Los Angeles Beauty Makeup Artist | California Desert Shoot

Los Angeles Beauty Makeup Artist | California Desert Shoot

In a collaborative effort, me as a Los Angeles beauty makeup artist and wardrobe stylist, Tiger House Films production company worked with super-talented fashion photographer Matt Pluz and model Ashley Shoemaker for a high fashion photo shoot in the California desert.

Matt Pluz is an internationally published fashion photographer based in Miami Beach, his work has been showcased in hundreds of publications such as ELLE Spain, Sports Illustrated, Forbes, Maxim,  L’Officiel Lithuania, and many more.

Ashley Shoemaker is an international model who is represented by several agencies including Elite, Muse, Freedom LA and Select Paris. Her great energy and seasoned ability to move for the camera really created a professional outcome for this photo shoot. Our digital agency in Los Angeles hopes to work with her again in the future!

Our location for this shoot was the classic California desert where so many iconic movies and shows have been shot over decades of Hollywood history.

I worked not only as a makeup artist on this shoot but I was the Los Angeles wardrobe stylist as well on this project, I borrowed the looks from L.E.R.
L.E.R. Public Relations is a full-service agency that offers public relations, branding and event production services for luxury brands within the fashion, travel, beauty / wellness, and lifestyle industries.

It was a pleasure to work with Matt Pluz and Tiger House Films on this project and hope to work with them again on another production as a beauty makeup artist in Los Angeles.

More photos from this fashion photo shoot can be viewed on my Los Angeles beauty makeup artist’s Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/p/B99epcxBXbL/

My current portfolio of projects can be viewed on my Los Angeles beauty makeup artist page here: https://lucabuzas.com/porfolio-2/

CREDITS:

Production Support: Tiger House Films
Photographer: Matt Pluz
Wardrobe / HMU: Luca Buzas
Model: Ashely Shoemaker

Showroom: L.E.R. Public Relations


Influencer Makeup Artist in Los Angeles | Madame Gandhi Music Video Shoot

Influencer Makeup Artist in Los Angeles | Madame Gandhi Music Video Shoot

As an influencer makeup artist in Los Angeles, I had the pleasure of working with Madame Gandhi on her “See Me Thru” music video shoot in Los Angeles, California at Optimist Studios. I was the key hair and makeup artist on this project.

Kiran Gandhi, also known by her stage name Madame Gandhi, is an American electronic music producer, drummer, artist and activist. Gandhi’s music career includes being a touring drummer for artists M.I.A., Thievery Corporation, and Kehlani. Her music and activism focuses on female empowerment and fourth-wave feminism. Madame Gandhi is an electronic music artist and activist based in Los Angeles. Having gained recognition as the former drummer for M.I.A. and as the iconic free-bleeding runner at the 2015 London Marathon, Madame Gandhi now writes music that elevates and celebrates the female voice.
Read more about our collaboration on Billboard:

Our director was Ania Catherine, she is an artist and director based in Los Angeles. Taking form in films, choreography, performances, poetry, installations, photography, and combinations thereof, her work has been shown at the British Film Institute, Art Basel Hong Kong and many more.

It was a pleasure to work with Madame Gandhi on this project and hope to work with her again on another production as an influencer makeup artist in Los Angeles.

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

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

You can watch the video here: “See Me Thru”

CREDITS:

“See Me Thru” by @madamegandhi

Directed by @dejhati @aniacatherine

Producer: @eshiaanne @moonstruckfilms

Executive Producer: @meeragandhigbf

Director of Photography: @taraviolet

Featuring @madamegandhi with @dejhati @aniacatherine

Location: @optimiststudios

Environmental Designers: @dejhati @aniacatherine

Production Designer: @kendrabell

Hair and Makeup: @lucabuzas

Wardrobe Stylist: @chanelverdult 


Los Angeles Men’s Groomer | DATCH Print and Video Campaign

Los Angeles Men’s Groomer | DATCH Print and Video Campaign

As a Los Angeles men’s groomer I had the pleasure of working with DATCH on their 2020SS print and video campaign shoot in Los Angeles, California. @hueman.it was contacted by DATCH to hire as a creative agency in Los Angeles to produce its 2020SS campaign.

DATCH creates sportswear collection for contemporary men. Streetwear is a style of casual clothing that became global in the 1990s. It grew from California surf skate culture and New York hip hop fashion to encompass elements of sportswear, punk and Japanese street fashion.

About the creative agency, @hueman.it helped the company to re-position DATCH brand on the streetwear market with the #urbanstories SS20 campaign. That is one of the reasons why the agency decided to shoot in Los Angeles, California. They curate brand strategy, creative direction, and content production.

We worked on this shoot for 2 days in Los Angeles, CA. On the first day of this shoot, we captured campaign images and on the second day, we focused on both the photo + video aspect of the commercial shoot. Our team was small yet very professional, the director and fashion photographer flew from Italy, Milan.

Our models are represented by @wilhelminamodels. Wilhelmina Models is one of the largest and most successful modeling agencies in the world, founded by Dutch supermodel Wilhelmina Cooper. Wilhelmina Models represents men, women, children, professional athletes, and celebrities. The agency has offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami, and affiliate offices in North America and throughout the world.

As a Los Angeles men’s groomer, I hope to work with this international team in the near future as it was an awesome experience!

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

I frequently post about fashion trends on my Instagram, please visit my Los Angeles men’s groomer page here: https://www.instagram.com/lucabuzas/

CREDITS:

Client: DATCH

Agency: @hueman.it
Producer: @le.sage
Photographer: @eugeniodorio
Styling: @iamalessandrabloom
Grooming, hair-makeup: @lucabuzas
Model: @gabriel_jayne @yattydaddy @josiahsylstra
Agency: @wilhelminamodels
Location: Venice Beach, CA

 


Los Angeles Celebrity Makeup Artist | JIMMY CHOO X JK YEONG Campaign

Los Angeles Celebrity Makeup Artist | JIMMY CHOO X JK YEONG Campaign

As a Los Angeles celebrity makeup artist I had the pleasure of working with JIMMY CHOO on their JK YEONG print and video campaign shoot in Los Angeles, California. ThenWhat was contacted by JIMMY CHOO to hire as a creative agency in Los Angeles to produce their JK YEONG print campaign in Los Angeles, California.

Jimmy Choo is a 21st-century luxury accessories brand, with shoes at its heart, offering an empowered sense of glamour and a playfully daring spirit. The sexy cut, fashionable design, and exceptional Italian craftsmanship struck a chord with a sophisticated clientele, and the first collection enjoyed immediate success. With a goal of creating a global luxury business, Jimmy Choo attracted outside investment and the company embarked on a significant expansion across product categories, channels and geographies.

Korean stylist, creative and influencer YK Jeong collaborated with JIMMY CHOO on an exciting capsule collection, which shows signature Jimmy Choo styles remixed for a bold, brave and fresh perspective.

About the creative agency, ThenWhat helps brands rapidly realize and scale their ideas from concept to consumer with a focus on brand strategy, content creation, elevated product, and innovative experiences.

As a celebrity makeup artist, I hope to work with this international team in the near future as it was an outstanding experience!

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

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

CREDITS:

Client: JIMMY CHOO
Director- @taylorjjames
Creative Director- @jonathon @thenwhat
DP- @betterdeadthanvideo
Producer- @columbiatatone
Photographer- @_efig
Key Hair & makeup artist: Luca Buzas
Assistants – @mmmyyaaaa @theamandabourne @bychloerose
Editor- @callaird
VFX- @tarantula_vfx
Models- @miakong999 @amandasteele @myegotrip @aishimatsu @ninja__face
Stylist- @vchillbruh
Color- @edwardsdan
Location: Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Makeup Artist | Charles David Shoes Print Campaign

Los Angeles Makeup Artist | Charles David Shoes Print Campaign

I got hired by Ashley Michaelsen PR as a Los Angeles makeup artist to work on this print campaign shoot. Ashley Michaelsen PR was contacted by Charles David Shoes to hire as a creative agency in Los Angeles to produce their SS20 print campaign at Optimist Studios in Los Angeles, California.

Optimist Studios is where distinct visions come to life. A home for the bold and curious on the westside of Los Angeles, their fully integrated studios are meticulously designed to offer the setting, tools, and services you need to compete. More than a space to work, it’s a space to create.

About AMPR:

Eager to pursue all her passions under one umbrella, Ashley launched Ashley Michaelsen PR (AMPR). A unique PR boutique Agency based in the heart of Hollywood, CA. AMPR specializes in up to date marketing strategies, fashion showroom benefits, and design.
Our photographer, Matthew A Seifnia has been in marketing and the international production industry for 18 years. A business owner, media consultant, and producer, Matthew’s distinctive experiences have allowed him to provide a unique and fresh perspective to any work in which he is involved. His passion for film and multimedia has led him to work in a wide range of fields from high fashion, media, to educational programs with animals and children.

As a Los Angeles makeup artist, I hope to work with this international team in the near future as it was an outstanding experience!

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

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

CREDITS:

Client: Charles David Shoes
Agency: Ashley Michaelsen PR
Photographer: Matthew A Seifnia
Wardrobe Stylist / Hair – Makeup Artist: Luca Buzas
Assistants: Gene Owens, Nea Dune

Location: Optimist Studios


Makeup Artist in Los Angeles | Jeremy Buck Live Recording Video Shoot

Makeup Artist in Los Angeles | Jeremy Buck Live Recording Video Shoot

I got hired by THF as a makeup artist in Los Angeles to work on this video shoot. Tiger House Films was contacted by Jeremy Buck to hire as a creative agency in Los Angeles to produce a live recording video at the famed East West Studios in Hollywood, California.

EastWest Studios has carried a proud tradition of recording the best of the industry. Music has been recorded for TV shows such as Mad Men, Glee, and The Voice, and films including Selma and Eat, Pray, Love. East-West has also been used as a location in the Oscar-winning film La La Land. Many Grammy-winning artists have recorded albums there including The Foo Fighter’s Concrete and Gold, Justin Bieber’s Purpose, Marco Antonio Solis’ Gracias Por Estar Aqui, and Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience.

This project by THF creative agency in Los Angeles was a collaboration for new music by the Hermosa Beach singer/songwriter Jeremy Buck with legendary artists and musicians who have worked with Prince, Elvis and  Eric Clapton to name a few. THF creative agency came in with a team that included cinematographer Luke Hanlein who created some unique and colorful lighting for the video.

Jeremy Buck is a prolific songwriter and producer, a multi-instrumentalist. He’s performed well over 1000 live shows and continues to explore new avenues in music creativity and production.

As a makeup artist in Los Angeles, I hope to work with this international team in the near future as it was an outstanding experience!

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

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

CREDITS:

Client: Jeremy Buck
Production Company: Tiger House Films
Director: Jason Kent Carpenter
DP: Luke Hanlein
Creative Coordinator / Makeup Artist: 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