Nicole Thompson Named MUA of the Year

Senior M.A.C artist Nicole Thompson was awarded the prestigious Makeup Artist of the Year Award at the 2014 Australian Hair Fashion Awards on March 31. 

1Held in Sydney annually, the Australian Hair Fashion Awards is a highly regarded independent hairdressing awards program that recognises leading talent in the hair, beauty and fashion industry nation-wide. Under the exciting cutting edge vision of creative director David Mannah, the AHFA’s came to life and gave the makeup artist category more importance and emphasis.

“On every shoot the makeup artist is the essential complement to the hair artist. Often working in close partnership, it was crucial for us to recognise the experts in this area alongside our winning hair creatives. Nicole’s work was praised by our judges in the UK as being of a global standard and we are so proud to have her as our 2014 AHFA Make-up Artist of the Year.”

Based in Sydney, Australia, Nicole spends her time working with some of the most talented and prolific creative teams in the country and is known for her professional approach, and her love of colour and creativity. Nicole’s editorial work has been featured in leading Australian fashion titles such as RUSSH, ELLE, Harper’s BAZAAR, Oyster, Grazia, Remix and Black Magazine in New Zealand, and internationally in Harper’s BAZAAR China and the Philippines, ELLE Taiwan and Madame Figaro China.

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