Hi, my name is Neil Donkin a Professional Freelance Makeup Artist in Phuket.
I am a qualified hairdresser and make-up artist originally from Sydney, Australia with over 25 years experience in both fashion and television.
I relocated to Phuket in 2012 and have established a loyal following here, both in wedding and fashion circles.
Whilst working in Sydney I taught master classes in make-up for Estee Lauder, Max Factor, Napoleon and Gorgeous Cosmetics. I was a judge for the Art of Make-up Awards at the Sydney International Beauty Expo for 10 years and a guest judge at the South East Asian Make-up Competition in Malaysia.
During my 25 years as a makeup artist and hairdresser I had the pleasure of working with Nicole Kidman, Elle Macpherson, Rose Byrne, KD Lang, Kylie Minogue, and Liam Hemsworth.
I prefer to use MAC, The Make-up Store, Urban Decay, Chanel, Shephora and Laura Mercier.
I regularly travel to the USA and through Asia testing new makeup releases.
As well, I continue to train in both hair and makeup which I believe allows me to “give my brides that perfect combination of classic hair and make-up with current trends”.
“I am incredibly fortunate. I am living in paradise, helping create the perfect look for that special day and doing what I love. Hair and makeup in Phuket.”