MAKE-UP BY INÈZ

 

cruelty-free hair & makeup artist

“my priority is that every single client leaves with a smile on their face”

Hi! My name is Inèz. I’m a professionally trained makeup artist and hair stylist, originally from The Netherlands and now based in Melbourne, Australia (also followed training in both countries).

Known as a perfectionist and wanting my work to be impeccable, I believe good communication is key to a happy client. Together with the client (you!) I will determine what look they’re after and what suits them, ensuring they are 100% satisfied with the end result. Over 60 Google reviews and over 70 Facebook reviews are showing the client love 💖. I’m known for the natural looks I often do, whether that be for actors in productions or private clients wanting to look fresh, beautiful, glowy and/or glamorous, but ‘like themselves’.

In my first year as a makeup artist I was able to participate in the Benelux Beauty Awards and received third prize in my first ever competition. In 2014, while travelling through Australia, I also won the Brisbane RAWards Makeup Artist of the Year.

My experience includes brides, bridesmaids, film, TV, commercials, music videos, lookbooks, formal and special occasion, photoshoots, male to female transformation, workshops, masterclasses, 1-on-1 advice, editorial and runway.

In the event that I’m already booked on your event date, you will have access to a team of talented artists that I know and have worked with.

Cruelty-free & sustainable
Another passion I have is working cruelty-free and sustainable. I care about animals and the environment. In my kit you’ll only find good quality, for a large part professional, cruelty-free makeup & hair products. Read more about my cruelty-free journey in this blog post. 99% of the products are vegan-friendly and completely vegan makeup & hair styling is available.
I also try to be mindful of the waste involved with my work, for example by using less disposable and more reusable tools, non-plastic q-tips, and by using towels instead of tissues.

I’m a proud ambassador for eco-ethical weddings with Less Stuff More Meaning, a wedding community that cares for people and planet.

Makeup by Inèz @ work (makeup) • Bride Amy • Photo by Fred & Hannah
Makeup by Inèz @ work (hair & makeup) for editorial in Period Mag • Photo by Natalie Tirant

Volunteering
Outside of paid work, I like to help others by volunteering where I can. At the moment I volunteer for Look Good Feel Better (helping Australians face cancer with confidence), My Wedding Wish (gifting weddings to the terminally ill) and inTouch (multicultural centre against family violence). I’m also a foster carer for dogs for several animal shelters.

              

The cruelty-free shop
At my little home studio in Fitzroy, Melbourne, and on my online cruelty-free shop, I stock hand-picked Australian brands Shanghai Suzy lipsticks, NEEK Skin Organics lipsticks, ECO Minerals makeup and Frankie Cosmetics – all are cruelty-free, vegan, non-toxic and Australian-made.

           

Features:

Martini Bride logo

Clients:

World Vegan Day logo
Glitterazzi logo
Nike logo
Nike logo
piknic electronik logo
australian red cross blood service logo
National Indigenous Television logo
SBS logo
Barbie logo
piknic electronik logo
Glitterazzi logo
World Vegan Day logo
Glitterazzi logo
Glitterazzi logo
Starlight foundation logo
the-university-of-melbourne-vector-logo
visit mornington peninsula logo
visit mornington peninsula logo

portfolio

 

clients say

“Inez comes highly recommended. Easy to work with, great eye for detail, friendly and helpful. I don’t know much about the technical side of make-up but if you want to look spectacular you can stop looking and ask Inez to work with you.”

– Sarah –

“Inez is an absolute professional and a joy to work with. She combines skill and creativity into her craft along with enthusiasm and drive. Inez worked for me on a small scale photoshoot, her recommendations and understanding of colour and style were paramount to the shoot’s success. I cannot recommend Inez enough, I look forward to working with her again soon.”

– Emma N. –

“A gorgeous girl who actually listens to what her client wants- so rare these days!- and an incredible result. Very talented, strongly recommend to others.”

– Emma H. –

“What a wonderful experience with Inèz. She did my hair and make-up for a wedding, not only did I feel stunning but also got so many compliments from everyone at the wedding on how good I looked (face and hair). Highly recommend Inez. Thank you for making me feel so great!!!”

– Ursula – 

“I highly recommend Inez. I needed my hair and makeup done at short notice and Inez rearranged her day to fit me in. She exceeded my expectations and i was extremely happy with the end result. I will be using her services again. Thanks Inez!!”

– Melanie – 

“I love having my makeup done by Inez !! She’s an amazing artist and out of the two times I’ve visited her I have loved the end result!! You’re amazing Inez !! 

– Sara – 

“Inez is awesome 🙂 so kind and friendly as well as a clear communicator and really good at finding out what style/tone her clients want (even if you can’t quite describe it normally – she knows exactly what questions to ask). Her professionalism and sincere care make it feel like a trusted friend is helping you look your best. Her natural style and vegan and sustainable make up were also a great benefit to choosing Inez. Thanks so so much for looking after us and making us feel beautiful 💕”

– Cindy – 

“Inez was absolutely charming and very easy to work with. The Fitzroy studio has a very cool vibe; and with that she absolutely understood that I was looking for a look that was understated but elegant. I was delighted with the end result – including my eyelashes which were a first time for me! Love my new lippie as well. Can’t recommend highly enough”

– Liz – 

“Inez did an amazing job on my make up for the Miss Universe State Final! Would highly recommend :)”

– Brydie – 

 

“I loved my makeup and I got soooooo many compliments! It felt great and I felt great and everything was great!
Love the lippie as well. Couldn’t fault it. Thanks so much. I will definitely recommend you and would come back to you in a heart beat!”

– Anita – 

pricing

Hair & Makeup by Inèz • Photo by Natalie Tirant • Florals Stems from Her • Fashion Charmaine De Lima • Model Alex Sinclair

AT ARTIST’S STUDIO (Fitzroy)

As every person is different, get in touch for more information and a full quote!

Makeup (45-60 mins) $ 120
Hair (45-60 mins) $ 120
Makeup & Hair $ 210
   
Headshot Makeup & Hair (60-90 mins) $ 165
natural makeup and a tidy up of your natural hair  
   
False lashes $ 10
   
Bridal Makeup & Hair $ 250
Trial Makeup & Hair (Mon-Thu) $ 200

AT YOUR LOCATION

  • Above prices +$20

PLEASE NOTE:
Fees do not include application of hair extensions or travel fees.

Travel is additional (minimum $0.75 per km, starting at $15 and travel time is a factor as well). Where applicable parking will need to be organised for artists and any parking fees need to be covered by the client.

Full-size lipsticks for touch-ups are available for $20-25 (price depending on brand – all are cruelty-free and vegan).

Get in touch for half day and full day rates for editorial/commercial/photoshoot/production.

 

PLEASE NOTE:
Fees above do not include application of hair extensions or travel fees.

Travel is additional (minimum $0.75 per km, starting at $15 and travel time is a factor as well). Where applicable parking will need to be organised for artists and any parking fees need to be covered by the client.

Full-size lipsticks for touch-ups are available for $20-25 (price depending on brand – all are cruelty-free and vegan).

Get in touch for half day and full day rates for editorial/commercial/photoshoot/production.

 

get in touch

I would love to hear from you!

My preferred methods of contact for enquiries are by email or phone.

When getting in touch, please think about the following details:

  • name
  • phone number
  • event date
  • location
  • number of people for hair/makeup
  • time to be ready by
  • other requirements (e.g. vegan/natural/allergies/sensitivies)

blog

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Go back Editorial Floral Antler II 13 May 2019 It was almost a year ago now that I wrote Floral Antler I. Time flies hey?! It really does.  I promised more blog posts on this shoot, and it took me until now to actually write one. I am pretty sure I have posted other...

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Go back Cruelty-free & vegan-friendly Shanghai Suzy Whipped Matte Essentials 29 April 2019 After tons of requests I finally have been able to take photos of the Shanghai Suzy essential ranges. First up are the 'Whipped Mattes'. Check my next blog post for the...

how to get ready for your big day

how to get ready for your big day

Go back Bridal how to get ready for your big day 13 August 2019 Edited from original guest article on Vintage Bride Mag.  Some people look like it’s their wedding day every day; their hair is perfectly blow-dried and styled, their make-up looks tip-top, they don't go...

Chiara & Adrian

Chiara & Adrian

Go back Bridal Chiara & Adrian 14 July 2019 Happy anniversary to Chiara & Adrian! One year ago Chiara & Adrian had their DIY wedding, including pompoms, vegan gluten-free cake, friends bringing a dish to share and heads on sticks, at Brunswick Bowling...

Floral Antler II

Floral Antler II

Go back Editorial Floral Antler II 13 May 2019 It was almost a year ago now that I wrote Floral Antler I. Time flies hey?! It really does.  I promised more blog posts on this shoot, and it took me until now to actually write one. I am pretty sure I have posted other...

Shanghai Suzy Satin Luxe lipsticks

Shanghai Suzy Satin Luxe lipsticks

Go back Cruelty-free & vegan-friendly Shanghai Suzy Satin Luxe Essentials 29 April 2019 In this post you'll find pics of the whole essential range of Shanghai Suzy 'Satin Luxe' lipsticks. If you are interested in the 'Whipped Mattes', click here.If you are in...

Shanghai Suzy Whipped Matte lipsticks

Shanghai Suzy Whipped Matte lipsticks

Go back Cruelty-free & vegan-friendly Shanghai Suzy Whipped Matte Essentials 29 April 2019 After tons of requests I finally have been able to take photos of the Shanghai Suzy essential ranges. First up are the 'Whipped Mattes'. Check my next blog post for the...

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Make-up by Inèz
Makeup by Inèz, cruelty-free & vegan-friendly makeup artist and hairstylist, based in Melbourne (available for travel). Home studio in Fitzroy, servicing all suburbs of Melbourne and beyond.

Available for productions, photo shoots, editorials, weddings, formals, special occasions, workshops, masterclasses, commercials, music video’s, male-to-female transformations and more!

Proud ambassador of eco-ethical weddings:

Collingwood, Fitzroy North, Carlton, Carlton North, Abbotsford, CBD, Clifton Hill, Northcote, East Melbourne, North Melbourne, Richmond, Northcote, Fairfield, Princess Hill, Kew, Hawthorn, Parkville, Mornington Peninsula, Bellarine Peninsula, Yarra Valley, Dandenong Ranges
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Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia
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