"I love making people feel good about themselves. It is because of people I meet on a day to day that inspires me to Create."
Currently working in Southern California and New York, professional makeup artist, Julie Taing, has been showcasing her expertise throughout the beauty industry. With over 15 years of experience, her work can be seen in editorials, red carpet, fashion week, and on celebrity clients.
Drawing her audience in with bold, clean, modern and glamorous looks, Julie Taing captivates through her attention to detail and technical skills.
Her love for makeup started with working on friends in high school for school performances, and then landed a coveted spot on the Sephora pro team (an elite group of 15 makeup artists that represent Sephora across North and South America). In the 14 years at Sephora, Julie has traveled the world showcasing her talent and sharing her expertise to fellow artists, influencers and clients worldwide. Her work has been featured in Elle, Marie Claire, Gracias and many more. Her last two years on the Sephora Pro team were spent as one of two Lead Artists mentoring the team's development in artistry, trend, and hairstyling for makeup artists.
Not only did Julie love to execute and educate artistry, she also loved to create products. During her later part of the pro team, she spent a lot of time behind the scenes helping Sephora Collection create ground breaking products. One in which was a makeup brush with an innovative, never before seen shape that landed her a Patent. This brush eventually became a franchise for Sephora and is ranked top reviews by consumers. Through her global perspective, marketing savvy, and passion for products, she was a key role in business development for Sephora Collection and sought out to consult with various brands in the industry. She still continues to play a key role in business development and continues to consult with brands as a beauty expert.
Julie finds inspiration through connecting with her clients and creating makeup looks that celebrates their best features and personality. Her love for travel has given her an advantage of seeing and understanding makeup globally.
She specializes in print, video, red carpet, wedding, consulting and education.