Donovan Lamar’s childhood love for painting began his passion to be a creative being. His early age creative career interest later transitioned into a love for the beauty industry; being a celebrity makeup artist was a dream come true. Donovan’s early career influences came from the various photographers, wardrobe stylists and makeup artists that he had the pleasure of working with during photo shoots and fashion shows. As Donovan continued to perfect his craft, he utilized his connections from the modeling industry to book his first job as a professional makeup artist.
Now over a decade later, Donovan’s resume includes some of the most notable and recognizable names in entertainment industry, such as: Toni Braxton, Lil Kim, Teyana Taylor, Tamar Braxton, Lala Anthony, Draya Michelle, Angela Simmons, and K.Michelle. Donovan’s signature beauty techniques and meticulous attention to detail, provides him the ability to create a broad array of looks for his star clientele. Donovan’s experience has garnered him on the sets of television productions, such as: The Braxton’s Family Values (WeTV), Gucci and Keyshia Ka’ior: The Mane Event (B.E.T), Love and Hip-Hop Hollywood (VH1), The Steve Harvey Show along with countless music video shoots for major music artist such as, DJ Khalid etc. Donovan’s work has been featured in countless major magazines, news websites, and talk shows all across the world, which include: BET.com, People.com, W Magazine, Essence Magazine,TV Guide, The Wendy Williams Show, The Steve Harvey Show, etc.
From the child painter to the beauty industry icon; with over a decade of experience, Donovan Lamar continues to make the world a more beautiful place.