Amy L Wilkinson – Professional makeup artist

Amy has always been a creative from her studies in art and design to training at London makeup academy DFMA where she was taught by some of the best makeup artist in the industry. Starting her career at the prestigious makeup brand Bobbi Brown, she gained valuable training and experience in all skin tones.

Bridal Makeup

Since becoming a freelance artist Amy has become one of the East Midlands most sort after bridal makeup artist, with multiple venues across the county such as Stubton Hall counting her as a recommended supplier.

Amy specialises in natural makeup and takes pride in showing her brides how to highlight their best features and become a perfectly polished very of themselves. To achieve this Amy works with an extensive makeup kit that includes brands such as Bobbi Brown, Estee Lauder, Urban Decay, Laura Mercier and more, each item has been researched and is chosen based on its ability to last and photograph beautifully.

For more details on her bridal service and enquire about your date click here.

Fashion and editorial work 

Amy is fast gaining a name for herself in the bridal fashion industry and has been the lead makeup artist for brands such as House of Ollichon and Florence Shoes.  Amy’s creative shoots have graced the pages of national Wedding magazines such as Your and your wedding and Wedding Ideas, which also included a front cover.

Aside from work in the wedding industry Amy has provided hair and make up for the world Famous Goodwood actors,  Video Campaign’s for Mark and Spencers, Talk Talk, singer Danielle Morgan and Fashion label Hope and Ivy to name a few.

Amy is also the regular beauty columnist for Exclusive Magazine and been a guest writer 3 times for Wedding Ideas.  You can view her Fashion, Videos, articles and featured work.

Amy diverse portfolio and training means she can adapt her work to suit a studio or out door location as well as Digital image or video.  Amy can also offer styling to mens fashion as she is a fully trained Barber in traditional and contemporary techniques.

To contact Amy for more details please call 01636 815119 or 07854 247416 or email here, work is undertaken in Nottingham, the East midlands, London, the UK and internationally.

Instagram Posts

  • A W A R D . W I N N E R 🏆. I am so thrilled to have received an email from @bridebookhq to say I have won the silver award of excellence in the bridal makeup category. The award is based in real bride reviews and that just makes it extra special! #awardwinning #makeupartist #mua #nottinghammakeupartist #awardwinningmakeupartist #bridalmakeup #bridalmakeupartist #weddingmakeup #weddingmakeupartist #wedding #bridal #bridalmakeup #weddingmakeup #bridebook #bridebookmakeup @bridebookmakeup
  • K A T I E . D E L L . B R I D A L  Will I ever get over how gorgeous Katie’s collection is and this shoot? Possibly not! Models @lilydendias @tanyaredinger photographer @sarahbrittainedwards bridal @katiedellbridaldesign #bridal #bridalcollection #wedding #weddingdress #whitedress #2piecebridal #2pieceweddingdress #fashion #campaignshots #bridallookbook #lookbook #makeupartist #professionalmakeupartist #promua #naturalmakeuplook #popofcolour #lipstickpop #model #femalemodel #bridalmodel #katiedell #weddingideas #bridalideas #makeupideas #bridallooks #bridalhair #bridalmakeup
  • M A K E U P . S T U D I O 💋. I have been working hard over the past few months turning a out building into my new makeup studio. I will be running makeup trials from here, lessons group and private and much more! It’s a private space in the heart of Southwell. I can’t wait to decorate it and show you more! #makeupstudio #makeuplessons #makeup #makeupartist #nottinghammakeupartist #nottinghammakeupstudio #mua #promua #notts #lessons
  • V A L E N T I N E S. I D E A S 💄. In this months @exclusive_ln_magazine I speak about beauty related Valentine’s Day ideas. So be a great girl/boyfriends and have a read, why not make up a hamper with all of them? They all comes with a ready made val day pun! Featuring @karlacosmetics  @invisibobble @tangleteezer @lipstickqueen  @urbandecaycosmetics @makeuprevolution #valentinesday #valentinesdaygiftideas #giftideas #valday #beautygiftideas #makeupartist #beautycolumnist #beautybuys #valentinesdaypuns #beauty #makeup #makeupartist #writter #pretendingimcarriebradshaw #nottinghammakeupartist #columnist #writer #freelancewriter
  • G U E S T  C O L U M N I S T - 👩🏼‍💻. The lovey people at @weddingideas asked me to share my winter beauty tips with their readers. So I got together with my go to tan girl @wilde_about_tan and skin expert Misia from @soothe_skin to put together this 2 page article. The magazine is out now! Thank you so much for having me back, it’s a huge honour, product shout to @drlipp  and @lush @lushnottingham . #weddingideas #winterskin #skintips #tantips #lipscrub #weddingtips #weddingprep #skinprep #tanprep #guestwriter #columnist #beautywriter  #beautycolumnist #beautywriter #beautyarticle #nottinghammakeupartist #nottinghamwriter #writer
  • R E D 💋 despite what you think everyone can wear a red lip, it’s just about finding the right tone. Here I used all my favourite @anastasiabeverlyhills liquid lips, including catnip (which is my absolute fav!) finished with a clear gloss. I used @karlacosmetics brushes to achieve my sharp lines, modelled and photographed by me . #lips #lipart #makeup #redlips #anastasiabeverlyhills #macrophotography #macrolips #karlapowell inspired by @karlapowellmua #artist #makeupartist #mua #professionalmakeupartist #instagood #tagsforlikes #fulllips #promua #nottinghammakeupartist #londonmakeupartist #lipartist #mbpe
  • C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S 👰🏻 to my beautiful girl @kayleighmcgowan_official not only did she give birth to gorgeous baby George this week but she left the hospital being a fiancée! So after all her pretending she now gets to be a real bride!!! I can’t wait! Dress/shop @frances_day_bridal  hair @rosselliotthairdressers photography @danielhughesphotography makeup moi! #bridal #bridalmakeup #weddingmakeup #weddingdress #bridaldress #naturalmakeup #bride #weddingideas #bridaldress #brideideas #nottinghammua #nottinghammua #promua #londonmua #makeup #makeupartist #bestbridalmakeup #instagood
  • C O S M I C  D U S T 💫 This is my second piece for the @karlapowellmua #kplipartcompetition , with both lips I researched actual cosmic dust and have attached my inspiration for this piece. Lip art has been totally new to me this year and is far away from my normal specialism of natural makeup. I have totally fallen in love with it and will continue to practice long after photography and middles by myself . #lipart #karlapowell #makeupartist #macrophotography #lips #cosmicdust #blacklip #purplelip #lipmodel #mua #professionalmua #lips #bluelip #promua #professionalmakeupartist #nottingham #london products used @bennyemakeup cake liner @thefacepaintingshop face paints glitter from @glitterlipsuk #glitterlips #starlips #mbpe
  • 2017 Roundup: thank you to all the brands that have trusted me to design makeup for your campaigns and look books including @houseofollichon @katiedellbridaldesign and @hopeivylondon . Thank you to all the brands that have lent me products for shoots and to @weddingideas for printing them! Thank you to each bride that’s chose me to be her makeup artist in the biggest day of her life- if was an honour! Thank you to @exclusive_ln_magazine and @sammanfa1 for my beauty column and support! Thank you to @glitterlipsuk for the support and products!. Thank you to @karlapowellmua for being a constant inspiration and for listening to my rambles and random messages! Most of all thank you to everyone that folllows me, likes my page or comments each one was my heart! #2017roundup #makeupartist #professionalmakeupartist #fashionmakeup #pride #makeup #mua #muanottingham #mualondon #bridalmakeup #bridalmakeupartist #wedding #weddingmakeup #bridalfashion
  • In this months @exclusive_ln_magazine you can read all about how to maintain healthy, soft and moisturised this winter. If you do just one thing this winter invest in some @drlipp it is a lip miracle worker!!! #liptherapy #drlipp #liptreatment #winterlips #column #beautywriter #makeupcolumn #beautycolumn #beauty #lipscrub #homemadelipscrub #makeupartist #professionalmakeupartist #mua #promua #magazinecolumn #magazine #crackedlips #liprescuetherapy
  • Amy was a real bride a few years ago and recently shared this image- their is no bigger compliment than a bride still loving her makeup years on, Amy rocked a vintage red lip and flicks.... what a beauty! 💋#vintagebride #bride #weddingmakeup #bridalmakeup #1950s #50smakeup #40smakeup #vintagemakeup #makeupartist #mua #promua #bridalmakeupartist #nottinghammakeupartist #southwell #weddingmakeupartist #weddinghair #bridalhair #redlips #retrobride #classicbeauty
  • 💋live tutorial💋 I’ll be taking over @glitterlipsuk Instagram to share a live tutorial on how I got this perfect application! Pop Thursday 14th at 7:30pm in your diary!!!!!!! #lipart #glitterlips #livetutorial #livevideo #lipapplication #glitterlipsapplication #makeuptutorial #makeuplive #makeuparist #mua #promua #redlips #redlipapplication

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Makeup studio update!

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Do you sell Arbonne, Body shop or Avon? I will be running makeup lessons at my private studio to help you boost sales, sharing techniques, How..

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Real Brides and Bridesmaids

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Featured Work

Here you will find a collection of my work that has been featured in magazines, websites and more. Please contact the page or amy@amylwilkinson.com..

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K A T I E . D E L L . B R I D A L Last year I provided makeup for the lovely Katie Dell and her first bridal collection. Models Lily Dendias..

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Lip Art Competition..

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The Domino effect.

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Being a makeup artist is an expensive trade and building up your kit can take years and 1,000's of pounds. Luckily lots of lovely companies provide pro discount. If you're new to makeup or currently training this may not be something you know about. In fact whilst I was researching… [more]

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