Left to right: Joyce, Clare, Hanna & Sam
CLARE PINKNEY – FOUNDER & DIRECTOR – TUTOR
Clare is an award winning Professional Make-up Artist and has worked in the cosmetic industry for over twenty years. She is a qualified make-up artist and certified teacher. She has taught make-up artistry at several colleges and in industry as an educational make-up artist for a global luxury mineral brand. As a freelance make-up artist she continues to travel and work in Fashion, Beauty, TV, Bridal and Catwalk. She has painted famous faces and worked with leading models and actors. She is an expert in HD Airbrushing, body tanning and finishing and is a trained manicurist. She works closely with highly respected agencies and her work has graced many magazines, as well as regularly contributing to written editorials.
Clare is passionate about the cosmetic industry and certified make-up education. Her approach to make-up is simple “find passion and have fun”. She loves to create flawless signature modern wearable looks but also embraces the opportunity to unleash her creative skills.
JOYCE CONNOR – CREATIVE DIRECTOR -TUTOR
Joyce has a 20 year background in the cosmetic industry. She is an international, award winning make up artist and skin expert. Joyce regularly speaks on BBC radio and writes for online and print magazines. Joyce is passionate about education having herself completed training in the UK, New York and Paris, she believes education is important to stay up to date in the industry. She is a diversity and inclusion campaigner and regional coordinator for the cancer charity Look Good Feel Better.
HANNA WILDMAN – HAIR & MEDIA MAKE-UP TUTOR
Hanna Wildman began her hairdressing career at John Carne back in ’86 , training included cutting courses at Vidal Sassoon and Trevor Sorbie and mastering long hair at Molton Brown. She was a salon stylist for 5 years, and enjoyed being on the artistic team which involved performing on stage at Olympia, photoshoots and having her work published in various hair magazines.
These creative experiences inspired Hanna to break free from the salon.
After deciding to qualify in wigmaking she joined a West End show wig dept , and later toured with musical productions and a ballet company.
The natural progression was to venture into make up too, which opened up all kinds of opportunities to freelance within the media.
Now, with over 25 years experience under her belt, Hanna has worked on editorial and advertorial shoots, London Fashion week, commercials, pop videos, television and big budget films including Downton Abbey * Call the Midwife * Band of Brothers * The Wedding Planner * Ali G * Eastenders to name a few. Celebrities she has worked with include Holly Willoughby * Zoe Ball * Cat Deely *Sophie Ellis Bextor * Marianne Faithful * Mariella Frostrup.
Bridal beauty has been a large part of her work life over the past 10 years. All the previous experience of working to specific direction, with tight schedules on live shows means she is an efficient and capable addition to a Brides wedding morning preparations .
No two days or two jobs are ever the same and that’s a beautiful thing!
Hanna has reached that stage in her career when she’s delighted to be able to pass on some of her experience and skills to others who want to join this exciting profession.
Samantha is Pout’s Administration Manager and PA dedicated to providing a personal assistance and administration service to the Pout Managerial team.
After more than 15 years working as an Executive PA to Directors and CEOs for a number of large corporations including IBM and with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, Samantha provides an excellent admin and customer support service.