|TAI YOUNG HAS BECOME ONE OF THE MOST SOUGHT-AFTER MAKEUP ARTISTS IN THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY. IN PURSUIT OF THAT PERFECT LOOK, YOUNG HAS DEVELOPED UNPARALLELED, FLAWLESS MAKEUP TECHNIQUES THAT ALLOW HER CLIENTS TO APPEAR AGELESS. YOUNG’S CLIENTS STAND-OUT IN CROWDED ROOMS AND ARE RECOGNIZABLE ON ANY CARPET; AS THEY ARE “BLENDED TO PERFECTION,” AND RARELY STRAY FROM HER SIGNATURE CLEAN AND NATURAL TECHNIQUE. AN EXPERT AT REVITALIZING A WOMAN’S BEAUTY, SHE HAS AN EXTENSIVE BACKGROUND IN MAKEUP ARTISTRY, AND FASHION STYLING IN HER EARLIER YEARS. TAI FAMILIARIZES HER CLIENTS WITH THE GOAL OF ACHIEVING A NATURAL LOOK WITHOUT AN OVERLOAD OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS.
HER IMPRESSIVE LIST OF FEMALE CANVASES INCLUDES: LAILA ALI, ISSA RAE, YVONNE ORJI, VIVICA FOX, QUEEN LATIFAH, JOY REID, MAXINE WATERS, FRENCHIE DAVIS, JEANNIE MAI, MALINDA WILLIAMS, ANGELL CONWELL, CASSIE SCERBO, JANELLE MONAE, CHRISETTE MICHELLE, MEAGAN GOOD, MICHELLE WILLIAMS, WILLA FORD, VENUS WILLIAMS, HILARY DUFF, AND KYLA PRATT, AMONG OTHERS. IN ADDITION, YOUNG HAS GROOMED SOME OF THE HOTTEST MEN IN HOLLYWOOD INCLUDING RAPPER/ACTORS COMMON, LL COOL J, KANYE WEST, CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER, PATRICK WARBURTON, HILL HARPER, BORIS KODJOE, TERRELL OWENS, HOSEA CHANCHEZ AND KEVIN HART.
Designing custom clothing for her Barbie dolls out of socks at age five, Tai’s visions for others started early. Not stopping there, at the age of 17, she was personal shopping for Beyoncé’ and Solange, Bushwick Bill and R&B group H-Town by request. Working with Houston’s finest afforded her the opportunity to create and inspire others on her journey to LA. In 2009, Tai launched Industry Art Shops, an education-based hands on workshop that aspiring artists a chance to meet and learn from the industry’s best in the fields of makeup, hair, fashion, and dance. Starting with makeup, she was able to bring out Joanna Schlip, Mylah Morales, and Mario Dedivanovic to share their celeb techniques with an audience of their peers. Celebrated for her “less is more” approach to fashion and beauty, Young continues to push the envelope with the evolving image of each of her clients. To them, she is a Makeup Artist, Beauty Expert, Trendsetter, or Style Maven – she defies the confines of a label and it’s simply. . .TaiYoungStyle.
Announcing the launch of her line of cruelty free, beauty must haves in 2016, her “5 Steps to Flawless,” brush set was born. The 5 brush collection allows the consumer to apply their own makeup with the same artistic standards as a makeup artist. Guided by step by step tips in the mini instructional pamphlet that comes with the brushes, DIY natural glam has never been easier. Pairing the brushes with your favorite cosmetic brands will take the guess work out of your makeup regime. This spring, Young will also add “author” to her resume with the release of her beauty book. Her publishing debut is a no-holds barred, beauty tell-all for the woman who wants to perfect the “no makeup” natural look. Encouraging a ‘less is more” makeup approach, sharing tips, tricks, and beauty secrets of your favorite celebrities, she holds nothing back. The release of the book will be supported by a multi-city book tour, beauty seminars and pop up DIY workshops in a city near you. The Tai Young Beauty brand will continue to focus on uplifting a community of women and building the confidence of every client.