As a professional Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist with over 19 years experience, Sahra specialises in weddings, special occasions and photography makeup - as well as advertising campaigns, editorial, film clips.
Sahra has also worked internationally in Paris, Dubai, Austria, Hong Kong and China. Her natural artistic flair made her The World Body Painting Champion at the World Body Painting Festival in Seeboden, Austria, in 2005.
Sahra has worked with celebrities such as Kieren Perkins, Sam Riley and Grant Hacket, Heath Ledger, Mr. T. of The A-Team, Kyle Sandilands, Wally Lewis, Jenny Kee and Le Cunxin. Her work has graced billboards and magazines such as Cleo, Waves Magazine and the cover of Dance Australia. Advertising campaigns include work for Jaguar (promotion staged in China) and Sunbeam.
Based at Copacabana on the Central Coast, Sahra takes her Mobile Service anywhere on the coast - as well as The Hunter Valley, Newcastle, Sydney and The Blue Mountains.
China Chengdu body painting for Jaguar Sports Car launch2012-2010:
Paris, France – Promotional advertising and managing competition winners for VAIG and Studio 2000
Dubai, Arab Emirates – Catwalk model make-up for the Launch of Paspaley Pearls
Hong Kong – Makeup for the launch of Cedescoes Makeup range
Body Painting Achievements
Guest Judge – World Body Painting Festival (WBPF, Seeboden, Austria) Workshop – 2 day Body Painting and High Fashion Makeup (WBPF, Seeboden, Austria) Makeup for feature Festival Fashion Parade (WBPF, Seeboden, Austria)
1st Prize – World Body Painting Festival (Seeboden, Austria)
2nd Prize – World Body Painting Festival (Seeboden, Austria)
3rd Prize – World Body Painting Festival (Seeboden, Austria)
Further Achievements and Highlights
Makeup for Imagination Film Production — for Australian of the Year Awards
Body Paint film clip for Royson Vasie
Head makeup and hair stylist for Queensland Ballet promotional advertisments
Makeup, hair and body paint for Defence Care, Army Defence Charity — two TV commercials, Fox Studios, Sydney
Macquarie University, Advertising Open Day — hair and makeup and body painting for bill boards, posters and websites
Hair and makeup for YOUi Insurance commercial
Makeup for bridal show on ‘The Morning Show’ with Sonja Kruger and David Campbell
2010 — 2012:
Hushh For Mum catalogue, website and Cleo Magazine editorial makeup
Branding for Naked Tan including makeup for billboards, pamphlets and national and international posters
2006 — 2013:
(Fine Art photographer and digital artist) makeup for the Regal 12 Artworks and iPod applications and exhibition projects
Front cover artwork for Bringing Body Painting to Life by Karala Barendregt (sponsored by the World Body Painting Festival)
Makeup for Mr. T. of the A-Team for Snickers Promotions and Ralph Magazine
2Day FM Calendar featuring Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O
Anthers Music video directed by Heath Ledger
Uncle Toby’s promotion with Keiren Perkins, Sam Riley and Grant Hackett for the Sydney Olympics
Articles featuring Sahra’s makeup and body painting have appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Inside Sport, Waves, Woman’s Day, The Sunday Telegraph, The Austrian Express, Paspaley promotional magazine, Valley Girl’s posters and displays and The World Body Painting Festival posters, flyers and website