Los Angeles-based celebrity makeup artist Anthony H. Nguyen is known for his versatility in creating highly innovative and cutting edge looks for the most risk-taking editorials, to simplistic beauty for the red carpet.
Before working as a celebrity makeup artist for the fashion and entertainment industry, he practiced filmmaking, theatre, & photography. He wrote, directed, filmed, & edited short films that screened internationally at film festivals such as the LA Film Fest, Channel Islands Film Fest, & the Vietnamese International Film Festival. This is where he picked up doing makeup behind the scenes and quickly drove his passion and talent to a new direction.
Now with over 9 years of experience, Anthony is not only a beauty expert in the field, he is also a beauty consultant for music videos, commercials, and advertising. Anthony has worked alongside with some of the most respected and requested photographers and directors in the business, shaping a reputable client list and is known as one of the most diverse and exciting makeup artists today.Anthony was also chosen to be one out of the thirty makeup artists from around the world to curate a limited edition eyeshadow palette for MAKE UP FOR EVER's 30th anniversary, which was exclusively sold at Sephora & MAKE UP FOR EVER boutiques.
Anthony’s celebrity clients include Hilary Duff, Rose McGowan, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, music artists Die Antwoord, Tove Lo, Azealia Banks, Rita Ora, and Katy Perry. Anthony’s work is also featured in published editorials such as Flaunt, Style, Marie Claire, and Schon, and has been on set with some of the top celebrated photographers in the industry such as Ellen Von Unwerth among others. Major international campaigns and advertising also feature Anthony's work including Nike, YouTube, LeSportSac, and Just Fab, and has been spotlighted on runway shows with noted fashion designers such as Oscar de la Renta & more.
Anthony quotes, “Makeup is looking beyond the surface of the individual —it’s understanding where they came from, and what they’re all about. It’s my passion to convey personality through diverse looks of beauty. It begins with a simple stroke, the possibilities are infinite."