About Martin Carter Make Up and Hair


Martin Carter at work


Martin Carter has developed his skills and talent for diversity throughout a career that has allowed him to work internationally with leading brands, agents, celebrities and photographers.

With 20 Years experience ranging from fashion to advertising, theatre and TV, his outstanding attention to detail is always respected by colleagues and clients alike.

With a portfolio that portrays a vast range of artistic and technical ability, he will always bring perfection to the concept.

A great communicator, his friendly caring attitude has earned him respect amongst professionals in the forefront of the industry.

Martin Carter's CV

: music and celebrities
Matthew Fox, Olivia Williams, Patrick Stewart, Rupert Everett, Dominic West, Steve Guttenberg, Jesse Mecalf , Sharon Gless, Ronald Pickup, Matthew Kelly, Roger Rees, Sir Ian Mckellen, Tony Curtis, Mark Warren, Lesley Sharpe, Nick Burns, Ella Smith, Surranne Jones, Sally Lindsay, Bluey Robinson, Basement Jaxx, Bens Brother, Gareth Gates, Denise Black, Paul O Grady, Jason Gardiner, Colleen Nolen, Keith Lemon, Carol Vorderman, Chris Marshall, Christiano Ronaldo, Claire Sweeny, Daisy Beaumont, Vernon Kay, David Essex, Fiona McIntosh, Gary Lucy, Gail Porter, Gloria Hunniford, Ella Page, David Horovitch, Susie Blake, Simon Rouse, Michelle Dotrice, Sam Kelly, Maureen Lipman, Roy Hudd, Lynda Baron, Rosemary Ashe, James Cracknell, Jane Danson, Jason Gardiner, Jimmy Carr, Joanna Page, Katie Kerr, Kate Brand, Kevin Bishop, Lawrence Dallaglio, Lauren Lavern, Marc Almond, Mark Foster, Mariah Carey, Boyzone, Steps, A1, Hannah B, No Angels, Diana Vickers, Pussy Cat Dolls, Darren Hayes, Robert Webb, Sarah Doukas, Sharon Horgan, Sharon Marshall, Sophie Dahl, Tana Ramsay, Tara Palmer-Tompkinson. Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Michelle Collins, Olivia Coleman, Paul Kaye, Paul Ross, Jodie Marsh, Abbey Clancy, Gino D' Acampo, Peter Andre, Matt Johnson, Kate Walsh, Brenden Gleeson, Amy Childs Louie Spence, Angela Griffin, Stephen Mulhurn, David Gandy, Sharon Marshall, Jenny Falconer, Samm Mann, Gizzi Erkine,

: advertising
Thomas Cook Travel, Vaseline for Men, Agent Provocateur, Austin Reed, Azor Shoes, Charnos, DDB London, Dewynters, Jette Parker Group, Esprito Santo Bank, Getty Images, Jasper Conran, Jerome Russell, Matalan, Nissan, Nescafe, Norwich Union – AMV BBDO, Perfuma.com, PETA, Phillips, Pretty Polly, Sainsbury's, Saville Row, Schwarzkopf, Smirnoff, Sony Ericsson, Thorntons, Toggi, Umberto Giannini, UnderU.com, Versace make-up, Alchemy Cosmetics, Vodaphone, Range Rover, Zurich Insurance.

: editorial
InStyle, Grazia, Cosmopolitan, Harpers Bazzar, Marie Claire, Complot, H Magazine, Trendsetter, Zero, Blue, AXM, Refresh, Sunday Times - Style Magazine, ES Magazine, Squeeze, Smash Hits, TV Hits, Bravo, DJ Magazine.

: photographers
Oly barnsley, Karl Grant, Jason Bell, Thmas Skovsende, Simon Bremner, Lee Strickland, Dean Belcher, Alan Gelati, Bohdan Cap, Brent Stirton, Craig Fordham, Daniel Ward, David Venni, Dirk Rees, Gary Burchell, Gavin Harrison, James & James, Andre Licthenburg, Jillian Lochner, Jim Crone, Jim Naughten, Julia Fullerton-Batten, Karl Grant, Kristin Perers, Laila Hegarty, Lydia Goldblatt, Marco Marezza, Martin Shaw, Max Oppenheim, Michael Blann, Nigel Tibbeck; Neale Haynes, Paul Randall, Patrick Ryan, Philip Lee Harvey, Rebecca Lewis, Richard Booth, Richard Hardcastle, Ryan McVay, Thomas Skovsende, Tim McPherson, Will White.

: media
BBC, Columbia Records, GMTV, Island Records, ITV, Sony Music/ Jive Records, Polydor Records, Pop World, Style Academy, T4, This Morning (LWT) Daybreak.


: teaching
London College Of Style:
Currently working with celebrity fashion stylist Wendy Elsmore and her team, supporting fashion students on their assessed fashion projects.

Style Academy: Guest make-up artist on makeover show, demonstrating current trends, tips and techniques. Boots: Make-up artist for training seminars on make-up techniques and selling skills. Brands include - Ruby and Millie, Urban Decay, Mattessè NYC, Toni and Tina

Stila Cosmetics:

Pro Artist. Participated in events Internationally and across the UK, and press launches.

Mattessè NYC:
Make-up Designer, participating in staff training seminars, new product launches and quotes for the UK Press.

alchemy Cosmetics:
Created and headed the staff training programme and participated in new product launches for press.

Versace Make-up:
Make up designer, participating in staff training throughout the UK, and devised various intensive training sessions on make-up skills.

London College of Fashion:
Demonstration and workshop on character make-up.

V & A Museum:
Street Style Exhibition/War and hairspray day Demonstrated various trends for hair and make-up (1950's-1990's).

: awards
Miners International make-up artist of the year (1998) Award winner in association with The Clothes Show Magazine

AGFA Photographer of the year (1995-96) Hair and make-up for project for Nigel Tibbeck