Professional Makeup Artist
A four time Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist for Outstanding Makeup for the ABC television daytime show “The View,” Karen’s talents continue to grace the world of television and print media daily as she is recognized as one of the most respected celebrity makeup artists in the industry.
Raised in East Orange, New Jersey, Karen learned early on from her Haitian parents the importance of hard work and determination. Watching her parents work long days and nights to provide the best possible lifestyle for her and her three siblings, She attended Fairleigh Dickinson University to pursue a career in nursing where she maintained those same work ethics. Soon thereafter, Karen answered her true calling and entered the entertainment industry, and was immediately recognized as a natural talent and leader.
Karen’s efforts and her amazing talents transformed her into one of the world’s leading professional makeup artist for print, film, video and television. Karen has worked at “The View” for the past 15 plus years, while also showcasing her magical makeup transformations for the Oscars, Emmys, Tony and MTV Award Shows. In addition to working for other major Networks, Karen was also the Chief Beauty Officer for Elisabeth Hasselbeck at Fox Network .
Her success and talent has also allowed her to become one of the most sought after makeup artist for brides across the Globe. Karen and her team continue to travel locally, nationally and around the world working with brides and bridesmaids transforming them from ordinary to fabulous, all with a stroke of magic.
Now a public and recognizable figure on the streets of New York to LA, Karen is sought after by editors and world renowned photographers and major beauty companies such as L’Oréal fighting for her talents.
Understanding the importance of giving back, Karen’s charitable and philanthropic efforts continue to be geared towards so many worthwhile causes. As the recipient of many charitable awards such as the “Trailblazer Award,” among several other notable recognitions, Karen lends her time, talents and treasure to related causes such as, children, domestic violence/sex trafficking, and various cancer organizations that touch children and adults. Karen understands the importance of giving back and wants to make sure, regardless of one’s current situation in life, they still are given an opportunity to succeed.
It is important to note the above success and experiences would not have been possible without Karen’s faith and belief in the man above. Both God and her faith continue to remain front and center in her everyday life.