José O. Cedeño-Santiago, a former cosmetologist and full time freelance makeup artist, discovered his love for makeup in his teens through the glamourous world of fashion. In early 2000, after completing a cosmetology program, he discovered his natural talent for makeup artistry. He drew his inspirations from cutting-edge editorial pieces from influencers such as Vogue, Cosmo and Glamour.
He expanded his repertoire to include bridal, fashion, editorial, film/TV, beauty, advertising and commercial work. His outgoing personality, artistic eye and skillful application quickly earned him loyal clientele.
José is able to create any look you desire; whether it is a natural face with “barely-there” makeup, a sophisticated runway presence or SFX makeup, José will ensure your desire is executed to perfection.