Lauren-ashleigh is a professional makeup artist and hairstylist with 8 years’ experience. She is based in Cambridge and travels around the UK and globally. Lauren is highly sought-after and currently booking up to two years in advance.

Following her training at London Makeup School, Lauren went on to work for premium brands Benefit Cosmetics and Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. During her 2 years at Bobbi Brown, she became part of the Artistry Team and Bridal Specialist. This led to customers requesting Lauren specifically to be their wedding makeup artist. Since 2015, Lauren has prepared many brides and bridal parties allowing her to become freelance in 2017. Lauren is highly recommended in the Cambridge area after providing hair and makeup for numerous proms, Cambridge University balls and graduations, weddings as well as many special event requests.

Lauren has worked at London Fashion Week as part of the London Makeup School Pro Team assisting key artist Lan Nguyen-Grealis for many seasons. In 2020, Lauren worked for the MAC pro team assisting Isamaya Ffrench at London Fashion week. Lauren has also been the key artist for many shoots and has collaborated with various hair and makeup artists and wedding suppliers. She was also flown to Spain and France for an e-commerce shoot, which combined her passion for travel with her love of makeup and fashion. She has gained experience with both beauty, editorial and e-commerce shoots and her work has also been featured in magazines and blogs.

Lauren is passionate to reduce the usage of single use plastics and uses only bamboo disposable mascara wands and bamboo cotton buds. She is working towards a fully cruelty free kit and is replacing any brands that are associated with animal testing without creating unnecessary wastage of current products. If you would like a fully vegan and cruelty free makeup this is possible.