About Clare

Clare is an award-winning, highly qualified, professional make-up artist based in Surrey, with a wealth of celebrity clientele.

Her career began in the cosmetics and beauty industry twenty six years ago where her passion for skincare and make-up was born. In 2003 she attended one of London’s top make-up schools – The London School of Beauty and Make-up. Clare was quick to forge her career within the fashion and TV/ film industry. She began working on editorials, advertising campaigns and red carpet. In 2015 she trained to become an accredited teacher extending her skills to make-up education and in 2016 she was appointed UK Brand Ambassador and national trainer for US Cosmetics Brand “Youngblood”. As experienced artist she continues to work within various industry fields including fashion, film, TV, music, ecommerce, education, corporate and bridal.

As an accredited teacher, she provides make-up lessons for the “real woman” and private make-up artistry tuition. Clare works as training consultant for Boss Girls London, and is an educational makeup artist for the British School of Etiquette.

Her signature look is “glowing skin” and is she ensures that each client feels confident and beautiful yet still retains their individual style. She travels nationally and internationally to be on set, attend shoots or for destination weddings. Clare specialises in a luxury bridal make-up and hair service. Her work has graced various wedding magazine front covers.

She enjoys the variety of work her career brings from working with celebrities, film sets, shoot locations to spending time with blushing brides. “I am lucky to have found a career I enjoy and love, where I can use my creative skills and enhance people’s lives”.

An animal lover, Clare is passionate about using Cruelty-Free cosmetics and skincare. Her professional makeup kit is extensive and only contains the highest quality luxury cosmetic products such as Charlotte Tilbury, Illamasqua, Urban Decay, Tarte, Too Faced, IT Cosmetics, Youngblood Mineral, Hourglass and Huda Beauty.

Clare is also able to cater for vegan clients using a wide range of Vegan cosmetics and make-up brushes. She is an expert in skin care and is able to treat sensitive skin using her extensive skincare knowledge and range of cruelty free skincare – Rodial, Drunk Elephant, Ole Henriksen, Murad and Ren.

She is fully certified, highly qualified and insured. Formally trained she adheres to strict hygiene regulations.

Clare’s work includes:

CELEBRITIES
Caroline Aherne
Brix Smith
Melinda Messenger
Jim Davison
Loreen
Patsy Kensit
Alexander Armstrong
Jessy Matador
Laura Hayden
Tom Chilton
Patricia Hodge
Amanda Davies
Christina Johnston – Soprano

FASHION & CATWALKS
London Fashion Week – Stella McCartney
The Clothes Show
Sean Hanna Hair
Emma Hunt London
Loreal Colour Trophy

BRIDAL DESIGNERS
Naomi Neoh
Emma Hunt London
Audrey Ashley Couture

TV, FILM & THEATRE
BBC Children In Need
Johnny English Strikes Again
Channel 4 News
QVC
Sky Arts
Afterlife
Bright Young Things
Millions
Royal Variety Performance
The Libertine
ITV/Ident
Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Part 1

WEDDING MAGAZINES & BLOGS
Weddings in Surrey
Surrey Brides
Love My Dress Blog
B Loved Blog
Brides magazine
Vogue Japan Weddings

ADVERTISING
Maserati
Superdrug
Tresemme Hair
Lighterlife Fast
Marriott Hotels
Playtech
Mokibox
Colegate
Toxic Waste Confectionary
Anita Bean
Libresse
Premula Cheese
London Confidential Cosmetics
Wakefield Jewellery
Tag
Glamshack Fashion
Something For The Girls
M&S
John Lewis