Celebrity Makeup Artist, Carlene K has always had a love for Makeup, Art and Music, Her mother is a painter and grandmother a painter and a singer. She took an interest in Color and Music at a very young age by drawing and playing the piano. In high school Carlene began a modeling career and quickly realized she loved the industry but was much more interested in the behind the scenes art. She started doing Makeup for models at her modeling agency during her senior year and enrolled in Makeup School as soon as she graduated High School in Orange County.
At a music awards show Carlene’s own personal makeup was complimented by a Celebrity Makeup Artist that took her under his wing and personally trained her. By the young age of 21 Carlene moved up to LA and was named the head of the Makeup Department for the popular Burlesque show The Pussycat Dolls, where she was able to quickly fine tune her makeup artistry as well as learn the business side of the industry. When the Pussycat Dolls signed to Interscope Records, Carlene’s career as a makeup artist in the Music business took off. Throughout years of working with different artists Carlene had been perfecting a home made bronzer formula that all of her clients had fallen in love with. In 2010 she launched Carlene K Shine Bronzer which has quickly become Hollywood’s Go To Body Bronzer. In 2011 Carlene joined the Makeup Artist Union to be able to open up all opportunities in the business, She once again combined her love for Makeup and Music and began working on TV’s most popular shows, X Factor, The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, and So You Think You Can Dance. Her work as also been seen in Vogue, Seventeen, Cosmopolitan, Maxim as well as countless Billboards and Album Covers.