Edinburgh make-up artist’s work featured in Vogue

A local make-up artist has received international recognition after her work was featured in Vogue's Italian edition.

Friday, 5th March 2021, 12:30 pm
Paulina Siembor was approached by Italian born photographer Emanuele Centi.

Paulina Siembor, who works as a lead tutor at the Glamcandy makeup college on William Street, was asked to take part in a project highlighting representation and change as part of LGBTQ+ history month.

The talented creative, whose clients include Bafta winning Game of Thrones actress Kate Dickie, was approached by Italian born photographer Emanuele Centi.

She was commissioned to provide the makeup for a Vogue project titled "Representation, Identity, And Change: How 20 Photographers Are Reckoning With LGBTQ+ History Month".

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Paulina Siembor works as a lead tutor at the Glamcandy makeup college on William Street,

The team produced a mythology themed shoot in which every element - hair, makeup and clothes - were required to be genderless.

Ms Siembor said: "This was a tremendous opportunity to work on an international publication and on a project and an issue that is just so important.

"The shoot was titled 'Studies for Portrait of Eurydice' and themed on Greek mythology.

"The brief was to make every element of the styling for the shoot genderless.

"It was wonderful to be part of a project that shows everyone that makeup, hair and styling is for everyone no matter who you are."

Co-owner of Glamcandy Julian Kynaston said the whole college is immensely proud of their tutor.

He said: "It is great to see talent like Paulina's being recognised in an international publication.

"As one of the lead tutors at our Edinburgh college it is also great to know she is passing on all that knowledge and experience to our students."

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