Julian Reynolds is a renowned makeup artist with over 14 years experience in the retail cosmetics industry. He began his cosmetic career working in the cosmetic and fragrance department at JCPenney’s. From there he went on to work at Macy’s as a counter manager for Origins, Clarins, and Christian Dior Cosmetics. To enhance his skills as a makeup artist, Julian took a position at Saks Fifth Avenue with Bobbi Brown cosmetics. There he had the opportunity to work with celebrities such as Bette Midler, Christina Aguilera, and Halle Berry, among others. Julian has also done makeup for TV, Print, Stage and NYC fashion week. He went on to become the business manager for Khiels, a division of L’OREAL, at Bloomingdales 59th Street.
On the personal side, Julian was born and raised in St. Andrew, Jamaica. He grew up with very little, but his mother instilled in him the value of hard work and taught him to do unto others as you would have them do unto you. Although he had very little growing up, his mother gave him love in abundance. He moved to New York City after high school and obtained a position with a prominent dance company. He performed on Broadway and traveled nationally and internationally dancing with the company. Julian decided in 2009 to take a different direction with his life and moved to Mexico where he spent a year volunteering with kids. He moved to Atlanta, GA in 2010 to be with family. He took a position as an assistant department manager at Nordstrom’s, providing oversight for over 35 different cosmetic brands including color lines, skincare, fragrance, and hair care lines.
In 2011, Julian took a makeup artist position at an upscale Skincare and Cosmetics boutique in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Julian also did the makeup for PLA Beauty’s Cosmetic 2012 Spring Color Campaign, and his work has appeared in Simply Buckhead and Jezebel magazines. He worked as a guest trainer for Oscar Blandi hair care line in Atlanta, and he has traveled abroad with Bobbi Brown Cosmetics as their international make up artist.
He has extensive experience with numerous cosmetics and skincare lines including but not limited to: Bobbi Brown, Christian Dior, YSl, Trish McEvoy, Laura Mercier, Clarins, Nars, Jo Malone, Shiseido, Khiels, Darphin, ReVive, Natura Bisse, Revision and Smashbox. Julian is very excited about opening his own store in Town Brookhaven, as it has been a dream of his for a long time. He is also excited about the numerous cosmetic and skincare lines that he has chosen for the store. These lines represent some of the new and upcoming brands from across the country and abroad. Julian truly believes that all women are beautiful, and he enjoys bringing out that beauty in every woman he works with.