Facekitt is a multi-authored beauty network, the team blogs unique opinions on makeup, cosmetics or anything beauty related. Founded on 5 October 2011, it started with 1 multi-authored blog which was quickly expanded to a network of Facekitt US, UK, & Asia, by July of 2012. The writers are a passionate group of beauty gurus living around the globe. They have a common goal of making Facekitt network a top beauty resource site. Bookmark us if you haven’t!
Meet our team of talented & beautiful team on Facekitt USA/Canada!
LAUREN GATCOMBE - St. Louis, MO
Lauren has always loved makeup, but has really gotten into it in the past year. She loves experimenting with new products and is always on the hunt for her next “holy grail” find. She is not afraid to try anything! She especially has a passion for nail polish and is rarely ever seen without her nails painted. She discovered the YouTube beauty community last fall and became hooked… more like obsessed. She is majoring in Journalism and she absolutely loves to write, read, and go shopping. Her mom always says that she enjoys the finer things in life and Lauren would not disagree.
PEARL HU - Georgia
Pearl has always loved blogging and make-up, so to be able to combine the two is a thrill for her. Pearl believes in mixing high-end and drug store brands to achieve a look that highlights your best face forward. After years with experimenting with different brands she hopes to give advice to take out the guess work in products. Besides spending her free time getting giddy at the make-up counters, she is studying, getting coffee, and watching T.V. shows like “How I Met Your Mother” and “New Girl.”
Follow her on Twitter & Instagram & Pinterest: PearlHu
LINDA JANSEN - Red Deer, Alberta
Linda is 22 years old living in Alberta, Canada. She’s a mobile specialist by day, an online student by night and a makeup junkie around the clock. Between work and studying to be a wedding/event planner she not only love to experiment with makeup, but research new things in the beauty market. She also believes that beauty and makeup products go beyond something skin deep, and help develop a confidence that can make every girl feel beautiful.
Follow her on twitter @LindaAlicia_
Alexa is a news/editorial writer from Texas and has always loved the thrill of chasing a good story, but beauty and style were always her secret love. She enjoys finding out the latest beauty secrets as well as tracking down all of the newest fashion trends. She utilizes her expertise in finding the most hard-hitting news story and translates that mentality into her beauty guru side. She believes that it doesn’t take makeup and fashion to be beautiful. Confidence is a woman’s sexiest accessory.
Elizabeth Klassner is a recent college grad from Scranton, Pennsylvania. When she isn’t working as an administrative assistant, she’s working part-time at a cosmetics store. Some of Liz’s favorite cosmetic and skincare brands include Benefit Cosmetics, L’Oreal, Clinique and Philosophy. Working in cosmetics, Liz has been able to test a variety of different products, as well as discuss products with her amazing co-workers. Although she loves finding and learning about all cosmetics, she really enjoys finding new lip products and creating the perfect smoky eye. Her style inspiration is Adele. When she isn’t working, Liz enjoys watching some of her favorite television shows, which include “The Golden Girls” and “Downton Abbey.”
Follow her on twitter at @lizklassner
Meet our team of talented & beautiful contributing writers for Facekitt UK!
GEMMA HUGHES – Glasgow, Scotland
Gemma is a make-up obsessed Literature graduate from Glasgow, Scotland. In between working as a Social Media Exec intern, she is a self-confessed YouTube junkie, bargain hunter and cupcake baker. She also loves travelling, anything to do with fashion.
Follow her on Twitter @LaPalmaGem
FRANCENE O’DONNELL – Glasgow, Scotland
Francene currently lives in the west of Scotland, graduated with a degree with Psychology. She currently works as a care and support worker. Her passion about makeup brought her to become her own make up artist on her wedding day – She simply could not trust anyone else to apply makeup for her. In her spare time, she enjoys watching YouTube videos and updates herself on makeup trends through twitter.
Follow her on Twitter @FranceneRisk
LYNSEY MACDONALD – Motherwell
Lynsey is a twenty three year old Film and Television studies graduate, makeup artist and social media addict. Working freelance as a blogger, writer and social media consultant, she loves nothing more than combining her passion for writing and obsession with all things beauty related! She lives just outside Glasgow in Scotland, and trained as a makeup artist at The Academy of Makeup Scotland.
Follow her on Twitter @lynseymac1
JENNI HEARNSHAW – Southport, England
Jenni is a 25 year old make-up artist, hairstylist and face/body painter. She has recently qualified in a Level 3 Theatrical Media Make -up and has previously studied Level 2 Theatrical Media Make-up and Hairdressing NVQ2. She has a 2:1 BA Degree in History of Art from Leeds University and is loving the creativity in being a make-up artist. She has experience in fashion, beauty, weddings and SFX and was a make-up artist at the Miss England finals for 2011 and 2012, as well as being part of the make-up team for the Miss World Final 2011.
Follow her on Twitter @jennihmua
Meet our team of talented & beautiful contributing writers for Facekitt Asia!
NICOLE TAY- Singapore
Nicole set up the Facekitt Network 2 years after she was introduced into the world of makeup. She started learning makeup through numerous youtube beauty tutorials and the continued viewership has drawn her into becoming an active member of the beauty community online. Beside all things makeup, she is also passionate about entrepreneurship. Exposed to startups when she briefly lived in Silicon Valley & while interning in a medical company, she is motivated to start something up in the future. She is a freelance designer and currently resides in Singapore. Tweet her @nicouze.