About Raedawn Johnson


Always having her hands in things creative and artistic, it's no surprise Rae Dawn started out pursuing acting, but soon realized she was more drawn to her love and passion for the art of makeup.


Rae Dawn has become a much sought after makeup artist, in her own right. Rae Dawn's work has been featured in magazines such as Japanese Vogue, Life & Style, Town & Country. In addition, her artistry has graced the covers of Next, and XXL. She has been a beauty contributor to the NY Post and has been featured in Makeup Artist Magazine, and numerous beauty blogs.


Her talent has landed her the role of Key Makeup Artist under the tents during New York Fashion Week. She has also been Key Makeup Artist for various music videos.


Rae Dawn was commissioned as a creative consult for Mehron Cosmetics to aid in develpment of their HD Celebre Pro foundations.


Rae Dawn's work can also be seen in print ads and TV commercials for MTV, Nivea, Rockband and many more. 

Her client list is full of prominent singers, actors, rappers, authors, politicians, and  more.


Rae Dawn's down to earth attitude, constant smile, and undeniable talent is what continues to keep her in demand. She continues to do makeup for many celebrities and their press appearances, photo shoots, television programs, fashion shows, weddings and is now sharing tips and all things beauty on her blog. Rae Dawn's having a ball doing what she loves!