Category Archives: Makeup Artists

Makeup Artist Profile: Liza Zaretsky

THE FACTS
A New York City native, Liza Zaretsky launched her career at the age of 18, going to work at Shu Uemura Cosmetics’ sole U.S. boutique in Los Angeles. Two years later, she was transferred to New York to launch the company’s first counter at Barney’s New York on Madison Avenue. She went on to work as a resident artist and business manager for the brand, also working with other lines including Stila, Makeup Forever and Kevyn Aucoin.

In 2008, Liza moved back to Los Angeles to pursue her dream to be a celebrity makeup artist, and her beautiful work and utter professionalism earned her immediate respect within the industry. As the right hand gal to artists Molly Stern, Fiona Stiles and Gucci Westman, she’s worked on countless campaigns for top companies such as Covergirl, Avon, and Victoria’s Secret. Her handiwork has been seen on many a red carpet, including the faces of Reese Witherspoon, Katie Holmes, and Ellen Degeneres. Liza is considered a rising star among the Hollywood image makers and with her passion, talent, and drive there is nothing this girl can’t do!

SKIN PROFILE
Skin Type: Oily
Skin Tone: Very Fair
Skin Concerns: Acne, Sun Damage

CONFESSIONS:
1. What makes you blush? Being the center of attention.
2. What’s the best beauty advice you’ve ever received? When applying makeup, it’s always easier to add than to take away.
3. What are your 3 favorite makeup products? Anastasia Clear Brow Gel, Beautyblender and Kevyn Aucoin Eyelash Curler.

CELEBRITY CLIENTS:
Reese Witherspoon
Mandy Moore
Minka Kelly