Chris Lanston is a self taught makeup artist and has had no "Beauty School" training. He painted and liked to draw as a child and was amazed at what color did to any subject. Growing up in Charlotte , NC Lanston felt he was limited to what he could do as an artist , so he decided to challange himself and made the move to NYC. Now , Lanston has been part of the fashion and beauty industries for over 10 years and has many more to come , chances are you have been inspired by a look he has created. With so much exposure, he's now one of the most sought after makeup artists in the biz! His Clients are a range from Reality Stars to A-LIST Celebrities , Various Magazines in fashion and Designers , AND Music recording artists. Chris has recently taken on a new project by helping and teaching other makeup artist's to become a more balanced artist and craft the individuals skills and plans to have a makeup book and cosmetic line in the near future. Currently Lanston is based in NEW YORK CITY but Travels Worldwide.
( Chris' work has been seen in and/or on the following list )
Model Genius (TV Series) Featured Cast member and guest judge . Select cast members from Americas Next Top Model , Make me a Supermodel 2 , Project Runway , Dancing with the stars & Celebrity Apprentice . Victoria's Secret . Womens wear daily (WWD) . Conde Nast . ZINK Magazine . Beauty Magazine . Style Magazine . Runway Magazine . In touch weekly Magazine . OK Magazine . Instinct Magazine . YRB Magazine . Coolbook ( 2011 ) Costume National . ABC . VH1 . MTV . FOX . TLC . Tyra Banks Show . David Letterman Show . Hanes . Dior . Lancome . Gillette . Bucco . Stevie Boi . House of Dereon . Christian Audigier . Ed Hardy . Miss USA . Miss Teen USA . Miss Universe . Naughty Monkey . NIMANY . Pop Luxe by Richie Rich . American Apothecary . Kristen Davis for Belks . Sephora . Martha Stewart Weddings . Bridal Magazine . Nova Lash . Keka Fur . Pink Elephant . Randi Rahm . Michael Anthony Collection . Cache . Intimo . Ann Vogue . To be a star series with Nicole Miller . My super sweet 16 . Jay-z 911 concert live ( Beyonce segment ) . TDM Magazine . Advocate Magazine . Cinhte Magazine . Nika . Terrani . WEMBE . Huffington post . HUF Magazine. Tinsel Tokyo . Perez Hilton . True Hollywood Makeup . Beauty Blitz . Daily fasionista . Metamorphosis NY . Social Hollywood Magazine . Go Pretty . Bibu Mohapatra . Dave & Johnny . VIP Talent connect . Home Stars . Baribazon . John Robert Powers . John Casablanca . Elite . Major . Ford . Click . Wilhelmina . Camp Couture NYC .