Quotations by Kevyn Aucoin

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Born: Wednesday, February 14, 1962
Died: Tuesday, May 7, 2002 (40 years old)
Profession: Artist
Nationality: American


Another thing that's pathetic is this rule that you have to look ugly to get respect as an actress. Jessica Lange had to make herself look really bad to prove that she had amazing talent.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Talent, Respect, Ugly)

Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Character)

Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Perception, Beginning, Correction, Dress, Fun, Hair, Joy)

Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand, Cher, and my mom.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Mom, Growing up, Ideals)

I also have this incredible love for women.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Love, Women)

I spent much of my life hiding.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Life)

I think the responsibility lies with the fashion world as a collective. We have to demand more variety.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Fashion, Lies, Responsibility, Variety, World)

I'd rather have huge success and huge failures than travel in the middle of the road.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Success, Travel, Road)

I'm going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can't do film. I'm not talking about actresses; I'm talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so... it's sinful, it really is.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: People, Film, Insult, Talking)

I'm very passionate about what I do.
- Kevyn Aucoin

Life is too short to spend hoping that the perfectly arched eyebrow or hottest new lip shade will mask an ugly heart.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Ugly, Will)

Perfection is boring. If a face doesn't have mistakes, it's nothing.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Mistakes, Nothing, Perfection)

Soon I realized that if beauty equalled forgiveness, I was never going to be forgiven.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Forgiveness)

That's why I began doing makeup in the first place: I was hoping that through helping people see the beauty in themselves, I could try and find it in me.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, People, First, Makeup)

The faces I see in the modeling industry can get dull.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Faces)

There are two types of people in the world: people who are passionate about things, and people who've had their passion punched, beaten, or whatever out of them.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: People, Passion)

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Being, Choices, Freedom, Humanity, Joy, Mistakes, Negativity, Pain, Today)

Today I see beauty everywhere I go, in every face I see, in every single soul.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Beauty, Soul, Today)

When I was growing up, the men in my life were abusive; women were the ones I ran to for comfort.
- Kevyn Aucoin
(Keywords: Life, Men, Women, Comfort, Growing up)

Yes, but everyone is beautiful to someone.
- Kevyn Aucoin







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