About Us


Paint and Powder Cosmetics (PaintandPowderstore.com) was created in 2006 by Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist, Suzanne Patterson, to directly serve the demand for high performing makeup and skin care products for makeup artists and actors working in the film and High Definition Television industry. Having worked heavily in HDTV for the past 8 years she is considered one of the country’s top High Definition Makeup experts, and the professional products offered through the store have been directly tested and performance approved to be HD compatible. The novice artist will find helpful product descriptions and details that are designed to be informative in furthering their product knowledge, decision buying, and application.

Business With A Purpose…..

Suzanne’s decades of professional experience working in film and television production, and making up some of the biggest stars in entertainment, translates into offering the most sought after products available to makeup artists, performing artists, and consumers worldwide. From high profile celebrities to the most discriminating consumer, we offer our clientele a wide variety of high demand items with the lowest prices in an easy to shop atmosphere, and where personal service, fast shipment, and total customer satisfaction is always a top priority. Paint and Powder Cosmetics strives to be environment friendly with products that have minimal packaging from the manufacturer. We recycle shipping materials wherever possible.

Skill Based Workshops……

Paint and Powder has partnered with Creative Beauty Academy owned by Master TV & Special FX Makeup Artist Paciencia DaCosta. They have several specialty classes. Their Media makeup and airbrush workshops are extremely popular for the high quality content that is taught with state of the art makeup techniques, and attended by students from around the world. Creative Beauty Academy  features online and hands-on workshops in an actual HDTV studio facility, and taught by guest celebrity makeup artists who are leading education in makeup. For more information about these classes click here.

A Special Purpose…..

Her wealth of professional experience in both special makeup effects for media production and mass casualty/combat injury simulation moulage led Suzanne to fill an important and continuing need for a selection of high quality and unusually hard to find special makeup effects products and materials that give the most realistic results, especially for High Definition use. Paint and Powder Cosmetics also serves many customers around the world in the Military and Emergency Medical Services community with unique product offerings along with personal service and customized instruction that will give “real to the eye” results in their moulage for training drills and exercises.

Our Company Staff……

Paint and Powder Cosmetics proudly supports our military. Both Suzanne and Paciencia come from military families. Our success is built on integrity and excellence in customer service and satisfaction, and offering the highest quality products with super fast shipping (same day turnaround with most orders received Monday through Friday before 2:00 PM, EST). Products sold in our store are friendly to the environment, cruelty free and not tested on animals. Thank you for shopping with us, we appreciate your business!


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