My name is Kim and I’m a freelance makeup artist. I am also currently a manager for a national retail company and am fortunate enough to run my makeup business alongside this job. I’ve always been interested in how makeup can transform a face and watched many makeup tutorials online, my favourites being by Lisa Eldridge, Pixiwoo […]

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I’ve been a freelance makeup artist for over 7 years, that’s 2 years longer than the average small business lasts in the UK. Sounds like a good milestone to overtake right? But statistically things are only supposed to get tougher with only a third of small businesses lasting over 10 years. In my experience and […]

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  • Natalie james - Wow, LOVED this Kristina. Your brutal honesty about the reality of ‘making it’ as a successful hair or makeup artist is refreshing and your desire to help others also sings out loud and clear. Even as someone who has also been developing a career as a makeup artist over the past six years you have reminded me not to get complacent, to practice the things I find difficult and to work on my self-belief. Thank you for sharing this and I am so glad your Academy has become the success it has because you utterly deserve it. With thanks and much respect, Natalie xxReplyCancel

  • Constance - Hello !
    I agree with you ! I has been a MUA since 1984 in Paris and was very busy (now it has changed a little bit for many different reasons…) and in my opinion it is the way we behave and also being a people person is very important! enjoy your shootings and films!!! constanceReplyCancel

HIGH-GLAMOUR MAKEUP MASTERCLASS ANNOUNCED! Due to huge popular demand for our previous glamorous makeup masterclass, we’ve added another 1-day class covering glamorous bridal, evening and photographic makeup that the K-Team‘s longest serving member Aušra will be teaching. This masterclass is again suited to makeup artists who would like to develop further skills in more glamorous looks. Classes are intimate (max. 5 students). The time […]

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PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP ARTIST INTERVIEW Click on the link below to check out an interview I recently did for Nicole Marie – a freelance makeup artist, blogger and photographer based in the US. It’s a glimpse into my world as a makeup artist and especially relevant for those of you who are currently considering a career in this […]

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NEW HOLLYWOOD WAVE HAIRSTYLING MASTERCLASS ANNOUNCED! One of the most frequently requested hairstyles by the K-Team‘s brides is the timeless and red-carpet favourite Hollywood wave. Learn how to confidently create this glamorous hairstyle that will turn your clients into superstars. Kasia will teach you in this intimate and in-depth masterclass class how to: Use long-lasting curling techniques with various sizes of […]

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