Jenny Patinkin is a highly sought-after beauty expert, entrepreneur, makeup artist and author known for her Lazy Perfection and age-friendly approach to beauty. She is the author of the best selling book, Lazy Perfection, The Art of Looking Great Without Really Trying (Running Press/Hachette), and as Chicago’s premier makeup artist and private instructor, 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.
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 is frequently retained by corporations, clubs and other organizations to speak and lead seminars.
Jenny’s namesake line of high end makeup brushes and beauty tools has been praised by online and print beauty authorities such as Allure, Brides, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, New Beauty, The New York Times and PopSugar and is sold on-line and across the country at luxury and independent cosmetics boutiques including Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bergdorf Goodman, Cos Bar, Credo, C.O. Bigelow, Shen 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.