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Rea Ann Silva

Creator and Founder of BeautyBlender

REA ANN SILVA
CREATOR, FOUNDER & PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST
• Rea Ann Silva’s experience spans a nearly 30-year journey as one of
the most sought-after Hollywood makeup artists in the industry. As the
creative force behind Beautyblender, she single-handedly changed
the beauty game.
• The Beautyblender concept came to Rea Ann while she was the
Department Head of one of the first TV shows shot in hi-definition. Rea
Ann handled the constant touch-ups with her hand-cut, edgeless
sponges to mimic the seamless look of airbrushing. Soon, every
celebrity that sat in Rea Ann’s chair wanted their own hand-cut
sponge; thus creating the original edgeless sponge. Beautyblender
quickly became the secret on set that had every pro talking.
• Today, the category-creator holds countless beauty awards and is
beloved by both makeup aficionados and newbies as the go-to tool
for achieving a perfectly blended complexion. As Beautyblender
expands, we continue to innovate easy-to-use products that require
minimal efforts yet offer maximum results.
• In November 2020, Rea Ann was honored at the Smithsonian
American Museum of Natural History in the “Only One in The Room”
exhibit, which celebrates the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage.

Oct. 7, 2022

S3 | Ep. 8: Blending the Rules with the creator of the Beautyblender®…

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