Renee Parenteau

Hair & Makeup


Hair & makeup stylist Renee Parenteau has spent a lifetime making others look good. Always inspired by art, fashion and beauty, the west coast native got her start in the makeup department of the Seattle Opera. A move to Los Angeles followed, and she was soon in demand for music videos and TV commercials, editorial and entertainment assignments and national/international advertising. Soon, she was traveling the world to work with clients in the worlds of sports and entertainment.

Renee’s client list is impressive. Since getting her start with George Carlin, Phyllis Diller and John Travolta, she has worked with celebrities including Kenny Chesney, Denzel Washington, Selena Gomez, Trisha Yearwood, Ryan Lochte, Chelsea Handler, Sergio Garcia, Dion Sanders, Roberta Flack and many others. Her clients have graced the covers of publications like People Magazine, Runner’s World and The New York Times Magazine, and her corporate clients have included Boeing, Microsoft, Levi’s, T-Mobile, Nike and Univision.

Renee is fluent Spanish and French, as well as English, and spent years working in Europe on American production shoots like for Pepsi and Taylormade/Adidas Golf. Her professionalism, easy-going personality and talent for bringing out the best in both women and men has kept her in high demand in the makeup industry. Supermodel Kathy Ireland once told her that she “is fantastic at creating natural beauty with makeup, which isn’t easy to do.”

From natural to edgy, Renee’s makeup & hair work is versatile for a diverse range of clients and media.