Laney Chantal, a makeup artist who featured on SyFY’s Face Off Season 5, has passed away.
She died as a result of an accidental drug overdose.
Her family confirmed the tragic news in a public obituary published on October 31.
Taking to social media following her harrowing death, her friends mourned the Missouri native, with fellow artist Gabriella Accarino calling her “irreplaceable”.
In a touching tribute to Laney, she wrote:
“Laney was more than a best friend. She was my sister and soulmate. She was a genuine, sensitive, talented, and beautiful soul.
Who was Laney Chantal?
Laney Chantal real name Alaina Chantal Parkhurst was a celebrity makeup artist known for her appearance on reality TV competition Face Off.
She worked as the lead makeup artists for Lil Nas X’s ‘Montero’ which won video of the year at MTV’s video music awards in 2021.
Chantal started in the makeup industry in Los Angeles in 2008, where she attended Cinema Makeup School. Here, she received her accreditation to work as a special effects makeup artist.
Chantal grew up in Manitou Beach with her parents and two older sisters and was born February 20 1989.
Chantal was recognized for her time on season 5 of Face Off which aired in 2013, she was most notable for being the second contestant to voluntarily leave the competition.