Akua Robinson | Washington DC | Make Up Artist

Akua Robinson Akua Robinson is a Washington, D.C. based Professional Freelance Makeup Artist. Her interest in beauty started at a young age where she originally wanted to be a hair stylist and makeup artist & own her own salon. She attended the University of the District of Columbia and obtained an AAS in Business Technology and a BBA in Computer Information & System Sciences.

After graduating from college & having difficulty finding a job in her field she decided to revisit her dreams of becoming a makeup artist. As a graduate of Bennett Career Institute in D.C. with a concentration in Makeup Artistry, Akua has gone on to assist Celebrity Makeup Artist Merrell Hollis (Wendy Williams) at the Bennett Career Institute Celebrity Makeup Symposium, an Ad Campaign for Black Opal Beauty, and a cover shoot for Essence Magazine. She also works with International Educator Danessa Myricks of I Make You Beautiful behind the scenes and at trade shows such as Bronner Brothers and the Makeup Show.

Akua's ultimate goal with her artistry is to be in high demand for different creative projects nationally and internationally. She also wants to work on product development for established and up and coming cosmetics companies. In the meantime, she enjoys building her brand, networking with fellow artists and industry professionals, and transforming women and making them feel beautiful. As an artist, Akua believes that you should never stop learning and continues to be a student to her craft.