2018 Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards

Page 40 www.lux-review.com LUX 2018 Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards As a freelance hair and makeup artist, Warren Dion Smith has had the fortune to work with a wide range of clients over the years, including household names such as DreamWorks and Universal, creating innovative looks that have been used in Blockbuster Hollywood films. However, Warren’s versatility means that he has also worked with a wide range of clients, including commercial hair salons, workshops and even as a personal stylist for individuals. He explores his work and how he supports his clients and allows them to express themselves through his creations. “Besides being a makeup and hair stylist, I am a prosthetic makeup applicator, transforming ordinary people into characters before a live audience, whilst answering questions and explaining the procedure. “Every client, guest or model in my seat has a very individual service tailored to create a personal and elite experience. I have the privilege of being able to travel the world attending conventions meeting and greeting fans who follow my work. Whether it is a big budget production or a glamour photo shoot my entire team are selected individually to carry out each task with absolute precision and the utmost integrity. We are passionate, enthusiastic and energetic about what we do.” “Warren has brushed shoulders with some of the worlds most influential people , but it is His mother the late “ Josie Rose Donohue “from Tepuna /Tauranga Moana that will continue to inspire him forever & he dedicates this award to her memory. “ Warren Dion Smith is a Hair and Makeup Artist based in New Zealand, he is a Māori Native from MANGATANGI/WAIKATO/ TAINUI who has created unique styles for a wide range of clients around the world. He is the first New Zealand hair & Makeup Artist to Receive an award from LUX and we invited Warren to tell us, in his own words, about the exciting work he undertakes. Warren Dion Smith Hair & Makeup Artist Best Freelance Hair & Make-Up Artist - New Zealand Photo: Dave Richards Warren and his Mother Josie Rose Donohue Warren Dion Smith Best Freelance Hair & Make-Up Artist 2 0 1 8 LUX Health, Beauty & Wellness Awards WINNER New Zealand

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