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Capturing Timeless Beauty
for Every Bride

Zena McCarthy

Professional Destination and UK bridal makeup artist lessons. Glam & Go. Event makeup

Someone once said to me,

‘If you can make money from doing what you love. Then you will never have to work again’...

this is my life.

As a passionate & artistic individual, I find joy in all aspects of the makeup world. Being part of film making process, helping ladies reconnect with themselves through 1-2-1 lessons, sharing the excitment of my brides wedding day, or creating a makeup looks for campaigns. Its all makeup, and I know my creativity brings joy to others.

What to Expect

Choosing your makeup artist can feel like a leap of faith, and a little nerve wracking. why not book a get to know each other call.

If we fit and you book me, you are booking an empathetic makeup artist with over 20 years experience, the extra bridesmaid you didn't know you needed.

Along with giving you skin care tips along the way, on the day I will be there to calm the nerves, applying your makeup so you feel and look amazing. a playlist on hand to suit your vibe, help with buttons (as I wont have false nails on) and of course calming your Mum down!

Putting you at ease, making you smile and creating a lovely atmosphere for you to enjoy all aspects of your bespoke day.

Makeup is my super power

My Services to you

Bridal & Special Occassion Makeup

Whether it's a prom, a gala, or any other special event, my makeup services will help you look and feel your best. Working closely with you to create a customised look that complements your outfit and enhances your natural beauty.


Looking for a professional makeup artist for your next editorial shoot? Taking pride in my work, minimising the time the photogrpaher has to spend editing the shot. Specialising in creating unique and striking looks that will make your models feel good and the photos stand out.

TV & Film Makeup

Need a makeup artist for your next TV or film project? Zena has the experience and expertise to design and create the perfect looks for the desired character. 
Using high-quality products and techniques that will look great on camera.

Kind Words from my Clients


I hired Zena to do my makeup for my wedding and I couldn’t be happier, Zena is by far the best makeup artist I have encountered.

She was very professional , fun and listened to everything I said as to what I wanted and didn’t want. I looked stunning, my makeup was flawless and I received so many compliments.
Can’t imagine going to any other makeup artist other than her !

I would highly recommend her and hire her again without a doubt!

- Annie M


Zena was lovely and just who we needed for our MUA and hair stylist for my wedding.

She listened to us all and went with our styles as well as suggesting looks which worked out great. She was great the morning of my wedding.

- Jen Pullenger


I shot for a Bollywood feature film in London and I loved everyday of it cos my morning would start with sitting in Zena's make up chair!

She made me look and feel beautiful and she was so much fun to work with!!! She did her homework, read the scenes and created different looks for my character. After a while I stopped looking at myself cos I knew I was in Zena's expert hands!! Overall I loved working with her and can't wait to get back to London and work with her again!! Manifesting!!

- Samvedna


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Based in West Wittering, West Sussex, UK.

There will be a fee for travel outside a 10-mile radius of Chichester. An up to date, and ready to be used passport! Available to travel to UK & overseas.


UK Tel: +447578711071 / 07578711071

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