about julia

Julia S. Merino was born in 1992 in Cádiz, Spain. She attended the University of Seville where she graduated in Fine Arts in 2014.

She moved to London where she works and graduated in Hair, makeup and Prosthetics for Performance from London College of Fashion (UAL) in 2018.

She won the Ve Neill Legends of Makeup Scholarship 2018. 

Thanks to this she had the opportunity of extending her knowledge at Cinema Makeup School in Los Ángeles.

She works as a freelance makeup artist and also teaches makeup and bodypainting.

Experience:
  • Makeup and Special Effects Designer: IRE (feature) – Sept/Oct 2020

  • Hair and Makeup Designer: Boiling point (feature) - March 2020

  • Hair and Makeup Designer: Petra (short) - February 2020

  • Trainee: BGFX – Jan/March 2020

  • Makeup and Special Effects Artist: Hong Kong Ocean Park Halloween Event – Aug/Nov 2020

  • Makeup Designer: HATE (online): - Jun 2019

  • Hair and Makeup Designer: SWIL season 2 – May/Jul 2019

  • Makeup and Special Effects: Villain (feature) - Apr/May 2019

  • Hair and Makeup Designer: Oi. Pussy! (BBC3) – March/Apr 2019

  • Makeup Artist (daily): Midnight League (feature)- March 2019

  • Makeup Artist: PRADAXA’s commercial - Feb 2019

  • Painter (trainee): Coulier Creatures FX- Jan 2019

  • Makeup Artist and bodypainter: Metropolitan Fashion Week LA - Sep 2018.

  • Makeup and Prosthetics assistant (CMS): Son of      Monsterpalooza -Sep 2018.

  • Makeup and Prosthetics Artist: Play Cosmo’s commercial - Jun 2018.

  • IMATS London 2018: Demo for Graftobian Europe - May 2018

  • Graftobian Europe: Makeup artist team, sponsored and teacher since Sep 2017.

  • Internship: Coulier Creatures FX - Oct 2017.

  • Internship: MillenniumFX January -Feb 2017.

  • NYX Professional Makeup: Beauty Assistant - Mar 2017 - Jun 2018.

  • London Fashion Week: Makeup artist, Maybelline UK team for Fyodor Golan - 2016

@juliasmmakeup London - Cádiz