Ashunta Sheriff-Hendricks

Makeup & Grooming

Client List Ashunta Sheriff-Hendricks

CELEBRITY

Adrienne Bailon
Aja Naomi King
Alicia Keys
Allen Iverson
Amber Rose
Anthony Davis
Ashley Simpson
Carmelo Anthony
Carmen Ejogo
Chrissy Teigen
Christina Milian
Ciara
Danai Gurira
Daniella Alonso
Da’Vine Joy Randolph
Denzel Washington
Gabourey Sidibe
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Hannah Bronfman
India Arie
James Harden
Janelle Monae
Jay-Z
Jazmine Sullivan
Jennifer Hudson
Kelly Rowland
Keri Hilson
Kerry Washington
Kim Kardashian
La La Anthony
Mark Morrison
Mary J. Blige
Marisa Tomei
Meagan Good
Method Man
Michael Jordan
Molly Sims
Musiq Soulchild
Olivia Palermo
P.Diddy
Paula Patton
Queen Latifah
Rihanna
Sanaa Lathan
Sharon Stone
Swizz Beatz
Taraji P. Henson
Tessa Thompson
Terrence Howard
Tika Sumpter
Tina Desai
Tracee Ellis Ross
Usher
Will Packer
Zendaya
Zoe Kravitz

EDITORIAL

Angeleno
Asos
Bella
Billboard
Black Enterprise
Brooklyn
Bust
Cosmopolitan
Cultured
Ebony
Emmy
Entertainment Weekly
Fashion Capital
Essence
Flare
Glamour
Giant
Harper’s Bazaar
InStyle
Iris
People
Redbook
Rolling Out
Self
Seventeen
Sunday Life
The Hollywood Report
Upscale
Variety
Vogue – US
Vogue – Italy
W

ADVERTISING/COMMERCIALS

Clean & Fresh
Clinique
CoverGirl
Curl Box
Dark & Lovely
Dove
Frito-Lay
Kelloggs’s
Lane Bryant
L’Oreal
Macy’s
McDonald’s
Nike
Nordstrom’s
Old Navy
P&G – My Black is Beautiful
Remy Martin
Vitamin Water

MOVIES

The Lost city of D (makeup artist: Da’Vine Joy Randolph)
Boxing Date (dept head – LA Pickup shots)
Coffee & Kareem (makeup artist: Taraji P. Henson)
The Best of Enemies (makeup artist: Taraji P. Henson)
What Men Want (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Acrimony (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Proud Mary (Key makeup & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Hidden Figures (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
The Nanny Diaries (key makeup artist & personal to Alicia Keys)
Smokin’ Aces (personal makeup artist to Alicia Keys)
Prescription for Time (Short) (key makeup artist)

TELEVISION

The Last O.G. (makeup artist – S4)
Facebook: Peace of Mind (key makeup artist)
Empire (3rd & key makeup artist – 5 seasons)
Project Runway (personal makeup artist to Kerry Washington – S8)
La La’s Full Court Life (key makeup artist – 2012 – 2014 & personal to LaLa Anthony)
The 365 Black Awards (TV Special) (dept head 2012-2014)
Styled by June (makeup artist – 1 episode)
Who Do You Think You Are? (TV Series documentary) (personal makeup artist to Marissa Tomei)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (personal makeup artist to Sharon Stone & background- 2008-2011)
Total Request Live – MTV (key makeup artist & 3rd makeup – 467 episodes)
Making the Band  (key makeup artist & personal groomer to P. Diddy- S2-5)

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Bio Ashunta Sheriff-Hendricks

Ashunta has over 20 years in the beauty biz molding and creating her own signature flawless clean beauty technique. Some of Ashunta’s master teachers and mentors are Vincent Longo, Laura Mercier, Charlie Green and Pat McGrath where she assisted on their teams for high fashion runway shows world-wide. The tools she’s learned have been invaluable making her one of today’s top makeup artist constantly sought out to report the hottest trends in beauty as well as give expert beauty tips. Ashunta’s less is more theory when it comes to makeup keeps her clients looking fresh, vibrant, youthful and beautiful. Ashunta is known as the go to artist when you want her siganture “Glow.” However, Ashunta loves drama too and feels makeup is a fun way to express your mood. This fresh take on makeup has brought companies like Dior, Biore, Codex Beauty, Armani Beauty, Mary Kay, Cover Girl, Nair, Simple Beauty, Milani, Elizabeth Arden, Loreal, Smashbox, Jane Iredale and many more to work closely with Ashunta over the years on social media and magazine collaborations. Including product development for several major brands. These wonderful partnerships have also blessed Ashunta with a secondary skill of Global Makeup Educator and TV Personality. Ashunta’s work has graced the covers of top worldwide publications, every major red carpet event, #1 shows on Television, Major blockbuster movies, TV commercials, Music videos and the list continues.

Ashunta’s has worked with some of today’s hottest and biggest stars such as Zendaya, Janelle Monae, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Alicia Keys, Tessa Thompson, Tika Sumpter, Jennifer Hudson, Sharon Stone, Marisa Tomei, Ciara, Jazmine Sullivan and many many more. Ashunta began her career as a male groomer and her first big break came through P.Diddy and Usher who would put her name quickly in rotation to groom some of the hottest male stars on the planet from Jay Z, to Swizz Beatz, Denzel Washington and even Basket Legend Michael Jordan.

Ashunta prides herself on paying it forward and being a mentor to many of today’s top makeup artist. Ashunta has personally groomed and helped to bring direction to budding artist entering into the creative space. As a Black Creative it is my duty to make sure we continue to be in position to do the work to create and be granted opportunity. has mentored several new talents who have grown to have top celebrity clients of their own and this is something she is most proud of. Ashunta is not only passionate about her work, but equally passionate to give back to young artist and especially women of all walks of life.

Ashunta has worked in all mediums of makeup from Broadway, Fashion, Editorial, and Red Carpet. Ashunta is amongst the leaders in the “New School” of makeup talents creating timeless beauty and fun new trends with every brush stroke.

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CELEBRITY

Adrienne Bailon
Aja Naomi King
Alicia Keys
Allen Iverson
Amber Rose
Anthony Davis
Ashley Simpson
Carmelo Anthony
Carmen Ejogo
Chrissy Teigen
Christina Milian
Ciara
Danai Gurira
Daniella Alonso
Da’Vine Joy Randolph
Denzel Washington
Gabourey Sidibe
Gugu Mbatha-Raw
Hannah Bronfman
India Arie
James Harden
Janelle Monae
Jay-Z
Jazmine Sullivan
Jennifer Hudson
Kelly Rowland
Keri Hilson
Kerry Washington
Kim Kardashian
La La Anthony
Mark Morrison
Mary J. Blige
Marisa Tomei
Meagan Good
Method Man
Michael Jordan
Molly Sims
Musiq Soulchild
Olivia Palermo
P.Diddy
Paula Patton
Queen Latifah
Rihanna
Sanaa Lathan
Sharon Stone
Swizz Beatz
Taraji P. Henson
Tessa Thompson
Terrence Howard
Tika Sumpter
Tina Desai
Tracee Ellis Ross
Usher
Will Packer
Zendaya
Zoe Kravitz

EDITORIAL

Angeleno
Asos
Bella
Billboard
Black Enterprise
Brooklyn
Bust
Cosmopolitan
Cultured
Ebony
Emmy
Entertainment Weekly
Fashion Capital
Essence
Flare
Glamour
Giant
Harper’s Bazaar
InStyle
Iris
People
Redbook
Rolling Out
Self
Seventeen
Sunday Life
The Hollywood Report
Upscale
Variety
Vogue – US
Vogue – Italy
W

ADVERTISING/COMMERCIALS

Clean & Fresh
Clinique
CoverGirl
Curl Box
Dark & Lovely
Dove
Frito-Lay
Kelloggs’s
Lane Bryant
L’Oreal
Macy’s
McDonald’s
Nike
Nordstrom’s
Old Navy
P&G – My Black is Beautiful
Remy Martin
Vitamin Water

MOVIES

The Lost city of D (makeup artist: Da’Vine Joy Randolph)
Boxing Date (dept head – LA Pickup shots)
Coffee & Kareem (makeup artist: Taraji P. Henson)
The Best of Enemies (makeup artist: Taraji P. Henson)
What Men Want (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Acrimony (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Proud Mary (Key makeup & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
Hidden Figures (key makeup artist & personal to Taraji P. Henson)
The Nanny Diaries (key makeup artist & personal to Alicia Keys)
Smokin’ Aces (personal makeup artist to Alicia Keys)
Prescription for Time (Short) (key makeup artist)

TELEVISION

The Last O.G. (makeup artist – S4)
Facebook: Peace of Mind (key makeup artist)
Empire (3rd & key makeup artist – 5 seasons)
Project Runway (personal makeup artist to Kerry Washington – S8)
La La’s Full Court Life (key makeup artist – 2012 – 2014 & personal to LaLa Anthony)
The 365 Black Awards (TV Special) (dept head 2012-2014)
Styled by June (makeup artist – 1 episode)
Who Do You Think You Are? (TV Series documentary) (personal makeup artist to Marissa Tomei)
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (personal makeup artist to Sharon Stone & background- 2008-2011)
Total Request Live – MTV (key makeup artist & 3rd makeup – 467 episodes)
Making the Band  (key makeup artist & personal groomer to P. Diddy- S2-5)

Ashunta Sheriff-Hendricks

Ashunta has over 20 years in the beauty biz molding and creating her own signature flawless clean beauty technique. Some of Ashunta’s master teachers and mentors are Vincent Longo, Laura Mercier, Charlie Green and Pat McGrath where she assisted on their teams for high fashion runway shows world-wide. The tools she’s learned have been invaluable making her one of today’s top makeup artist constantly sought out to report the hottest trends in beauty as well as give expert beauty tips. Ashunta’s less is more theory when it comes to makeup keeps her clients looking fresh, vibrant, youthful and beautiful. Ashunta is known as the go to artist when you want her siganture “Glow.” However, Ashunta loves drama too and feels makeup is a fun way to express your mood. This fresh take on makeup has brought companies like Dior, Biore, Codex Beauty, Armani Beauty, Mary Kay, Cover Girl, Nair, Simple Beauty, Milani, Elizabeth Arden, Loreal, Smashbox, Jane Iredale and many more to work closely with Ashunta over the years on social media and magazine collaborations. Including product development for several major brands. These wonderful partnerships have also blessed Ashunta with a secondary skill of Global Makeup Educator and TV Personality. Ashunta’s work has graced the covers of top worldwide publications, every major red carpet event, #1 shows on Television, Major blockbuster movies, TV commercials, Music videos and the list continues.

Ashunta’s has worked with some of today’s hottest and biggest stars such as Zendaya, Janelle Monae, Rihanna, Taraji P. Henson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Alicia Keys, Tessa Thompson, Tika Sumpter, Jennifer Hudson, Sharon Stone, Marisa Tomei, Ciara, Jazmine Sullivan and many many more. Ashunta began her career as a male groomer and her first big break came through P.Diddy and Usher who would put her name quickly in rotation to groom some of the hottest male stars on the planet from Jay Z, to Swizz Beatz, Denzel Washington and even Basket Legend Michael Jordan.

Ashunta prides herself on paying it forward and being a mentor to many of today’s top makeup artist. Ashunta has personally groomed and helped to bring direction to budding artist entering into the creative space. As a Black Creative it is my duty to make sure we continue to be in position to do the work to create and be granted opportunity. has mentored several new talents who have grown to have top celebrity clients of their own and this is something she is most proud of. Ashunta is not only passionate about her work, but equally passionate to give back to young artist and especially women of all walks of life.

Ashunta has worked in all mediums of makeup from Broadway, Fashion, Editorial, and Red Carpet. Ashunta is amongst the leaders in the “New School” of makeup talents creating timeless beauty and fun new trends with every brush stroke.