From Eliza Dushku and Kendra Wilkinson to the Real Housewives of New Jersey, makeup artist Stephanie Flor’s got a long list of celebrity clients calling her name. Not only that, her makeup artistry has appeared in US Weekly, Women’s Wear Daily and InStyle, just to name a few! Read on to find out which eyeliner she can’t live without, her trick for looking skinnier in seconds, and so much more.
How did you first become interested in makeup, and what led you to become a makeup artist?
I first became interested in makeup when I was 14. I would come into NYC on Halloween and admire all the drag queens with their glitter and lashes. I became obsessed with the art of transformation ever since then.
What are your top 5 makeup essentials?
Make Up For Ever Flash Palette
RCMA Shinto Palette
What are your top 3 makeup tips?
1) Always use white liner in the inner rim -- it makes your eyes appear bigger.
2) Lashes are a girl's best friend, even if you add a few at the ends.
3) Contour makes the biggest difference. Focus on your cheeks and temples -- look skinnier in seconds.
What is the most rewarding part of what you do?
Doing what I love every day. I love to work with all kinds of women, from real models to real people. I'm truly blessed to meet great people with great stories and living their best life as well.
Being a makeup artist must be fun -- but what do you do in your spare time?
In my spare time, I'm a documentary junkie. I don't watch any television but cultural documentaries about life, UFOs, conspiracy theories and success. I love to read motivational books, and I'm always doing some kind of art projects.