Michelle Montgomery has been working as a Make Up Artist for the past decade having graduated from Dun Laoghaire Senior College with a qualification in Beauty Therapy and Theatrical and Media Make Up. Since then her career has gone from strength to strength.
Michelle has a wealth of commercial experience having worked with some of the best brands in the world including Mac, Armani Cosmetics, Smashbox, Dior Cosmetics and Inglot. Following on from these brands Michelle began her freelance career in 2014.
With a base in Dundrum Michelle quickly built up a strong reputation within the industry. During that time Michelle’s work was gaining momentum and this work was featured on publications such as Confetti, RSVP, Stellar, VIP and the RTE Guide to name a few. Michelle has also worked extensively in TV with her work featured on SKY, TV3, Xpose, Saturday Night with Miriam and The Late Late Show.
Always looking to stay ahead of trends and advancements in the beauty industry, Michelle qualified as a Semi-Permanent Brow Technician in the North of Ireland in 2015. Since then Michelle has become one of the best in the business for brows! See some of her work here.
In 2017 Michelle was honoured to be awarded the top prize for “Freelance Hair and Makeup” at the Irish Wedding Awards. She went on to be Highly Recommended at the awards in 2018 and has been shortlisted as a finalist for the third year running at the awards being hosted at the beginning of 2019. Michelle’s bridal work has become a core part of her business and a very special experience shared with her bridal clients. See more of Michelle’s bridal portfolio here.
Michelle has worked with some of Ireland’s top celebrities including Award winning blogger and businesswoman Suzanne Jackson on numerous occasions. Read Suzanne’s testimonial here.