Liz Pugh’s apt abilities as a creative collaborator and innovator have moulded her into a globally coveted makeup artist whose career has spanned over two decades. Her charisma, enthusiasm and vivacious personality make her one of the most valued and recognized artistic talents in the industry today.
Growing up in the Midlands, she was enamoured by the pages of Vogue and longed to be involved in the creation of these fabulous images. She admired how makeup alone could transform the look of a model.
Liz’s style focuses on her distinctive skill to create beautiful, fresh, immaculate looking skin. “Making skin this perfect surface, radiantly gorgeous, never hidden behind a mask is what I’m known for. I love to enhance a person’s natural beauty.” From this flawless canvas, Liz crafts an image that’s uniquely hers, while simultaneously interpreting the photographers’ vision. This special quality is what has made her sought after over the years by top photographers David Simms, Ellen Von Unwerth, Jem Mitchell and Simon Emmett.
Throughout her career, Liz has worked with prominent fashion publications including Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris, Harper’s Bazaar, 10 Magazine, i-D, Numero and Interview. She’s touched the faces of Hollywood “it” girls Emily Blunt, Adele, Rachel Weisz, Diane Kruger, Mary J Blige, Keira Knightley and Victoria Beckham.
Liz worked with Rimmel London for six years as their Global Colour Ambassador and works with AVON as their professional makeup ambassador doing media events, how-to videos, celebrity photo shoots and blog content. She genuinely enjoys teaching and sharing her expertise.