VALENTINA PINTUS

HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST

Valentina Pintus is a world class professional makeup artist and hairstylist now based in Brisbane and Sunshine Coast, QLD. She has moved here from Italy.

After completing a Bachelor of Technical Translation of Fashion, she decided to follow her passion for makeup and hairstyling and turn this into a career.

She graduated with the highest score at the Professional Makeup Academy in Rome working with the great makeup artist Valeria Orlando.

To complete her artistic skills and be able to create a total look for her clients, she decides to attend an Hair Styling course in London at the Academy Of Freelance Makeup (AOFM). She attended also a masterclass with MAC Global Senior Artist Michele Magnani and an Sfx Workshop with Stuart Bray.

Since 2010 she has been working professionally in the beauty, fashion and movie industry, teaming up with international photographers, models, fashion stylist and designers for runways, such as Milan Fashion Week, AltaRoma and Elite Model Look Italy, various kind of photo shootings -editorial, commercial, look book- and doing makeup (Sfx included) for some TV series and short movies.

Her work has been published and featured in various International fashion magazines as ELLE, Lone Wolf, Lui Magazine Italia, Glamour, Ellements Magazine, Vatra, Dazed and PhotoVogue Italy just to name a few. This has lead to a very impressive portfolio!

Experienced in High-end bridal makeup she has worked for international wedding and engagement shoots in many beautiful italian cities like Rome and Florence.

She has also worked long time into retail as Makeup Artist for the famous French professional makeup brand Make Up For Ever, sold exclusively in Sephora stores.

Fashion, editorial, commercial, beauty and bridal makeup and hair styling are her specialty but she also loves any kind of interesting, challenging, original and artistic projects.

She is fluent in English and Spanish and she has a good knowledge of French too.

Valentina is a cheerful and friendly person, very adaptable and professional. Her experience ensures a complete understanding of the creative process – from the client to teamwork, execution and post production.