Anastasia McGrath best known as Makeup by Anastasia is a professionally trained Makeup Artist based in Sydney, Australia and has over 15 years experience in the industry. Her creative vision and talent is illustrated within every face she creates, enhancing ones natural beauty and catering to their style. In 2006 she completed a Certificate II in Makeup Services as she had a passion for makeup and beauty. Anastasia then went on to study and complete a degree in Visual Art and Design with a Major in Graphic Design in 2008, however her creative versatility and love for the art of makeup eventually lead her to a full time career as a Makeup Artist. Anastasia creates looks from Bridal, to Runway and Editorial. Her constant strive for perfection and high attention to detail is what makes her well-liked amongst clients.
It is important to keep up to date with the latest techniques and trends in the industry and this is why Anastasia has completed workshops with well known Makeup Artists such as, Rae Morris, Mia Conner Beirut Makeup Artist Samer Khouzami and most recently celebrity makeup artist Makeup by Mario who is well know for his looks on Kim Kardashian.
Before Anastasia became a freelance artist she worked for Australia’s leading makeup brands Napoleon Perdis, where she was very much involved in being one of the Makeup Artists for many Fashion Shows. Anastasia was also a trainer for the Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy, teaching the One Day Workshops and a Makeup Mentor for a small team she managed within a retail environment. She is also a qualified Trainer and Assessor and taught the Certificate II in Makeup Services at the Artistry of Makeup Academy in 2015.
One of Anastasia’s career highlights was working as one of the Makeup Artists for Rosemount Australian Fashion Week 2011 & Mercedes Benz Fashion Week 2012 for Napoleon Perdis.
Today, together with her team, Anastasia runs a successful business focusing on Brides, Special Events, & Education. She enjoys teaching others the art of makeup artistry and offers flexible short courses and day workshops. Anastasia has recently been awarded by the Australian Bridal Industry Academy as the 'Best Bridal Makeup Artist 2017' in NSW.