About Ruth Brabiner


Ruth Brabiner is a Leeds based Make-up Artist who has been working within the industry professionally for the past 5 years. 
Although a short career so far, compared to some industry professionals, Ruth's career has quickly lifted off. Allowing her to work at the BAFTA's, providing make-up for nominee's ready for the Red Carpet and Awards ceremony, to assisting Make-up Expert Lee Pycroft, on the Reality TV series of 'Britain's Next Top Model' with Head Judge Abbey Clancy.
Please read below for more career highlights.


Career Highlights

BAFTA 2018

Back in February I was chosen out of all the UK Lancome Make-up Artist's, by Lancome UK's National Head Make-up Artist Fortunato Benavoli, to work under him, in a small team back stage at the BAFTA's in London. 
My work included getting Nominee's, Guests, Sponsors and Nominee's Friends and Family ready for the BAFTA Weekend at the Beautiful Lancome Suite in 'The Savoy' Hotel. It was the most magical weekend and an event every make-up artist wishes to work on.

Lancome Make-up Artist & Influencer

Since 2011 I have worked for Lancome as a 1 day a week Beauty Advisor. This year I was selected to become a Make-up Artist for Lancome and increase my hours to 3 days a week, allowing me to continue my freelance work,
In 2017, I was also selected by Lancome to be an online influencer, creating content online for Lancome which can be read on my blog and creating content including tips and tutorials for Lancome Employees on the 'My Lancome' Employee Website. Being given this opportunity has allowed me to meet top make-up artist and Lancome's own Creative Director, Lisa Eldridge.

Assisting Lee Pycroft on Britains Next Top Model

In 2016 I was incredibly lucky to be hand picked by Top Make-up Artist Lee Pycroft to be part of her assisting team for the LifeTime Reality TV Show 'Britains Next Top Model', Series 11, with the judges; Abbey Clancy, Nicky Johnston, Paul Sculfor & Hilary Alexander. Make-up Sponsor: Sleek Make-up.
A year later in 2017, I was chosen again to be part of Lee Pycroft's exclusive team, helping out with Series 12 of 'Britain's Next Top Model' with Head Judge Abbey Clancy and fellow judges Max Rodgers and Nicky Johnston. Make-up Sponsor: Lola Make-up.

'Hair & Make-up for Evans Ecommerce'

In July 2017 I was approached by Evans, Arcadia Photographic Studio 'Packshot' in Leeds, to be their in house Hair and Make-up Artist for plus size clothing brand 'Evans', for the online ecommerce shots.   

'Make- up Artist of the Year' & 'Student Make-up Artist of the Year'

At the end of 2016 I won two awards by Pro Hair & Beauty Magazine, for Make-up Artist of the Year & Student Make-up Artist of the Year 2016. This lead to an interview for the magazine, into what I carry in my professional make-up kit and products I love from Salon Services.

Trained at House of Glamdolls Make-up School with Make-up Expert, David Horne

During my time training I was so lucky and fortunate to spend a week in London, training under the supervision of Make-up Expert, David Horne at his make-up school in London at 'The House of Glamdolls'. 

First Class Honours Degree in Media Make-up with Special Effects

In 2016 I graduated from University with a First Class Honoursin Media Make-up with Special Effects.
I spent 3 years studying make-up at Bradford university college and loved every minute of it!


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