Dimitri James is a professional make up artist whose work has graced the runway and the red carpet as well as national and international television shows and magazines. The author of Becoming Beauty and Naughty Makeovers for Nice Girls, Dimitri is also the creator of Skinn Cosmetics, a line of premium skin care formulas and color cosmetics.
Dimitri credits his long and successful career in the industry to his innate ability to see and bring out the beauty in everyone. Growing up, his passion for his future profession was sparked by his mother and two grandmothers, all European-trained estheticians. Dimitri followed their footsteps to become a licensed esthetician himself, and went on to serve as a make-up artist for some of the world’s most iconic beauty brands, including Estee Lauder, Chanel, Revlon, Lancôme and Borghese. In addition, he was the national trainer for make-up artists and estheticians at the highly successful Adrien Arpel Salons and Spas.
You can find Dimitri’s work frequently featured on the runway in New York and Los Angeles, and in fashion spreads and music videos. His artistry has also been seen on the stars of “The Office,” “Desperate Housewives,” “Sex and the City,” and “CSI”. With the creation of Skinn Cosmetics in 2002, Dimitri has now added the distinction of Pioneer to his resume. His high energy, informative live makeovers and demos have earned him legions of loyal fans across the globe.
Demo Reel for Dimitri & Skinn Cosmetics