Growing up in Los Angeles, celebrity makeup artist, KATIE DANZA, has always had a fascination with the glamorous world of entertainment. Inspired from a young age to pursue her passion for cosmetics, she began perfecting her makeup skills in high school and college before embarking on a career in the industry.
Soon after, Katie began working for Rachel Zoe at The Zoe Report, quickly rising to the position of the beauty editor for the publication. However, she soon developed a deep desire for the creative freedom of being on set herself.
Taking her expertise to the field, Katie is now a freelance makeup artist, working with brands such as Luv Aj, Stone Cold Fox, Chan Luu, Cotton Citizen, Guess, and Coach, while also doing special events, weddings, TV shows and videos. She has worked with the likes of Leighton Meester, Stephanie Shepherd, Elley Duhe, Suki Waterhouse, Jessica Szohr, among others.
Katie believes that makeup should be used to enhance a person's natural beauty, rather than cover it up. She utilizes makeup to instill self confidence in those she works with, displaying a dialogue between a person’s inner and outer senses of beauty. This philosophy has made Katie an innovative artist, known for her authenticity and technique.
Katie currently resides in Los Angeles