Vanessa Elles is based in Buckinghamshire and has been working as a freelance Hair and Makeup Artist since 2013.

After qualifying, she went on to pursue her love for makeup as a career, landing her first job assisting the queen of airbrush and makeup agency owner, Michelle Court, working on set of her very first music video.
This opened several doors for Vanessa Elles as she continued to assist many professional makeup artists including Selen Hurer, head of makeup at ITN Productions, Channel 5 News and Riona O'Sullivan, a regular artist on the Fashion Week scene working with industry's leading teams such as Pat McGrath and Diane Kendal.
With a passion for music videos, Vanessa has worked with international award winning DJ Gareth Emery, solo artist Jazz Mino and new talent Emilia Tarrant.
An incredible journey so far, the most rewarding experience for Vanessa Elles was being part of the backstage teamat The Brit Awards 2019.
She is proud to be represented by two agencies, Court-on-Camera and Production Switchboard.​

Whether it be for a commercial shoot, music video or live event, her aim is to create inspiring, timeless makeup, with a professional and flawless finish. 

Vanessa's resume can be sent on request.


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