Christiane Dowling is an Award-Winning Professional Freelance Makeup Artist based in Sandhurst in Berkshire.
Makeup Artist of the Year in the 2019 British Hair & Beauty Awards and Regionally Highly Commended in the prestigious Wedding Industry Awards 2020.
Specialising in Bridal, Weddings, Proms, Photoshoots, Corporate Headshots, Festivals and all Special Occasions, Christiane uses only the highest quality brands including Chanel, Dior, MAC, Giorgio Armani, Bobbi Brown, Laura Mercier, Nars, Smashbox, Urban Decay, Charlotte Tilbury, Stila, Huda Beauty and Anastasia Beverly Hills, to ensure an excellent finish and makeup that lasts. Makeup Lessons are also offered; 1-2-1, in small groups, for teenage parties or for Bridal and Wedding Parties.
Covering Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire, Christiane also works extensively in London, travelling to the Capital for personal, corporate and overseas clients, including Mayfair (W1) Kensington (W8), Chelsea (SW3), Knightsbridge and Belgravia (SW1), Notting Hill and Holland Park (W11) and all of the surrounding suburbs.
National and International bookings are also available.
Highly qualified, Christiane initially trained classically at the prestigious and world renowned leading Makeup School – The Glauca Rossi School of Fashion & Photographic Make Up in London. Previous Alumni include a stream of Celebrity Makeup Artists whose work regularly grace the pages of the most influential Fashion and Beauty editorials in the world including Vogue, Harpers & Queen and Style Magazine. Christiane is also a graduate of the London Makeup School, having undertaken specialised training in the fields of Asian & Arabic Makeup, Male Makeup and in the advanced genre of Special Effects Makeup for the Theatre, Film and TV industry.
Training continued with Academic Professional Makeup Artist, David Horne, Award-Winning Bridal Makeup Artist, Kristina Gasperas and through Master Classes run by Celebrity Makeup Artists including Karin Darnell, whose clients have included The Spice Girls, Jessie J, Cheryl, Alesha Dixon and Rihanna and top Celebrity Makeup Artist Melissa Sophia, Host of the hit Makeover TV series, 100% Hotter, who has a list of celebrity clientele including Stephanie Pratt from Made in Chelsea, Jessica Wright from The Only Way is Essex and Love Island Winner, Amber Davies.
Christiane is also skilled in the highly glamorous styles of makeup seen trending on Instagram which have become a genre in their own right and has covered the creative and increasingly popular, androgynous styles of Drag Makeup with International Makeup House, Kryolan.
Makeup and Fashion have been a passion for Christiane for as long as she can remember. Working as a MakeUp Artist is the natural progression of her love for the Art of MakeUp and its power to bestow beauty and self-assurance. That extra something special that radiates a glow of confidence. The final piece of the outfit. The right colour, the right look, setting the mood. Christiane thrives on boosting the confidence of her clients, enhancing the beauty of their natural features.
Christiane Dowling Makeup Artistry was born with the aim of delivering Christiane’s own personal vision of exceptional Makeup Artistry and outstanding Customer Service and has received consistently excellent reviews.
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