Joe Blasco


Meet Joe Blasco


The name Joe Blasco is synonymous with glamorous celebrity Makeup, high quality cosmetics products, and cutting-edge Makeup artistry education. Based in Hollywood since the early 1960s, Joe Blasco also resides in Orlando, Florida, and soon New York City! Because Mr. Blasco supervises each of his famous Makeup artist training centers, he chooses, for the sake of convenience, to also reside near each of them!


Joe Blasco progressed rapidly from his beginnings in the Makeup industry as an apprentice cosmetics chemist with professional cosmetics manufacturing firms to personal Makeup artist for scores of personalities, including Rona Barrett, Bette Midler, Olivia Newton-John, Lauren Bacall, Carol Burnett, Donnie and Marie Osmond, Dick Clark, Hal Linden, Carmen Zapata, and the late Orson Welles among others. After first working in 1962 as Chief Makeup Artist for NBC-TV and ABC-TV in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he assisted the studios in making the transition from black-and-white to color, he was brought to Hollywood by the original Max Factor Company in 1966.


After arriving in Hollywood, he worked as a Makeup artist for the Max Factor Company and Aida Grey Salon, as a lab tech for Ben Nye, Sr., as a West Coast sales rep for RCMA, and as a Makeup artist for CBS Television prior to becoming a staff Makeup artist for ABC Television in Hollywood. At ABC-TV he headed the Makeup department for over 10,000 television shows from 1970 to 1989. In addition, he opened the doors of the first of his two Makeup Artist Training Centers, which have since received international acclaim. In the early 1980s, Blasco created and introduced his cosmetics line to professionals in Hollywood.


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