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Kristofer Buckle

The Womens Conference

How He Empowers Others

Makeup artist Kristofer Buckle’s impeccable eye and unfailing devotion to the perfect balance of intrinsic beauty and the power of makeup has garnered the attention of the beauty, fashion, and film world alike. His reputation for strong bone structure with attention to individual style and innate glamour has consistently made him a popular name with Hollywood A-listers such as Charlize Theron, Demi Moore, Renée Zellweger.

Born and bred in New York, Kristofer began his career at the Metropolitan Opera after being scouted by an actress in Penn Station for his own personal style. He was then catapulted onto the fashion scene when Steven Meisel booked him for the cover of Italian Vogue. Kristofer’s work has since been featured on the covers and in the pages of major publications including Allure, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and i-D. His creative work with photographers such as Mario Testino, Annie Leibovitz, and Patrick Demarchelier has led to an ever-growing list of advertising clients including Christian Dior, Dooney & Bourke, Stephen Webster, and Neutrogena.

From Jennifer Lopez to Christina Aguilera to Mariah Carey, performers know they can turn to Kristofer to create their signature look for music videos and live events. Kristofer’s vast knowledge of makeup and light teamed with his diverse history in make him irreplaceable when creating looks for today's leading artists. 


  • PS: Today is my birthday and my birthday present was seeing "Burlesque". Now, I want the book, DVD, and anything else I can get my hands on! My new favorite movie of the year. THANKS!

    Posted by heidihaney, 7 December 2010.

  • I am an aspiring make up artist and Kristofer is my HERO!! He has an amazing eye for light AND detail! I try to soak up everything I can from him. I love collecting his work and studying the crap out of it! Thank you Kristofer for all the the inspiring you do and all the creativity you bring out in me. YOU ROCK! If you ever do a workshop...I will be there!

    Posted by heidihaney, 7 December 2010.