Neila Make-Up & Hair Artist

About Neila

Neila is a professionally qualified Freelance Make-Up Artist in Cornwall. Originally from Kent, Neila relocated to the South West in 2009. 

Neila specialises in wedding day bridal hair and make-up and has over 18 years in the industry. 

In 2002, Neila completed her industry recognised training at the renowned 'Brushstroke Make-Up School' at Shepperton Studios. From there she went on to work in TV, Film and Theatre. Working on UK Tours and ending up in London's West End. 

More recently Neila completed her teaching qualification and now teaches Make-Up  and Hair Artistry.

Neila's kit is comprised of a variety of brands including vegan and cruelty-free so everyone can be accomodated. 

Neila works across Devon and Cornwall. She will work further a field but travel fees would have to be agreed upfront of booking. 

TV, Film and theatre work including but not limit to; 

Knightrider, Sands of Time, Fishermans Friends, Delicious, Poldark Series 1, Frontier. 

Make-up Artist- Sweeney Todd, Micack Theatre 2018, Jesus Christ Superstar, Micack Theatre 2010, Beauty & the Beast, Hall for Cornwall 2012, Deputy Wigs & Make-Up Mistress- The Lion King, Lyceum Theatre, Wigs Mistress- Beauty and The Beast,UK Tour, Wigs Assitant- Chichester Festival Theatre, Wigs Mistress- Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Commercial Clients including: Latitude 50, The Times Paper, Gaia Spa, Camping and Caravanning Club, Worlds Apart, Idenna Creative. 


2017 Simply Weddings Awards - Bridal Make-Up Artist Winner

2020 English Hair & Beauty Awards - Bridal Specialist Finalist

2020 The Official Make-Up Awards - Bridal Specialist Finalist

2021 The British Hair and Beauty Awards - Make-Up Artist of the Year Bronze Winner

2022 The English Hair & Beauty Awards - Bridal Specialist Finalist

2022 The UK Hair and Beauty Awards - Make-Up Artist of the Year Finalist. 




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