Paul Innis

Paul Innis

 

Paul Innis is a celebrated makeup artist and innovator in the cosmetics industry. Born in St. Thomas, Paul was inspired by the vivid colors of the tropical island landscape. As a child, he would illustrate and sketch with colored chalk to blend and shape the colors on the faces of women in fashion magazines.

Paul arrived in New York City and quickly embraced the fast pace and the sense of high fashion that permeated the city. After attending the prestigious Fashion Institute of Technology, Paul applied his passion for colors through mannequin styling, achieving a special look for each designer displayed in high-end stores as Bergdorf Goodman and Bloomingdale’s. His desire to transfer his makeup talents to real women began and a makeup star was born.

Paul has shared his vision of beauty to women of all ethnicities all over the world in Paris, London, China and Morocco. Paul has brought his unique eye for color and application to his advertising and television commercial work with the most prestigious beauty brands including Garnier, Avon Cosmetics and Soft Sheen.

As one of the most sought after makeup artists in the industry, Paul has worked with celebrities and supermodels of all backgrounds, including Tyra Banks, Anika Noni Rose, Zoe Saldana, Selita Ebanks, Maggie Rizer, Keri Hilson, Rosario Dawson, Viola Davis, Mena Suvari, Alex Wek, Yamila Diaz and Sessilee Lopez. His work has graced the pages of such prestigious magazines such as International Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Allure, and Elle.