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, in Tokyo Japan. Upon graduation, she continued her study 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.
After she relocated herself to New York, Risako has been working extensively in beauty/fashion makeup for editorial,commercial and also for shows backstage for NY, Milan and Paris Fashion week. She has worked on the teams of industry's top makeup artists such as;
DIANE KENDAL. YADIM, THOMAS DE KLUYVER. ERIN PARSONS, JAMES KALIADOS
Risako's work has been featured on various Publication such as; ELLE, L'OFFICIEL, Marie Claire, Glamour, Office, Interview, etc.
CV is available upon request.