Hi, I am Lida!

I would like to tell you a story… A story about following your dreams…

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Lida.
She grew up and became a Makeup artist. She loved her job. Lida wanted to be a makeup artist ever since she could remember.
One day Lida got invited to primary school re-union after many years. It was so lovely to catch up with everybody. When the question popped up: “What do you do for living?” Lida just simply replied: “I am a Makeup Artist.”  The classmates gasped and said: “No way! You wanted to become one since you were in Junior Infants!” The end.

Family is everything to me!
I’m married to Ronan since 2018 and we have been together for over 10 years. We have two small children who are our life. Stella∗ and Luna⊃. The two best days of my life were when the girls were born. The third best was the day we got married.

  • I am a freelance Make-up artist based in Kinsealy, Co.Dublin who specialises in Wedding Makeup and have worked on many fabulous weddings throughout Ireland.
  • All wedding makeup trials are held in my studio in Kinsealy, Co.Dublin.
  • I am a perfectionist with an eye for detail.
  • Face Chart given with each wedding trial with products used listed.

Choose a professional

To let every client experience 5-star professional makeup artistry.
I have often been asked ‘’ what inspires you?’’ Behind every soul is a story, the ability of giving a woman confidence with make-up is very empowering, it’s simple as that….
‘’Bridal make-up should be special. Wedding makeup should be flawless, long lasting and timeless. On the special day, the bride should look like herself, but at her most beautiful.’’

Wedding Make Up Artist - Behind the scenes

Professional Makeup Artist:

Lida Hertel
Lida HertelProfessional Make-up Artist

Some previous work highlights

I worked on Makeup for shows such as Expose, Off the Rails, Ireland FM, TV3, This Morning, Norway’s Next top Model and various short films for NMC

  • I am fully insured
  • I travel Ireland extensively
  • TV work is quoted per job
I have worked for leading houses such as Bobbi Brown, MAC and Laura Mercier. As senior artist in all three brands I have gained invaluable experience in all aspects of fashion make up. I also had the opportunity to work and train with some of the Top International Makeup artists including Bobbi Brown and Laura Mercier herself.
Some advertising campaigns i worked on:

  • Russian Standard Vodka TV ad
  • Target Breast Cancer campaign for Tory Burch
  • SPAR Kids Sports Day

Helena Christensen, Georgia Salpa, Lisa Fitzpatrick, Claire Byrne, Jo Whiley, Miriam O’Callaghan, Louise Kennedy, Tori Burch, Sarah Bolger, Emma O’Driscoll, Sarah Morrisey, Glenda Gilson, Jade Yourell,Karen Kostner, Pamella Flood, Rachel Kavanagh, David Gillick, Derval O’ Rourke, Klara Issova…

Woman’s Way, Irish Tattler, RSVP, The Irish Times, The Irish daily Mail, The Irish daily Mirror,The Metro, The Herald, The Sunday Independent, The RTE Guide, U Magazine, Trendsetter, Harper’s Bazaar, Dolce Vita, Yellow, Irish Weddings…

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