Osvaldo Perez (O.P.), founder
Cuban-born Osvaldo Perez (O.P.) has been an integral part of the beauty industry for more than 30 years. He trained at some of the world’s best fashion houses — such as Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior and Guerlain — and was the national makeup artist for the House of Chanel for 20 years, working with acclaimed makeup director Dominique Moncourtois.
Throughout his career, O.P. noticed that many makeup artists were finding it hard to source well-blended, finished products. Realizing there was a need for professional-quality makeup and brushes that were both luxurious and affordable, he started O.P. Makeup Studio in 2013 with a key mission: “making the world more beautiful, one person at a time.”
Under O.P.’s masterful guidance, O.P. Makeup Studio offers the finest makeup and tools along with simple, straightforward steps so that every person can accentuate their most beautiful self. Just as light evolves throughout the day, so should one’s makeup. O.P.’s lifestyle palettes can be worn day and night — always with the goal of showcasing each person’s unique qualities.
Karina Perez Marconi, president
Born in the US, Karina spent her formative years in Puerto Rico. After attending university in Paris, Karina launched her career in retail merchandising with Chanel USA as the luxury brand’s account executive. It was there that Karina first met O.P., establishing an instant connection and a lifelong bond over their shared passion to empower and illuminate the beauty that lies within every person. In addition to her quest to learn about the world’s many cultures, she is committed to giving back to local communities. Karina has helped fund, design, and create a state-of-the-art women and babies health care center at Florida Hospital, and has served in various co-chairmen capacities to help fundraise for the Rocky Mountain chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Karina joined O.P. Makeup Studio in 2017.