Victor Del Castillo

Makeup Artist Male Los Angeles, California, US
Mayhem # 421738

About Me

Victor Del Castillo started his career in makeup inspired by the talented artists that worked for him when he was the Editor of several major entertainment magazines in Mexico City... After 10 years of watching people transforming regular people into astonishing "super stars" it just felt natural to grab a brush and start doing it himself.
He moved to the U.S. in 2002 to keep learning and perfecting his art and soon got a contract with MAC Cosmetics where he got the skills and inspiration to keep growing as a professional makeup artist. As part of the MAC-PRO team, Victor has worked the most important Hollywood red carpets and award shows such as the MTV's, VMA's, BET's and the Grammy's, and attended countless workshops and master-classes on editorial, bridal, ethnic, period makeup, Bollywood makeup, High-Definition, airbrush, character makeup, special efects and body painting.
He has worked in many fashion shows for LA Fashion Week, Ed Hardy, SMET, Ernte, Sue Wong and Carioca Swimwear, and being published in magazines like Corduroy, AVN, Paper and TV Notas. He has been Key Makeup Artist for beauty pageants like Miss Latina USA and for plays like South Pacific and Grease, and a frequent guest makeup consultant for the TV show "Despierta San Diego".
Two times nominated Best Makeup Artist at the AVN Awards 2009 and 2011 for his accomplishments in video, he has worked also in television at KRCA ESTRELLA TV for the shows "Tengo Talento, Mucho Talento", "A Que No Puedes", "El Show de Lagrimita y Costel", "Duetos", "Estudio 2", "Estrellitas del Sabado" and “Mi Sueno es Bailar” (Spanish version of “Dancing with the Stars”); for Nikelodeum’s “Hollywood Hights”, and for Paramount Pictures’ “GLEE”. Next year his work will be seem also in the motion picture “The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire”.
His brushes have touched famous faces like Salma Hayek, Lorena Herrera, Enrique Iglesias, Graciela Beltran, Ricky Martin, Sasha Grey, Margaret Cho, Paris Hilton, Sunny Lane, April Flores, Evan Stone, Kimbely Kane, Shauna Sand,  Nicky Hunter, Robert Englund, Kim Kardashian, Abril Lavigne, Kanye West, Prince Michael and Paris Jackson, and Lady Gaga.
He is a member of  IATSE Local 706, and divides his time between Los Angeles, CA., and Mexico City.
Victor can be contacted at or his cell phone (310)880-4901.


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- Magazines: ERES, Tu, Donde Ir, Corduroy, AVN.
- Celebrities: Ricky Martin, Salma Hayek, Enrique Iglesias, Taryn Manning, Margaret Cho, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Abril Lavigne and many other actors and singers.
- Fashion Shows: LA Fashion Week, Ernte, Ed Hardy, Sue Wong, Kitten Fashion Week, SMET, MAC Chinese Dress...
- Television: KTLA News, Univision, Despierta San Diego, Mi Sueno es Bailar, Hollywood Heights, GLEE...
- Red carpets: Grammy Awards, FUSE Awards, Music Cares...
- Film: The Hunger Games 2: Catching Fire.



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