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Summary

Laura Vallejo is a professional Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist with 6 years of industry experience. She is specialised in Makeup, Hair Styling and Special effects for Theatre, TV and Film. Originally from Colombia, she began her career in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2012 before moving to London to further develop her skill set in Special Effects and Media Makeup. Laura is highly innovative and resourceful and ensures with her diligent and creative way of working that actors, models and performers have the perfect look to appear in front of cameras or an audience.

Work experience

2015Present

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist - Music and Film Productions

Make-up, hair styling and special effects for TV, film, music and commercial productions

  -Liaising with directors, producers and costume designers to identify make-up requirements.

  -Analysing scripts and physical features of actors to design suitable make-up and hairstyles

  -Creating realistic looking scars, unusual physical characteristics and aging make-up.

 

PROJECT AND ROLE

FORMAT

DIRECTOR / PRODUCTION

-Sadboy- Wolf Alice

Hair stylist

Music video

2018

Hamish Stephenson / RCA Records

-99 Red Balloons - Oliver Nelson

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music  video

2018

Amitai Leopold / Astralwerks

-Mark and Monica-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Short film

2017

Ronaldo Tavares

-The Burying Party-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Feature film

2017 

Richard Weston

-Be - Benjamin Winglas-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music video

2017

Donald Crunk

-Afternoon tea-

Makeup Artist

Commercial

2017

Tom Farmery

-Lulu Kachoo-

Hair stylist

Commercial

2017

John Higgins

-VEER-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Short film

2017

Steven Eniraiyetan

-Looking for Love - Tres-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music video

2017

Fracas Production

-Modern Slave-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music video

2017

Ludovico Bioccanti

-Little Mix Surprise-

Makeup Artist

TV segment

2016

BBC New Broadcasting House

-Bare - WILDES-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music video

2016

My Accomplice limited

-Back tail was heavy - Lone-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Music video

2016

Hugo Jenkins

-Couples-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Short film

2015

Nathan Theys

-Narcotic - Kelvyn Colt-

Hair & Makeup Artist Ass.

Music video

2015

Simon Frederick / EMI Abbey Road Studios

-Privet Waltz-

Hair & Makeup Artist

Short film

2015

Marina Waltz

2012Present

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist

Editorial photoshoots, model promotion, bridal make-up and consultation

  -Understanding client requirements, brief and brand philosophy

  -Considering a persons skin tone, bone structure and eye shape to create desired looks 

  -Demonstrate benefits of makeup brands offered to the clients and encourage them to purchase

2012-072012-07

Makeup Artist

Colombiamoda - Natura

VIP Makeup artist for NATURA at Colombian fashion week.

2012-042014-09

Freelance Fashion Stylist and Personal Shopper

Laura Vallejo

Develop a look and personal style for the client (color wheel, morphology) 

Personal shopper services                                                                                                                                              

2010-082011-04

Fashion Production Coordinator Assistant

Milton Rojas Photography

Manager with day to day tasks. Liaising with designers to resolve pre-production issues. Oversee the shipping of clothes after photoshoots. Client communication. 

2010-052011-02

Fashion Sales Assistant

Pilatos

Meet and greet clients. Assist shoppers to find the goods and products they are looking for. Responsible for processing cash and card payments, stock shelves with merchandise and balancing cash register with receipts .

Education

10-201710-2017

Pro Trauma Course

Creative Media Skills at Pinewood Studios

Prosthetic casualty make-up and fabrication of 3-dimenionsal effects

09-201406-2015

Theatrical, Special Effects, Hair and Media Makeup VCTC LEVEL 3

South Thames College
02-201204-2012

Professional Make Up Artistry

Espacio Buenos Aires