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 8 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’s celebrity clients include Paris Hilton, Katherine Jackson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Hilary Duff, Vivica A. Fox, Fairuza Balk, music artists Bonnie Mckee, Rita Ora, and Katy Perry. Anthony’s work is also featured in published editorials in Schon!, Lovecat, and WhoWhatWear.com, 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 commercials also feature Anthony's work including Nike, LeSportSac, Joyrich, and Just Fab, and has been spotlighted on runway shows with noted fashion designers such as Oscar de la Renta, St. John, & YSL.
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."
R E S U M E
Ellen Von Unwerth, Norman Jean Roy, Michel Compte, Hilary Walsh, Nicky Haymes, Renata Raksha, Justin Coit, Matthew Williams, Kenny Sweeny, Kesler Tran, Lope Navo, Mark Sacro, Ash Gupta, Alex Lim, Zoey Grossman, David Evans, Marc Blackwell, Jason Christopher,Huy Khiem, Volker Fotografie, Tim Sirin, John Blom, Collin, Casey Curry, Amanda E. Milius, Cyril Foiret, Joey Borao, Jordan Duvall, Brendan Pattengale, Caitlin Bellah, Jason Lee Parry, Grant Yoshino, Elias Tahan, Frank Terry, Adam Bouska, Ari Abramczyk, David Nguyen, Luis Valencia, Ryan Burke, Chris Callaway, Tigran Tovmasyan, Vanessa Heintz, Steven Barston, Allan Amato, Shawn Smith
Style Mag Norway, British Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Lovecat, Schön!, GQ Style, OK! Magazine, VIBE, Hello Magazine, MTV Style, You Magazine, The Sun UK, Work Magazine, 944, Who What Wear, Coast, VAMP'D, the Knot, Riviera, Cyana Trendland, J'adore, Styleology, Platform, Bride's Noir, Arturo Rios Look Books, Viet Beauty (cover 2011), Acme, Zooey Magazine, Fashion Gone Rogue, Nylon, VICE, Papercut, GLITTER, LA Canvas, Genlux, Galore, Bite, Sun Magazine UK, Vaga Magazine
Nike, JustFab, Epic Records, LeSportSac, Llyod Klein, Joyrich, Kill City, Arturo Rios Couture Hats, Costume Dept, Vintage Liberty, Ximena Valero, Halfman Romantics, Love Culture, ZiGi Shoes, Z London, Tom Tom Jewelry, Woodleigh Clothing, Just One Eye, Shop SOKO, ALO, Eneday
Dazed and Confused, Pierce Morgan, Good Morning America, MTV Video Music Awards 2010 (Florence & the Machine, Drake), Fashion Police, Ray J & Lunch Music Video "Get Em' Girl", Who What Wear TV "Schooled in Style" webisodes (JC Penny), Who What Wear TV "Ask A Stylist" webisodes (Bloomingdales), E! News Swim Shoot for Who What Wear 2011, and Jessica Paster interview for the Oscars 2012, TV Guide, the Aquabats Music Video "Fashion Zombies", Nylon Pink Music Video "Lipstick", Home Shopping Network, EXTRA, Pilot for "Lonestar Trixie" starring Richard Dreyfuss, JustFabulous TV, John Quale Music Video "Blood & Fire", Brooke Candy Music Video "Das What Everybody Does" "P***y Make the Rules", Bonnie McKee Music Video "American Girl", Ivy Levan Music Video "Hot Damn", Just Fab international commercial 2012
Monique Lhuillier, Oscar de la Renta, St. John, Olima Atelier, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, Ted Baker, Donna Karen, Max Mara, Paul Frank, YSL, Miu Miu, Diesel, Christian Dior, Chloe, Oday Shakar, Anqi by Crustacean grand opening fashion show, LA Fashion Week with Project Runway's Gordana Gehlhausen & Jesus Estrada, Austrailia Week (G'day USA 2011) Fashion Show, M.A.C Posh Paradise body painting event (Las Vegas, NV/ Costa Mesa, CA)
Assisted Makeup Artists
Gucci Westman: Vanity Fair, Serge Hodonou: Campari Liquor, Marlboro, Nicole Thompson: Fashion Show
Celebrity & Talent
Paris Hilton, Katherine Jackson, Hilary Duff, Mike Comrie, Crystal Hefner, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Fairuza Balk, Vivica A. Fox, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Anthony Mackie, Bria Murphy, Nathalia Ramos, Bai Ling, Mircea Monroe, cast of CBS show "Cane": Eddie Matos, Katie Vega, Alona Tal, Michael Trevino
Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry, Rita Ora, Cassie, Neon Hitch, Brooke Candy, Ivy Levan, Porcelain Black, Kerli, Yulia Mlle (aka Mademoiselle Yulia), Maademoiselle