Linda’s fresh, modern approach to makeup application has seen her quickly emerge as one of Cork’s ‘go to’ Makeup Artists in high demand with brides, stylists and photographers. Linda’s mission as a makeup artist is to create elegant, chic and above all else, flattering makeup looks. She often uses classic beauty icon inspiration to create makeup looks that are unmistakably modern.
Linda’s signature style can be seen throughout her work: whether creating a look for a Bride, working on a Fashion Editorial or being booked for an event. Linda understands the skin and how to keep it looking fresh, clean and youthful while still ensuring it photographs beautifully. She will skillfully translate current runway trends into a wearable look or help you to achieve a chic bridal statement. Linda constantly streamlines her makeup kit contents as she firmly believes that every makeup brand has at least one amazing product. She has a special interest in longlasting, skin perfecting makeup products that help her to achieve her signature look which is always clean, chic and flawless. Some of Linda’s preferred brands currently include Laura Mercier, Nars, MAC, Smashbox, Illamasqua, NYX, Dior, Chanel and Armani. Linda also uses professional grade High Definition makeup brands Graftobian HD, Ben Nye and Dermacolor.
Linda’s work as a Makeup Artist has seen her work featured by many prestigious publications, photographers, blogs, stylists and personalities. Included are Weddings Unveiled Magazine, Vogue Italia, Ireland’s Wedding Journal, Wedding Ideas Magazine UK, Sunday World Magazine, the Star Newspaper, Best of the Best Professional Hair Awards, Pearl&Godiva-International Event Stylists, Wedding Sparrow, Corbin Gurkin – voted top 10 US Wedding Photographers by Martha Stewart Weddings, Pia Clodi -Peaches and Mint Fine Art Photography – Vienna, Lisa Griffin – Fine Art Photographer, Kathriona Devereux TV presenter of RTE’s Consumer Show (bridal client 2012), Irish Singer Songwriter Gemma Hayes (bridal client 2014)
Linda’s relaxed and friendly personality makes her very popular with clients. She easily balances professionalism and humour with a seemingly endless offering of practical and down to earth beauty tips and makeup trivia.
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Full Portfolio can be seen at http://lindacollinsmakeup.com/my-work/