Marco Castro is a makeup artist, and beauty director recognized for his cinematic aesthetic, artful and chic minimalism. He has continuously been a creative lead for fashion week shows, photo editorials, and video campaigns. Castro has worked side by side with Francois Nars, and his brand for over 18 years, from whom he has obtained the detail of his artistry, and his strategic product ideation and development. He has designed the looks for Chicano designer Willy Chavarria for the last four seasons, as well as Marc Jacobs, Alexander Wang, Rodarte, Phillip Lim, Anna Sui & Helmut Lang. His work has been featured in CR Fashion Book, Vogue, W magazine, I-d, Harper's Baazar, and the New York Times. Marco’s celebrity client list includes Taylor Schilling, Julia Garner, Naomi Campbell, MJ Rodriguez, Lizzo, Bella Hadid, Shakira, and Kendall Jenner.
In addition to makeup artistry, Castro is a filmmaker. He writes and directs both narrative and fashion films combining his extensive knowledge of fashion and film history. Marco currently lives and works in New York.