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My name is Derek Medina. I am currently a freelance make-up artist working independently. I have recently landed the cover for Blush Magazine for August and September 2014. Also earlier this year landing the cover of French Magazine Brune.
I have had the opportunity to shoot and editorial feature for Raine Magazine with Adrienne Bailon and Julissa Bermudez for the international issue released in February 2013. Also had the pleasure of working with former Miss Universe and celebrity apprentice contestant on a Cover and eight page editorial feature in Venezuelan Magazine Equilibrio.
I had the pleasure of becoming the key makeup artist for Shontelle Layne for C.A.T. by Shontelle exclusive shoe line commercial shot in February 2012. I have had the opportunity to be the key makeup artist for celebrity hip hop Artist Lil?Kim for her EPK Images featured on single covers ?Keys to the City? and ?If you love me?, also Images used on current ?return of the queen tour? paraphernalia.
I have also keyed make up for the cover of Ocean Drive Puerto Rico Anniversary Issue ft. Jaslene Gonzales, Huf Magazine October Issue keyed Make-up for feature story on Sheena Sakai. I held a 3rd Key position at M.AC. Cosmetics in Macy?s Herald Square. In a management team of seven; we were responsible for supervision and development of 50 plus artist. Accountable for meeting Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual sales goals for the artist, individual, and the three counters.
Actively responsible for creating events, looks, theme days, and inspiring the artist. Herald Square was and still is the number one door for M.A.C. internationally.I have worked in cosmetic retail for the past six years and have had the privilege of working for such brands as Benefit San Francisco, Sephora, and Victoria Secrets. I?ve held such titles as Boutique Proprietor (Benefit), Beauty Consultant (Sephora), and Lead Make-Up Artist (Victoria Secrets).
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Beauty makeup is my strength..... Makeup artistry, Hair styling, Bridal makeup, Bridal hair, Complexion matching, Prom makeup,Theatrical makeup, and Headshot makeup.
I use a wide range of products from:
M.A.C. Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Becca Cosmetics, By Terry Cosmetics, Iman Cosmetics, BH Cosmetics, Lipstick Queen, OCC Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (airbrush makeup).
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