About Clare

Professional Makeup Artist SurreyClare is an Award-Winning Professional Make-Up Artist based in Surrey.

With a career spanning over forteen years (and twenty years within the beauty industry), she continues to work within Fashion, Beauty, TV, Music Promo’s, Bridal and Education.

She is an Educational Make-Up Artist for Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics.

Award winning makeup artist Surrey

Images by iGROOVER photography

Her creative training began many years ago at the London School of Beauty and Make-up.  She is also a trained manicurist, HD Airbrush Make-up artist, tan specialist and a qualified trainer.

As an accomplished artist her work also encompasses teaching and writing articles for magazines. She enjoys the variety of work her career brings from large events, filming commercials, working with celebrities, special occasion, makeup lessons and bridal make-up.  “I am lucky to have found a career I enjoy and love, where I can use my creative skills and enhance people’s lives”.

Clare Pinkney FHA Award LogoDuring the past ten years Clare has provided a unique bridal service. Professionally trained and with a wealth of experience within the fashion industry, she is able to create many bridal looks whether “natural, “sophisticated” or “vintage”.  Once her make-up is applied, it will last from morning until night and photograph beautifully. She enhances natural beauty and never masks. Passionate about bridal make-up she ensures that every bride feels confident, looks beautiful but still retains their individual style. Clare is extremely organised, positive and calm.

Clare Pinkney featured on Love My DressHer professional make-up kit is extensive and only contains luxury cosmetic products such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, NARS, Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay, Estee Lauder, Chanel, Airbase, MUFE and Youngblood. 

Clare is fully certified, insured and adheres to strict hygiene regulations.

Clare is able to cater for clients with sensitive skin using French brands such as Caudalie, Avene, La Roche-Posay and Embryolisse.



Wedding Magazines & Blogs

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Debenhams The Clothes Show Surrey Brides
Boots Sean Hanna Hair Love My Dress Blog
BBC Professional Beauty B Loved Blog
BBC Children in Need Emma Hunt London Brides Magazine
Playtech Vogue Japan Weddings
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Royal Variety Performance
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