Erik Torppe’s career started in 2008 after attending multiple schools for make up artistry. His work now extends from beauty, red carpet, and high fashion couture to music videos, commercials, TV and film. Erik has a strong passion and love for the beauty industry. He strives to learn and grow with every opportunity. One of Erik's recent career highlights include his current position as Beauty Director and makeup department head for Art Hearts Fashion, showcasing over 30 designers each season during NY, LA, and Miami Fashion Week. Erik has worked closely with major designers to create iconic runway looks for designers such as Stello, Walter Mendez, Michael NGO, and Furne Amato. His work has been featured internationally with companies such as Samsung, VH1, CBS, Oxygen Network, Bravo and Lifetime, along with many published magazine spreads and covers such as Fantastics, Nylon, and Schön Magazine.
Erik is inspired by everything life has to offer. He cherishes every single relationship he builds with his clients. Erik proudly says, "It is not only about a flawless makeup application and education while applying, it is about the connection with the client. I love to make people feel and look beautiful from the inside-out. For this reason, my main priority is to build a trusting and reliable relationship with all of my clients. I treat all clients as family and see my makeup artistry as the icing on top of a trusting relationship."
"Don't let today be a waste of makeup."