Kandee Johnson

I have a collection of makeup with Too Faced!! Twitter @kandeejohnson Snapchat: kandeejohnson ๐Ÿ’Œkandeej.business@gmail.com NEW VIDEO HEREโ†™๏ธ


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Iโ€™m so honored and excited i got to host the 1st ever @aiaawards with @patrickstarrr (full outfit pics on the way!)
From going to beauty school & working so hard (a lot of times for no pay while being a waitress) getting started as a makeup artist many, many years ago, being told I๏ธ should quit and get a โ€œreal jobโ€....to getting to host the first awards show for beauty...I just canโ€™t believe it! Congrats to EVERYONE NOMINATED & EVERYONE WHO WON!
HAIR BY AMAZING CELEBRITY STYLIST: @sarahpotempa MAKEUP: By me DRESS: (you canโ€™t see it but Iโ€™ll post a pic next) by @michaelcostello #motd #aiaawards


I only want to wear sweats or fancy dresses every day.....HOW INCREDIBLE IS THIS DRESS FROM @michaelcostello ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜ Iโ€™m hosting the @aiaawards tonight with my amazing friend @patrickstarrr and special presenters @makeupbymario @jaclynhill @michaelcostello @jackieaina @natalieevamarie and so many more! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐ŸผYou can see which dress (or dresses I picked out to wear LIVE tonight! Itโ€™ll be streamed LIVE on @youtube! โค๏ธIโ€™ll put the link in my ig stories! #ootd #aiaawards #dress #love


Feeling like Iโ€™m playing princess...trying to find the right dress to wear to host the @aiaawards !!! It will be the biggest beauty awards show ever...the biggest influencers and some of your favorites from Instagram in Hair, Make-Up & Nails will all be there and you can be there too! ๐ŸŽŸ๏ธHurry and snag any tickets left at: aiaawards.com itโ€™s on November 18th! It will be beautyโ€™s biggest night of glamour! Whoโ€™s excited to see which dress or dresses i picked!
DRESS: @michaelcostello #aiaawards #beauty #awards #biggest #night



Forgive my bathroom background...it just has good lighting in there....
MAKEUP OF THE (other) DAY. LIPS: my #IWantKandee X @toofaced lipcolor in Freshly Baked with Melted Ice Cream on top STAR HEADBAND & EARRINGS: @melodyehsani AMAZING WHITE SPARKLY DRESS: @michaelcostello ๐Ÿ’†HAIR: @wisewoman_rising ๐Ÿ’„MAKEUP: me BOOBGLUE (Iโ€™m not joking...i have never Worn a top this โ€œdaringโ€- so i has to tape everything down): @boobglue THIS WAS FROM MY HOLIDAY WONDERLAND LAUNCH OF MY ๐Ÿ™ˆSHAMPOO & CONDITIONER COLLECTION WITH @ogx_beauty !!!!! ๐Ÿ™ˆItโ€™s now launched on store shelves everywhere and i created each scent myself!!!! Candy Gumdrop, Frosted Sugar Cookie & Sparkling Cider - wait til you smelllll then! ๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’–โ„๏ธ #NoseHeaven #OGXxKandeeHoliday #motd #boobglue #is #real #kandeejohnson #HAIR #๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐Ÿฝ


Not only did my back get to make a debut, I used boob glue for the first time and I๏ธ felt like a snow-fairy-princess last night...,All for the launch party for my Limited Edition Holiday Collection of 3 yummy and delicious shampoos & conditioners with @ogx_beauty ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•they are all out now in @walgreens @cvspharmacy @target @walmart @ulta & @amazon โ„๏ธ๐Ÿ’œโ„๏ธ๐Ÿ’œโ„๏ธ๐Ÿ’œโ„๏ธ๐Ÿ’œDRESS: @michaelcostello STAR HEADBAND & EARRINGS: @melodyehsani HAIR: @wisewoman_rising MAKEUP: me BOOBGLUE (to make sure no boob made a debut): @boobglue ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ #kandeejohnson #ogx #collab #ogxxkandeeholiday #hair #for #the #holidays #โ„๏ธ


The moment you are known for costume makeup looks...and all your good costumes are in storage and the only one you have is Wreck-It-Ralph & 5 minutes to get ready....and this is what you end up with ๐Ÿ™ˆ ...kids didnโ€™t even know who I was...well 2 kids did and I gave them hi-fives and extra candy!



BE-THOR & AFTER....from Girl to Thor, then Old Thor to New Thor!
๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธThis could be the most fun costume idea!
This video is part of @marvelstudios month-long โ€œHelaweenโ€ campaign so check out other content using #Helaween #ThorRagnarok in theaters November 3rd #ad #makeup #transformation #cosplay #costume #idea #beforeandafter


This picture is from a bad angle, the lighting isnโ€™t good, my hair looks messy, and I barely have makeup on, itโ€™s not good quality and kinda grainy and blurry...NOT A GOOD PICTURE from a โ€œbeauty guruโ€...
But I donโ€™t care. This is me and how I look if you walked into my room right now. I love makeup and pretty pictures....but I love real moments and imperfections even more. Always remember the internet is full of illusions of perfect faces, bodies, relationships and lives...but I think the beauty is in the realness people share. Show me your hard times, your cellulite, your messy hair and beautiful no makeup faces....share the realness because each one of us needs realness. The fake stuff and lives just gets people depressed and itโ€™s all illusions. No one has bad days, just perfect shopping trips, dinners, parties, vacations and and perfect lives!?! Thatโ€™s the most delusional thing ever. Truth is, Iโ€™ve cried almost every day this week. And thatโ€™s ok. Thatโ€™s the truth and the truth is beautiful and real and human. Iโ€™ve also got cellulite and stretch marks while weโ€™re at it! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ #NoInternetIllusion #Stop #fake #instagram #depression


Yesterday meant so much to me and my mom @theshannonjohnson...
We went to @fidm where my mom had gone to school to be a fashion designer...but she fell in love with dad, got married and had me and raised me with a love of fashion design, art and inspiration. I wouldnโ€™t be the person or artist I am without my mama!
๐Ÿ‘ถ๐ŸปGrowing up I wanted to be a fashion designer long before I discovered makeup...my mom would watch a show called, Style with Elsa Klench -she showed all the runway fashion shows and interviewed the designers. I would watch along with my mom and then go spend hours designing entire collections.
When @patrickstarrr FaceTimed me at FIDM showing me the window display (because he was there seeing the fabulous window display they made of him too) the students had made of me, my mom and I started crying. ๐Ÿ˜ญAnd we continued to cry several more times. Iโ€™m so honored that any of the students would make this incredible window and honored by how much love the entire FIDM staff and faculty made us feel! What a joy, blessing and honor this was! Thank you so much @fidm and to each student that worked on this...Iโ€™m so honored, I love you and you donโ€™t know what this meant to me and my mama! #fidm #fashion #design #love



๐Ÿ’ฅNEW VIDEO๐Ÿ’ฅ Even if youโ€™ve never seen @gameofthrones - you will have fun watching me turn @harto go from Girl to Guy into Jon Snow ( @kitharingtonig ) ๐Ÿ‘†๐ŸฝCLICK LINK IN MY BIO TO SEE IT๐Ÿ‘€- from new eyebrows, facial hair and special fx ice crystals! Costume by the amazing: @rufio_lost_boys @hbo #gameofthrones #jonsnow #kitharington #kandeejohnson #makeup #costume #transformation


Behind the scenes feelinโ€™ a little like Beyoncรฉ today...
So thankful for days like this (even when you only slept for 1.5 hours ๐Ÿ˜‚)...life is full of some hard days and days like these are just sparkly gifts to your heart! ๐Ÿ™ˆyouโ€™ll be able to see this sparkly day in January on tv!๐Ÿ™ˆ BOOTS: @jeffreycampbell SWEATSHIRT DRESS: wrong choice when itโ€™s 90 degrees in LA BEYONCร‰ CROWN: made by me (with the help of @todrick & @withjoshskinner) MAKEUP: by moi HAIR: @wisewoman_rising #ootd #dem #boots #bluehair #but #feelin #like #beyonce


NEW VIDEO UP.....click the link in my bio to watch me turn @harto into Jon Snow from @gameofthronesnotofficial __________________________
๐Ÿ‘๏ธCOMMENT BELOW YOUR EYECOLOR๐Ÿ‘๏ธ #gameofthrones #costume #makeup #kandeejohnson #harto #hannahhart #transformation



โญ๏ธWe might not feel like WONDER WOMAN everyday but at least I know I can show you how to try to look like her (Linda Carter, the original Wonder Woman) ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚โญ๏ธ #wonderwoman #makeup #costume #ideas #makeupartist #kandeejohnson #tbt


That time I made myself look like Snow White...and made the embarrassing choice to speak & sing like her in the tutorial also....if you type โ€œKANDEE SNOW WHITEโ€ into google you can enjoy my embarrassment BUT a good Snow White tutorial none the less! #snowwhite #disney #princess #costume #makeup #makeuptransformation


๐Ÿ”ฅNEW VIDEO๐Ÿ”ฅ THE POWER OF MAKEUP: when you turn your friend @iisuperwomanii into @champagnepapi - โ˜๐Ÿผgo click the link in my bio for THE HANDS DOWN, GREATEST MAKEUP-REVEAL-REACTION-OF-ALL-TIME at the end! TAG DRAKE SO HE MAYBE CAN SEE WHAT WE DID!!!! I glued her eyelids, her eyebrows, drew in new nostrils shapes....sheโ€™s a champ for letting me do so many weird things to her face! #lillysingh #makeup #transformation #costume #drake #champagnepapi



๐Ÿญ๐Ÿฌ๐ŸŽWhoโ€™s ready for a big & SWEET SURPRISE!!!!! Iโ€™ve been keeping this a secret & working on this for so long. I can finally announce my limited-edition holiday collection with @ogx_beauty ! Iโ€™m so honored to be the VERY FIRST beauty influencer, let alone person to EVER to have their own OGX collection. #OGXxKandeeHoliday will be available at @ultabeauty, Walmart, Walgreens, and Amazon.com on November 1st. I can't wait for you to smell these!!!!! Youโ€™re going to want to eat your hair it will smell so good! Whoโ€™s excited for more details coming soon? #kandeejohnson #x #ogx #candyland #hair #๐Ÿญ


When your cartoon color hair goes with @iisuperwomanii โ€˜s cartoon wallpaper๐Ÿ’• Wait until you see our collab videos with Lilly and the videos going up tomorrow!!! Sheโ€™s super amazing at like a billion things annnnnnnnnd she has the coolest wallpaper!!! WHOโ€™S. EXCITED?!?!? #I #love #me #some #iisuperwomanii #lillysingh #โค๏ธ


This is my amazing friend and dear friend @charismastar who is going through so much right now...and yet she made this INCREDIBLE LOOK & VIDEO using my @toofaced #IWantKandee collection! ๐Ÿ’– MORE THAN ANYTHING...go click the link her in her bio to watch the video and leave her loving support in the comments! She deserves to be showered in love...she one of, if not THE MOST, giving, caring, loving people in the beauty community! She leaves people feeling loved and never envious! She is what โ€œbeauty gurusโ€ should strive to be like...showing more beauty in action and in heart than just on a face! This precious girl gives more love to everyone than you can imagine...she has been there when Iโ€™ve needed her during heartbreaking moments. Sheโ€™s a true friend! Please go shower her in love right now....her and her dad and her family need it very much right now! I love you #charismastar #๐Ÿ’–#candyland #candyprincess



Smiles in the midst of pain are a treasure to the heart. And these little smiles in this picture are priceless. Yesterday was the funeral for my cousin Ryan, and most of makeup had been cried off by the time we took this picture. These beautiful girls are Ryanโ€™s daughters. It broke my heart watching them cry as their daddy was lowered into the ground yesterday. I know how I felt when my dad died and I was an adult, I couldnโ€™t imagine it as a little, tiny girl. They are both having a very hard time and dealing with it in different ways. But watching them laugh and smile as they showed me the glittery LOL dolls I brought them, them telling me all the requests and ideas for transformation videos I should do yesterday, seeing their smiles, instead of tears for a moment, was a priceless treasure.
I talked with the girls about how my daddy is in heaven too & how their daddy is with them in their Heart all the time. And how we will live big to make our daddies proud from heaven and that they are not alone. Please pray for more smiles like these in Maggie and Loloโ€™s days. They are just the cutest and sweetestโค๏ธ 3 smiles from 3 girls whoโ€™s dads are in heaven!


Outfit of the day (night) you know me...just trying to cover up as much of my body as possible! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚...at the @houseofachi nail launch party! ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’…๐ŸผSIDE NOTE: Iโ€™m wearing Achi gel in Mint on my nails, itโ€™s scented, the only gel thatโ€™s cruelty-free, made in Japan & has the cutest packaging! ๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘ ๐Ÿ‘—๐Ÿ‘ OUTFIT DETAILS: ๐Ÿ‘—SWEATSHIRT DRESS: Silence & Noise ๐Ÿ‘ SHOES: @jeffreycampbell ๐Ÿ’„MAKEUP BY ME: Iโ€™m wearing my @toofaced lipcolors in Freshly Baked & Melted Ice Cream dabbed in center ๐Ÿ’†๐ŸปHAIRSTYLING: @tildebymatilde #ootd #achi #nails #achibeauty #achinails #๐Ÿ’…๐Ÿผ


๐ŸŽญMakeup so heavy they say it looks like a mask.......๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
When you refuse to be the tragedy mask no matter how bad things get and you put your comedy mask of make-up on....ha ha ha #costume #makeup #makeupoftheday #comedy #not #tragedy #๐ŸŽญ


Do I look like a mannequin?! Me trying to blend in with my wigs....what in the world is my Marie Antoinette wig doing?!? She embarrassing us all๐Ÿ™ˆ MANNEQUIN LIPCOLOR: some brick red paint MY REAL PERSON LIPCOLOR: my @toofaced liquid lip in SWEET N SOUR from my ๐Ÿ™ˆ#IWantKandee collection & MAC lip liner in Cherry #kandeejohnson #wig #room #but #its #really #just #a #wig #wall #marieantoinette #๐Ÿ™ˆ


๐ŸŽ€How to be a Barbie doll๐ŸŽ€
by me!
(Look at my short blue hair)....if want to see the whole, โ€œvery entertainingโ€ video....type โ€œkandee Barbieโ€ into the youtube or google search bar! #kandeejohnson #barbie #costume #makeup #transformation


This is my friend @harto ...I turned into her into a man! ๐Ÿ‘ƒ๐ŸฝThat nose contour tho....
I actually turned her into 2 men...one video for her youtube channel and 1 for mine! Stay tuned for these babies in a couple weeks! #kandeejohnson #makeup #transformation #time


This post is in honor of my cousin Ryan, on the far left...and thatโ€™s me on the far right. (His little sister Lisa was not in the photo mood and my little sister was concerned).
Yesterday after I finished filming I got news that Ryan had spent his last moments on Earth and is now in heaven๐Ÿ’”โค๏ธ I had posted on my IG stories & Facebook that just barely over 2 weeks ago that he was having excruciating headaches and went to the hospital to find out he had lesions on his brain causing swelling and bleeding and a tumor in his lungs. All from Melanoma (skin cancer). He thought he was fine a month ago...and now just barely over 2 weeks after going to the hospital heโ€™s in heaven๐Ÿ˜ข
This just makes me want to to tell everyone: PLEASE! PLEASE! Go get your skin checked by a dermatologist...any mole or discolored spot on your skin should be checked and can easily be treated and youโ€™ll be fine but if not checked and it spreads to other organs, like my cousin (it is one of the fastest spreading cancers with an average of 29 people a day dying from Melanoma)...it ends up being beyond treatable.
My cousin was so kind and calm. He did 6 tours at war, has a beautiful wife, Alana and 3 precious little girls, 5 months, 7 & 9 years old. Please pray for them...his oldest daughter was having a hard time with just knowing he was in the hospital.
Please pray for his sweet mom, Jan and his sister, Lisa...(the one in the picture above)... It breaks my heart for them to not have their daddy because I was an adult and know how much that hurt to lose my dad.
I still canโ€™t believe just two weeks ago I posted about the gofundme page to help with what we thought was going to be a month or so of him off work...until he got better from whatever we didnโ€™t know was wrong.
Please everyone...be so thankful you have another day to be alive, be thankful for all your loved ones that are alive...tell them you love them. Each day is a gift, no matter how many challenges we face. And please, in honor of my cousin, encourage everyone you know to have their skin checked (annually)...29 people dying a day from Melanoma is too many precious people... #In #Honor #Of #RyanHysell โค๏ธ


โ™ฅ๏ธAnd then that time I turned myself into Betty Boop (boop bee doop)...HAVE YOU SEEN THIS VIDEO YET?! If youโ€™ve never seen the โ€œtreatโ€ that is this tutorial, filmed in my moms bathroom๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚...just type โ€œkandee Betty boopโ€ into youtube..๐Ÿ’๐Ÿปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ’‹ #bettyboop #kandeejohnson #makeup #costume #ideas #transformation


Miley on the left...me on the right...๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿผ can you spot the differences other than my eyebrows needed to be darker ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
This transformation @mileycyrus was crazy you guys....every detail from the neon lights and plants in the background, to her gun earring, nail bracelet and tattoo were recreated by the amazing family of people I worked with on my @glamourmag series #beautyrecovered where I turned myself into different pop stars. The letters on the top were hand court out of black tape by the amazing wardrobe genius @schlitzie!_________________________________________PS. IT TOOK ME FOREEEEEEVER TO GET THIS POSE RIGHT! โ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ€”๏ฟฝโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ฅoh my gosh....what if you guys tag @mileycyrus in the comments so sheโ€™ll see this!๐Ÿ™ˆI would fall over!
#mileycyrus #makeup #transformation #costume #ideas #kandeejohnson


That time I turned myself into @lanadelrey and really felt like I was making a music video.... #tbt #throwbackthursday #makeup #transformation #lanadelrey #costume #idea #?!? #kandeejohnson That time I turned myself into @lanadelrey and really felt like I was making a music video.... #tbt #throwbackthursday #makeup #transformation #lanadelrey #costume #idea #?!? #kandeejohnson


๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธEdward Scissorhandsโœ‚๏ธ๐Ÿ–๐Ÿฝ This will always be one of my favorite makeup transformations and youtube videos all the way from 2009! ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ™ˆIf youโ€™ve never seen it- type โ€œkandee scissorhandsโ€ into youtube search bar and voila! #makeup #transformation #edwardscissorhands #johnnydepp #kandeejohnson #costumes #makeupartist


Our hearts are heavy with sadness and broken with you Las Vegas. Our prayers for strength and comfort from heaven like a cozy blanket around your heart in this time of pain and grieving. I know the tragedy and pain of this shooting and each life lost and the fear and hope for each person still fighting for their lives in the hospital right now.
I know we are all sending our love and prayers, I know even in this world full of people who, for whatever reason, think and do the most horrific, evil things to others, that there are people who truly care and want to help.
โค๏ธI know that as early as 4am people were lining up to donate blood. The United Blood Services is in need of blood donors from those that are in Las Vegas right now. If you are in Vegas, you can go to any United Blood Services location. I also know that The Springs Church in Las Vegas is offering free grief & trauma counseling to all who are dealing with the tragedy. ๐Ÿ’”It breaks me heart we cannot do more.
I know people are getting upset from seeing posts about the shooting, people are getting upset people not posting about it, people are getting upset for seeing funny posts that seem "uncaring". Emotions are high, but let more love flow to everyone right now. More understanding. When you are devastated and have dehydrated your body from endless crying, you need to see something to give your mind and heart a little rest, something funny or distracting to ease break the pain that you will be enduring.
(I would watch stand-up comedy videos on youtube in the days after my dad died, because it was the only time in 24 hours when I took a break from crying and my head, eyes and body hurt from crying so much.)
Lift each other up today, in love, support, in giving people a break from pain.
This world is hurting everywhere. Las Vegas, Edmonton, those grieving Tom Petty, every hurricane ravaged location, in every city and home...we can't fix it all but we can offer support, prayers and make the people around us in life and on internet feel more loved. I know weโ€™re all hurting please know I know...and I love you. #lasvegas #๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ #โค๏ธ