Podcast Air Date: August 23, 2021
Jessica deBen grew up in the rich culture of New Orleans and began her makeup career at Disney as a face painter. Her skills brought her to Los Angeles where she began to work with photographers and commercial directors. Jessica did makeup for the Los Angeles-based clean beauty brand La Bella Donna and worked with the top medical and wellness spas in the country.
Jessica was invited to join the Makeup Artist & Hairstylist Guild. Through her work in TV and film, Jessica has done makeup for celebrities such as Hollywood legend Dick Van Dyke, Kourtney Kardashian, Judy Greer, Paul Reiser and Kirstie Alley for red carpet events, magazine covers, and interviews.
Jessica has traveled as far as Vietnam and the Philippines to do makeup for feature films. She even appeared on CBS Survivor Fiji (season 14) as a castaway. Jessica lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two children.
"I had the opportunity to join the cast of Big Brother, but while I was working out the details of being on the show my ex called me and told me he was invited on the show. I said 'Nooooo thanks, I don't want to be part of the surprise boyfriend showing up on the show' — Survivor here I come!"
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