Growing up as the daughter of an art director, Kat Hinkle found an early love for the magic of imagery. After graduating from The National Academy of Beauty Arts with honors and a class CA Cosmetology License, Kat chose to work at MAC cosmetics in St Louis, MO in order to take advantage of their continued education programs. While there, Kat was extensively trained by some of the foremost makeup artists in the industry, learning to work with every skin type and ethnicity, as well as learning how to innovate and stay on-trend.
Most recently, Kat has worked with top talent agencies, photographers, personalities and major brands such as: IMG, Ford, Nigel Barker, Mark Seliger, The Duchess of York, Sara Sampaio, Nina Agdal, Sports Illustrated and Sears to name a few. A sought after professional in her own right, Kat brings a wide range of talent to any job with her varied background experiences including: theatrical, runway, bridal, beauty, editorial, headshots and commercial styling in addition to old school advertising and art. Her passion for makeup and hair styling has only grown stronger over the years. She is equally happy creating beauty for her individual clients as well as for fortune 500 companies.
*Kat is now certified a Certified Sanitation Specialist through Sanitation Conversation and Barbicide Certified.