...MAKEUP ARTISTRY ...
Claire Kingsmill is a level 2&3 ITEC qualified, professional Makeup Artist based in Norwich, with experience in a wide variety of fields, including Bridal, Special occasion, Daytime, Evening and Photography makeup. She attended Jackie Hamilton School of beauty, where she also qualified in Hair Styling and Eyelash extensions. She also went on to qualify in gel nail polish.
Claire combines experience with modern techniques, continuously training within the industry to obtain more recognised industry qualifications whilst still providing a friendly, professional, day-to-day service.
During her level 2 qualifications, Claire learnt about medical conditions, Health and Safety and the science behind the ingredients of makeup. She learnt all about face shapes and skin types and how to apply daytime, evening, special occasion and bridal makeup.
After becoming a qualified Makeup Artist, able to work in the industry, Claire still wanted to learn more. She undertook Hairstyling training and Eyelash extension training. Soon after, she wanted to learn about Fashion and Photography makeup and started the level 3 course. Here she studied, Black and White photography makeup, another more in depth look at Bridal, makeup from different Eras, Fantasy Makeup, High Fashion Makeup and Catwalk Makeup. She found that she was very creative and great at developing ideas and concepts including Makeup, Hair , Costumes, Nails, locations and the overall look of a project, and also conveying it to a team.
Before working as a makeup artist, Claire worked in customer service and as retail management for 10 years. Customer service is something that Claire is really dedicated to and making every customer feel on top of the world and treats every customer like they are the only person that matters.
In that time she also gained a level 2 qualification in Team Leading and a level 3 in Advanced Management, making her an ideal person to run a team of MUA's for an event.