Keiko Takagi, New York, N.Y.
As a native of Japan, Keiko developed a deep appreciation for the colors, textures and endless variety she found in nature. She studied ballet as a child and became a backup dancer for popular singers in Japan. But Keiko’s true passion for makeup blossomed as she experimented with color at the makeup table backstage. Since then, designers, photographers and celebrity clients around the world have come to depend on her expertise and creativity with makeup. Keiko believes that beautiful makeup begins with healthy skin, a philosophy that makes her a perfect fit on the Mary Kay Global Makeup Artist Team.
Keiko’s look uses the perfect palette for daytime brides. It creates soft, glowing beauty enhanced by sunshine. This look features mineral eye colors in illuminating shades to brighten eyes and perfectly pink cheek and lip shades. Keiko’s expert application helps color look fresh and beautiful for photo-perfect results.
For an evening wedding, sophisticated and elegant beauty is perfected with Keiko’s bridal look. This look features a mixture of sweet plum and creamy neutrals for eyes for a bit of drama and beautiful lips and cheeks dressed in rich berry shades. Keiko created this perfectly balanced evening look to be stunning from candlelit ceremonies to brightly lit receptions.
This simple look features the best illuminating products and application to enhance your natural features. Keiko combines shimmery neutral mineral eye colors to create a brightening eye effect. For the perfect illuminating effect she adds warmth with mineral bronzing powder and luminosity with mineral highlighting powder.
Classic and iconic, red lips are a favorite. Keiko’s easy application helps you master the perfect red lip. She shares tricks to try with Clear lip liner and how to find your perfect shade of red.