Yiannis Marketakis, Greece

Yiannis has been the Greek Max Factor Brand Ambassador since 2005. He is one of the most famous makeup artists in Greece and has been professionally involved in the makeup field for more than 20 years. Yiannis Marketakis has been the Max Factor Brand Ambassador in Greece since 2005. He is one of the most famous and acknowledged makeup artists in Greece and has been professionally involved in the makeup field for more than 20 years. The “magician”, as he is often called, has devoted himself to beauty, fashion and he has been working with the most popular Greek magazines (ELLE, MADAME FIGARO, OFFICIEL, VOGUE, ΒΗΜADONNA, CELEBRITY, MIRROR, INSTYLE, COSMOPOLITAN etc) with countless covers and editorials. He is also in charge of the makeup looks in a lot of fashion shows as a Creative MUA: Julien MacDonald, Deux Hommes, Vrettos Vrettakos, Diesel, Levis, Dimitris Petrou are just a few names. He has recently worked for the Athens Xclusive Designers Week as Max Factor Creative Director Greece. He was also the exclusive make-up artist for the DSQUARED2 show. He has been characterized as the celebrities’ makeup artist, as he has worked with singers, actors and actresses for many years. Since 2003, he started an exclusive collaboration with Zeta Makrypoulia and Elena Paparizou and recently (2016) with the famous singer George Mazonakis. He also made the make up for Elena Paparizou at the Eurovision 2005. Yiannis has also founded “Make up Lab by Yiannis Marketakis” where her welcomes all those who wish to be taught the art of make up.