HAIR AND MAKEUP ARTIST
Sheri Vegas is fast becoming one of Australia’s most sought-after beauty industry experts.
Named as the only Australian make-up artist in Buzz Feed’s 2013 list of ‘The Coolest Make-Up Artists to Follow’ on Instagram http://www.buzzfeed.com/chanelparks/makeup-artists-to-follow-on-instagram-if-you-dont-already Sheri Vegas is a fresh and innovative make-up artist/ beauty therapist that is in constant demand from the film, photographic and bridal industries.
As one of the youngest of twelve finalists to be recently announced in this year’s Australian Beauty Industry Awards in the Make Up Artist of the Year category, Sheri Vegas is now in the running for the prestigious title.With a distinguished judging panel consisting of business coaches, trade and consumer media along with key independent figures from the beauty industry, winners will be announced at the Awards’ Gala Dinner in Sydney this August.
Landing covers of locally and internationally recognized magazines and websites such as Vogue Italia online, Black Hair, Glass Book, Frock Paper Scissors and En Vie, Sheri Vegas has also worked alongside the crème de la crème of the beauty industry in master training classes with Rae Morris, Martin Bray, Bobbi Brown UK and MAC Australia and on photo shoots with leading fashion photographers including Cameron Wilson, Calvin Milo and Rossella Vanon.
Receiving her Diploma in Specialized Make-Up Services at the Academy of Make-Up Brisbane in 2009, Sheri Vegas has since gone on to be a regular contender for a host of leading industry awards. In 2012, she won Make-up Artist of the Year for luxury makeup brand Viparo, giving her the opportunity to create their make-up looks for that year’s campaign. 2012 also saw Sheri Vegas receiving an international scholarship from the Queensland Overseas Foundation after having been the runner-up in the Sydney Beauty and Spa Expo in the Fantasy Make-up category in 2011, making her the first ever make-up artist to win the overseas scholarship.In the world of social media, Sheri is rapidly gaining recognition and a band of loyal followers.