as well for eye shadow. A little glitter liner is a super fun way to add some sparkle to your look. 

Dear Velvet is a diary of style, creativity and wanderlust. We first connected in 2015 with the DV team and since then, they have published several amazing articles about my work as a professional makeup artist in LA.

From the founder of DV : “Art and fashion, writing, photography and sheer curiosity keep me up late, playing in the digital world and on the road in the real one.”

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

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

Please visit Dear Velvet website here for the full article: https://dearvelvet.com/2016/02/26/hollywood-oscar-shine/


Fashion Stylist in Los Angeles | Glamour Sales Commercial

Fashion Stylist in Los Angeles | Glamour Sales Commercial

One of my first commercials as fashion stylist was for Glamour Sales back in 2014 in Shanghai, China. The project was entitled “Glam Dog”, and it’s spokesdog became the brand’s community manager on Weibo, WeChat, and other digital platforms for Glamour Sales. The spokesdog was the star of the “Glam Dog Fashion Show” organized by Fred & Farid Shanghai at the Bund in Shanghai, and it went viral with 2.65 million views.

This was one of my most exciting shoots when I started to work in the advertising industry as a fashion stylist. I had 2 dogs to style so had to play very well with the brand accessories and create costumes for the dogs.

A small blurb from Jing Daily states; Shanghai has found its next big thing, and it struts on four legs and has a tail. As fashion e-commerce brands race to find the sexiest stars to be the face of their brand, Fred & Farid Shanghai, a creative agency, found the perfect solution for online luxury flash sale company Glamour Sales’ need for a glamorous ambassador—they found a “spokesdog.”

In 2014 the Fred & Farid agency received a winning award as well from the Webby Awards  for this commercial.

About Glamour Sales: As the leading Luxury & Fashion Flash Sales website in Asia, Mei.com (Glamour Sales) entered into the China market in April 2010. Glamour Sales is a young luxury clothing and accessories brand in China. Their sell their stuff almost exclusively online. Glamour sales is China premier high taste and quality lifestyle online shopping platform. Inspires and satisfy China’s consumers to pursue higher taste and quality lifestyle.

I frequently post about fashion trends on my Instagram, please visit my fashion stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work as a fashion stylist in Los Angeles, please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

To learn more about Glamour Sales visit their website here: http://www.mei.com/index.html


Celebrity Makeup Artist In Los Angeles | Mei Online Advertising

Celebrity Makeup Artist In Los Angeles | MEI.COM Online Advertising

I recently collaborated with MEI.COM on a fashion shoot for their online luxury shopping platform. As a celebrity makeup artist in Los Angeles, I often collaborate with fashion brands on their online advertising campaigns. I had the luck of working with Instagram celebrity influencer Taylor Tomasi Hill on this campaign. We went for a natural beauty makeup look with wavy hair style.

Our fashion shoot started early in the morning at one of the 5-star luxury hotel suites in Shanghai, China. We had a quick meeting about the beauty makeup style we were going for. Taylor preferred focusing more on wardrobe styling so we wanted to keep her makeup natural. Natural makeup is all about finding the balance between glowing skin and the perfect foundation application.

MEI.COM is bringing luxury to life. Leading luxury retail platform MEI.COM revolutionizing the way they produce the most fashionable web content in China. As the largest luxury retailer in the Chinese market, staying ahead of trends in fashion is imperative to MEI’s success.

From Wikifashion: “Taylor Tomasi Hill is the style and accessories director for US Marie Claire magazine. It’s said that she is also the muse to Prabal Gurung. Taylor was previously the accessories director for Teen Vogue magazine. Taylor has described herself as a “clothing chameleon”, whose style is constantly evolving. She often mixes feminine pieces with boyish or edgier items. Taylor herself favors items from Proenza Schouler and Rick Owens. She lists Burberry trench coats as a staple in her wardrobe as well as Madewell destroyed jeans, Chanel 2.55 bag and YSL heels for the office. Taylor is rumored to be the new fashion director for Barney’s New York.”

I constantly post about beauty makeup trends, please visit my celebrity 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/

To shop from MEI.COM please visit their website here: http://www.mei.com/index.html


Freelance Wardrobe Stylist in Los Angeles | OPPO Print Campaign

Freelance Wardrobe Stylist in Los Angeles | OPPO Print Campaign

As a freelance wardrobe stylist,  I was hired onto this commercial production as the key wardrobe stylist. Amanacliq production company in Shanghai, China found me to style a shoot for OPPO smartphones.

We had 2 freelance models who flew to Shanghai from Guangzhou, China for this campaign shoot. We had different themes, one business casual, one lifestyle and sporty. Our location was StudioArk, Amanacliq‘s official studio space. I was working closely with the Amanacliq production team to get the final looks approved. As a freelance wardrobe stylist in Los Angeles I love to collaborate with new clients, agencies, brands and commercial production companies and travel for work.

This print campaign’s main theme for wardrobe was business casual. Business casual is very versatile. Wardrobe can be paired with more dressed up pieces to look more “put together” and mature, or they can be worn with much more casual pieces for a more laid-back vibe. Some examples of these items can be black blazers, button down shirts, nice flats, cool blouses and cute, easy dresses.

About OPPO, the selfie expert and leader, OPPO is ranked as the number 4 smartphone brand globally since 2016* and is
providing excellent selfie experiences to more and more young people around the world. For the last 10 years, OPPO has been focusing on selfie technology breakthroughs. OPPO innovated selfie beautification and drove the selfie trend in the smartphone industry.

I had a great time working with the Amancliq production company and OPPO, I hope to create a lasting business relationship with them for the future.

I frequently post about fashion trends on my Instagram, please visit my freelance wardrobe stylist page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

To see more of my work as a freelance wardrobe stylist in Los Angeles, please visit my portfolio page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

To see the entire OPPO print campaign, visit their website here: https://www.oppo.com/en/index.html


Children’s Wardrobe Stylist | Barbie TV Commercial

Children’s Wardrobe Stylist | Barbie “You can be anything” TV Commercial

Recently I collaborated with Barbie on their “You can be anything” campaign as a children’s wardrobe stylist. With my children’s wardrobe stylist team we had to style 16 children for this TV commercial. Our day started at Mattel studios in Los Angeles, CA where you can find an entire Barbie wardrobe closet full of clothing and fashion accessories. This commercial was produced by STORIES International and directed by Barry Norwood.

For this branded commercial we had to choose very bright and colorful wardrobe options because the concept was based on girls that can become anything they dream to be. It was a very inspirational video where our kids could achieve and empower themselves through their role models. Imagine the possibilities, see what happens when girls are free to imagine, they can be anything. Leading by example for 56 years, Barbie inspires girls to be anything. As a children’s wardrobe stylist in California I love to work with child actors, they are very self driven and talented.

“My whole philosophy with Barbie was that, through the doll, the girl can be anything she wants to be. Barbie has always represented the fact that a woman has choices. “- RUTH HANDLER, BARBIE CREATOR

Adweek wrote an article about our campaign for International Women’s Day, and brands are committing like never before to honoring women everywhere. The Mattel brand unveiled dolls based on women heroes like Amelia Earhart, Frida Kahlo, Katherine Johnson and Chloe Kim. “Barbie is committed to shining a light on empoweringrole models past and present in an effort to inspire more girls,” the brand says.

I constantly post about fashion styling trends on Instagram, please visit my children’s 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/

To see Barbie “You can be anything” campaign please visit their website here: https://barbie.mattel.com/en-us/about/you-can-be-anything.html


Makeup Artist For Instagram Influencers In Los Angeles | Stars Exchange

Makeup Artist For Instagram Influencers In Los Angeles | Stars Exchange

I recently collaborated with Stars Exchange on a photo and video shoot for their brand. As a makeup artist for Instagram influencers in Los Angeles, I often collaborate with brands and agencies on their social media campaigns. Stars Exchange is a Shanghai, China-based influencer agency, they promote models and actors to become celebrities, recently they opened an office in Los Angeles, CA as well.

Our shoot took place in the Hollywood hills surrounded with a beautiful view and luxury homes in Los Angeles, CA. We had a fashion photographer and a behind the scenes video team to capture the upcoming models and influencers in their best looks. On this particular shoot we were going for a Hollywood beauty look. I used Pat McGrath‘s newest eyeshadows and lipsticks. We had multiple instagram influencers on the shoot days to create promotional material for them. I took care not only of their instagram makeup and hair styling, but also their wardrobe. On my latest shoots I had the luck of working with Instagram influencers such as Alena Savostikova, Jess Adams and Eve Lina

As a makeup artist for Instagram influencers living in Los Angeles, my trademark is clean skin, minimal, natural and a no makeup – makeup look. When I do makeup for private clients, celebrities or models, I always look at the person first to see what fits his or her profile so they will feel comfortable in front of the camera and in the spotlight.  I always look for references on what to create from the best celebrity makeup artists on Instagram and for A-list beauty inspirations.

I constantly post about beauty makeup trends, please visit my makeup artist for Instagram influencers 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/

To see Stars Exchange influencers please visit their website here: http://www.stars.exchange/


Celebrity Makeup Artist In Los Angeles, CA | ESSENTIA

Celebrity Makeup Artist In Los Angeles | ESSENTIA

As a celebrity makeup artist in Los Angeles, CA I got hired recently to work with ESSENTIA on a new campaign called Overachievers Nation with celebrity singer/songwriter Arlissa. Arlissa flew in from London to Los Angeles to work with us on this branded video and photo shoot.

The agency and commercial production company was STORIES International, their headquarters are based in Los Angeles, CA. The commercial was directed by Austin Will. We were shooting one day at a Hollywood club called the Hotel Cafe. We started our day selecting Arlissa’s wardrobe, then right after I started to work on her makeup. She loves natural makeup, on this specific commercial shoot, the video and photo campaign was about her and her work. For this production we were going for a look where she felt most comfortable. As a freelance makeup artist and hair stylist I love to work on branded commercials.

The video turned out great, It has been advertised all across the US on billboards, online and in print versions as well. It was a pleasure to work with ESSENTIA on this commercial.

About ESSENTIA:

The result is supercharged ionized alkaline water that has been clinically shown to be more effective at rehydrating. We believe proper hydration increases human potential. Essentia‘s proprietary ionization process creates a clean and smooth tasting 9.5pH or higher alkaline water that’s better at rehydrating. We have backed it up with solid science*. Essentia was included in the first ever hydration study of its kind.

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

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

To see the branded video with Arlissa please visit Essentia website here: https://www.essentiawater.com/overachiever/arlissa/


Wardrobe Stylist Based In Los Angeles I New York Life Web Commercial

Wardrobe Stylist Based In Los Angeles I New York Life Web Commercial

Recently I was hired as a wardrobe stylist by Tiger House Films production company for a New York Life Web Commercial. This web commercial production had a very fast turnaround and we are happy to say that our workflow with Plan C Agency executed the projects of a 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.

The Tiger House Films production company was approached by Plan C Agency to produce a web commercial production for New York Life Insurance as one of three in a series. This particular web commercial production focuses on cultural diversity through different Asian families celebrating Lunar New Year in their individual households. Tiger House Films commercial production company has teamed with Plan C agency several times in the past to deliver high-quality projects for their clients.

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.

As a wardrobe stylist based in Los Angeles, I mostly work on TV commercials, branded videos, and campaigns. I really enjoyed collaborating with the creative team on this New York Life Insurance web commercial.

CREDITS:

Creative Agency: Plan C Agency
Production Company: Tiger House Films
Client: New York Life Insurance

I constantly post about styling trends on Instagram, please visit my 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/


Celebrity Makeup Artist And Stylist In Los Angeles | PLAYBOY

Celebrity Makeup Artist And Stylist In Los Angeles | PLAYBOY

As a celebrity makeup artist and stylist in Los Angeles, I got hired last year in 2017 to shoot for Playboy USA. The editorial was photographed by Ben Miller and I was the key stylist and hair-makeup artist. We were working closely together to get the looks that Playboy’s creative director had in mind.

We had a Hollywood apartment for our location where we started our day, and  later continued on the rooftop to catch the sunset. The photoshoot vibe was great, our model Maurie Smith was very confident and professional. I’m really happy how the pictures turned out, our fashion photographer caught Maurie’s personality. I had an easy job to create the beauty makeup because we were going for a natural look throughout the shoot. Working with celebrities as a makeup artist and stylist it is always a great experience, Maurie is an upcoming influencer in Los Angeles, CA.

Playboy is an American men’s lifestyle and entertainment magazine. Founded by Hugh M. Hefner in 1953, Playboy has been a tastemaker, an arbiter of style and a vanguard for political, sexual and economic freedom for almost 60 years. Headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, PEI publishes Playboy Magazine in the United States and abroad and creates content for distribution via television networks, websites, mobile platforms and radio.

I had such a great time working with Playboy, hope to continue our collaboration in the near future for next editorial shoots! This shoot theme was “Through The Roof” with Maurie Smith.

I constantly post about beauty makeup trends on Instagram, please visit my celebrity makeup artist and 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/

To see the entire photo shoot please visit PLAYBOY website here: http://www.playboyenterprises.com/


Professional Makeup Artist Based In Los Angeles | Metropolis

Professional Makeup Artist Based In Los Angeles | Metropolis

This fashion commercial production was a collaboration that came together with Shanghai based model Jasin Chang, Director / Cinematographer Jason Kent Carpenter and me as coordiantor and professional makeup artist based in Los Angeles. The urban street wear aesthetic of this fashion project mixes an industrial grunge soundtrack with men’s high fashion.

Jason Operated the camera while I coordinated and did the hair and makeup as well as the styling for the shoot. The team chose the early morning to capture the light across the expansive concrete landscape.

The location we chose, the iconic Los Angeles River, has been the location for countless feature films, fashion commercial productions, music videos and branded content. Most notably, this L.A. River location was the scene for the hot rod drag race in the 1978 movie Grease, starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John.

Our model Jasin, started off doing runways and now also shoots campaigns, ads and lookbooks. He has an interest in acting and over the summer landed a small role in a Luc Besson produced feature film. Besides fashion, Jasin also works in television commercials and commercial print or digital ads for major labels and brands. As a model he has walked major runways such as in Milan Fashion Week.

For more about Jasin Chang and his modeling and acting career, here is an interview with him on the Thatsmags website: http://www.thatsmags.com/beijing/post/12569/spotlight-jasin-chang-model 

For more of Tiger House Films current projects please visit the portfolio page here: https://tigerhousefilms.com/portfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Agency: Tiger House Films
Production Company: Tiger House Films
Video Director: Jason Kent Carpenter
Production Coordinator: Luca Buzas
Model: Jasin Chang
HMU: Luca Buzas

I constantly post about makeup trends on Instagram, please visit my 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/