About Amy Vu

Born into a family of artists, her mother a cosmetologist and her father an artist,Amy Vu inherited her artistic nature early on. She landed her first makeup job at 18, working in the cosmetic lines of Yves Saint Laurent, and Shiseido.

Passionate and persistent, she graduated at Orange County's renowned Empire Academy of Makeup to become a certified makeup artist. Her experience and training led her to become a freelance makeup artist for Smashbox and Too-Faced cosmetics.

Credit: liznguyenpr@gmail.com

Amy's Activity

2013 -
Import Tuner Calendar
2012 -
Emma Hewitt
2010 -
Ron Artest for 949 Magazine
2008 -
Import Tuner Magazine
2007 -
Racket Magazine
2007 -
Makeup assistant for Kathleen Robertson of 90210
2007 -
Chinese Actress Eugenia Ma
2007 -
Dr. Pepper commercial aired in the 2007 VMA's.
2006 -
Hawthorne News TV Station
2006 -
Ad for Miller Lite
2005 -
Tilly's catalog/advertisement on Orange County Register


Amy's wide range of experience has molded her to become a universal artist. She has the unique ability to enhance ones natural beauty to be a goddess for a day or a character at night. No matter the age, gender, or ethnicity she can create what the client wants and suggest what the client needs.

Currently, Amy is working as her own Freelance Makeup Artist. Her specialties include but are not limited to:

  • Fashion
  • Runway
  • Video
  • Print
  • Editorials
  • Commercials
  • Weddings
  • and Special Events.