About Clare

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

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

An accredited teacher and qualified make-up artist she is a director of Pout Make-up Academy and an Educational Make-Up Artist for Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics UK. She is also the Make-up Educator at the Famous “The Stylist London” Academy and the British School of Etiquette.

She enjoys the variety of work her career brings from teaching, films, TV, Commercial, 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”.

During the past thirteen 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 and skincare she ensures that every bride feels confident, looks beautiful but still retains their individual style. She is an expert in bridal make-up for the “mature bride”. Clare is extremely organised, positive and calm.  

Clare Pinkney FHA Award Logo


Her professional make-up kit is extensive and only contains luxury cosmetic products such as MAC, Bobbi Brown, NARS, Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay, Estee Lauder, Tarte, Airbase, MUFE and Youngblood Mineral, Hourglass, Huda Beauty.

Clare is fully certified, qualified and insured with primary formal training 16 years ago at the famous London School of Beauty and Make-up. As a qualified make-up teacher and  artist she adheres to strict hygiene regulations.

Clare is able to cater for vegan clients using a wide range of Vegan cosmetics and make-up brushes. She is an expert in skin and is able to treat sensitive skin using French brands such as Caudalie, Avene, La Roche-Posay and Embryolisse.



Wedding Magazines & Blogs

Tresemme Hair London Fashion Week Weddings in Surrey
Debenhams The Clothes Show Surrey Brides
Boots Sean Hanna Hair Love My Dress Blog
Maserati Professional Beauty B Loved Blog
BBC Children in Need Emma Hunt London Brides Magazine
Playtech  Glamshack Vogue Japan Weddings
Mokibox L’Oreal Colour Trophy
Toxic Waste Confectionary
Marriott Hotels
Channel 4
SKY Arts
LighterLife Fast
Royal Variety Performance
Warner MusicTitan TravelMaseratiJohnny English Strikes Again (3)


Clare Pinkney featured on Love My Dress