Jenny Patinkin is a highly sought-after makeup artist, beauty expert, entrepreneur and author known for her Lazy Perfection approach to beauty. As Chicago’s premier makeup artist, Jenny’s devoted clientele includes celebrities, high profile and everyday women who count on her for honest opinions, product expertise, and her in-depth technical know-how. Her best selling book, Lazy Perfection, The Art of Looking Great Without Really Trying (Running Press/Hachette) was released in May, 2017.
Nationally recognized for her broad industry knowledge and expertise, Jenny appears regularly on network TV and prominent digital media channels educating people about beauty and makeup. Her artistry and advice have been featured on The Rachael Ray Show, Extra TV, Goop.com, Glamour, Harper’s Bazaar, Health, Marie Claire, Martha Stewart Living, People Style Watch, Real Simple and Self, among many others, and for over three years, Jenny has served as an on-camera Beauty Expert and Host at Joyus.com. Jenny has been retained by corporations such as NASCAR and Bell Flavors and Fragrances to lead seminars and speak as a Beauty Expert, Clean Beauty Expert and Beauty Industry Insider.
Jenny’s namesake line of high end makeup brushes has been praised by online and print beauty authorities such as Allure, Brides, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, New Beauty and PopSugar and is sold on-line and across the country at luxury cosmetics boutiques including Cos Bar, Credo, C.O. Bigelow, Amazon Luxury Beauty and many others. Her Lazy Perfection Petites brushes and Lazy Perfection book are also available at Neiman Marcus stores nationwide and on NeimanMarcus.com.
Jenny trained as a professional makeup artist in Chicago, IL and in London, England. She currently lives in Chicago with her husband and three daughters (none of whom wear a lot of makeup).
Follow Jenny on social media @jennypatinkin.