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About Charley

About Charley: Welcome
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Charley is a fully qualified, certified & insured Hair, makeup & special effects artist based in the East midlands, UK. In July 2020, Charley completed a two year foundation degree in Artistic makeup & special effects, specialised in advanced prosthetics, postiche (Hair & wig work) & make-up including media & camouflage makeup, bridal, editorial, & photography, achieving the highest grade, Distinction. In 2021, Charley went on to complete a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree in Professional studies (creative industries) specializing in creative make up & headdress design, being awarded a first class honours.

 As a hair & make-up artist that is passionate, committed & enthusiastic in all areas of her work , it is essential & extremely important in charley's work ethnic that she continues to expand and improve on her skill set & knowledge, keeping on top of continued professional development (CPD) by attending a variety of workshops & masterclasses, enabling charley to up skill & learn new techniques, as well as aspiring to gain new life experiences in different areas of the industry such as theatre, film, TV and commercials.

My skill set as a Make-up artist

       Artistic & Special effects makeup

       Face & body art painting

       Prosthetics & moulding

       Advanced Prosthetics 

       Fibre glassing 



       Festival/ creative hair & make up

       Camouflage/ tattoo covering

       Beauty/ bridal/ editorial makeup 

       Fashion & photography makeup


       Postiche - application of  wigs & facial pieces

       Wig cages 

       Period & era makeup 

       Headdress design

       Life Casting

       Blood Tubing


Relevant Courses & Qualifications 

Three day intense blood tubing course (Certificate of training) at The Prosthetics studio ( Shaune Harrison & Paula Anne booker) Wombwell. May 2023

BA (Hons) Degree in Professional studies (Creative industries) with a first class honours: De Montfort university/ Leicester college.  Leicester. August 2021​​

FdA degree in Artistic makeup & Special effects with Distinction: De Montfort University/ Leicester college. Leicester. July 2020

Level 4 Artistic makeup & Special fx, 3/7/2019

Covid 19 Barbicide certification 13/5/2020

Barbicide certification 30/7/2020

Safe sets international covid 19 certification for film and video production industry 17/6/2020

Dermalogica clean touch certified 16/6/2020

About Charley: About Me
About Charley: Portfolio
About Charley: Quote

"Creativity is your best make-up skill, don't be afraid to experiment."

- Pat Mcgrath 

About Charley: Quote
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