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.
Jenny appears regularly on network TV and prominent digital media channels educating people about beauty and makeup. Nationally recognized for her broad industry knowledge and expertise, she has been featured on Good Morning America, The Today Show, The Rachael Ray Show, ExtraTV, HSN, 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 served as an on-camera Beauty Expert at Joyus.com. Jenny has been retained by organizations such as Bell Flavors and Fragrances, NASCAR, The Women’s Athletic Club of Chicago, The Yacht Club of Chicago, YPO and more to speak and lead seminars.
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 and independent cosmetics boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Cos Bar, Credo, C.O. Bigelow, Amazon Luxury Beauty and many others.
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.