Creative Director of s.a.k.DESIGNS, Stacey Kilpatrick, is a freelance makeup artist based in County Armagh, specialising in bridal, fashion, photographic makeup having trained in Belfast and London.
2011 was a phenomenal year for Stacey as, not only did she come second in the prestigious Oonagh Boman Makeup Excellence Awards, she pushed herself to international status entering cult makeup brand Illamasqua's Distinction in Makeup Artistry Awards and gaining an impressive third place over thousands of worldwide artists.
It's Stacey's passion, dedication and success that have made her one of Northern Ireland's most sought after bridal makeup artists. Although based in County Armagh, Stacey is available to work throughout Northern Ireland, Southern Ireland and the UK mainland.
A fully qualified and experienced makeup artist covering all local areas including Armagh, Banbridge, Dungannon, Portadown, Newry and all towns in between. Available for bridal, commercial and high fashion work from weddings to fashion shows, model portfolios to advertising campaigns and makeovers to magazine shoots; natural beauty to avant-garde.
Stacey's portfolio impressively showcases work for clients including Gladys magazine USA, Remus Uomo, BBC, Getting Married in Northern Ireland magazine, Translink and National Trust.
With her skills as a face and body painter, Stacey's creativity is also ideal for high fashion work giving her the desired edge over her competitors.
As a freelance makeup artist Stacey travels to your home or venue providing a professional, tailored service to meet your requirements. The following services are available for both private and corporate clients.
Stacey understands the importance of a stress free morning for every bride and bases her packages around this to ensure you enjoy a morning of luxury and pampering.
As you plan every important aspect of your big day, you will be invited for a trial at least four to six weeks prior to your wedding date to discuss your requirements and create the flawless makeup application you desire for your special day.
On the morning of your wedding Stacey will visit you in the comfort of your own home or venue to take the stress out of travelling and allow you to relax with your bridal party and a glass of bubbly.
Stacey holds a one wedding per day policy to devote her time and attention exclusively to each bridal party and therefore early booking is advised.
Airbase is a silicone based makeup designed for use through an airbrush providing a seamless, long lasting HD finish with unrivalled coverage. The inclusion of vitamin E helps reduce the appearance of fine lines, moisturising, repairing and deactivating the free radicals that cause aging. The properties of Airbase make it ideal for covering tattoos and scars quickly and easily, blending to your natural skin tone to make them invisible. It is also perfect for acne, port wine stains and birth marks, sensitive and sun damaged skins.
From natural beauty to high fashion Stacey will work with your creative team to create individual makeup looks to compliment the styling of your fashion show or shoot. A team of makeup artists can be put together on request. Photoshoot packages with a top photographer can be tailored to suit aspiring models, models wanting to update their portfolios or girls wanting a pamper experience.
From zombie workshops to TV and film, Halloween makeovers to casualty simulation Stacey will create a tailored programme based on your requirements in this specialist field.
s.a.k.DESIGNS retail an exclusive range of makeup, Senna Cosmetics, from California. Senna Cosmetics, founded by Emmy nominated makeup artist Eugenia Weston, comprises a beautiful range of mineral based foundations as well as eye, cheek and lip colours and professional makeup brushes. Products can be viewed on request or by hosting a Makeup Shakeup Party in your home or workplace.
“Stacey has a beautiful style to her work – very clean and fresh!” - Oonagh Boman
"I have worked with Stacey on several high fashion shoots and her work is not only the highest possible standard, it's inspirational. Always on time, always professional, super talented and so much fun to work with." - Erica Irvine Photography
"I just wanted to say a HUGE HUGE thank you for my beautiful make up you did for me, you TOTALLY WOWED me. I hardly even knew who that beautiful person was looking back at me in the mirror. Love your work!" - Vicki, Boudoir photoshoot client