Kate Hughes is a highly skilled, creative, and motivated makeup artist & hairdresser with years of experience, understanding and contacts within the hairdressing and makeup industry spanning over three decades. Kate has worked with a huge array of celebrities, leading actors, presenters, musicians and models for editorial, advertising, commercial, television and privately commissioned work. Kate is regularly commissioned to work on photographic shoots and works with a variety of private international clients, which has enabled her to travel to fantastic locations all over the world.
Also Kate specialises in bridal hair & makeup and is a renowned in the wedding industry and works with leading wedding planners and venues to beautify brides and bridal parties around the world. Kate and her highly sought after team of hair and makeup artists have been working with brides and bridal parties for over twelve years, and possess a huge wealth of experience and knowledge in this area. They also transform women for special occasions and red carpet events and offer bespoke makeup lessons. Kate and her team are extremely passionate about what they do and take great pride in their work. Client satisfaction is at the forefront of their minds and Kate and the team adopt the mantra of only being happy when the client is happy.
Kate originally trained as a hair stylist over thirty years ago and is fully qualified in all aspects of hairdressing.
A qualified makeup tutor, Kate has spent the past five years running one-day intensive makeup courses in conjunction with Sally Salon Services. The courses ran nationwide in over 80 stores.
Kate also possesses vast experience in television. She co-presented a magazine-style program entitled ‘Hype’ on BBC Choice and was a guest presenter on QVC UK for four years as the brand ambassador for Lord & Berry presenting their product launches. She has also worked on the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing television program.
Kate enjoys the variety that comes with being a hair and makeup artist and is passionate about sharing her knowledge and expertise. She also maintains a loyal client base who benefit from her constant flow of creative ideas, high energy, and enthusiasm coupled with a great sense of humour.