As an 18 year veteran in the entertainment industry, Crystal Kouri has created looks for Hollywood's celebrities such as Kevin McHale (Glee), Vanessa Hudgens (High School Musical), Jennifer Grey (Dirty Dancing), Laura Slade Wiggins (Shameless), Erika Christensen (Parenthood), Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Saved by the Bell), Jeff Probst (Survivor), Jay Hernandez (Hostel), Lea Thompson (Back to the Future), Missi Pyle (The Artist), Sinqua Walls (Shark Night), Stephanie McMahon (WWE), Emma Caulfield (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Katie Leclerc (Switched at Birth), Rachel Leigh Cook (She's all that), Christina Moore (Hawthorne), Jon Foster (Terminator 3) and Kevin Nash (The Punisher).
Best known for her work on the red carpet, Crystal has made celebrities beautiful for the Oscars, Emmys, SAG awards and American Music Awards, along with dozens of movie premieres and junkets. Creatively inclined, she has also created faces for the catwalks of Fashion Week. As a licensed cosmetologist, the young artist began her studies at the best schools in New York City and Los Angeles, including the Vidal Sassoon Academy. Crystal soon landed an apprenticeship at a top hair salon in Los Angeles and was privately trained to cut hair by the former Artistic Director of the Vidal Sassoon Academy and became a Redken colorist.
Wanting to be multi-faceted in the beauty industry, Crystal began taking courses for makeup and assisting for top celebrity makeup artists such as Mary Phillips. Never forgetting the importance of freelancing, this hard worker uses her industry downtime to work with high end brands such as Láncome, Chanel, Smashbox, Estée Lauder, Armani, Beautyblender and Frederick Fekkai.
Ms. Kouri has carved a niche for herself in the beauty industry and continues to engage in amazing pursuits of creativity.