Sought after celebrity make up artist/hairstylist Kristen White garnered her first big break in front of the camera. As a former Miss Black USA, many would often ask who her stylist and make up artist were. She never hesitated to respond that it was indeed herself. Prior to her winning the prestigious title, she spent many years as a master hairstylist and make up artist. Already accruing a roster of clients that included projects for Ludacris, T.I., Nelly and Justin Timberlake. After her reign, those skills would prove to be quite valuable as Kristen returned to her roots in the world of beauty.
Kristen proved the notion wrong that an artist cannot excel at both hair and makeup. She assisted top make up artists, worked on the sets of major fashion and beauty campaigns as well as backstage of top runway shows for fashion weeks in LA, NYC, Paris and Miami Swim Week. After two years, Kristen had signed with an agent and her work had appeared in publications for Vogue & Vogue.Com, Marie Claire, US Weekly, Glamour, People, Essence, television, film, countless awards shows and red carpets. Through her work and training at the Make Up For Ever Academy in Paris and The Lemonade Studios in London, Kristen gained a knack for classic technique with international influence that would solidify her path to work with beauty on a global scale. Those experiences would become the fuel for her to impart all that knowledge to other burgeoning stylists & beauty enthusiasts through her class series, FACE2FACE which includes “The Glam Experience”, “The Look & Learn” & “The 1-on-1”.
She is often called a “one-stop shop” when it comes to high end glam. Keeping her a favorite among her diverse clientele it is one of the main reasons she was tapped to be head of the beauty department for OWN network’s “Ready To Love, USA’s #1 show “Chrisley Knows Best”, hairstylist for Kenya Moore on Bravo’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and a key hair/makeup artist for E’s “WAGS Atlanta”. Her emphasis on detail has also established her as a photographer’s artist, capable of achieving picture perfect looks as evidenced by her work with some of the industries top and up and coming photographers. Kristen marries traditional, tried and true techniques with cutting edge creativity to achieve modern, fashion forward results, consistently creating clean, iconic looks.
After almost two decades of working in the beauty industry, Kristen has contributed to several magazines, beauty blogs, articles and editorials and has been featured as a beauty consultant on shows for VH-1, Fox, BET, TLC, Bravo, E! and USA networks. Kristen also pays homage to her successful pageant past by working with some of the most beautiful women in the pageant industry in the Miss America, Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe and Miss United States Organizations. Most recently Kristen has expanded her beauty empire to include her concierge bridal service Edge & Priss Luxury Bridal Glam, partnering with fellow celebrity makeup artist/hairstylist Whitney Olivia. Through E&P, Kristen, Whitney and their PRO Team provide glam services for brides all across the United States and the Caribbean. Most recently Kristen has expanded to include her new endeavor ContentKrissy where and her team create content and develop distintinctive digital imprints for those wanting to make an indelible mark on their industry’s platform.