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How Aileen Quintana Stayed Bright and Beautiful During Miami Music Week

Welcome to Beauty Diary: Seven days of getting glam with an industry insider.

Loamis Rodriguez
Loamis Rodriguez

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With her multi-hued and always changing hair, brightly colored lips, and eclectic style, Aileen Quintana is easy to spot in a crowd and her positive vibes are even easier to pick up. She's the artist to know in Miami, having beautified faces for big names like Chloe, Louis Vuitton, and Givenchy (but we're just chipping at the list here). She is currently a Covergirl brand ambassador in the hispanic market, consults on the creative team of The Webster, and we're not even going into her latest venture, where she's diving into visual and performance arts, primarily at Miami's iii Points festival, becoming less of a makeup go-to girl and more of an all-around artistic "it" girl.

We followed this born and raised Miami girl through seven busy days, where she managed the back of house for Funkshion Fashion Week during the Miami Beach Centennial, produced her own fashion and art installation, and soaked in the sounds at multiple Winter Music Conference parties including one where she covered everyone in Dash of Flash tattoos. Because as she puts it, "a true festival person is someone who gives," and homegirl is giving us major beauty inspo from the inside out.


My festival survival beauty kit was easy and simple. It included Peter Thomas Roth CC Cream, Dior Show mascara, my Lime Crime lipsticks (which last me all day and night), some of my Dash Flash temporary tattoos, and an assortment of glitter for myself and any lucky person i decide to enlighten with beauty from the inside out.


Day two of Miami Music Week and the Miami Beach Centennial starts out with an amazing interview with my boys at Junior and Hatter on Wynwood Radio.

Tonight I'm managing the back of house for a show during Funkshion Fashion Week for the Miami Beach Centennial. I'm also beyond excited because I'm debuting an interactive fashion video installation I worked on for the opening of Art Conductor: Reset!


I'm hanging out with my amazing friend from Soul Clap and Crew Love at Soho House and I'm ending my night with Thomas Jack at Bardot. Occasions like this always call for a pop of color on your face, so green it is!


Tonight I'm putting on my best ponytail and supporting my friend Simonett Pereira from Style Mafia at her fashion show for Funkshion Fashion Week. I'm very blessed in that I was able to help her produce this show!

I'm ending my night as a shooting star for the opening of Magnus Sodamin's exhibit for Primary Projects.


The day started after an early evening rain storm, which made for the perfect disco nap. Everyone needs their beauty rest, right? Headed to Bardot tonight to hear an intimate session with my friend Uchi, Benoit and Sergio, and Bob Moses.


I'm checking out Get Lost at LMNT and hanging with some of my friends. The lighting and location has made LMNT my favorite venue throughout all of Winter Music Conference, and I'm definitely taking some of this colorful inspiration home with me for future beauty looks.


It's the last day of this amazing week! I helped decorate the Life and Death event for iii Points, featuring James Murphy, DJ Tennis, Tales of Us, and Thugfucker on a boat.

The best way to end it is by hanging out at iii Points with some of my closest friends as the sun sets over Miami. I have so much gratitude for the amazing week that just went by...