Pinsky has created a name for herself by making women feel confident and beautiful
without the look of heavy makeup. “Everybody has features that are unique,” says
Lori, “I love to enhance a woman’s natural beauty, and to make her shine,
not her makeup.”
Recently, Lori relocated to California from Vancouver,
Canada, where she worked as a professional makeup artist for the last 12 years.
A graduate from the highly acclaimed Blanche Macdonald Centre in Vancouver,
Lori’s areas of expertise cover all facets of makeup including film and television,
fashion editorial and commercial print, and bridal makeup.
Early on in
Lori’s career, the Paris-based cosmetic company, Make Up For Ever, a cult
brand for makeup artists, opened up shop in Canada. Lori was given the opportunity
to manage and train all of their in-house artists for the Western Canada region.
Having worked with such an extensive and artistic cosmetic line opened the door
to further her explorations within the makeup industry.
As the film and
television industry began to increasingly grow in Vancouver, Lori decided to broaden
her makeup repertoire. She became affiliated with IATSE local 891, and worked
on numerous feature films, movies of the week, and music videos.
editorial work has been highlighted in and on the covers of numerous Canadian
and US magazines such as - Real Weddings, Nuvo, Clique, Urban Male, and Inside
Weddings to name a few. She has also been featured in a number of national
newspapers and made television appearances on shows such as “The Shopping Bags”
and “CTV Morning News” for her expert advice and insight on makeup
Lori’s broad range of experience led her to teaching makeup for
film and television at the Vancouver Film School and she has been invited
as a guest speaker at various technical schools in and around Vancouver and Los
Along with Lori’s entertainment industry credits, she has also
made-up hundreds of brides and their bridal parties. Her ability to bring out
the best features in a person with a light touch and attention to detail, while
catering to each bride’s current style and comfort level, has left her highly
sought after by local wedding gurus and clients alike.
Lori can cater to
bridal parties of any size and will travel nationally and abroad.
now calls Los Angeles her home where she continues to share her expertise with
her California clientele.