Saturday, 30 June 2012

Michael Aston Make up Artist

At Pixiwoo we are inspired every day by the work of great Make up artists and we wanted to write a piece on Michael Ashton who for the last five years has been the personal make up artist to British singing sensation Adele.
Michael began his career twelve years ago as a senior stylist and part of the Stephen Marr Artistic team becoming a renowned hairstylist in New Zealand.
Since these beginnings he made the move to New York where he worked alongside the MAC Pro team.Later this led him across Europe to London.

His work has been featured in Vogue, Marie Claire, Glamour and Vanity Fair and his endless client list from Adele, Elle McPherson to Amber Heard and many more in between has given him a firm footing on the international make up artist scene.

Michael created the amazing beauty look Adele has become known for and was responsible for Adele's make up at The Grammy Awards and The BRIT Awards 2012.
 I think you will agree these were both amazing iconic looks and here at Pixiwoo we were inundated with tutorial requests.

If you would like to see more of Michael Ashton's work you can view more on
 or follow him on Twitter
or view his Facebook page

Have a look at the tutorials below to see how we re created Michael Ashtons work.

Adele at the Brits

Adele at the Grammys



  1. Nice post and videos, thanks for sharing!

  2. Hey girls! Just wanted to let you know that I've finally purchased your core collection brushes and absolutely love them!!! I know I'm a bit behind the times but I've known about them for awhile but I have lots of other brush sets, and I thought do I really need these. Turns out that I do!!! Will be getting your other brushes as soon as I can. Thanks again girls great collection!!!!

  3. Amazing look! :) Laura x

  4. LOVE this look - you look incredible. So polished and lovely.

    Thanks for a fantastic tutorial.



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