Denise's Bio


Denise Del Russo has had beauty on the brain since getting into her mom's makeup bag at the age of 10. From then on Denise would do makeup on anyone that would allow her. Today, Denise has made a career out of it and her goal is to focus on her clients best features and accentuate them. Denise, a skilled, accomplished and ambitious artist is constantly on the hunt for the best products on the market to use on her clients. She started out working with top makeup artists in the industry, freelancing for Bobbi Brown, and assisting on sets of major fashion and beauty shoots alongside some of the best photographers and models. Denise has been featured in national beauty and fitness publications and worked with on-air talent for national television networks.

Through her work & training, Denise gained a knack for classic technique and a familiarity with products to build her expertise. Denise specializes in clean, natural, beauty makeup helping people draw out the best version of their complexion and features.

Recent Posts

August 29, 2018

Tap vs/ bottle water is always an interesting topic that comes up, especially out to eat. EWG (Environmental Working Group) is a reliable source relating to anything health & toxicity. It’s not always easy being the person who prefers bottled water over tap, for some...

November 2, 2016

Not sure if anyone else feels the same but putting on false lashes can be a daunting task. I asked my sister to show a step by step to make it easier. She does this for a living and if there is anyone that can make your lashes look glam it Denise. Here she shows her Qu...

September 29, 2016

Want to look and feel great? There’s a book for that! Five books actually, that pro makeup artist and health and wellness devotee Denise Del Russo highly recommends. Read more.

February 9, 2016

(Tips from my girls Karena and Katrina of Tone It Up)

Get Centered and Fill Your Heart with Gratitude. It’s easy to get caught up in the groove of everyday life and forget how truly blessed we all are. Start the day with a simple visualization and focus on all the go...

December 19, 2015


We are constantly on the search for "good for you" make up that actually work. Here  I dish about my top choices for paraben-free mascaras that give you everything from volume and length to seriously outrageous lashes! 



November 18, 2015


A few weeks ago I visited a showcase that presented many new health and beauty brands, from fitness gear to pure mineral makeup...and I even try out a mask I'm straight from the Himalayan Mountains!! See what other goodies I found here!  

November 12, 2015


Should You Make the natural deodorant that is? Over on"The Dish with DDR" I tried and tested five natural deodorants to see how well they stood the test of time and sweat. You may be surprised by my results. What are your fave natural deodorants to use?...

November 10, 2015


So, while in the shower one night the idea about what I could write for this month's e-mail update, dawned on me. The idea came from a video I recently watched on Marie Forleo TV (I love Marie btw). Marie speaks a lot about the importance of creating a life that you l...

October 8, 2015


I want to give you my top six favorite spices and herbs to get your skin glowing and put a halt to the aging process, because "Ain't nobody got time for that!" Spicing up your meals could be the fastest way to boost their beautifying benefits. Here's how. 


September 2, 2015


We, well I, spend so much time lathering on lotions, SPF's, makeup etc. that it can take a real toll on your complexion. So, to help combat imperfections and other flaws, once a week I take a night (usually Sunday) out to just tend to my skin. I exfoliate, cleanse and...

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