Paulina Siembor is a professional makeup artist with over 16 years’ experience. Working as regionally and internationally as a freelance artist, she is constantly being commissioned to create dynamic and innovative looks for music and television celebrities, fashion editorials, commercials and national campaigns.
Paulina draws on the natural beauty of her subjects and her skills as an artist allow her to move effortlessly from the natural and elegant, to the dramatic and editorial. Her work is notable for its perfect finish and structured nature. This is of great importance and bears witness to practiced and precise craftsmanship. The recognition of these qualities led to her work on shows and events such as Chanel 5’s star driven “Extreme Hair Wars” and the Edinburgh Film Festival.
Some of Paulina’s clients include:
Kate Dickie Bafta award winning Scottish Actress from ‘’Game of thrones” - Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs - Michelin-starred chef Tom Kitchin - American born filmmaker Lizzie Borden - Russel Athletic - Police Scotland - Commonwealth Games - Royal London Corporate - RBS - Scottish Hydro electric - NHS - Harris Gin & Judy R Clark Designer - Vogue Italia.
Paulina currently lives in Edinburgh and works across the UK, where she continues to push the boundaries of makeup artistry.
Where did you train?
I trained in Warsaw Poland, it was fashion makeup, SFX makeup and hair course
What do you like most about teaching?
Witnessing students transforming into talented confident makeup artists that believe in themselves and helping them to start their dreams!
Who inspires you?
Pat McGrath, I absolutely worship her for being a ground breaking makeup artist that pushes art of makeup beyond limits! Also Alex Box her makeup approach is more from an art point of view so there is always emotions and a story behind her innovative creations!
How long have you been in the industry?
I’ve been in the industry working as freelance makeup artist for 16 years now.
What has been the best moment in your career so far?
Being chosen out of thousands of makeup artist in the UK to take a part in Extreme hair wars TV show on channel 5 star.
Being part of big exhibition hosted in Ocean Terminal from Avant-garde “Onna Bogeisha” hair project with Jodie Mann photographer and Anna Wade hairstylist.
Being part of the team commissioned to create photo series to celebrate LGBTQ+ community for Vogue Italia.