Director of Makeup Artistry, M.A.C Cosmetics
Romero has been with MAC for 31 years.
He always strives to create makeup with innovation and
technology in mind!
He comes from a Fashion Design background. He worked
for a designer in Tokyo for 3 years before making the easy
transition to makeup artist! He perfected his skills and
artistic nuances in Japan before returning to New York.
He speaks Japanese and travels to Asia for editorial photo
shoots, masterclasses, and press events.
Romero also takes part in NY, Milan, and Paris Fashion
weeks which he enjoys since he helps to create upcoming
trends using new and iconic products!
He has created beauty looks for global publications like
Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, Allure, Faddy and Schon
magazines. He’s especially proud of his recent 2023
Vogue cover featuring the 92-year young Carmen Dell
A few of his celebrity clients are socialite Daphne
Guinness, singer Mary J Blige, Kerry Hilson, Estelle,
Ciara, Cyndi Lauper, actress Toni Collette, Rosamund
Pike, and Anika Noni Rose
His travels include Milan, Paris, and New York to
participate in international collections such as: Rolando
Santana, Prabal Gurung, Just Cavalli, Dsquared2,
MaxMara, Roberto Cavalli, Marni, Chloe, Manish Aurora,
Balmain, Rick Owens, Shatzy Chen, Guo Pei, Issey
Miyake, Sacai, Kim Shui, LUAR and KENZO