Theresa Francine is a true artist in every sense of the word. As a young girl, she would use the walls of her home to experiment with her mother’s makeup. That was her first blank canvas. Who knew that would lead her down the road to becoming one of the most sought after makeup artists today. She started experimenting with makeup on a professional level back in 2004 while working at Bare Escentuals. That stint eventually led to her working and excelling with top makeup brands, MAC, Dior, and Benefit Cosmetics. It was her tenacity and drive that landed her first professional photoshoot alongside one of New York City’s top photographers in 2006. From that very moment, her career started an upward trajectory that has not showed any signs of slowing down.

In the last ten years, she has worked with celebrities and runway models alike. Some of her favorite clients include Steve Harvey, supermodel Sessilee Lopez, Q-Tip, Mary Mary, and a host of others. Her work has also graced the pages of some of the most high profile magazines in the world including Vanidades, Cosmopolitan Germany, Zink Magazine, Industry Magazine, and dozens of others. She has also worked on models for New York Fashion Week including such high profile events as Naomi Campbell’s Fashion for Relief Haiti Fashion Show in 2010.

The thing that sets Theresa Francine apart is her ever sunny disposition along with her drive to be the best at what she does. Her signature look for makeup is a clean and natural face which lets the client’s natural beauty shine through. Ever the entrepreneur, she sees herself continuing her upward trajectory by opening her own studio in the near future as well as teaching others about makeup. She is brimming with advice for others who do not know much about makeup. According to her, the two absolute essentials for any makeup bag are eyeliner and lipstick and she also advises that a well defined brow can do wonders for the face. Her two favorite makeup brands are MAC and Makeup Forever but she also gives a thumbs up to the affordable but professional quality makeup line NYX Cosmetics. She is a die-hard New Yorker and sees herself continuing to live in the eternally buzzing Big Apple. It is clear that this talented makeup guru will continue to be a success no matter where she decides to plant roots.

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