Jenna is a talented full time freelance make up artist with a huge passion for make-up and an extraordinary eye for bringing out natural beauty.
She got her start in the beauty industry while working in Los Angeles ten years ago. Jenna has always had a passion for make-up and started doing make-up for film production whilst in Los Angeles. Jenna completed a beauty foundation course at MUD Make-Up Designery in California.
After returning to her native country she studied Bridal Makeup at the Jemma Kidd Make-Up School in London and then went on to receive extensive training from the retail brand ' Laura Mercier' where she was made a National Artist.
Jenna went onto teach bridal make-up Masterclasses at the London School of Beauty and also became part of the Daniel Sandler Pro team where she worked on fashion shows, pretigious events and taught groups of women on how to create make-up looks professionally for themselves using the new Daniel Sandler make up range (QVC). Jenna is also trained in ‘Airbase’ Airbrush make-up – used in TV and films, to provide a flawless, HD finish with durability of 16 hours.
Jenna is currently working between London & Brighton doing weddings, fashion shows, commercial work, editorial shoots and prestigious events aswell as continuing to teach make up artistry in London on a freelance basis. She is the make up artist for the series of 'Barker and Stonehouse' commercials that were aired on ITV . Her work includes Sky, Virgin Atlantics print work including their in-flight magazine and publicity billboards seen in Gatwick and Heathrow Airport. She has had her make-up featured in bridal magazines such as 'BRIDES' & 'Wedding ideas' as well as doing a cover for London Bride Magazine in 2015.
'Each bride is individual and time is taken at the trial to create a bespoke look that you love'
She decided to concentrate on bridal hair & make-up as it was the thing she found most fulfilling as a make-up artist and has since helped hundreds of brides look their best on the big day. Each bride is individual and time is taken at the trial to create a bespoke look that you love. By providing a relaxed, make-up artist service, in the comfort of your own home or venue, Jenna will make you look picture perfect on your wedding day.
She says: "A huge amount of planning and orchestrating goes into a wedding and I am always honoured to be a part of that. I find bridal make-up the most fulfilling, it is my favorite type of make-up!"
- written by journalist Barry Wood
Summer 2017 she will have her work featured in Sussex Bride.