The Changing Faces Team
Founder & Consultant
I have been so lucky to have had such a long career doing a job I loved.
Meeting Pierre La Roche, Make-up Artist to the incomparable David Bowie, first sparked my interest in make-up, leading to my training in London in Fashion & Photographic make up.
I founded Changing Faces in 1985. Originally working on commercial make up for many international companies as well as on weddings. But after 34 years I retired as a working MUA finally hanging up my Makeup brushes in 2018 after working with thousands of Brides and on about 20,000 faces!
I am now consultant to my amazingly talented & lovely team & oversee the admin office of what is now a sizable business.
Let me introduce you to the next fab Changing Faces generation of MUA’s and Hairstylists working with us with Devon Brides & in Media
Executive Director of Changing Faces Weddings/ Owner of Changing Faces Studio / Make-Up Team & Lash & Brow Specialist
With us from the very beginning as she is Julie’s Daughter! Make up must be in her blood, literally, by now!
After training she gained experience as an MUA & Beauty Therapist in Sydney, Europe & UK.
Now the Owner & Manager of our Exeter luxury, boutique, Changing Faces studio she is also our Lash, Brow, Microblading & Dermaplaning Expert and is always extremely busy with her Clients and summer weddings.
Business Manager & Make-up / Hair Team
We would need pages to tell you everything about Kimberley’s highly successful career as an MUA . We are very lucky to have her on our team. She is invaluable to us for both her make up experience and her fab admin skills.
Trained at the prestigious London College of Fashion, specializing in fashion, editorial, film TV, bridal and beauty make-up. Her work has varied from, London Fashion Week to music videos, festivals and editorial work for publications such as Grazia, Red Magazine, Hope Street, The Daily Mail & Hello! Her freelance work has included clients such as New Look, RBS, Urban Outfitters, Agent Provocateur and Channel 4.
Just a few of her notable clients have been Paolo Nutini Tinie Tempah Clean Bandit &,Ella Eyre
Make-Up & Hair Team, Semi-Permanent Make up Specialist/ Office Admin Deputy
Another multi talented ream member!
After juggling TV & media work with weddings Lucy will be joined us full time in 2020
She has been a Stylist and Make up Artist in the TV and Film Industry for ten years and whilst this led to many exciting jobs and experiences she feels there is nothing quite like that feeling of helping a bride look and feel her best on her big day.
She has worked on the recent drama Gentleman Jack for BBC /HBO & productions from Emmerdale to Hollyoaks, Shameless, Waterloo Road, Doctors & Father Brown.
Along with working with people such as Adrian Dunbar (from Line of Duty) and Paula Malcomson (Ray Donovan, The Hunger Games).
Lucy has also done hair and make up for TV brides (their characters not the actresses real weddings) for Jennifer Metcalfe in Hollyoaks, Misha Timmins in BBCs Candy Cabs and Cat Simmons in BBCs Ordinary Lies.
Lucy has just completed her training with ID Eye Liner & Gloss & Go Lip liner and blush.
Make Up & Hair Team - Weddings & Studio
Hard working & super organised Giselle has a First class Hons degree in make up & media performance and qualifications in hairdressing.
She is able to work on smaller bookings too where she can use both skills.
Her work has been published in magazines ,including a front cover and she has worked on TV Series’ and in Theatre, as well as working on many weddings.
She just loves doing Bridal make up & hair and enjoys combining all aspects of her training.
Lovely Charlotte was one of the first MUA’s to join the team and has stuck with us for over 10 years. Amazing considering she is also a Mum of Twins,[now teens]!
Trained initially at Somerset College of Art & Technology, in Media Make-up which included make-up for television, film, casualty, special effects plus prosthetics, fashion and wig making she followed on with further advanced Training & , for several years did Film work, at Pinewood Studios.
She also worked in TV for both BBC, ITV & Channel 4. A couple of her famous faces have been Joanna Lumley & Dawn French. Her editorial work has appeared in Hello! & National newspapers
Anna is always smiling and positive and is another star MUA with 17 years experience. Such a sweetie!
She has a BA [Hons] Media Production degree with further training & work as a professional Make up Artist in London.
From Catwalk to weddings to Panto Anna excels at them all.
Off duty she is our Surfer Girl & DJ!
Anna Worked on the press junkets for the films Legally Blond, Sinbad; Swimming pool, and 28 days later at the Dorchester in London making up the Casts & International TV Presenters.
Her work has appeared in The New York Times, & she has worked with the most prestigious companies such as Mulberry & Rigby & Peller she also collated a team of 92 MUA’s for a London event.
She loves her annual time at Glastonbury too working with A list Celebs
Make-Up & Hair Team (Hair Extensions)
Maddie is a funny, multi-talented whirlwind who fits 36 hours into 24! She is equally good at hair as make up specializing in extensions & up do’s.
Having trained with Jemma Kidd &, AOFM amongst many, Maddie has updated her MUA training regulalry.
Her very many high profile clients have ranged from Barbara Windsor to Elsa Pataky,Eva Mendes and The Good Morning Britain team to the Diversity boys & Pussy Cat Dolls As well as for publications & TV such as, Daily Mail, Wed Magazine, Hello!, Take a Break, Closer, Country life.MTV, ITV, BBC, & Endamol Plus working on London Fashion week.
When not busy with us she has taught Media Make up & is co owner of
Gorgeous Jode joined us with qualifications in Health & Beauty Sciences and a Diploma in Theatrical & Media makeup studies. Her time with one of the very best Makeup Brands, Bobbi Brown, honed her talents. She has worked on fashion shoots, catwalk shows& for wedding magazines .
Jode has a vegan kit so can get booked up super quickly by those who seeking this.
she is constantly excited by what’s new and fresh on the make up scene
Senior Hair Team stylist
Hairdressing has always been Jeannette’s’ passion she from an early age that this is all she ever wanted to do .
She started her full apprenticeship at the age of 15. Her many years of hairdressing experience since range from working in some of the most prestigious salons in Exeter, with workshops with Cyril Galley and Charles Worthington, managing and setting up a business, to becoming a senior stylist and specializing in bridal, proms and party hair.
Jeannette enjoys being part of our professional and friendly team doing the job she adores. She has had the privilege of working with hundreds of truly amazing Brides and has played an integral part in their preparation for one of the biggest and most important days of their life.
A fab business woman and with many year's experience in the hair industry Emma Jane has a gift and a passion for wedding hair.
She owns a prestigious hair salon in Exeter city Centre and prides herself on her reliability, promptness and professionalism. Keeping up to date with all the latest wedding trends ,she is constantly updating her training and training for her staff .
Working as part of Changing Faces on wedding hair she is able to bring some of her stylists with her , together, in pairs or more, to work on larger weddings so that everyone can be prepped calmly without the need for a really early start.
Very experienced Sarah A has worked in the Hair industry for over 30 years and trained in both the UK & USA.
She also has the additional the experience of running her own Salon and teaching hairdressing in college for over 10 years
Now specializing in Bridal Hair which she finds is so rewarding and an incredible experience
Busy Sarah has many years of professional hair dressing, she especially loves bridal hair and being part of such a special day.
Her passion is creating new exciting hairstyles and working with new techniques. She has always been a creative person and this shows in her work.
Make up Team
The second mum of twins on our team & with another littleone too, lovely Rowan also manages to be a fully trained Make up Artist and Beauty Therapist with over 12 years experience.
She just loves being involved in brides' wedding days and helping them feel their very best.
Alice trained at the renowned London College of Fashion and has a BA (Hons) degree in Makeup for Fashion.
Her work has been published in Bambi, and Insititute magazine, and has also been featured on Vogue Italia online.
From creative fashion editorial photo shoots to classic beauty wedding makeup- she has a passion for it all!
Whether it’s a natural, glamourous, or a vintage style that you desire, Alice will create the perfect look to suit you. She prides herself on creating flawless radiant skin, and making you feel the most beautiful you can be!
April specialises in bridal hair with her own home based studio in Babbacombe. She has 12 years experience in hairdressing and having recently moving back from Sydney she now enjoys working back in Devon by the seaside, this Mum of two little ones very much enjoys calling it her job!
On the morning of the wedding April loves coming to you and pampering you and your bridal party on your big day and knows it's so important to work with you to get your desired look.
She is a lover of creating lived in effortless looks to full glam styling for events and occasions.
Beauty, Nail & Lash Specialist
Our gorgeous Spanish Senorita Celia has lived in the UK for over 7 years and works 3 days a week in the studio when she isn't dancing Tango!
Since she was very young she had a huge interest in beauty therapy and after completing her training in Bristol with the highest merits she pursued a program of continuous development.
Celia really does strive to achieve the best results in every treatment to make sure that the clients look and feel good. She is professional, caring and friendly.
Kelly - Beauty & Nail Specialist
As a busy Mum of 2 Kelly works 2 days per week in the Studio. She prides herself in offering perfection and attention to detail for each and every Client.
She specializes in nails, waxing, tanning and electrolysis and has worked in high end salons in Devon her whole career.
Trainee Beauty & Make up Specialist
Zoe started at Changing Faces after her work experience week with us as a Saturday girl, she is now completing her Beauty Diploma at Exeter College and qualifies in Summer 2021 when she joins us full time!
Her passion is make up and often assists at weddings, she would also like to specialise in Microblading one day.
She will be offering lots of discounted lash and brow treatments so she can gain experience and confidence, although we think she is already extremely good and has a natural talent for this industry!
Studio Hair Stylist
January has been hairdressing for nearly 20 years, she is a pro at colouring, cutting and styling, if you have a complicated colour correction she is the one to come to!
She has also worked on weddings in Thailand & Lithuania.
Jan loves to be creative and always keeps up to date with the latest trends & techniques.
Mobile Beauty Specialist
Vicky has been in the industry for over 12 years working in London Spas, the West Midlands, a beautiful Greek Island & on board a cruise ship.
Having recently moved to Braunton, North Devon she can finally out down her roots but will travel all over Devon to pamper bridal parties, couples treatments, prom groups and hen dos.
She has such varied experience in many therapeutic skills learnt from therapists all over the world which allows her to follow her passion and meet lots of lovely people.