Who Am I?
After winning The Miss Afro Caribbean Pageant UK 2003, Arlene went on to work for the well renowned and respected GIORGIO ARMANI COSMETICS London. Arlene quickly established herself as one of the key members of the Armani cosmetics team through her unrivaled sales ability and ease with customers. She was well respected by her colleagues and gained attention from the Armani’s international team for her charm, elegance and strong makeup artistry skills. Arlene made personal appearances at the Giorgio Armani cosmetics counters in both Brown Thomas Dublin Ireland and Selfridges Birmingham.She was also featured in the Marie Claire Magazine as MUA to see when visiting the Armani Selfridges counter, Arlene was also selected to work for the GQ UK AWARDS 2005. She continued to shine as a trend setting Face Designer winning several store competitions. Arlene gave birth to her son and decided to move back to Trinidad permanently.
Since being back, she’s opened her very own makeup studio and worked on numerous project such as the Chogm 2009 with Designer Brian Mac Farlane’s production team, appeared in M PEOPLE TRINIDAD as MUA for Anya Ayoung-chee’s PILLAR clothing line, was head local makeup artist for the horror movie 3 stripes and was the featured makeup artist at the NTA’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP EXPO 2010. Her name began to spread quickly throughout the country for her on point techniques and was requested by several local icons such as Nadia Batson, Destra Garcia, Ravi B, Kes, Machel Montano just to name a few
My Accomplishments & Qualifications
Arlene has been featured several times in the Guardian’s woman wise magazine and is most proud of the article called “Cut Above The Rest” (Makeup artist) Being recognized as a master at bridal makeup.
She was interviewed and featured by several online magazines such as LOOKBOOK, RUNWAY STREET, BLUE SKY TIE DYE and CFstyle.com EDITOR
In 2018, Arlene won Caribbean Style And Culture’s
Award Of Excellence in Makeup & Aesthetics” and was flown to Washington DC where she received her award.
Since then Arlene has been working feverishly in expanding her makeup business by introducing new services such as waxing, tinting and most recent Microshading.
In addition to her broad range of talent and expertize, Arlene balances being a single mother with her dedication to training her team of makeup artist. She continues to develop her craft and techniques and is always creating new and magnificent looks for her clients while maintaining the beauty factor.
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