D E E N A J O N E S
T H E J O U R N E Y
BEHIND THE BRUSHES
Makeup Artist Deena Jones’ passion for the art began at the age of 3, while watching her mother apply her makeup daily. Deena's young attraction to makeup has now matured. In recent years, her abilities have unfolded and are driving her thirst to shine in the industry.
Deena attended Monmouth University, where she earned a degree in Business Marketing. While attending college, she had the opportunity to study abroad for a semester in Florence, Italy. There, she visited the Gucci Factory, and was able to stride through the process of making a Gucci bag. As she felt the textures of the luxurious leather and cloth used and saw the extreme detail put into every piece, Deena was absorbed into the beauty of fashion and art in every aspect. Along with this, Deena attributes her creativity and love for makeup to her mother, who had always taught her to follow her dreams.
Deena has been beautifying brides, bridal parties, and prom queens for eight years and has been a Master Certified Norvell Spray Tan Artist for seven years.By the age of 23, Deena successfully began her own Freelance/Mobile Makeup, Eyelash Extension, and Spray Tanning Business. To further her education, she attended Make-up Designory (MUD) in New York City, where she discovered her undying passion for fashion and television makeup. Through attending MUD, Deena’s passion flourished. Since then, she has experienced working NY Fashion Week and has done hair and makeup for many editorial shoots, music videos, and short films. Her wok has been featured on Nylon Web Magazine, Elle Web Magazine, Buzzfeed Online/Snapchat Ads, Playboy.com, Timberland.com, IMDB, in Northside Magazine, in True&Co. Catalog & Online Shopping Sites, and more.
Deena is a multifaceted Makeup Artist who is inspired by texture, color, and unique style. She is captivated by makeup in every form of the word and loves the challenge of any new and previous projects she has incurred throughout her journey as a makeup artist. Deena highly respects the work of many others and is immensely inspired by working with other makeup artists, hair stylists, photographers, and creative directors. Her personality and vibrancy shine through all of her work and her adoration for makeup can be felt by everyone who works with her. Deena Jones is a makeup artist based in the Greater New York City Area.
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within
you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to
change the world.”- Harriet Tubman