About

Photograph of Fenella St. John, a make-up artist based in London.

Fenella St John is a professional make up artist based in Kent with over twelve years experience in the industry. Her credits include television, film, advertising, magazine editorial, fashion shows, as well as corporate and private photo shoots. She has also worked extensively with private clients.

After gaining a diploma in Theatrical and Media Make Up at Norwich City College, Fenella spent two years developing her skills assisting a range of make up artists in the industry. She continued her training at Southhampton Solent University graduating with a First Class (BA) Honours in Hair and Make Up Design. Fenella has continued to develop her skill set by training in airbrushing make up, hair styling, and hair extensions.

Her recent work includes television productions 'Rip Off Britain' and 'Would I Lie To You?' for BBC, 'Rude Tube' for Channel 4, 'The Only Way is Essex' for ITV, and 'Wild Things' for Sky One. Fenella has also enjoyed working on shoots for industry magazines 'Hair', 'Make-Up Artist', 'Photo Pro', 'The British Journal of Photography', and various local and national newspaper magazine supplements.

Fenella works extensively with photographers, such as Richard Pereira and the iconic photographer Terry O'Neill, doing the hair and make-up for private clients.

Fenella was recently invited to lecture at Southhampton Solent University, which allowed her to meet her ambition to inspire young people in the industry.

Testimonials

  • "Fenella was fantastic and I was so grateful to have such an accomplished and friendly make up artist for my big day. She was ever the professional."

    Fenella St John applying make-up to bride Brenda.

    Brenda

  • "I had always imagined I would be a nervous bride, but on my wedding day I was calm, happy and very excited and I owe so much of this to Fenella."

    Kate. Bridal make-up by Fenella St. John.

    Kate

  • "I wanted to say a big thank you for my beautiful bridal hair and make-up. I loved my look on the day - very natural but at the same time I felt like a bride!"

    Victoria. Wedding make-up by Fenella St. John.

    Victoria

  • "I just wanted to say a massive thank you for doing my hair and make up on my wedding day. I felt amazing and that was down to you."

    Kate, make-up by Fenella St. John, tying the knot.

    Kate

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