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I confess. I’m a makeup hoarder.

Well, maybe the more eloquent description would be “collector.”

I’m Kerrin. And after steadily chipping away as a film and tv makeup artist for the last 25-something (shhh!) years now, who wouldn’t be? (she tells herself after her bi-monthly “how to avoid makeup kit overwhelm” kit overhaul).

I’ve gotten a whiff of golden glory with 4 Emmy nominations!

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