Naila Khan

Makeup Artist Female Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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About Me

Im a freelance make up artist currently working for the BBC on a casual basis being a finalist in the2009 BBC Design Trainee Scheme 2009 for the category of Hair and Make Up.

I have experience in Fashion, Bridal and everyday make ups along with having worked on TV, Film and Period drama productions. However, I believe Fashion is my ''thang'' as it best fits my style of work.

I am a diverse and flexible worker and a perfectionista! I approach my work with a high level of professionalism and drive.


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Over the last 3 years I have worked extensively as a freelance make up artist and have obtained private tutoring to qualify as a media make up and hair professional to reinforce my opportunities to work within the performing arts. I have work for a small south Asian television channel as a make up artist, hair stylist and fashion stylist as well as having experience within the fashion, advertising and film industries. I am actively involved in the Summer School for the BBC trainee scheme 2009 where a came within the top three within the make up category. My attitude to work is characterised by my motivation and passion for the work I do. I am a real team player and remain flexible to meet the needs of my employers, holding a full, clean UK drivers licence and have use of a car to travel to location work.


I have developed high creativity and excellent research skills to gain a high standard of technical/craft skills in the following disciplines:

Wig making; Beard knotting; Hair styling; Ageing; Theatre make-up; Period make-up; Injuries make-up; Fashion make-up; Media Make-up; HD airbrushing make-up; Special-effects make-up/bald cap making and Fashion styling. Having presently done this within the following respects:
Assistant to Make up artist on Iceland commercial
Finalist for the BBC trainee scheme 2009.

Make Up trainee on BBC1's latest daytime period drama -
Land Girls.

Make Up asst on Christmas 2009 Iceland Supermarkets Commrcial

Work experience at the Manchester based south Asian TV channel DM Digital

Make up and Hair stylist For 7 contestants for Miss Inter Continental 2009

The Asian Bridal fashion show

Make up artist at Leeds Fashion show 2009

The Viva Magazine-Test Shots

Test shots with Anton Mellar -Photographer

Tesr shots with Andy Golpys- Photographer

Modiste Fashion event

Flawless make up studio/ Photo Lounge make up studio

Training and Qualifications
2009 Diploma in Media / Fashion / Editorial / Period Make -Up
2009 Diploma in Media / Fashion / Editorial / Period Hairstyling and Wigs
2009 Diploma in High Definition Airbrushing Course
2009 Diploma in Casualty Effects course
2009 Diploma in Fashion Styling
BBC Health & Safety Training



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