Helen is a professional award-winning makeup artist. She specialises in bodypaint, fantasy makeups and special effects. She offers the following services:

  • Photography and media makeup

  • Fantasy makeup

  • Catwalk makeup

  • Bodypainting

  • Face painting

  • UV bodypaint and makeup

  • Prosthetics

  • Special Effect (SFX)

  • Bridal makeup

  • Editorial makeup

  • Bespoke makeups

  • Camouflage makeup

  • Airbrush makeup and bodypaint

  • Theatrical makeup

  • Evening and prom makeups

  • Henna

  • She does offer very limit hair ups to go with client looks

  • Basic costume and prop making to go with client looks

  • Also, she will do outfit/costume styling for total look makeups.

Helen in a mobile makeup artist/body painter that travels the UK and abroad. She is based near Daventry for local clients.

As safety matters Helen will make separate appointments for more complex designs which may contain body glues and prosthetics to do a patch test on the clients prior to the shoot. She also decanters where possible all her makeups on separate palettes to prevent cross contamination, e.g. eyeshadows, blushers, foundations, powders, lip stick and lip gloss. Helen uses many different brands and stores foundations for every budget and colour.

Helen loves working with new people and has worked with people with interesting stories such as cancer survivors, rape victims, people with anxiety, body issues, transgenders etc. to help them reclaim themselves, improve confidence and help with acceptance.

Helen Also demonstrates at many conventions around the UK with The Midlands bodypaint project, Bodypaint Social and the oxford face and body art collective group.

Makeup Artist C.V.

Makeup Qualifications

March 2018 VTCT level to Henna and Mendhi Design

Feb 2017 VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair, Stage and Media Makeup

Skills in Diploma

  • Prosthetic making and casting

  • Applying prosthetics and bald caps

  • Camouflage makeup

  • media makeup

  • photographer makeup

  • Special effects makeup

  • fashion makeup

  • eyelash perming

  • eyebrow and eye lash tinting

  • wig application

  • Style and fit postiche

  • Apply airbrush make-up to the face

  • Client care and communication in beauty-related industries

  • Monitor and maintain health and safety practice in the salon

  • Create an image

25th June 2016           VTCT Apply Makeup

25th June 2016           VTCT Fantasy Hair design for performers.

23rd May 2016           VTCT Level 3 NVQ Airbrush Makeup

1st March 2016                 VTCT Themed Face Painting

24th Feb 2016                     VTCT level 2 Body Art Design

Makeup/body paint Awards/Experience

Aug 2019                           Elementz of Couture (Summer Catwalk) : MUA/bodypainter for catwalk

July 2019                           World Bodypaint festival – competitor

Jan 2019                           “Sea of Sound” IsaacO Music Video – sole MUA and Bodypainter

Nov 2019                           Prosthetic Event , Birmingham UK : Guess SFX bodypaint demostrator

2018                                     Edinburgh Alternative Fashion Week : MUA

Oct 2018                             Warpaint North – Silver in bodypaint

Oct 2018                             Competed in Brushwars, Olmpia, London

July 2018                           World Bodypaint festival – competitor

2018                                     Special effects MUA for photoshoot magazine stage and stand : The  

                                             photography Show, Birmingham NEC, 2018

10th Feb 2018                   Project Catwalk Live MUA social Media Post of the Season winner

10th Feb 2018                   Project Catwalk Live MUA of the Season Winner

18th Nov 2017                   UK National Final (Worldskills)-Makeup Body – Silver

Aug 2017                             Living Art show Body Painter of the year

July 2017                             Winner of World Skills Heat – Body Makeup

22nd May 2017                  NMUA (National Makeup Awards) first place in Professionals class -        


11th March 2017               1st Place – Body Art Media Makeup & Photography Event 2017, Rugby

Feb 2017                             Competitor in Warpaint Competition, London

Dec 2016                              Dermologica student of the year

Makeup Publications

July 2018                       Pinstriping & Kustom Graphics Magazine issue 68 : Body Painter/mua  

                                         For Article

June 2018                       26 and Beyond Model Magazine issue 12 : MUAH

2018                     Photoshoot magazine - Special Ed - photography show 2018 : MUA, SFX  

                                artist and costume maker

2018                     Now that is Equal Magazine issue 4: MUA

March 2018         Fashion Project LIVE Magazine

April 2017               Photoshoot Magazine – 4 pages, Edwardian Bride, Medieval Lady Issue 20

20th Feb 2017         Photoshoot Magazine -4 pages, The Snow Queen Issue 19

Feb 2017                 Xpressions Magazine - 4 pages, Rag Doll and Champagne Bubbles

Dec issue 2016 "Take A Break, Fate & Fortune" (page and half spread) Big image is myself painted by Indy as my first body painting experience and what got me into body painting.

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