surratt beauty, creator troy surratt, is one of the beauty industry’s most sought-after and respected makeup artists. growing up in kansas, troy dreamed of becoming a fashion illustrator. after studying at the fashion institute of technology and parsons school of design, he segued his artistic skills to launch a career as a makeup artist, working under the tutelage of the legendary kevyn aucoin. after visiting japan for the first time, troy fell in love with the unparalleled skill of japanese methods, and began a decade-long journey that led to the creation of surratt beauty, now comprised of 200 bespoke products. while developing surratt beauty, troy traveled back to japan countless times, seeking out the top tier of artisans, materials, and formulas, and then elevated each product to the next level of innovation. the result is a truly transcendent collection. a skilled color master, troy is known for his professional grace, ardent dedication, and unfailing attention to detail. his expertise and artistry is sought after by a devoted group of international influencers, including celebrity clients, iconic brands, and top beauty and fashion journalists.