David De Leon is an Emmy Award winning makeup artist based in Los Angeles. He has a varied career in film, television, print and red carpet. Additionally, David is a popular guest artist and speaker at makeup schools, conventions and seminars worldwide.


Growing up in Orange County, California, David's fascination with makeup began with films and television shows he watched as a child. From monster movies to the great Hollywood beauties, the transformative nature of makeup as an art captivated him. He began his makeup career working in the theater, as an esthetician in salons, and as a makeup artist on low budget films. He eventually found his way to doing makeup for major feature films, television shows, editorial and red carpet with some of Hollywood's greatest stars including Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Ellen DeGeneres, and Sarah Michelle Gellar to name a few.


David's talent, professionalism and commitment to excellence make him one of the most sought after makeup artists in the business. His love of makeup continually propels him forward to his next great adventure!




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