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Robert Jones did not necessarily start out on this career path. Robert showed promise as an artist as early as age 6 and was pushed, or maybe we should say, encouraged to pursue painting and drawing. He competed and won a scholarship to study at a prestigious art school at age 11. After seven long years of intense art training he wanted more and decided to get more. From there he attended a performing arts high school where he majored in theatre. It is there he first dabbled in makeup, applying painting principles to the face. Growing with three sisters he always had the opportunity to prove he was naturally gifted at working with hair. He was also able to put that talent to use in school performances. Upon graduating, his advisors expressed their belief that he should pursue his natural gifts. From there he attended school and worked to get his license to do hair.
After a number of years in a salon, he once again wanted more. With his life motto “just jump and figure out how to make it work later,” he got the opportunity to work with new models at an agency. From there one thing lead to another and the rest is history. Now with more than 20 something years in the beauty industry he has traveled the world working with so many amazing people.
His work has appeared in countless magazines such as Allure, Vogue, Marie Claire, InStyle, Shape, Life and Style, Glamour, Brides Magazine, and Elle. He has worked with celebrities such as Cindy Crawford, Claire Danes, Selena Gomez, Eve Best, Sheryl Crow, Laura Linney, Natascha McElhone, Delta Burke, Diahann Carroll and many others. He has worked with beauty clients such as Mary Kay, Almay, Olay, Avon, Nexxus, Clinique, Chanel, Prescriptive and Christian Dior, as well as fashion clients such as Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bloomingdales just to name a few.
He has a signature line of brushes and beauty tools available online at http://www.robertjonesbeauty.com and will be in stores soon. Robert also has an online makeup academy that can help anyone become the makeup expert that he or she wishes to be at http://www.robertjonesbeautyacademy.com. He is a bestselling author of five books, including Makeup Makeovers; Makeup Makeovers: Weddings; Looking Younger; Makeup Makeovers: Beauty Bible; and Makeup Makeovers in 5,10,15,20 Minutes.
Robert has lived in Europe and New York, but now has chosen to be back in Texas, with his other half Chip and fur baby Gigi, as much as possible, especially since work keeps him in the travel mode constantly.
Lots of good information on contouring.
Also, nowhere does the book tell you what product line or actual color name was being used so it will be very hard to recreate the look accurately.
Can not tell you how many times I have had to carry more than one of his books around and now just one with everything.
As a part time makeup artist, I am always on the lookout for things that will make myself & my clients look prettier. Everyone of Robert Jones' books does just that. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amie
Not sure what can I say about this book, but I do know that my wife loves it. She keeps it on her shelf where all of her makeup is and where she puts her makeup on in the morning,... Read morePublished 5 months ago by David
If you are looking for a simple, straight forward "how to" book on make-up, this is it! Great bridal makeup section as well.Published 12 months ago by Michelle Patrick
I thoroughly enjoyed Makeup Makeovers Beauty Bible. This book had several tips and tricks that I have been able to incorporate into my makeup routine. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Whitney Phillips
Really good information on where to put color for what face and eye shapes but light on color details. Read morePublished 13 months ago by LindyLise
Doable makeovers. Some of these books show really elaborate routines. This one is reasonable. I'm looking forward to finding time to play with it.Published 13 months ago by Elsie's Nana
This is a very good book. It may be a little redundant, but still a good read. Seems Robert Jones wrote several books that seem to be nearly carbon copies of each other.Published 14 months ago by Babs
I recommend this book to everyone!!!! Beautiful make up tips and methods,..... you can always learn something different.... love itPublished 15 months ago by Cristiane Rissi
I learned a lot from this book, I am able to now do my make-up to compliment MY face, and look NATURALLY beautiful.Published 15 months ago by Jessica Huss