As a beauty expert and luxury cosmetics designer, AJ Crimson is one of today’s premier influencer in beauty, fashion, and entertainment. With an established reputation for clean yet luxe makeup and skin techniques, AJ’s attention to detail combined with his innovative and creative beauty solutions make him first choice for artists, celebrities and magazines across the country. “Talented,” “Imaginative” and “Passionate” describe Crimson’s work. “I’ve always had a passion for creative expression,” says Crimson. His strong commitment to succeed combined with his innate love of the worlds of fashion and beauty has paved the way for his success thus far.
Along with having a bevy of devoted clientele such as Grammy Award winning musician Estelle, Grammy Award winning vocalist Letoya Luckett and many others, AJ Crimson has quickly become one of the foremost authorities of celebrity beauty and is widely requested for key campaigns with artists and celebrities including Fergie, Hillary Duff, Adrienne Bailon, Amerie, Mya, Missy Elliot, Christina Milian, Keyshia Cole, Raven Symone, Forest Whitaker, Sean Combs, Terrance Howard, and many others.
Editorially, Crimson is an oft-quoted beauty and cosmetics media expert. His analysis and work is regularly featured in fashion and lifestyle magazines worldwide such as Glamour, Harper Bizaar Espanol, Ocean Drive, Zink, LA Confidential, InStyle, Real Simple, Essence, Vibe and leading Japanese magazines, Blenda and Luire and many others.
Creatively self-taught, yet professionally trained while on the job with globally iconic makeup artists such as Pat McGrath, Mathu Anderson and Joanne Gair, AJ Crimson has quickly developed into not only a highly respected artist in his own right, but also entrepreneur to watch. Currently the young co-founder and creator, Crimson, spearheads the collaborative efforts of the widely popular luxury cosmetics line, Kissable Couture with business partner and co- founder Keisha Nash Whitaker.