Troy Surratt: Refinery29 Beauty Innovator Of The Year

There are many reasons why Troy Surratt, makeup artist and creator of Surratt Beauty, deserves an award: his incredible skill, his devotion to his craft, his boundless creativity. But the reason he deserves this award is his commitment to pushing the limits of what makeup can do in the service of making women look and feel their most beautiful. Surratt has married his encyclopedic knowledge of makeup with an intense interest in technology. The result is a line of cosmetics intent on breaking rules, defying conventions, and most importantly, bringing delight to makeup counters around the world.

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