Celebrity beauty expert Courtney Rashon is synonymous with all things creative. Known for her ability to transform the ordinary into something breathtaking, her abilities always exceed the expectations. Not only does she possess the skills needed for everyday glamour makeup, she also excels as a special effects artist.
Ms. Rashon’s career in makeup began while employed in the fashion industry as an Executive Assistant to the CEO of a high end design company. Recognizing her passion for cosmetics, she began to explore the possibility of becoming a makeup artist.
She attended Cosmetology school in New York and received her certifications in Fashion/Glamour, Character Sciences and Special Effects makeup.
Shortly thereafter, she began working with a variety of artists, directors, industry personalities and tastemakers, delivering makeup looks for music videos and special events. In 2010, Courtney Rashon Industries, LLC was born. Her company consists of a full service beauty entity that provides glamour with beauty and visual effects makeup application, men’s grooming, imaging and mentoring for aspiring makeup artists.
Since the inception of her company, she has produced makeup and grooming looks where she has been the key makeup artist for commercials, documentaries and short films as well as given demonstrations at beauty schools on specialty makeup subjects including bridal makeup, television and film makeup applications. In addition, she has been the primary makeup artist for commercials, short films and the renowned social movement documentary “From Fatherless to Fatherhood” which aired on both OWN and Aspire networks. She has also has given demonstrations at Robert Fiance Beauty Schools on specialty makeup subjects including bridal makeup, television and film makeup applications.
As a contributing writer for various online publications, she displays her versatility by discussing an assortment of beauty topics specific to each type of consumer. Courtney’s articles are informative and entertaining while keeping her audience up to date on the latest runway beauty trends, topics, new products, make up tutorials and what’s current for each season in the world of cosmetics as well as the outrageous opulent and over the top luxury cosmetics and beauty treatments.
Currently, she has written an instructional beauty book on how to achieve your best looks for every occasion. The publication is due to be released in 2016, published by Cosby Media Productions. This multi-talented makeup artist also is the CEO of #prettygirlgangcosmetics, which is a petite cosmetic line. Courtney Rashon is a co-host on the entertainment weekly show What’s the 411 TV as well as a contributing writer for Whatsthe411TV.com. Both she and her company are listed as official members of the New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Courtney Rashon Industries, LLC was also featured in 2015 as an official member of the NBA Supply and Diversity program. She was most recently celebrated as an honoree of the NV Magazine Movers & Shakers Award in 2015 spotlighting urban professionals and entrepreneurs.