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Meet the Makeup Artist Taking Sherman Oaks by Storm: Raven Pinsker

Today we’d like to introduce you to Raven Pinsker.

In the past, Raven has struggled with beauty and confidence issues and used makeup as a way to hide rather than as a way to highlight her features.  However, after her formal training in makeup she started to realize she could use makeup to really bring out the beauty in herself in a more natural, non-transformative way.  Her story is one where she won over her personal struggle and now uses her talent to help other women feel more confident.  She notes, “a little boost of confidence can be life changing.”

“I had a lot of beauty issues – never thought my features were considered beautiful – so love the idea of educating women on how to bring the features they like about themselves out – to empower them without transforming them is what my career in makeup is all about.”

Raven particularly enjoys her work with brides.  “It’s such a privilege to work so close with a bride on her special day.  I try to be the presence she would want; I to be calming for her.”  We’re so impressed with her work and with her personal story.


  • Natural Glam Makeup Applications. $75-$165
  • My makeup application fee for anything other than Bridal is $75.
  • I offer bridal packages with discounted rates for the bridal party (group of 4 minimum)
  • My rate for a Bride which includes an individual false lash application ranges from $145-$165 

Contact Info:

  • Instagram: ravenmakeup
  • Facebook: Raven Pinsker Makeup Artist
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Phone: (805) 302-0442


  • Self taught and professionally certified as a MUA from The Academy of Makeup and Fashion
  • Worked on actress, model and creator of the clothing brand Vulgar Citizen based in Los Angeles
  • Voted Thumbtack’s Best of 2015 Makeup Artists from customers in Los Angeles
  • Partner with several other talented makeup and hair artists to accomodate large groups and bridal parties

We love Raven because she is humble even though she has one of the most impressive portfolios in LA.  Check out her work below:

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  1. Barbara Layne

    May 17, 2016 at 21:41

    Raven came to “Academy of Makeup & Fashion – On Set” already full of talent. We were able to fine tune her techniques and give her direction in the business of beauty. Her abilities complement her sincere love for helping others express their inner and outer beauty. You are so fortunate to have found this great artist and person!


    May 18, 2016 at 03:48

    Raven gave a make-up party for a group of “mature” women; she was absolutely compassionate, understanding, patient, and did not for one second make any of us feel anything but beautiful. She had great information, and I thought I knew all there was to know about applying make-up; I was very happy to know there was much more for me to know! Love this beautiful woman

  3. Miyuki Harley

    May 18, 2016 at 17:41

    Hi Raven , what a beautiful presentation ! And wholistic approach ! Not sure when I can get with you ! I will pass your posts along sweat heart . Love seeing pictures of your daughter precious !
    I do need your services but I’m not in the position quite yet, I need it for my singing , I am still reforming !
    805 535-3733

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