Shu Uemura passes

Written By , on January 23, 2008

Shue Uemura

The quintessential makeup artist, Shu Uemura died this past December from acute pneumonia in Tokyo. If there was ever a case for someone doing it all in their respective field, it is Uemura. From creating looks for movies that are often duplicated, to making a line of popular upscale cosmetics and opening an architectural marvel that is his cosmetics boutique (then opening stores all around the world). Uemura cast a long shadow in the makeup industry and most were inevitably touched by his contributions. He leaves his wife and son.

Read the Star obituary online


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