Duane’s career began with Estee Lauder where he trained and learned the basics. After winning “Store of the Year” for Estee Lauder, he gained significant recognition in the corporate cosmetic field. Duane rapidly advanced and moved to Revlon where he was promoted to Training Director for Revlon/Fine Fragrances in New York City and the surrounding Tri-State area. While at Revlon, Duane managed the launch of the entire Bill Blass fragrances line.
He subsequently progressed to the title of World Artist for Revlon International with responsibility for many world regions including Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and Australia. Including an audience, with HSH Princess Grace of Monaco.
Duane then traveled the fashion circuit through NYC, Milan, Paris, London, and Germany. He had the privilege and opportunity to work with supermodels and designers from all over the world. Linda, Iman, Jerry Hall, Carol Alt and Kathy Ireland just to name a few
Throughout his career, Duane is the artist who “paints” the faces of many super stars. Duane Sevelin’s recent works here and abroad like Mustique Island, Barbados and The Caribbean. include commercials and photo shoots for Clear Choice Dental,Esprite, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Vita-Malt, Comfort Fabric Softener, BMI Airlines, Sky Sports, Simon/Peter of Barbados, Holders Season, International Jazz Singer, Rosemary Phillips, World Renown Artist Sir Cliff Richard, , The Barbados Music Awards, The Arlington Museum, The Concord (aircraft) Museum, Film Barbados, Hello Mag, The Sugar Collection by Sue Bohnam, Colombian Emeralds, The Jeweller’s at Sandy Lane and The George Washington Museum and film. (George Washington on Barbados in 1751.
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Janel Berté a couture Bridal Designer, describes makeup and hair artist L. Duane Sevelin as a visionary. Ms. Berté continues to say, “Duane is artistic and energetic. His makeup creations have helped define the standards of modern beauty.”