About Stephen

Stephen Keyes

Over the last thirty years, Stephen Keyes has earned a gilded reputation as a top notch fashion illustrator and as an innovative makeup artist for print, film and television.  Stephen's artistic background and intuitive sense of style has made him one of the industry's most exciting names.

His work has appeared in GQ, Vogue, Harper's bazaar and the New York Times, among others. 

Spring 2004 marked the beginning of the next phase of the versatile artist's career with the launch of Stephen Keyes Cosmetics.  Drawing on his artistry experience working with high profile cosmetic lines such as Smashbox, Bobbi Brown and Chanel, Stephen Has developed a striking new line of colors, perfectly suited for women-on-the-go.

Exciting, stylish, and just a bit daring, Stephen Keyes Cosmetics is the brand designed to make the working woman and the modern mom feel sexy and glamorous.  Stephen has exercised his savvy and panache to create three unique color stories, each on crafted to suit a specific skin tone. Delicate Blonde boasts a variety of warm colors designed to compliment women with fairer skin. Women with medium complexions are perfect candidates for the copper tones of Barely Bronzed.  For women with cooler skin tones, Stephen Keyes offers Summer Chic.


Stephen with his business partner

Each of these distinctive stories is accompanied by a beautiful, demonstrative facial chart detailing recommendations by Stephen for flattering application.  Packaged together in a stylish compact, Stephen Keyes Cosmetics are your Keyes to Beauty for that high pressure meeting as well as the low lit dance floor. 

*image to the right shows Stephen with his business partner.