As one of the industry's most accomplished and respected makeup artists, Brigitte Reiss-Andersen works at the highest level in both the fashion and celebrity worlds.
From the beginning of her career she was fortunate to work with the creative elite in Paris and New York City: Guy Bourdin, Helmut Newton, Albert Watson, Patrick Demarchelier, Irving Penn, Annie Leibovitz, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Harper’s Bazaar, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, Paul Cavaco, Grace Coddington and Tonne Goodman.
As magazines came to feature celebrities on their covers, Brigitte’s client list grew to comprise twenty-four Academy Award winners including Hilary Swank, Tilda Swinton and Meryl Streep; Grammy winners Taylor Swift, Mariah Carey and Fergie; all-time legends Michelle Pfeiffer, Sigourney Weaver and Catherine Deneuve as well as actresses Emilia Clarke, Cobie Smulders and Sofia Botella.
Her deep fashion background and vast experience have given Brigitte the ability to master a variety of styles from bare-faced-no-makeup to strong, trendy and glamorous while always keeping the look current and the makeup elegant. Whether the task at hand is print, a commercial, a music video, a VIP's red carpet appearance or television interview in HD, she seamlessly adjusts her technique to answer to the demands of varied lighting set-ups and pressure-packed situations.
For her assignments she has traveled the world and been face-to-face with the famous and infamous, from heads of state to ingénues in settings as diverse as the White House, royal weddings, the Oscars, the Grammys and the Super Bowl. She has collaborated with virtually every major beauty company including CHANEL and P&G on long-term projects in which her contribution varied from product development to creative direction and press events.
Brigitte Reiss-Andersen is a master of her craft and a consummate expert on beauty. Her multi-cultural background, European upbringing and professional savvy make her a powerful player in her industry.