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As I embark on what is shaping up to be a season of abundant opportunity, gratitude, responsibility, and purpose-driven intention, I hope to share with you the amazing tools, people, experiences, and lessons I encounter along the way. Whether I'm growing my business as a professional makeup artist, pursuing my optimal health and peace of mind, trying new things, visiting new places, rediscovering old ones, furthering my passion for empowering women and girls, or simply embracing a new way to do good, I hope to create joy to pass along. Thank you for your visit and please stay tuned for more . . . ❤️ Dre
DRE BROWN | MAKEUP ARTIST / GROOMER / EMPOWERMENT SPEAKER / ENTREPRENEUR
Driven to infuse each creative encounter with joy-inducing laughter, makeup artist/groomer Dre Brown seeks to offer both something for the eye and for the soul. Southern-born with big city savvy, this free spirit sees her approach to beauty as a vehicle through which she cultivates delight and empowerment in those she reaches.
Self-taught, Dre has cultivated her skills as a makeup artist over the past decade freelancing for television, film, fashion, beauty, and entertainment clientele including ELLE Decór, Elle.com, Comedy Central, Refinery29, COSMOPOLITAN, COMPLEX, HarpersBazaar.com, VH1, HBO, E!, Oxygen Network, Black Enterprise, Bustle.com, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Proctor & Gamble, SEPHORA, 43 North Productions, CRWN Magazine, Bloomberg News, RCA Records, Macy's, Jean Claude de Castelbajac, CANTU, and celebrity talent including Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas, K. Michelle, Tyson Beckford, Zoe Bell, Sufe Bradshaw, Jason Derulo, Tinashe, Tatyana Ali, Kevin Durant, MC Lyte, Marcus Scribner, Jidenna, Tarana Burke and Omari Hardwick.
Dre's beauty industry footprint has extended beyond artistry via her editorial contributions on Beautylish.com, JetMag.com, and MadameNoire.com. Since 2014, she has also helped lead thousands of young women nationwide through transformative confidence-building workshops as an expert and educator for the DoveⓇ Self-Esteem Project. This role has also allowed Dre to empower women through hosting DoveⓇ sponsored experiences in partnership with The United Nations, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Girl Scouts, Summit21 and the Essence Music Festival.
Dre currently calls Harlem, NYC her home.