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Michael Maron’s name is synonymous with the word “makeover.” His reputation as one of the top beauty authorities, cosmetic developers and best-selling beauty authors in the world is in a league of its own.
Maron’s eye for detail and love of transformation pioneered the makeover craze on television. A frequent guest on talk shows, with numerous appearances on Oprah, he was spotlighted as Oprah’s solo guest of the hour as he made her over in front of forty million viewers.
His roster of clients includes show business beauties and legendary film stars. Talk show hosts have called him a “miracle worker.”
Maron’s expertise, professionalism and sense of humor, along with his signature gray hair and handsome, ageless face have made him a television personality in his own right for close to two decades.
He has been one of QVC’s most beloved guests and resident beauty authorities.
As founder of two successful cosmetic brands on QVC, his cosmetics became one of the top-selling beauty brands on QVC.
His anti-aging makeup line, won QVC’s top award of
“Most Innovative Brand” (across all divisions of merchandise sold on QVC).
Michael Maron’s Makeover Magic, gained international attention by being the first before-and-after to show scores of famous Hollywood stars without a stitch of makeup.
The iconic book remains a collectible. Every subject was made up and personally photographed by Michael.
His subsequent book, Makeover Miracles, was the first to explore the combination of the latest breakthroughs in cosmetic surgery, anti-aging strategies and corrective cosmetics.
Having served as Makeup Consultant for the prestigious society of plastic surgeons, Maron’s expertise has been sought by cosmetic surgeons throughout the country.
A child prodigy, Michael Maron became a professional portrait artist at the age of twelve.
Bitten by the showbiz bug in his twenties, Michael dabbled in acting and modeling but found filmmaking and photography artistically more challenging.
After majoring in radio and television in college, he was soon offered his own radio show on KCRW National Public Radio while completing his Masters degree from UCLA film school.
He was then honored to be asked to join the Theater Arts teaching staff at UCLA, followed by production work on numerous primetime television shows.
Ultimately, it was Maron’s passion for art and beauty that prevailed. Makeup application took his love of painting to a new level.
Maron has an instinctive eye for beauty and an innovative ability to be ahead of the curve in cosmetic development. This, in combination with his polished and professional communication skills, are unparalleled in the industry. His talents transcend makeup and are often utilized for personal transformation.
Some of his most rewarding experiences have been makeover programs in women’s prisons and voluntary work in burn centers — places where his wizardry and personal empowerment can achieve startling and always heartfelt results.
His nationally televised makeover on a young woman with Down’s syndrome touched the lives of many. After all, this is the man whose motto is, “Beauty isn’t in the eye of the beholder — it’s in the eye of the possessor.”