Lorin Cole

Lorin Cole grew up in Philadelphia where she attended the Philadelphia College of Art. She moved to New York City after being offered a modeling contract with the Ford Agency and lived and worked throughout Europe as well.


After a lucrative career, Lorin took her skills as an artist and made a natural transition to the other side of the camera to become a makeup artist. Her work has been published in every major magazine around the globe and she is the bestselling author of “The Complete Book of Makeup (Long Meadow Press).”


With the desire to mentor and guide, Lorin periodically conducts both makeup and modeling workshops where she shares her knowledge and expertise. She founded “Style and the City Modeling Workshops” to help aspiring models move forward in the fashion industry.


Moving forward, she continues to enjoy a successful career as a freelance writer and has come full circle and back to her original passion for fine arts. Ms. Cole’s paintings have been exhibited in numerous venues and she is well known for her pet portrait commissions.


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Things Women Want | Contributor | Lorin Cole

Submitted Articles by Lorin Cole

Girls and women alike have been sold a bill of goods. We are nearly force-fed daily doses of propaganda that whispers in our ears, “Want to know how to make guys want you? Easy – lose weight!”...

As a well known makeup artist and beauty author, I’ve received numerous requests to write an article regarding nip, tuck and the needle. Let me begin by stating that I wholeheartedly endorse plastic surgery and injections, provided they are kept in perspective. Without mentioning names, we all know who has gone overboard and walked away looking like a freak or in extreme cases, unrecognizable. If going under the knife or having your fix of injections makes you feel better, I strongly suggest t...

We’ve trained our dogs and even our cats so now we need to take it to the next level and train our men how to eat properly at the dinner table. For those of you lucky enough to be with a guy who has good table manners, this won’t apply to you; however, consider yourself lucky....

As a New York make-up artist, hair stylist and former model, I can’t express how imperative it is to communicate and express your opinion when having your make-up and hair done for a photo shoot, an event, make-over or your frequent trip for your cut and color. Do not worry about being offensive or that “this is not your expertise so you’ll leave it up to them.” Regardless of whether you are up to date in fashion, you should have an opinion of what works for you and what doesn’t. Make ...