Cherry is an award-winning Japanese-born Vietnamese makeup artist, hairstylist and licensed esthetician, based in New York City.
Cherry’s educational background includes a bachelor's degree in Global Studies from UCLA (University of California Los Angeles), a diploma in Fashion Make-Up Artistry from MUD (Make-Up Designory), and a diploma in Esthetics from Christine Valmy International School, as well as esthetics license.
Cherry has worked with various clients from inspirational women and men to celebrities and icons like basketball star Carmelo Anthony, Method Man, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach, Kristen Chenoweth, Shameik Moore, Sylvan Esso, Amandla Stenberg, etc., brides to supermodels like Daisuke Ueda etc., CEO's and founders like Emily Weiss from Glossier to artists, designers to authors, dancers to lawyers. Her work has graced covers and editorial stories of magazines and major newspapers internationally such as Vogue Latinoamerica, L'Officiel Hommes Italia, Esquire Latin America, The TIME Magazine etc., and has been seen in fashion shows during New York Fashion Week such as BCBG etc., TV shows like The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, music videos, commercials, clothing lines like Armani Exchange and accessory lines, plays and red carpet and special events such as pre Grammy's beauty suite, AMFAR, the UN gala, MBA All Star beauty suite, Tech Crunch NYC etc. She has also keyed many film shoots.
Besides New York, she has worked in Los Angeles and Tokyo, and occasionally travels to those places.
Because she believes that beauty should not involve toxic chemicals, most of her makeup products are paraben-free. It is her goal to let her artistry, work and ethics always come from a place of Love, and she finds most joy in sharing God’s love, as well as seeing her clients see their own beauty the way God sees it.