Brittney Reed– Makeup Artist, finding beauty in the strange.
Brittney, also known by her social handle, ‘Brokegrrrl’ is a cruelty free makeup artist based in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She is the Chief Makeup Artist for TK2 Films, as well as a freelance artist with interests in Special FX, Film & TV, Editorial work, Avantgarde and Boudoir.
She is certified in Special FX Makeup Artistry, from the SFX Program of Study at Multimedia Makeup Academy located in Troy, Michigan.There she studied under Christina Newman, gaining certificates from SFX Essentials to Intermediate, Airbrush, Mold making, Nuts and Bolts Business,and more. She was also honored to receive the ‘Center Stage Scholarship’ for her work and essay writing, in 2015.
Her love of makeup started at an early age, growing up in the world of musical theater, as well as watching sci fi/fantasy growing up. Her determination, attention to detail, and passion to create edgy and bright looks while using cruelty free products is the key to her success as a new makeup artist.
Britt started started her beauty and lifestyle blog under the name ‘Brokegrrrl’ on the blog site, tumblr in 2013. There she shares her educational journey and her passion for the industry and creating characters. As an artist and a brand, brokegrrrl is about believing in technique and brand diversity in a makeup kit. Brokegrrrl has a unique approach to the beauty industry and proving that the everyday artist and enthusiast can make art with a conscience AND on a budget!She believes in empowerment and inclusivity with brands and clients.