50+ Faces – 50 Stories from our 50th Anniversary celebrants

Harry Jefferson, Jr.

Harry Jefferson, Jr.Harry Jefferson is an international business consultant, makeup designer, and commercial beauty/fashion makeup artist. During his youth, he passionately engaged with his first love-dance. His first job was as a dance teacher with the White Plains Youth Bureau. Little did he know, the Youth Bureau helped him develop the leadership skills and heart for service for others at a young age. Through summer employment with the Entrepreneurship Program, Harry had developed a business plan for a dance company call “Step Up Dance” for which he was awarded Entrepreneur of the year and won a scholarship to Babson College. The Youth Bureau ignited the entrepreneurial fire inside of him that still burns today.

Harry J. has been working in the beauty industry for over 9 years, of which he focused on honing his skills in the beauty business as a makeup artist, makeup designer, and business consultant. His experiences have provided him with a 360 perspective in the development of various beauty projects.

Artistically, Harry J’s career is extraordinarily diverse with experience working in different divisions of the makeup industry, from television and fashion editorial, to the Red Carpet and more! He was awarded “Fashion Makeup Artist of the Year” in 2018 by Fashion TV Magazine. His fashion editorial work has been published all over the world in high fashion and beauty publications such as ELLE, L”Officiel Ukraine, COSMOPOLITAN, ELLEMENTS Magazine and many others. His work has dotted the major US coastal cities and now most recently in Europe, where he now focuses his career as a Makeup Designer and Product Development Director for one of Poland’s Top Cosmetic Concepts-a new Health and Beauty chain called KONTIGO.

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