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About Dora

Dora is a professional makeup artist and hair stylist trained and practiced in the United Kingdom. She loves all aspects of makeup & hair, and specialise in fashion, editorial and beauty. In 2010, Dora has relocated back in Hong Kong and continues her professional career in media and bridal work.

Background

Dora was born in Hong Kong but has lived in London since the age of 10. At a young age she has always enjoyed art & design which lead her to further study Art in A-levels, followed by a degree in Architecture at University of Manchester. However, she realised her real passion lies in the makeup industry. With the support from family and friends she decided to pursue a career as a professional makeup artist.


Professional training

Dora was at first trained in London College of Fashion, and then received advanced training at the School of Makeup in Stockport, Manchester, where she was trained by world renowned industry specialists in the UK:

  • Davy Jones (Emmy and BAFTA winner in special effects)
  • Jon Mort (Former chief makeup artist for Versace in UK)
  • Jo Anthony (Period hair and wigs stylist for BBC dramas)
  • Emma Ferguson (Makeup artist for BBC dramas)
  • Emma-Jade Parker (Fashion Stylist for commercials)
  • Clare Golds (Makeup artist for BBC dramas)

London College of Fashion

  • Lucy Wearing (Experienced makeup artist in the UK music industry)

Skills

  • Fashion/ editorial Makeup & Hair
  • Making and styling of creative hair pieces
  • Media Makeup & Hair for TV/Film, including casualty effects and period styles
  • Theatrical makeup
  • Application and styling of wigs and hair pieces
  • Basic hair cutting and grooming
  • Wedding & special occasions makeup & hair
  • SFX makeup and prosthetics
  • Fashion styling