Australia's Make-Up Artist of the Year

Author: Rachel Montgomery
AllBeauty Australia Australia

Rachel Montgomery has been awarded Australia’s Make up Artist of the Year for the third year running, at the forefront of the industry and continuously impressing with her fresh view on hair and make up.

With a career spanning over 12 years as a make-up artist, Rachel starts every make-up with a fresh eye and believes that it is essential to remember that every face is unique. Her philosophy is to let the face be your guide, so that something new is created every time. Rachel’s background is based in the creative arts she takes this with her as she approaches every face and moves with ease from simple clean looks, to her signature colourful and strong creative style. Rachel is passionate about her craft. Her success comes from a strong technical know-how, attention to detail & commitment to create beautiful work on every single job. No matter whose face she is working with, Rachel is aware of the magic that can be created and that there is power in making someone look and feel more beautiful. Most importantly, Rachel simply loves her work and this shines through in her results.

Her hard work and talent was recognized in 2011, again in 2012, and most recently in 2013 when she was awarded the title Australian Make-Up Artist of the Year. Currently based in Sydney Australia and represented by Reload Agency, Rachel spends her time working with some of the most talented, prolific teams in the country and is known for her professional approach and creative energy.
Her body of work includes beauty and fashion editorials, fashion advertising, commercials and celebrities. Rachel can boast an impressive list of local and international clients including; Florence Welch, Cyndi Lauper, Jimmy Barnes, PM Julia Gillard, Ruby Rose, WISH, Surf Dive n Ski, Schwarzkopf, Ben Sherman, Witchery, Westfield, We Are Handsome, Sony, Marie Claire, Grazia, Who, Sunday Magazine, Cleo, Cosmopolitan and Oyster.

When not transforming faces, she is frequently educating other make-up artists as well as contributing to and being interviewed by many of Australia’s most popular publications. Rachel is frequently invited to appear as a guest speaker at industry events to demonstrate her skill on stage and give expert advice to the consumer as well as other industry professionals.

Rachel Montgomery’s work can be seen in many publications around the country as well as in Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong. To view her incredible portfolio visit her website www.rachelmontgomery.com Rachel is a proud ambassador for Ellis Faas. Rachel has just endorsed a limited edition brush set for Crown Brush Australia. The 23 brush set contains all of Rachel’s favourite Crown brushes in one collection.

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