Tara Hickman is a top makeup artist and groomer for film and TV, music, fashion and red carpet.
With over 18 years under her belt, she has established an impressive volume of work and developed her unique wholesome approach, which inspires true loyalty from her clients.
Working for Sony Music for 10 years allowed her to meet a number of makeup artists, being inspired by them and in due course courageously deciding to follow her true passion and dream.
After training in an Award-Winning Glauca Rossi School of Makeup, Tara started working with Usher, John Legend and other R&B artists on their music videos, traveling with them and creating the most iconic looks.
Her outstanding work led her into the world of Film and TV, where she quickly became the go-to person and one of the most coveted makeup artists for many actors such as Rami Malek, Sally Hawkins, Riz Ahmed, James McAvoy, Rosamund Pike, Gemma Arterton among many others.
Working on Strictly Come Dancing for 13 years was an ultimate and most rewarding challenge. Tara loved coming together with other creatives, working on producing that perfect look for each performance. It was a unique opportunity for Tara to combine her years of experience in music, love of fashion and makeup, assembling mood boards and seeing them come alive.
She has travelled the world as a personal makeup artist for a number of celebrity clients, including stars of X-Men, Star Trek and the Mission Impossible films.
Her work has been published in GQ, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, L’Uomo, Elle Magazine, Gentleman’s Journal, BA Highlife, i-D, TIME Magazine, Red, Stylist, The Times Style & Culture, Dazed & Confused, Hunger, Men’s Health and Glamour.
Directors include Quentin Tarantino, Danny Boyle, Alfonso Cuaron, Paul Anderson, Richard Curtis, Tom Hooper, Sam Mendes, Oliver Stone, Frank Miller, Edgar Wright & Guy Ritchie.
Her commercial clients include: Paramount Pictures, Vodafone, MTV, Studio Canal, Universal, Freuds, Premier PR, Disney, Fox, E One, Mulberry, Quicksilver, Adidas, Roxy, The Voice UK, Strictly Come Dancing, Topshop, Nokia UK, Sony Music, Universal Music and The Weinstein Company.
She is represented by Carol Hayes Management and you can find her portfolio HERE
You can also check her personal website HERE