Donald Simrock is an American makeup artist, distinguished for powerful editorial makeup. He is also Beauty Editor for Flaunt Magazine.
Donald was born in Longmont, Colorado. He gained his first work experience in the unconventional settings of nightclubs in both New York and Europe. Shortly thereafter, he accepted a very lengthy apprenticeship under Pat McGrath, before finally moving out on his own. In addition to Flaunt, Donald Simrock’s bold editorial work has been featured in publications such as Rolling Stone, Interview, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vogue. His unique vision has given him the opportunity to work with celebrity clients that include Madonna, Britney Spears, and Milla Jovovich. His work is seen in numerous music videos, and has been nominated for best makeup at the Video Music Awards.
Simock’s wide artistic range has led him to collaborate with renowned directors and photographers alike, from Hype Williams to David LaChapelle.