Bea Sweet

Make-up Artist

Bea Sweet is a British make-up artist. Sweet was born and raised in Essex, but relocated to London in 2009 to study at London College of Fashion, where she undertook a BA (Hons) in Makeup and Prosthetics. While there, she spent three years casting faces and body parts, and making wigs, beards and prosthetics. While studying, Sweet began freelancing full time as a makeup artist for fashion and editorial shoots.

Sweet is notable for her interest in characters and real people. She is interested in promoting a varied vision of femininity, which goes against the ideals put forward by the mainstream media. She notes, 'I am obsessed with women, no matter what form they come in. I think diversity should be celebrated and when I get a chance to show this in my work I go for it. There’s more than one type of beauty.'

Sweet has worked with photographers including Harley Weir, Greta Ilieva, Campbell Addy, Daniel Sannwald, Nick Knight and Lena C. Emery and stylists including Anna Trevelyan, Elizabeth Fraser-Bell, Simon Foxton, Ellie Grace Cumming and Elgar Johnson. Her work has been published in AnOther, Beauty Papers, Dazed & Confused, i-D, LOVE, V Magazine and Vogue among others. Her advertising clients include Harrods, Kenzo, Nike, Uniqlo and YSL, and she works with celebrities including Dua Lipa, FKA Twigs, Erykah Badu and Kali Uchis.

Bea Sweet is a British make-up artist. Sweet was born and raised in Essex, but relocated to London in 2009 to study at London College of Fashion, where she undertook a BA (Hons) in Makeup and Prosthetics. While there, she spent three years casting faces and body parts, and making wigs, beards and prosthetics. While studying, Sweet began freelancing full time as a makeup artist for fashion and editorial shoots.

Sweet is notable for her interest in characters and real people. She is interested in promoting a varied vision of femininity, which goes against the ideals put forward by the mainstream media. She notes, 'I am obsessed with women, no matter what form they come in. I think diversity should be celebrated and when I get a chance to show this in my work I go for it. There’s more than one type of beauty.'

Sweet has worked with photographers including Harley Weir, Greta Ilieva, Campbell Addy, Daniel Sannwald, Nick Knight and Lena C. Emery and stylists including Anna Trevelyan, Elizabeth Fraser-Bell, Simon Foxton, Ellie Grace Cumming and Elgar Johnson. Her work has been published in AnOther, Beauty Papers, Dazed & Confused, i-D, LOVE, V Magazine and Vogue among others. Her advertising clients include Harrods, Kenzo, Nike, Uniqlo and YSL, and she works with celebrities including Dua Lipa, FKA Twigs, Erykah Badu and Kali Uchis.

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