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About Me

Kendra Thain is a professional hair and makeup artist who studied BA (Hons) Make-up for Media and Performance at Arts University Bournemouth. She is trained in a variety of different makeup styles including makeup for television and film, theatre, fashion and editorial photography, prosthetic making and application and wig making including facial postiche. During her time as a freelance hair and makeup artist, Kendra has gained experience in all fields of makeup and has had the opportunity to work on some brilliant productions.  Based in Hampshire, Kendra prides herself  on her friendly and professional approach and ability to enhance each person's individual beauty.

Resume

Profile

I am a fully qualified freelance hair and makeup artist who studied Makeup for Media and Performance at Arts University Bournemouth. I have experience in a variety of different makeup styles including makeup for Television and Film, Theatre, Fashion and Editorial, Bridal, Prosthetic Making and Application, Wig Making and Postiche. I am now pursuing my career as a freelance hair and makeup artist in the Television and Film industry, however, I also enjoy working in other makeup styles. I have worked on a variety of different productions in different fields and enjoy working in a fast paced, busy environmentindividually or as part of a team. I’m a cheerful outgoing andenthusiastic person who works hard and enjoys learning new challenges and experiences.

Training and Skills 

BA Hons Degree in Makeup for Media and Performance – Arts University Bournemouth

Skills

  • Make-up Application for photography shoots, bridal and fashion, film and theatrical performances and special effects application

  • Prosthetics making and application including Foam Latex, Silicone and Gelatine Prosthetic Appliances. 

  • Hair Styling skills including different braiding techniques, Period Hair Styles, Hair Frame Construction for Avant Gard Hairstyles and Bridal Hair Up Styles. 

  • Wig making and reconstruction, including

    facial postiche

  • Make-up air brushing techniques and body painting. 

Fashion and Editorial 

  • London Fashion Week Alice Archer SS20       Presentation - Hair Assistant for Stephen Beaver 

  • London Fashion Week Studio ALCH Menswear Show - Hair Assistant for Stephen Beaver 

  • Adidas x Arsenal Photo Shoot - Hair Assistant for Stephen Beaver 

  • Lazy Oaf Photoshoot - Hair and Makeup Artist, Photographer Nanna Talvite 

Commercial 

  • Hair and Makeup for SOS Sustainable Activewear Brand Shoot 

  • Amazon Prime - Hair and Makeup Assistant for 'The Grand Tour' Promo Shoot

  • Amazon Prime - Hair and Makeup Assistant for 'Premier League' Promo Shoot

  • British Airways - Makeup Artist for promotional video campaign celebrating Diwali at Heathrow Airport 

  • 'Mountain' Music Video for Marble Empire Directed by Jay Jones 

Television and Film

  • AA  - 'Wasted' Feature Film  - Hair and Makeup Artist, Produced by Arron Gumbrell 

  • Fayde Short Film - Hair and Makeup Artist, Produced by Hannah Leigh Prior and Olivia Phipps 

  • Deep Fried Bastards Pilot - Hair and Makeup Artist, Directed by Al Campbell 

  • CRAZY AMAZING Pilot Episode - Hair and Makeup Artist, Produced by Tamzin Merchant 

  • Detectorists Season 3 - Work Experience, Hair and Makeup Designer Ann Oldham 

  • Hounslow Diaries BBC Iplayer webseries - Work Experience, Hair and Makeup Designer Giorgio Galliero