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Peter Philips, Pat McGrath, Tom Pecheux...nowadays we take the superstar status of top makeup artists for granted, but it wasn’t always that way. The trailblazer credited with taking beauty from behind-the-scenes to center stage is the late, great Kevyn Aucoin.
May 7 will mark the 10-year anniversary of his death, and in memory, we asked seven of the fashion and beauty world’s most brightly shining stars to remember the man and his impact on the industry. Ahead, you’ll find their heartfelt recollections, plus some of our favorite looks from Kevyn’s iconic makeup manual, Making Faces. Prepare to be amazed, and possibly get a little misty eyed.
Photos: Courtesy of Kevyn Aucoin
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