Shu Uemura passes
Written By Eva, on January 23, 2008
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