Andrea C. Samuels is an award-winning makeup artist who started off as a painter in her early years. She began her creative career drawing and sketching people at the age of two, eventually enrolling in art college courses in The School of The Art Institute at age nine. In 2009, Andrea Samuels enrolled and graduated from Make Up First LLC in Chicago, IL. Between 2013 through today, Andrea has assisted some of the industry’s top makeup artists such as AJ Crimson, Sir John Barnett, DeShawn Hatcher, Ashunta Sheriff, Gabriel Almodovar and Violette. Andrea became the first makeup finalist for the VFiles Made 2015 Runway Show at New York Fashion Week. Andrea’s work can be seen nationally and internationally with clients like Elle Magazine, V Magazine, Nike, Mizani and Hard Rock Hotels.