Hello, here is a little bit about me... I'm Esther Marie Woolley, an experienced makeup artist and product formulator. I founded EstherMarie Makeup Events & Workshops in 2004.

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Drawing together 30+ years of knowledge from working within the fashion, fragrance skincare and cosmetic industries, combined with overcoming my own skin issues.

I really do understand it's all about you and your Beauty Mindset.

How makeup and skincare can give you confidence and self-esteem

based on your age and gender.

I am based at my private studio in Ashbourne, Derbyshire, where I offer various services workshops and lessons and on-location inspiring my UK clients.

I also travel the world as an International Trainer working with numerous leading brands giving business advice and knowledge.

I have over 50 certificates from the most showcased brands within the fashion and makeup industry also below I list some of my accredited qualifications for Insurance purposes.

  • AET Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training I am fully qualified to run training schools for professional Makeup Artists, TV, press and Sales Consultants.
  • The Guild of Beauty Therapists MGBT - Register of Professional Beauty Therapists
  • The Guild of Therapy Lecturers MGTL - Register of Professional Therapy Lecturers
  • Diploma in makeup
  • Bridal makeup
  • Special occasion makeup
  • Advance Makeup Diploma
  • Foundation Makeup
  • Lash Express Individual Lashes Hi Brow
  • Lash Lift and Tint Hi Brow
  • Brow Expert Infills, long-lasting Tints and Definition Hi Brow

With great pride, I can share with you that I won the Worldwide most popular wedding Makeup, Artist. I am listed in the top 20 worldwide wedding Industry Experts and on the Roll of Honour for my services.

Fun and rewarding bespoke EstherMarie workshops and lessons are run from my studio or on the location where you will learn amazing tips and tricks of the trade that you can easily do at home. The subjects covered are vast and levels of skill, so do check to see what would suit you.

My `secrets of the Makeup industry` after-dinner speeches are very entertaining! I also do large public staged events including, fashion shows, informative demonstrations and talks to Schools Colleges and Groups. So let me inspire your makeup, I would love to hear from you.

You will learn my motto really is…

Look Better... Feel Better... Work better 'It's easy when you know how!!!'

I will inspire you by revitalising your makeup bag, pass on my independent knowledge on how to use the correct products and choose the perfect colours to highlight your best features. From teenagers to whatever your age or style learn my 3 secrets to makeup TEXTURE COLOUR and APPLICATION.

I run a wide range of group workshops and lessons on set dates, or you can create your own with a time and date to suit. Prices per person are from £20 to £50, depending on the session's subject and time.

Individual lessons begin with your first lesson, 3 hours £60  then £45 for 2 hours, building your knowledge levels.

If you don't have the time or are unable to meet and want professional independent advice on products, help apply a product or want a few new ideas. We can have a consultation on the phone, FaceTime or Skype. These are booked in 30-minute blocks at £15 per bock. A pre-phone call checklist is sent to you, so you are prepped and ready in advance.

For special occasions, including weddings, proms and photo shoots have the VIP treatment and let me be your personal Makeup Artist.

Services for brows, lashes and facials are key to creating the perfect look; you can include them as part of your booking or book them separately.

Check out my blog for the latest public events/talks and be part of my free loyalty club to get the very best offers.

Finally products... with so many in the marketplace it's difficult to choose what's best for you. Over the last 30 years, my knowledge of what works and what does not is key. Products get reformulated, and your skin changes as the years go by. Let me sort out your makeup and skincare routine to create the look you want. My clients are always amazed by how few products you need. Please have a browse on my online shop I'm always here to help.


I'm looking forward to seeing you if you can not see on my website what you are looking for then drop me a line xx.