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A BIT ABOUT ME...

Elena Charlton

Following a degree at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, I began a career in television production working as a Production Manager. I currently still do this alongside running my own business, but it's very clear to me where my heart lies...

 

Now anyone that knows the television industry knows work isn't always plentiful and so whilst 'on a break' I started working as a Body Shop consultant. I found I had a flare for make-up so went on every course they could offer and trained as a make-up artist. I seemed to sell mostly make-up and I think it was obvious that I loved it, and selling it was a piece of cake when you love the products and can show how to use them.

 

Then one day a good few years ago now, a brave lady asked me if I would do her make-up for her wedding day. Of course I was extremely flattered and being part of her special day was amazing and made me want to be a part of more big days. This gave me the boost I needed to take it further and many, many brides later, I still love every second!!! It's definitely more of a passion than a 'job'.

 

I've since trained in Cosmetic Make-up at City of Bristol College graduating with a distinction and can offer, eyelash and brow tinting and brow shaping.

 

In February 2015 I was awarded Highly Commended in the make-up category of the Bristol and Somerset Wedding Awards. I was extremely excited and proud to win this and it has only spurred me on further to pursue my passion

"I couldn't have asked for a better make-up artist than Emily"

Joy Kirby said...

"My make-up looked flawless and without looking or feeling too done up, my skin was glowing."

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