Best Fashion Makeup Artist Byron Bay

Excellence without Attitude

It’s against my nature to call myself the best fashion makeup artist in Byron Bay, but I’m very passionate about my work. I’m a reliable, down-to-earth person, and easy to communicate with.

I’m glad you stopped by, let’s find out if I’m a good fit for you.

Best Fashion Makeup Artist Byron Bay Nahid Kholghi. Campaign shoot for Ocean Mystery. Photographed by Dave Blake, Model Michelle Bagarra.

Fashion shoot for Ocean mystery. Photographed by Dave Blake

Hair and makeup for Fashion brand Ocean Mystery. Captured by Dave Blake, Model Michelle Bagarra.

Awards & Career Milestones

These are just a few of my awards and career milestones.

  • Porsche Design Show Makeup Designer and Head Makeup Artist for the Porsche Design Fashion Show on the famous Roof Top of Beverly Hills, LA.
  • Film Industry Recognition: Working in the hair & makeup department for the movie ´Elvis` by Baz Luhrmann in Australia, which won the ´Guild Award 2023´ for best hair and makeup.
  • International Brands: Calvin Klein, Bruno Banani, Mercedes, Sony, Lancome, Shiseido,

CPD Bodylook Show in Germany. Runway Makeup for CK and Bruno Banani. Beauty Makeup and Bodypainting for Lingerie and Sportswear. Fashion Makeup Artist Nahid Kholghi

Celebrities I worked with

I was very fortunate to work with a lot of celebrities over the years e.g.:

  • Kylie & Dannii Minogue
  • Katy Perry
  • Orlando Bloom
  • Pierce Brosnan
backstage with Dannii Minogue

Fashion Makeup Artist Byron Bay Reviews

Please feel free to read some of my reviews here: Google Reviews

Best Fashion Makeup Artist Reviews

Cover shoot; Makeup and Hair for for the Italian Fashion Magazine Neoque. Muse: Abigail O´Neill, Styling by Tamzen Holland, Hair and Makeup by Nahid Kholghi. Beautifully captured by Isabell Sasse

Neoque Cover Magazine Shoot. Hair and Makeup by Nahid Kholghi, Muse and Model Abigail O´Neill, Photographer Isabelle Sasse, Styling Tamzen Holland

Covershoot for the Italian Magazine Neoque. Muse: Australian Model and Author Abigail O´Neill, Styling by Tamzen Holland, Hair and Makeup by Nahid Kholghi. Beautifully captured by Isabell Sasse

Why I’m passionate about Fashion

As a fashion makeup artist in Byron Bay, you need to love white tones and earthy colours.

Furthermore, Fashion expresses our mood and personality. For some people, it´s a lifestyle. Fashion is fun and can make us feel confident in our different roles in life.

I work with passionate photographers who create a feeling in their pictures. I´m there to transport this feeling through hair and makeup. The photos below were shot by Fashion photographer Dave Blake.

Hair and makeup for fashion shoots are mostly clean, natural and subtle.

Fashion shoot for Johannsen Official, Braided hair, dewy skin and smokey eyes by Byron Bay makeup artist Nahid Kholghi,

Makeup and Hair for Fashion Brand One By One, photo: Dave Blake

Editorial Fashion shoot in Sydney. Natural makeup and a casual hair-up-do by Makeup artist Nahid Kholghi. Photo: Dave Blake

E-commerce and Editorial

Are you looking for a fashion makeup artist in Byron Bay or your surroundings?

I focus on your brand’s philosophy and style. My hair and makeup looks match the vision of my clients. Therefore great communication is key.

Flawless and radiant skin is important and natural beauty will be enhanced. A good makeup artist always tries to focus on the best features. Hair is just as important as makeup.

Fashion Campaign for Enzo and Toto at Villa Deux Bellettes, Fashion Photographer Dave Blake, Muse Abigail O´Neill and Hair and Makeup Artist Nahid Kholghi

Fashion Shoot for Enzo and Toto. Autumn is here. Photographed by Dave Blake in the Hinterland of Byron Bay. Muse Abigail O´Neill, Hair and Makeup Nahid Kholghi, Location Deux Bellettes

Hair and Makeup Byron Bay

Are you after Byron Bay´s glowing, natural signature style or any other look that suits your brand?

I work with a team of selected makeup artists and hairdressers to accomplish your shoot or special event.

I am skilled in applying makeup for any skin colour and working on fine hair, natural curls, and afro hair. My goal is to make you feel beautiful and the best version of yourself.

Please find more about Byron Bay´s signature makeup in my blog post.

Byron Bay´s Signature Wedding Makeup by Nahid Kholghi

Fashion Shoot Byron Bay, Hair and makeup artist Nahid Kholghi

Beauty shot by Dave Blake. Makeup Artist Nahid Kholghi

Fashion Shoot at Byron Bay´s beaches. Hair and makeup artist Nahid Kholghi

Cruelty-free luxury brands

I work with professional makeup brands that are cruelty-free and vegan.

In my kit, you´ll find international brands like Charlotte Tilbury, It Cosmetics, BIO FOND, Makeup For Ever, Bare Minerals and Australian Brands like Eleven, NAK Hair, Kevin Murphy and local, Byron Bay makeup brand `Eye of Horus`.

Flora Bella 2021 resort wear hair and makeup Nahid Kholghi

Mobile makeup services

I´m a mobile hair and makeup artist and come to your set, studio or accommodation.

If you are after a professional setting I can also invite you to a partner salon in the heart of Byron Bay. https://boho.hair/

I recommend booking a few weeks in advance. Group bookings are welcome.

Photography by Dave Blake. Makeup and hair Nahid Kholghi

Byron Bay, Northern Rivers, Gold Coast, Yamba, Sydney

I´m happy to offer my services in different regions along the East Coast. Feel free to contact me and enquire about your next fashion shoot or special event. Bookings are essential.

Swimwear shoot with Vanessa Valladres, Makeup Artist Nahid Kholghi

Fashion Makeup Artist Byron Bay Rate Card

If you are curious about my prices, I´ll give you a personalised quote. Every job is unique. Please send me a short description of the job, number of people/models, location and your expectations. Thank you.

Fashion shoot phantasy park, Germany Photo: Rainer Rehfeld, Hair and Makeup Nahid Kholghi

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I find the perfect makeup artist?

Go on a journey of research. You can google makeup artists in your area. Have a look if the artist does hair as well if needed. Compare experience and have a look at the quality of their pictures. An artist with professional pictures is usually more established and has more years in the industry. Have a look at the reviews. Reach out to some artists, (call or email), and see who answers promptly. This is also a sign of professionalism.

Who is the most sought-after makeup artist?

Unfortunately not always the best makeup artist is necessarily the most sought-after hair and makeup artist. These days it is a lot about social media followers and presentation. There are a lot of self-taught makeup artists out there who can apply makeup on themselves or a beautiful model, but not on the average person or mature woman. I recommend comparing websites and looking at a makeup artist´s experience.

Who is a fashion makeup artist?

A makeup artist who is trained in runaway makeup and hair and cooperates with fashion designers, creative directors and a team of other artists and models.

How much should I pay someone for doing my makeup?

If you seek professional advice and expertise, makeup starts at around $150. The rate also depends on your location. Byron Bay makeup artists charge from $150. Find makeup artists with experience in anatomy and facial bone structure.

Are you offering styled wedding shoots?

I offer bridal makeup, hairstyles, and styled wedding shoots. I love collaborating with other wedding suppliers to create a love story and dream wedding for a beauty/wedding magazine or a venue.

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