It was a chance encounter with the legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin that led Joshua Ristaino to his passion and his eventual widespread recognition in makeup and hair. His advertising, editorial work has graced the pages for Spanish, Italian, and Chinese Vogue, V Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Glamour and Nylon with famed photographers such as Patrick Demarchelier, Takay, and Patrick McMullen.
He has also taken up the craft of hairstyling at the advisement of classic and famed editorial hair stylist Didier Malige. A graduate of the Aveda Institute, NY. has given him the fundamentals of hair cutting, and his continuing education with Toni and Guy over the years has honed his craft. His sense of flair and avante garde has been seen on celebrities on the red carpet along with the runways during Fashion Weeks in London, New York, Miami and Sau Paulo. Joshua, born in Boston, Mass.; has lived and worked in numerous countries maintaining New York as his home for the last 3 years. He is currently represented by famed artist agency Exclusive Artists Management.