Faina Rudshteyn, a New York City native and freelance makeup artist, transformed her passion for art into a successful career. She holds a degree in Fashion Marketing from New York City College of Technology and honed her makeup skills at Make Up For Ever Academy NYC. Faina’s journey includes working at Make Up Forever Pro Studio and Immortal Masks. Her passion in special effects led her to achieve 2nd place in the Character/Prosthetic Competition at the International Makeup Artist Tradeshow in Sydney, Australia, in 2014. To further her expertise, she moved to Los Angeles in 2015, attending Cinema Makeup School and becoming a semi-finalist on the 12th season of FaceOff on the SyFy channel. Faina works primarily in the Film and Television industry as well as music video, and commercial department heading and keying various projects. Her work spans character makeups, fashion editorials, and body art, all fueled by her dedication to learning, creating, and educating.