Jyoti Nair's Biography

A native of India, Jyoti Nair found her desire and inspiration for bright colors and art during her childhood in the Indian culture. Her fascination came through the diversity and splash of colors while in India.

“I still remember coming to America and for the first time seeing aisles and aisles of makeup… I had never seen so much makeup in my life before… that’s when I felt the passion and love for makeup. As an adult, I knew that I wanted to be a makeup artist.”

Over the years she assisted some of the world’s most influential make-up artist such as Laura Mercier, Billy B., and Bobbi Brown. During Jyoti's eight years of artistry she has worked editorials, in television, runway shows, movies, and formal ceremonies. Jyoti’s list of accomplishments include working with Taraji Henson, Nona Gaye, Boris Kodjoe, Sean Young, Nelly, and Toccara Jones.

Photographers:

Florian Schneider, Ash Gupta, Peter Brown, Mathew Mitchell, Garth Akins, Randee St Nicholas, Lionel Deluy, Geoffrey Ragatz

Editorials:

King Magazine, Instinct Magazine, XII, Swim Journal, Adore Shop, Bizarre, Elle Girl

Celebrities:

Nelly, Kirk Franklin, Anointed, Nona Gaye, Boris Kodjoe, Sean Young, Bruce Boxleitner, Taraji Henson, Andrew Lauer, Zach Galligan, Rhett Giles, Courtney Black, Gulshan Grover, Toccara Jones

Television:

Nancy’s Lifestyle

Films:

Legion of Dead - Makeup Artist (Beauty/FX Makeup)
Director: Paul Bales, The Asylum Production, CA

The Raven - Key Make-up Artist (Character/Beauty Make-up)
Director: Hunter Shepherd, Gordon Production, CA

Wishing for Yesterday - Make-up Artist
Director: Aaron Wigo

Zombies - Special Effects Make-up Artist
Director: James Ryan Copeland, SDSU Production, San Diego, CA

Squatters - Key Make-up Artist (Character Make-up)
Director: Kris May, SDSU Production, San Diego, CA

Partners in Crime - Key Make-up Artist (Character/Special Events Make-up)
Director: Joseph Bell, USC Production, Los Angeles, CA

The Blur - Key Make-up Artist (Beauty Make-up)
Director: John Perry, 7th Grade Shorts, Van Nuys, CA

 

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