Clare Read – Make-up Artist

Clare Read began her make-up career in Perth , Australia in 2000.

She studied and worked with make-up maestro Richard Sharah in Sydney for two years until deciding to freelance and work for make-up houses. Through her years, Clare gained in-depth knowledge of skincare, skin analysis, customer service, teaching and doing make-up demonstrations at events and in-store.

Clare also studied Nutrition and Food analysis that continues to help her advise women on lifestyle and diet choices to achieve the best skin possible.

Clare moved to New York where she spent five years establishing her reputation as an international session make-up artist.  Moving to London in 2008, Clare remains based here with a broad and impressive client base. Travelling to shoots frequently throughout Europe Clare works on leading magazine shoots, advertising campaigns and with celebrities. Clare has particular skill with making skin look immaculate, flawless, fresh and natural.


Clare Read Vogue Festival 2014 


Publications in Portfolio


Vogue  UK

The Times


Vogue Russia

Elle UK

Harpers Bazaar



Vogue Australia


Marie Claire

The Guardian

Liberty Mag




Tweny6 Magazine





Vogue Japan

Vision China




Personalities in Portfolio


Chloe Sevigny

Natalie Press

Paloma Faith

Felicity Jones

Bonnie Wright

Daisy Lowe

Lily Allen

Alice Dellal

Emmanuelle Seigner

Alice Braga

Alinne Moraes

Natalie Massenet

Anna Brewster

Lianne La Havas

Kim Gordon

Sally Hawkins

Sarah Murdoch

Ophelia Lovibond

Eliza Doolittle


Elle Mcpherson

Nick Zinner

Ozzy Osbourne

James Marsden

Danny Glover

Jamie Lidell

Tony Ward

Alexa Chung

Millie Mackintosh

Liberty Ross

Vanessa Kirby

Helen Mcrory

Lily Cole

Michelle Dockery

Mary Charteris

Pixie Geldof

Josephine De la Baume       Sky Ferreira

Mischa Barton



Photographers worked with for Portfolio


Paul Scala

Andrew Woffinden

Brian Daly

Pelle Crepin

Robert Wyatt

Jon Gorrigan

Matthew Shave

Jackie Dixon

Neil Bedford

Laurence Ellis

Kristin Vicari

Emir Emalp

Jermaine Francis

Alice Hawkins

Karina Twiss

Robi Rodriguez

Thomas Lohr

David Standish

Jen Carey

Jason Hetherington

Jonas Lindstrohm

Luke Kirwan

Sean Gleason

Hamish Brown



Clare Read Portfolio

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