Nick Lujan is a makeup artist, team leader, and educator with over 13 years of experience. He is widely recognized for his creativity, artistic skillset and his unique approach to coaching and developing artistry in others, which he has cultivated through many years of experience as an artist, manager and trainer at MAC Cosmetics, Sephora and MAKE UP FOR EVER & Kevyn Aucoin Beauty.
Nick Lujan was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, where the beautiful landscape and culture fueled his passion for the arts growing up. Nick went on to study Culinary Arts, Restaurant Management, and Music which provided him with the tools and dedication for blending ingredients, leading teams effectively and building stage presence. While studying and performing Opera at University of New Mexico, Nick discovered the world of makeup. The art of transformation for character development was eye opening and gave Nick the ability to express himself as never before.
Nick currently holds a position as Global Director of Artistry & Education for Space Brands Ltd., focused on brands; Kevyn Aucoin & Lipstick Queen. In his role he creates, writes and facilitates programs for developing client service and artistic skill while driving results and expressing brand DNA. As part of his role, Nick also works with, public relations and creative teams, as on-air talent, developing content, educating Pros & Pro Influencers, conducting editor facing desk-sides, consulting on beauty editor stories, facilitating makeup seminars and collaborating on product development.