Risako Matsushita is a professional Makeup Artist based in New York City. 

Risako is a Japanese American who was originally born in New York City. She was raised in Tokyo, Japan and Toronto,Canada.

Risako has completed an intensive Hair & Makeup Course in Vantan Design Laboratory, a professional hair and makeup school in Tokyo whose alumni network include world-class Japanese makeup artist. Upon graduation from Vantan,  Risako continued her study in makeup at the Make Up For Ever Academy in New York City.

Prior to establishing her passion in Makeup, Risako obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Art History and the Science of Art at Keio University  in Tokyo, Japan.

Risako has extensive experience working with many talented models, designers, stylists, photographers and other professionals in a variety of projects involving Beauty and Fashion Makeup, Special Effect Makeup and Artistic Makeup throughout Japan and the United States.

CV is available upon request.