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Top Los Angeles beauty artists
Top Los Angeles beauty artists

Like the bubbles from so many award season glasses of Champagne, a new list of beauty talent has risen to the top of the editorial pages. Skill, artistry, tenacity and in some cases the added alchemy of being paired with the right celebrity at the right time have all added to the success of these hot members of the beauty class of 2014. The makeup artist: Nick Barose eamgmt.com Why all the chatter? He's the makeup maestro behind It Girl Lupita Nyong'o's 2014 Oscar makeup. Why did he go into beauty? "I love playing with colors and using makeup to transform is fun to me," he says. "I grew up with two sisters and lots of girl cousins so it came very naturally...