Told through his own footage, this is the story of iconic makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin from his troubled childhood to becoming the most in-demand celebrity and fashion make-up artist.

COMPLETED

Filmmakers: Lori Kaye
Year: 2017
Runtime: 90 / 60 mins
Country: USA
Format: HD

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FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

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STORY

Kevyn Aucoin was the first celebrity make-up artist. From a troubled upbringing he sought out success in New York and quickly became the most in-demand celebrity and fashion make-up artist in town. His story is told through never before seen video footage shot by Kevyn Aucoin himself and features a who's who of the 1990s fashion world including Christy Turlington Burns, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Kate Moss and more.


PRESS

"A lively, stirring portrait of a modern makeup king." - The Hollywood Reporter

"Aucoin changed the face of beauty, and the way women — celebrity or otherwise — felt about themselves." - Allure