About my work


I am a fully qualified, and insured freelance hair, makeup & special effects artist based in Leicester, UK. In July 2020, I completed a two year foundation degree in Artistic makeup & special effects, specialised in advanced prosthetics, postiche (Hair & wig work) & make-up, achieving a 1st class honours with Distinction, and more recently I completed a BA (Hons) in professional studies in the creative industry, specializing in headdress design & creative makeup, achieving another 1st class honours with Distinction.  

As a hair & make-up artist that is passionate & enthusiastic in my work & all that I do, it is essential & extremely important in my work ethnic that i continue to expand and improve on my skill set & knowledge, keeping on top of my continued professional development (CPD) by attending a variety of workshops & masterclasses, enabling me to learn new skills & techniques, as well as aspiring to gain new life experiences in different areas of the industry such as fashion shows, 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 



       Beauty/ bridal/ editorial makeup 

       Fashion & photography makeup


       Postiche knotting & application 

       Wig cages 

       Period & era makeup 

       Headdress design


Relevant Courses & Qualifications 

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

FdA degree in Artistic makeup & Special effects with 1st class honours 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

Continued professional development - Workshops/ masterclasses/ events attended

The Prosthetics event - Birmingham, Nov 2018

The Prosthetics event - Coventry, Nov 2019

Nyx Workshop, Debenhams store, Leicester 30/5/2019

Karla Powell workshop, Leicester college 5/2/2019

P.A.M studio workshop demonstration by Vicki Voller - 2/3/2020

London National theatre - Backstage tour of wig & costume department. 2/3/2020

Skulltress certificate of attendance in creative makeup masterclass - 24/5/2020

Skultress certificate of attendence in opulent headdress masterclass - 20/6/2020

Skulltress certificate of attendance in sfx masterclass - 10/10/2020

Skulltress certificate of attendance in ultimate halloween masterclass - 24/10/2020

Skulltress certificate of attendance in paper illusion art masterclass -  28/11/2020

Skulltress certificate of attendance in the art of bald caps masterclass - 24/4/2021

Anja yamaji headdress base workshop - 10/1/2021

Anja yamaji headdress workshop in fan & floral design - 7/2/2021

The prosthetics event- Coventry, Nov 2021


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

- Pat Mcgrath