The 2017 Handbag Awards Judge Denise Del Russo
Denise Del Russo
Denise Del Russo is a professional makeup artist, beauty and wellness consultant. Sheâ€™s had a passion for creative arts since a very young age. She has translated that passion into a career helping other women look and feel their best. One of her objectives is to focus on her clientâ€™s best features and accentuate them, while also teaching them how to recreate the look themselves. <br><br> Denise has worked in editorial, TV, and bridal settings for over ten years. She earned a completion certificate in 2010 after studying in London, with the now famous Pixiwoos sisters,Samantha and Nicola Chapman. She is also an alumnus of The Masterclass with Mario Dedivanovic (Kim Kâ€™s makeup artist) and recently completed studies at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to become a health coach. To spread the word about her passion in the health and beauty industry Denise has a column on the cheeky lifestyle and all things beautiful site DIVAlicious.NYC, appropriately named â€œThe Dish with DDR.â€ <br><br> You can find some of Deniseâ€™s work on DIVAlicious.NYC, Cosmopolitan.com, New York Fashion Week, Marie Claire, Teen Vogue, Essence magazine, and Manhattan Magazine amongst other well known publications.