Celebrity make-up artist Karen Salandy of K-Bell cosmetics and the former creative Director of YANA cosmetics was the first client of Melanie Jones PR in 2010. She has since re-launched on a full-time freelance basis. Karen Salandy has since been shortlisted twice and won the BEFFTA’s beauty icon award for her contribution to the beauty and fashion industry over the span of her career of over twenty years. She has been nominated for Fashion Finest Best Make-Up Artist Award.
Karen Salandys portfolio include companies such Givenchy, Guerlain, Christian Dior. Karen was instrumental in launching the cosmetics line of pioneering Naomi Simms in the UK and has worked with Isabella Rosillini on Rosillinis manifesto line in Paris. Salandys work has not only graced publications HGH such as Elle, Pride, Black Hair and Beauty but has also widely featured on Catwalks, Stage, Film & Music Videos.
She had the honour to work on the faces of members of the royal family, icons such as Cher and other celebrity clientele. Karen Salandy held the position of head make up artist for Ms Trinidad & Tobago UK pageant for a few years now and is also the make-up consultant for the Ms Jamaica peagant. She has been appointed as the resident make-up artist at the Reggae Showcase UK and the Sporah Show and is delivering classes and workshops for aspiring make-up artists.
Her services are not only reserved for the fashion and entertainment industry. She is available for bookings.