Shades Of Beauty
Essence|April 2019
Shades Of Beauty

Her work is mesmerizing and her influence far-reaching. World-renowned makeup artist and cosmetics entrepreneur Pat McGrath is an industry icon. Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about her.

Julee Wilson

ESSENCE: What does it mean for you to be a Black woman who is considered the most influential makeup artist across the globe?

PAT MCGRATH: The love I feel from people of all hues never ceases to amaze me, but the support I receive day in and day out from my sisters is what drives me to keep going, to keep pushing. I hope that everything I’m doing demonstrates that no matter where you come from or the color of your skin, if you’re willing to work hard, anything is possible.

ESSENCE: What inspires you?


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April 2019