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Actress Stephanie March and makeup artist Rebecca Perkins open SoHo’s newest beauty destination.

As most women know, unless you’ve got a makeup artist at your beck and call, you can never look as beautiful and meticulous as all those women you admire on TV. But thanks to Law & Order Special Victims Unit star, Stephanie March, and Rebecca Perkins— the makeup artist who helped her achieve that reputation – that resource is available to any woman who makes her way into Rouge New York, the revolutionary and affordable makeup salon in SoHo.

“Actors and actresses shouldn’t be the only people who get special and personal attention,” says March. “We want to offer that same kind of access to beauty to anyone on the go. [We also want] to make it easy and affordable.” That’s why they opened the salon with six hand-picked makeup artists who offer special attention and modestly priced services, ranging from $15 for individual lash application to $75 for a “total polish” makeup application.

The dynamic duo has been together for more than a decade, and their complementary talents made going into the business of beauty easy. “She’s the chef, and I’m the building manager,” says the actress, who is married to New York restaurant icon Bobby Flay.

“I’m the artist, and she’s the prototype client,” Perkins agrees. “I just have a deep trust for Stephanie’s judgment and opinion. She makes everything better. It’s always helpful that we can bring ideas to each other and give responses from the client or artist perspective.” [Continues…]

-Mike Hammer

Stephanie March and Rebecca Perkins are featured on DOWNTOWN’s Summer 2014 editionIf you would like to continue reading the entire interview, you can find our latest issue on newsstands now! Or you can subscribe to DOWNTOWN Magazine for home delivery by clicking here.