In a major win for cosmetic company Fashion Fair, celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine has been named the company’s new creative director. Fine brings to the table over 20 years of experience from working with A-list celebs like Jennifer Hudson, Queen Latifah, Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks and Mary J Blige and he is also the author of Fine Beauty: Beauty Basics and Beyond for African-American Women and released an instructional DVD, Fine: The Basics of Beauty. Fine was also the first African-American spokesperson for Revlon in 1992 and with Cover Girl in 1995.
When asked about Fine’s addition to the Fashion Fair team, company president Clarisa Wilson had this to say:
“Sam Fine is a true artist who understands women of color and has built an illustrious career unparalleled in the industry. His experience in the fashion editorial world with global beauty brands and celebrities will translate wonderfully with Fashion Fair, and our consumers will reap its benefits. We’re thrilled to have him with us, and you’ll be able to track his progress at www.fashionfair.com.”
In addition to developing Fashion Fair’s extensive line of products, Fine will also launch a signature cosmetic collection called “Same Fine For Fashion Fair” in 2012.