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Welcome to Model Makeovers owned by Jess, a Professionally trained, Award winning Make-Up Artist based in Bournemouth 

Specialising in...Bridal, photoshoots, proms, makeovers and lessons

With 18+ years experience, Jess of Model Makeovers is proud to be a recommended wedding make-up artist to the Green House Hotel & FJB group...  Harbour Heights, The Sandbanks, The Haven Hotel & Chine Hotels....

Here at Model Makeovers, Jess cares passionately about our animal friends so strives to use as many high end cruelty free cosmetics in her kit as possible! Brands including, Charlotte Tilbury, Urban Decay, Stila, Smashbox & more are regularly used to create a beautiful, long lasting, flawless look.  

Model Makeovers CV & Qualifications

2018: Look Good Feel Better: Volunteer work with Cancer patients at Bournemouth hospital

2016: Helen McGuiness School of Beauty

2015: DFMA 5 day make-up course

2013: Southern School of Beauty Advanced make-up course

2005: Make-up techniques 8 weeks Bournemouth College


  • Sunninghill Wedding magazine, Front Cover 
  • Lead make-up artist on short film 'Power Surge' 2019
  • Celebrity OK! Mag 'Wandering Eve' Maternity Photoshoot
  • PRC taxi's 
  • Bride magazine 2019
  • Condor Ferries advert 
  • Sainsburys Click & Collect
  • Rias Insurance
  • 'Nasty' Lifestyle fitness Photoshoot
  • Smint Mint TV Advert
  • The Money Barn Advert
  • Daily Express article
  • Reveal
  • Chat
  • South West Brides
  • Dorset Orthopaedic Clinics
  • National Slimming Clinics.

Your Wedding day and bridal make-up........

"Natural, romantic and dreamy make-up for effortless bridal looks".....

It's your wedding day, so you want to look amazing, feel special and most importantly still look like you! Jess believes in enhancing a brides natural beauty, whether you choose a natural or slightly more dramatic/glam look. Jess understands how important it is that your make-up lasts all day and that it looks flawless and natural in real life, as well as on the photos. Jess offers a calm influence to any frantic wedding morning and her experience always shines through. Please have a look at the Facebook reviews to see what other brides have kindly said. Jess's bridal work has been featured in...

Bride magazine 2019, FJB @dream weddings book, South West Brides magazine and Dream Weddings Magazine.
"Jess is just fantastic! I'm so glad I found her to do the make up for my wedding day and highly recommend her to anyone looking. The make up was perfect and it lasted well into the evening. Jess was wonderful, calm, collected, professional and reassuring she made an excellent addition to our morning preparations. I initially had many worries as I'm someone that wears very little make up on a daily basis but she took time to go over everything with me and created a look that met my every wish. Ultimately I couldn't have asked for anything more thank you
Vicky Funnel - April 2017


Jess has worked on many professional filmsets and photoshoots in studios and on location. Its not always glamourous (throwback to working in a car park all day for a Sainsburys advert!) Jess is highly experienced with knowledge of which products photograph well under studio lights or in outdoor lighting. When not doing the make-up behind the scenes, if needed, Jess is able to lend a hand in styling the photoshoot so that everything looks picture perfect. Jess has worked on many mainstream publications (see above) and is available on a half or full day rate basis. Please contact with your requirements.


Contact details:

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