From an early age, Sam has been utterly obsessed with makeup and hair. Originally starting on the other side of the camera Sam worked as a session singer, and would often spend hours sat in the makeup chair getting ready for performances…this is where she became absolutely fascinated with how the makeup and hair stylists would make her look, creating incredible looks with beautiful makeup techniques….After a while, singing became less appealing and she decided she wanted to learn more about makeup and hair. Little did she realise that this was meant to be her calling in life!
With credentials from the world famous London College of Fashion and The London School of Media Makeup, she started on her makeup journey and so far, has been fortunate to work with some incredible people, including ‘THE’ Royal Wedding, backstage at the V Festival, a Bafta Winning actress and a certain female from the UKS most successful girl band (no name dropping!!)…..
Without a doubt her favourite area of makeup and hair is Bridal, she sees it as a total privilege to style a bride on the biggest day of her life. Combining both artist skills with her bubbly personality, she promise's to tend to your every need but most importantly, create a look that will make you feel utterly amazing and as you should on this very important day. She has over 600 weddings under her makeup belt.
Beauty and makeup has always been a true passion of Carina’s. With over a 10 years experience working London’s exclusive top salons and running her own business she is at the forefront of beauty trends and procedures. Naturally makeup goes hand in hand with beauty and for the past 4 years Carina has been working for London’s exclusive Grooming Emporium ‘The refinery.’ Based at Harrods, Carina is surrounded by the latest trends and products. She is also a published artist working in and around the commercial industry. Her work has appeared in ‘Hair Journal’ magazine and she has worked alongside the multi award winning hair stylist Chris Foster. Her other notable achievements include hair and makeup for a ‘So Solid Crew’ MTV shoot and jobs for various different fashion labels. Carina is able to use her artistic skills in all capacities. Over the last few years she has decided to focus more on the bridal makeup side as this is where her true desire to achieve her career ambition lies.
To make brides feel amazing is what motivates Carina, from the initial consultation to the actual day. She is honoured to walk them through their journey. There is no better feeling than seeing them ready to walk down the aisle. Her most recent accomplishment to date was a destination wedding in LA, Malibu at the renowned wedding location ‘Malibu Rocky Oaks.' (Check out the amazing images).