She excels at finding and highlighting a client’s best feature. “If I can make someone’s day by making them look good, then so be it,” she says.
The makeup artist and creator of Tastee Cosmetics, a national line of organic lip products on QVC, has been in the beauty business for more than 12 years and now adding author to the list with her new book “The BEAUTY-Full Guide: Quick and Easy Makeup Tips for Today’s Woman”.
She decided to forgo college dreams of being a fashion designer once she realized that makeup artistry combined her love of color and art.
Building on a personal philosophy of “Everyone has something beautiful, just enhance it,” Svay’s impressive client roster belies her versatility. She has worked on a range of celebrities, including Brooklyn Decker and Michael Jordan.
Svay has traveled all over the world doing makeup for editorial spreads and runway shows.
She has worked for Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Perry Ellis, Billy Reid, Essence and Real Simple magazines, among others.