Jennifer Ergut is the owner and principal makeup artist of Kiss & Makeup, Lake Tahoe’s premier makeup studio. Having been in the wedding and beauty industry for more than 17 years, Jennifer’s use of both light and color express her distinct natural style. “Makeup is not something to hide behind, but rather a tool to enhance your natural beauty.”
Jennifer started early on apprenticing for a celebrity makeup artist, Yvette Beebe, who toured with music celebrities such as Cher, Janet Jackson, and Pink. Jennifer began her career working for Yvette as her assistant and soon after developed her own signature style of makeup. Jennifer quickly built a reputation and clientele specializing in makeup artistry for weddings, events, print and commercial television. Jennifer has been called upon by top brands across the country to work on ad campaigns for print, television, magazine covers, and films. But She is perhaps most proud of having enhanced the beauty of more than 600 brides so they could shine on the most important day of their lives.
Jennifer’s sports celebrity clients include: Shaun White and Julia Mancuso, NBC Prime time commercials leading up to the Sochi Olympics, Nike for Labron James’ debut in the NBA on NBC, and Shaun White for “Shaun White: Russia Calling“ documentary. Brands that have relied on Jennifer include: Oakley, Izod 2015 Fall Catalog, Hotels.com, Ford, Jeep, California Tourism, Toys R Us, “Other Life” Australian Sci Fi movie, and Filtrate Eyewear. Her artistry has been featured in wedding magazines such as Grace Ormonde, The Knot, Destination Weddings, Your Wedding Day and Destination I Do and Tahoe Quarterly.
Jennifer’s work has also been featured on top wedding sites to include: stylemepretty.com, weddingchicks.com, junebugweddings.com, realweddingsmag.com, ruffledblog.com, caratsandcake.com, tahoeunveiled.com, borrowedandblue.com, and 100layercake.com. In addition Tahoe Unveiled has recognized Jennifer’s work with several awards: listed among Top 5 Wedding Moments of 2013, made 2 out of 5 among Top 5 Weddings of 2013, and among Top 5 Wedding Receptions for 2014.