Genell Banks

Genell Banks

Beauty By Genell
Hair Stylist and Makeup Artist

Chicago, Illinois

Member Since:
May 2014
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About Genell

A Chicago native and lover of all things beautiful. At an early age Genell was exposed to the cosmetology field by an aunt and a close family friend who worked as hairstylist. A passion was born and she knew one day she would make women beautiful. At 18 she enrolled at John Amico school of cosmetology. First in the field of nail technology before continuing on to the cosmetology program to obtain her license. It was there a spark was ignited for her passion of makeup and the idea of becoming a makeup artist was born. After many years in the salon as a hairstylist she finally decided to pursue her dreams of becoming a makeup artist. She’s now living her dream of making women beautiful through makeup!



  • Little K

    Little K (2018)
    Film (Short and Drama) Makeup Department

  • Tightheads

    Tightheads (2018)
    Film (Short and Drama) Makeup Department

  • The Wonderful

    The Wonderful (2018)
    Film (Short) Makeup Department

  • Long Lost Family

    Long Lost Family (2017)
    Television (Drama) Makeup Department

  • Skin Tight

    Skin Tight (2017)
    Television (Reality-TV) Makeup Department

  • Spaceman.

    Spaceman. (2017)
    Film (Short, Comedy, Drama and Sci-Fi) Makeup Department

  • The Rhythm and the Blues

    The Rhythm and the Blues (2016)
    Film (short) by Darryl Pitts (Drama) Makeup Department A family of musicians struggle against a changing music business and a challenging inner family dynamic.

  • Terry Crews Saves Christmas

    Terry Crews Saves Christmas (2016)
    Television (Reality-TV) Makeup Department

  • Disney Dream Big Princess

    Disney Dream Big Princess (2016)
    Film (Family) Makeup Department

  • Ninja Kitchen

    Ninja Kitchen (2016)
    Film (Short, Comedy and Horror) Makeup Department

  • Life or Debt

    Life or Debt (2016)
    Television (Reality-TV) Makeup Department

  • Big Time Music

    Big Time Music (2016)
    Film by Andy Bosnak (Short and Drama) Makeup Department

  • Crossing Lines

    Crossing Lines (2016)
    Film by Angelos Varagiannis (Short and Drama) Makeup Department

  • How to Catch a Criminal

    How to Catch a Criminal (2015)
    Film (short) by Robert Carnilius (Comedy) Makeup Department A satirical 1950's instructional motion picture on how to catch a criminal.

  • Dead Eye

    Dead Eye (2015)
    Film (short) by Kaitlin Creadon (Drama) Makeup Department When Bill and Sarah are set up on a blind date, they start off on the right foot. After a few drinks and a dance, the party moves to an apartment where the two get up close and personal.

  • Growing Strong

    Growing Strong (2015)
    Film (short) by Rita Ciolek (Drama and Family) Makeup Department Growing Strong is a story about a 15-year-old-girl named Lily who is emotionally and physically abused by her father - Wes. After yet another heated argument with Wes, Lily manages to escape her family home in Chicago and finds refuge at her grandmother's horse farm in Midway, Kentucky. Upon the arrival to the farm, Lily finds herself in a rather peculiar environment: her grandmother, Rosemarie, is a spiritual woman who meditates, eats a vegetarian diet, and reads metaphysical books. Despite the seemingly peaceful atmosphere, Lily is haunted not only by the constant threat of Wes coming after her, but also by the psychological effects of the abuse that manifest themselves in flashbacks and nightmares. Unable to deal with the anxiety, Lily turns to alcohol and drugs to repress and numb her emotions. Sam, a local boy whom Lily meets on the farm, becomes an accomplice as Lily plots her next move. The only thing that stands in a way of Lily's self-destruction is Rosemarie whose wisdom and... Written by Rita Ciolek

  • Shut Up and Dance

    Shut Up and Dance (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Makeup Department

  • In the Dark

    In the Dark (2015)
    Film by Will Schneider (Short, Drama and Horror) Makeup Department A couple's marriage falls apart as their son insists that a man is living inside his closet.

  • Muslim in the City Web Series

    Muslim in the City Web Series (2015)
    Video (Short and Comedy) Makeup Department Muslim in the City is a comedy web series about three Muslim women living in Chicago. It will take a glimpse into their lives as they navigate their way through life's trials and tribulations with wit and humor.

  • Blue Notes

    Blue Notes (2014)
    Film (short) by Cinestone Makeup artist / Hairstylist

  • Who the bleep did I Marry episode 407

    Who the bleep did I Marry episode 407 (2014)
    Television by Sirens Media Makeup artist

  • Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry

    Who the (Bleep) Did I Marry (2014)
    Television (Documentary, Biography and Crime) Makeup Department

  • The 4th Meeting

    The 4th Meeting (2013)
    Film by Josh MacNeal (Comedy and Drama) Makeup Department Diana Sheridan is a successful woman, who is just as independent as she is self-serving. Her independence turns to loneliness with the recent death of her husband, and to aid in her transition she invites her younger sister to move in, and starts group counseling for "Survivor's Guilt". But her attempts to counter loneliness only make her more isolated, as she gradually confronts the circumstances surrounding her husband's death. Written by Anonymous

  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali
    Film (Documentary) Makeup Department

  • Happenstance

    Film (Drama) Makeup Department

  • I'd Chomp That Pilot Episode

    I'd Chomp That Pilot Episode
    Television by Makeup artist


  • John Amico

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