Who is Cassie Lomas?
Beginning her career almost 20 years ago, Cassie started out in front of the camera before realising that makeup artistry was a job she had true passion for. Fast forward to today, Cassie is now working as one of the UK’s leading Artists in her field, after relocating to London in 2002 and working relentlessly to establish herself as a well respected artist in the world of Music, Fashion and Celebrities. Cassie has regularly painted some of the world’s most famous faces from Lady Gaga with whom she completed a World tour, Iggy Azalea who is a much loved client of Cassie’s shooting Music Videos and travelling the world as part of her glam team, to some icons in the UK such as Yasmin Le Bon, Twiggy, Spice Girls Melanie C and Emma Bunton, Rebecca Ferguson, Coleen Rooney, Rita Ora and Ellie Goulding…the list goes on. Cassie has also worked with much loved Artists from the USA such as Demi Lovato, Selena Gomez, Jordan Sparks and Chris Brown.
Flying around the world as a famous Make Up Artist has its perks but for Cassie the main one is being able to pass on her skills and knowledge through her Academy, originally based in Manchester City Centre and now with courses available throughout the UK on her CLMA Tour launching in 2017. The aim is to help mould careers of aspiring Make Up and Hair Stylists who want a professional career in the industry with the advice of someone who has experienced the hard work and dedication it takes. Being a makeup Artist is an amazing Career and Cassie wanted to help others experience the thrill of the job she has been lucky enough to have, with her expertise knowledge and ongoing help.
Cassie’s versatility has allowed her to work on a range of projects from working with celebrities and music videos, to fashion and advertising campaigns. Although her work is mainly in photography, Cassie also works on many TV shows, as well as preparing clients for red carpet events. Cassie has also led the makeup team at London Fashion week for the designer Clements Ribiero, which has so far been the pinnacle of her career.
Working with leading photographers such as Max Abadian, Rankin and Simon Emmett and designing the makeup on advertising campaigns ranging from Julian McDonald to Adidas has ensured Cassie is certainly known for being a go to trusted Makeup Artist. Music is where her career began and she has shot videos with some of the finest Directors around and all over the world from Brazil, to India and back to her favourite location, Manchester.
Having worked as a brand ambassador since 2007 and currently working alongside ‘B’ is for Beautiful, the Superdrug own brand, Cassie is regularly sought after to provide expert tips, quotes and advice for glossy magazines and online beauty pages. With several appearances on TV to help the non-professionals keep their make up bag in fashion, Cassie most recently filmed beauty videos for “Lorraine Kelly” on ITV, as well as starring as part of the ‘Style Team’ in the daytime ITV show “Star Treatment”!
Although Cassie undertakes a wide spectrum of work she is best known for her flawless, iridescent skin and modern pretty aesthetic. She has a beautifully fresh and modern approach to makeup.
In all the glamour of private jets and the celebrity lifestyle Cassie’s true love and focus is her Makeup Academy CLMA. Based back where it all started for her, in 2010 Cassie opened this high end, fashion MakeUp school, teaching at the standard she feels that everyone should have access to, even if they cannot get to London. Cassie Lomas Makeup Academy has firmly established itself as the place to train in the North West and we are now extending this countrywide. Cassie prides herself on its outstanding reputation and ongoing success driven by her passion to help those kids who are as focused as she once was and still is. Cassie remains a highly demanded Make Up Artist working freelance all over the world, as well as running CLMA and her MUA agency ‘Creatives’.
“Makeup knowledge is one thing, turning it into your Art is another. I wake up wanting to go to work and every day I learn something new. I strive to be as good as I can and progress to the top, there is always more to achieve!”