About

About Nicki

Nicki is a freelance makeup artist based in London and has been working internationally since 2008. After getting her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art, Design and Visual Communications from the Institute of Art, Design & Technology (IADT) in Dublin Ireland, she went on to pursue her love of art and makeup as a career. Nicki worked in film and TV assisting makeup artists on set internationally to break into the industry. She then went on to earn her ITEC (International Therapy Examination Council) International Level 3 Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Makeup (LA College of Creative Arts) in Dublin Ireland. There she graduated at the top of her class, was awarded student of the year, and continued to teach courses at the college for a year after graduating. She continues teach internationally at makeup schools and seminars, as well as continues to up-skill, attending courses and seminars to add to her repertoire.

Because of these influential learning opportunities, Nicki is experienced in makeup for editorials, campaigns, keying fashion shows as well as assisting on teams for shows internationally, film, TV, HD and Green Screen, advertisements, SFX, bridal fashion, face and full body painting, air brushing, hair styling and male grooming.

She has forged a stellar reputation in the Beauty, Fashion, Music, Celebrity and TV/Film Industries. Since then, her work has been found in esteemed magazines such as L’Officiel Ukraine, Wonderland Magazine, Rollacoaster Magazine, Gay Times, New York Times, BBC News, Wonderland online, Vogue.it.

Nicki has had the pleasure to work abroad in: England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Mexico, Germany, Malta, and the United States.

She has worked with large international clients and on advertising campaigns in the UK and internationally with brands such as Nike, Facebook, Diesel, Levi’s, Timberland, Primark, Universal Music, Sony Music, Armada Music, Life Style Sports, Smart Water, Kellogg’s, Absolut Vodka, West Coast Cooler, Coty, Selfridges, L’Oreal Professional, Wella, Vidal Sassoon, Kerastase, Toni & Guy, Kevyn Aucoin, Vodafone, to name a few.

Whether be for commercial work, a private event or for a bride’s big day, Nicki prides herself on her bespoke and professional approach and her ability to enhance each person’s individual beauty.

PUBLICATIONS & NETWORKS

Editorial Publications:

  • L’Officiel Ukraine
  • Wonderland Magazine
  • Rollacoaster Magazine
  • Gay Times
  • Creative Head Magazine
  • Image Magazine
  • Irish Tatler
  • Social & Personal
  • Codigo Mexico
  • Irish Country
  • Hot Press
  • Stellar
  • Xposé Magazine
  • U Magazine
  • MFI Magazine
  • The Gloss
  • VIP Magazine
  • RSVP Magazine
  • TV Now
  • Totally Dublin
  • RTE Guide
  • The Dubliner
  • You Magazine
  • Irish Brides
  • Social & Personal Weddings
  • Confetti
  • The Irish Wedding Journal
  • The Irish Times & Times Weekend Magazine
  • Irish Independent
  • The Sunday Business Post
  • Irish Daily Mail
  • The Sun
  • The Metro Herald

Online Publications:

  • New York Times
  • BBC News
  • Wonderland
  • Vogue.it
  • Rollacoaster
  • Creative Head
  • Noctis
  • Sicky
  • Prowlster
  • Knots Magazine
  • Fade Magazine
  • Le Cool
  • Tabitha
  • One Fab Day
  • Opalus
  • Weddings Online

International TV & Film Networks:

  • ABC (USA)
  • PBS (USA)
  • CNN (USA)
  • BBC News (UK)
  • BBC America (UK)
  • BBC2 (UK)
  • Netflix (USA)
  • Amazon Prime (USA)
  • ShowTime (USA)
  • Starz Network (USA)
  • UTV (Northern Ireland)
  • RTE (Ireland)
  • TV3 (Ireland)
  • TG4 (Ireland)
  • HSN (USA)
  • The Golf Channel (USA)
  • ZDF Channel (Germany)
  • CCTV1 & CCTV10 (China)

CELEBRITIES

Singers & Bands: 

  • The Script
  • The Coronas
  • Lisa Hannigan
  • The Stunning
  • Wild Youth
  • The Academic
  • Drax Project
  • Femme Schmidt
  • Toya Delazy
  • Mr Eazi
  • Yxng Bane
  • Crazy Cousinz
  • Lily McKenzie
  • Mista Silva
  • Niall “Bressie” Breslin
  • Mundy
  • Johnny Logan
  • Ryan O’Shaughnessy
  • Finbar Furey
  • Jerry Fish
  • Samantha Mumba
  • The Celtic Tenors
  • Celine Byrne
  • Ellis Lawrie
  • Laura Brehm
  • Méav
  • Celtic Woman
  • Louise Mulcahy
  • Monster/Monster
  • Dirty Epics
  • Lynchy
  • Maud in Cahoots
  • Tommy Amper
  • Sibeal Ni Chasaide
  • Dead Cat Bounce

TV Talent:

  • Don Lemon (CNN Anchor)
  • Louis Walsh (TV personality, Judge on UK’s ‘X-Factor’, band manager)
  • Amanda Byram (TV personality)
  • Nicky Byrne (Presenter & ‘Westlife’)
  • Aidan Power (TV & Radio Presenter)
  • Ryan Tubridy (TV Presenter of ‘The Late Late Show’ & Radio RTE2FM )
  • Niall “ Bressie” Breslin (Judge on Ireland’s ‘The Voice’, Musician & Singer)
  • Rachel Allen (Celebrity Chef)
  • Brendan Courtney (TV Personality, Presenter & Designer)
  • Katherine Thomas (TV Presenter)
  • Twink (TV & Theatre personality)
  • Linda Martin (TV & Theatre personality)
  • Majella O’Donnell (Irish celebrity & TV personality)
  • TV3 Xposé Presenters: Glenda Gilson, Karen Koster, Aisling O’Loughlin, Lisa Cannon and Sybil Mulcahy.

 

Actors TV & Film:

  • Maria Doyle Kennedy
  • Toby Stephens
  • Miranda Raison
  • Aoibhinn McGinnity

Celebrity Models:

  • Jourdan Dunn
  • Vogue Williams
  • Rain Dove
  • Maeve Madden
  • Hammasa
  • Roz Purcell
  • Rosanna Davison

 

German Celebrities:

  • Yvonne Catterfeld
  • Katharina Thalbach
  • Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey
  • Fritz Karl
  • Götz Schubert
  • Yvonne Catterfeld
  • Julia Richter
  • Sebastian Ströbe
  • Roman Knizka

 

Athletes:

  • Annika Sorenstam (LPGA)
  • Andy Lee (Olympian & WBO Middleweight Boxing Champion)
  • Phillip McMahon (Dublin GAA)

 

Entrepreneurs:

  • Kendra Scott
  • Danielle Ryan

BRANDS

Fashion:

  • Nike
  • Diesel
  • Levi’s Jeans
  • Timberland
  • Primark
  • Life Style Sports
  • Canterbury
  • Magee 1866
  • Goffs 1866
  • Arnott’s

 

Music & Entertainment Industry:

  • Universal Music
  • Sony Music
  • Island Records
  • Armada Music
  • RTE2FM
  • The Dinner Party Project Orlando
  • Forbidden Fruit Music Festival

 

Food & Drink

  • Smart Water
  • Kellogg’s Rice Krispies
  • Absolut Vodka
  • West Coast Cooler
  • Nupo

 

Charities:

  • GOAL Global
  • Runway to Hope
  • Movember
  • VSO International
  • BeLonGTo

 

Public Sector:

  • Bord Gais Energy
  • National Dairy Council

Cosmetics & Hair Care

  • L’Oreal Professional
  • Wella
  • Coty
  • Kerastase
  • Vidal Sassoon
  • Toni & Guy
  • Kevyn Aucoin Beauty
  • Spectrum Brushes
  • Wet N’ Wild Cosmetics
  • Note Cosmetics

 

Telecommunications & Social Media:

  • Facebook
  • Vodafone
  • Meteor Mobile

 

Boutique/Online Clothing:

  • Selfridges
  • Folkster
  • Fran & Jane
  • Om Diva
  • Maven 46
  • No.38 Dunville
  • iClothing
  • Dresscode
  • Pinup Girl Clothing
  • Miss Thing
  • Diamond Designs
  • Frock N’ Fabulous

 

Fashion Shows:

  • London Queer Fashion Show 2018 (Key MUA: 11 shows/designers)
  • London Queer Fashion Show 2017 (Key MUA: 6 shows/designers)
  • GOAL
  • Dublin Fashion Festival
  • VSO
  • LFW Royal College of Art MA Graduate Show 2017
  • LSMM for Instituto Marangoni
  • LFW A/W18 Underage presentation
  • LOREAL Colour Trophy
  • Wella
  • Runway To Hope: Spring Fashion Soiree, Orlando FL. 2017
  • DCU
  • UCD

Designers:

  • Kendra Scott
  • Kelly Anna x Nike
  • Vogue Williams x Katie Mullally
  • Underage
  • Ben Copperwheat
  • Ingrid Kraftchenko
  • SJ Weston : Thomas/Thomas
  • Emily Witham
  • Jack Goode
  • Halina Edwards
  • Akville Jancauskaite
  • Loveness Lee
  • Rosie Kent
  • Juvi Jewelry
  • Umit Kutluk
  • Helen Cody
  • Mona Swims
  • Jill De Burca
  • Margaret O’Connor
  • Sharon Hoey
  • And Tate
  • Natasha Sherling
  • Kayleigh Forsythe
  • Aideen Bodkin
  • Laura Chambers
  • Trippy Hippy
  • Que-Va
  • Fada + EssenC
  • Pamela Heaney
  • Daniel Roden
  • Livia Rita
  • Yodeaxi
  • Sophie Cochevelou
  • Bull & Dagger
  • Vytoldas Miliauskas
  • Platypus
  • Plus Equals
  • Rickilee Drayford
  • Cause Perdue
  • Poca London
  • Bally Boy

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