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February 2009 Newsletter

STILISTA's Makeup Artists Back from New York Fashion Week

STILISTA Agency's Makeup Team, led by key artist Jenn Quin, returned this week from their successful trip to New York Fashion Week at Bryant Park. The team, consisting of 20 makeup artists from Baltimore, New York City, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Seattle, was chosen to sponsor couture designer Kati Stern's Venexiana's Fall 2009 showcase. The collaboration between Kati Stern and Jenn Quin created a unique edgy and sophisticated look with blocked out eyebrows, beautiful smoky eyes, and nude lips that complimented Sternís glamorous fall line.

The STILISTA team's work for Venexiana has received rave reviews from many critics, including E. Nina Rothe of Chic Today. Rothe stated in an email to STILISTA owner Sandy James that she "really enjoyed the makeup at the Venexiana show." Rothe also included a nod to STILISTA in Chic Today's February 16, 2009 write-up of the Venexiana show: "Framed in elegantly simple hair by the Sahag Workshop crew and smoky eyes by the team at STILISTA Agency, the models looked astonishing." (Read the full write-up

Kati Stern was extremely pleased with STILISTA's work for Venexiana. In an email to Sandy James, Kati expressed her "heartfelt thanks to you and your wonderful team for all your hard work in contributing to the success of my recent show. The make-up was flawless. I was so thrilled with the results which were the perfect look for my fall 2009 collection. You and your team were a joy to work with and to get to know." To watch a video excerpt of the show, click

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Advanced Workshop for the Professional Makeup Artist

You've asked for it! So we're going to give it to you!

By popular demand, we will hold a three day advanced workshop for the professional makeup artist in Spring of 2009 with an optional fourth day to test on-site with photographer Tim Coburn ( YES! We will provide you with agency standard models!

Learn advanced techniques in the areas of skin prep, contour and highlighting, placement, beauty makeup application, air brushing, fashion and hair styling techniques every makeup artist should know, and much more from the industry's top artists James Cornwell, Jenn Quin, and Lilly Rivera from New York. Practice on REAL models, not each other! Also, learn how to build a successful portfolio and manage your makeup artistry business with STILISTA Agency's agent and owner, Sandy James.

In order to provide our students with personalized attention, space will be limited to 16 students. More information will be posted on in the coming days. If you would like to be notified when registration is open so that you may take advantage of early bird specials, please send an email request to

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Tips from the Artist

By Makeup Artist, Michele Shakeshaft
Remember the key to healthy looking skin in the dry winter months is to keep your body hydrated. Drink lots of water! Moisturize your skin from the inside as well as the outside. Don't forget your moisturizer and exfoliate both your body and face regularly.

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