“Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is art.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
My name is Rachael and I am a fully qualified TV & Special Occasion Makeup Artist with global recognition for my work.
I am also a Makeup Tutor, Beauty writer and YouTube content creator.
I gained my makeup artistry diploma from the Beauty Academy in 2012 before being offered a job and further training at Illamasqua. I have also trained under the guidance of Val Garland and Luis Casco through the Val Garland School of Makeup, P Louise Makeup Academy, and the White Rose School of Beauty in my hometown. Further to this, I am also self-taught in SFX makeup.
I freelance as the resident makeup artist at Divers Photography, our family run photography business and I am also a Beauty Ambassador for Lookfantastic, and affiliated with some of the most well known and loved beauty outlets in the UK.
I am fully insured and a member of the British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology.
My work has been featured in publications both in the UK and globally, and I have made a few Radio appearances too! I am well known for my Halloween makeovers along with my Bridal Makeup Design. I’ve also had the pleasure of working within Live TV with Eurosport at the Snooker English Open.
I won the LUX Wedding Awards 2017 under the “Best Bridal Makeup Artist in Barnsley“, and the LUX Wedding Awards 2018 as the “Most Outstanding Wedding Makeup Artist in Yorkshire“. I am also currently the Professional Beauty “Make-Up Specialist of the Year 2018” which is a prestigious national industry award.
I’m a huge advocate of empowerment for women, and I truly believe that every woman deserves to not only look beautiful, but to feel beautiful too. I set up Rachael Divers Makeup Artistry with the hopes of building confidence for other women and teaching them professional techniques on how to apply their makeup to bring out their beautiful features rather than hide them. One of my favourite ways to share my love of makeup is through teaching – I offer private lessons and also teach within schools and colleges.
Alongside my makeup work, I write a beauty blog and run my own YouTube channel where I review makeup and talk about all things beauty. I have been fortunate enough to work for some amazing brands including the likes of Skinny Tan, Malmaison, Carbon Coco, Glossybox, Mankind and ThinTea to name a few.
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