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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 Angeles.

She works as a freelance makeup artist and as a prosthetics workshop technician, and she has also designed a few feature films such as Boiling Point with Stephen Graham or A Violent Man.


  • 2022: Kevin Fortune Academy - The Art of Hairstyling (3 weeks course)

  • 2021: Crypt Studios – silicone painting course

  • 2020: Total Barber Academy- short barbering course for makeup artists

  • 2018 : Cinema Makeup School Los Angeles Ve Neill Legends of Makeup Scholarship winner- graduated in Prosthetics, Special effects and Airbrush.

  • 2015-2018 : UAL- London College of Fashion - BA (hons) Hair, make-up and prosthetics for performance) Graduated with first class honours.

  • 2010-2014: University of Seville - Degree in Fine Arts


  • SFX Make-up

  • Prosthetics/Sculpting/Moulding/Painting

  • Casualty Simulation & Dirtying Down

  • Straight/Corrective Make-up

  • Bodypainting

  • Airbrushing

  • Beauty and Photographic Makeup

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