Kevin James Bennett presenting at The Artist Summit 2013

| August 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Kevin James Bennett is known across the industry as one of the most product-driven, business-focused artists of a generation. His development, marketing and sales promotion skills have been fine-tuned by decades of cosmetic industry experience. Award winning artistic talent and world-class educator status round out his impressive skill-set of pro-focused abilities. His buying guide for professional makeup artists, IN MY KIT®, was launched in 2005 and has gained international recognition as the “beauty insider’s best kept secret”.


Kevin James Bennett presenting at The Artist Summit 2013

Kevin James Bennett has worked in virtually every area of the industry, from print, runway and celebrity projects to television where he received 5 nominations and won 2 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup. His resume of broadcast artistry includes primetime network and cable productions, including the Law & Order franchise, talk shows, news magazines, daytime dramas Another World and As The World Turns, and regional/national commercials. In 2012 Kevin was the first American awarded the Goldene Maske für Visagistik (Golden Mask For Makeup). The prestigious international prize is awarded yearly at Messe Dusseldorf’s Beauty International.

Over his years in the makeup industry, Kevin has worked for, and consulted with, brands owned by L’Oreal, Coty, LVMH, Johnson & Johnson and Proctor & Gamble corporations, as well as many independent cosmetic companies and has spoken at trade shows and educational programs around the country including The Makeup Show, IMATS and PHAM Expo, IECSC, International Beauty Show, Americas Beauty Show, ISSE, Premiere Orlando, Beauty International, Make-Up Artist Design Show.

Kevin has appeared as a beauty expert and brand ambassador on international entertainment and news programs including Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight, Good Morning America, Today, “E” Entertainment Network, Lifetime TV and HSN. Producers have also utilized his engaging on-camera style for realty shows on MTV, VH1, TLC, Style Network, HGTV and TV Land, where he was the on-air and behind the scenes Makeup Expert for She’s Got The Look.

His insightful, honest and often irreverent beauty advice has been featured in Vogue, Glamour, Elle, InStyle, Town & Country, Good Housekeeping, Self and Health as well as respected trade publications WWD, American Salon, On Makeup Magazine, Skin Inc, Makeup Artist Magazine and GCI. He is also quoted regularly by popular on-line publications, beauty blogs and in YouTube videos. He is affiliated with CEW, AMA, IATSE, PBA, AACS and NATAS.

Kevin James Bennett joins this one-time-only program of top industry business leaders at The Artist Summit from October 6 – 9 where he will be a part of the Creating Your Industry Voice session! $100 holds your spot for the years most important pro beauty event!

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