NEW YORK, April 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elizabeth Arden, Inc. names Rebecca Restrepo as the brand's first ever Global Makeup Artist. Restrepo will serve as a spokesperson and the brand's ambassador for global employee, consumer and customer marketing communications.
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"Rebecca is the perfect partner because she embodies Elizabeth Arden's founding philosophy that to be beautiful is the birthright of every woman," said Kathy Widmer, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Elizabeth Arden, Inc. "She shares our desire to help women around the world embrace what makes them unique and to offer an authentic, relatable approach to beauty."
In this newly created position, Restrepo will serve as a spokesperson, brand ambassador and creative advisor working closely with the brand on everything from trend forecasting to beauty consultant training. As the company's lead makeup artist, Restrepo will work on photo shoots, film makeup tutorials and share expert advice with consumers through Elizabeth Arden's social media channels and on-counter tools.
In addition to supporting the brand's core beliefs, Elizabeth Arden searched for a makeup artist who could help them inspire, educate and connect their global community. Restrepo, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, has traveled the world seeking new trends and inspiration.
"I'm honored to join the Elizabeth Arden family. The legacy of Elizabeth Arden – both the woman and the brand – is inspiring," said Restrepo. "As an artist, it is exciting to partner with a brand that not only makes quality products, but also shares my passion for making beauty accessible to all women."
Known for using makeup to accentuate her clients' natural beauty, Restrepo's passion, personality and poise have helped her create a thriving international career that spans editorial, advertising and red carpets. Her work has graced the pages of countless beauty and fashion publications and she has built a loyal celebrity following.
About Elizabeth Arden
Elizabeth Arden is a global prestige beauty products company with an extensive portfolio of prestige beauty brands sold in over 100 countries. The company's brand portfolio includes Elizabeth Arden skincare, color, and fragrance products, PREVAGE® anti-aging formulas, the celebrity fragrance brands of Britney Spears™, Elizabeth Taylor, Mariah Carey, Taylor Swift, and Usher; the designer fragrance brands of Juicy Couture, Alberta Ferretti, Alfred Sung, Bob Mackie, Geoffrey Beene, Halston, John Varvatos, Kate Spade, Lucky Brand, and Rocawear; and the lifestyle fragrance brands Curve, Giorgio Beverly Hills®, and PS Fine Cologne.
SOURCE Elizabeth Arden, Inc.