Experience : 18 Years
Gaston has been in the beauty industry for 18+ years. In 2004 he obtained a Full Specialist/ Aesthetician License which gave him extensive knowledge in skincare, nails and makeup. In 2004, he worked as a makeup educator for a local Beauty School. He was soon after offered a position as an International Travel Trainer / Makeup Artist for YSL and trained in Paris, France. He traveled the Caribbean Islands educating groups of up to 150 beauty experts at a time. In 2005, he began working for MAC Cosmetics, where he worked his way up from a freelance artist, to 2 year Product Specialist and ended his 12-year run with an Operations Manager position. There he continued his training and worked in many luxury makeup and bodypainting events including: Art Basel, MAC PRO Mater Classes & MAC AIDS FUND, Latin Ascab Awards, Premio Lo Nuestro, Latin American Music Awards, University of Miami and Miami Heat Seminars & The Johnny Weir Celebrity Campaign. He also created and participated in Master Classes catered to our local beauty schools such as Beauty Schools of America, Cosmix & Paul Mitchell. In 2006, He was certified in Airbrush, HD, Bodypainting, Runway, Character and Special FX Makeup with some of the leading experts in the industry such as, Jay Cannistraci and Joanne Gaire. Since then, his body of work and Celebrity clients have spoken for themselves. He has keyed prestigious Miami Fashion Week Fashion Shows, worked on set for TV. Music Videos and Commercials. He has done VIP clients for red carpet events such Dean Levy, Alisa Reyes, Sophia Vergara, Anna Kournikova, Karen Black, Tegan and Sara, & Cedella Marley among a few others. Gaston is a top Airbrush Specialist and Instructor. He strives to make you feel, look and be as beautiful as you want to be and shows you how to get there.
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