Jenna Kelly of www.jennakellymua.com is an international freelance makeup artist from Swansea, South Wales.
Jenna (JK) is a self-taught makeup artist who began her career at the age of just 14. Her passion for makeup and all things beauty sparked a working relationship with both local and national photographers at a very young age where she would apply makeup to their models for photoshoots; always staying on to study the editing process really allowed Jenna to learn and discover just how makeup worked behind the camera.
Jenna's love for makeup remained a hobby and part-time job throughout her time in University, until after graduating she decided to focus all of her energy into becoming a Makeup Artist full time. Jenna joined luxury cosmetics house Christian Dior where she spent 3 years at management level, training and gaining invaluable experience with women of all ages, races and makeup preferences.
Whilst planning her own wedding, Jenna discovered just how much love she found in Bridal makeup and since then has specialised in this field. Her experience with photography makeup has made her Bridal style beautifully unique.
Now freelance, with years experience in the industry and having worked on hundreds of weddings, Jenna has become a Bridal Specialist Makeup Artist who is extremely sought after. She works mainly across South & West Wales and South West England, however her weddings have taken her all over the UK and abroad.
She has gained accreditation from countless magazines and is recommended by numerous local and national photographers and wedding venues around the country. Jenna's work ethic and commitment truly made a splash in the local wedding industry, winning an award for 'Best New Business' at the Welsh National Wedding Awards in just her first year of business.
Jenna's love for her job and all things fashion and beauty related make her a great member of the team, whether on set or during bridal preparations. Her down to earth nature and vast beauty knowledge allows for a luxury, enjoyable and relaxing experience. Jenna has a true flare and passion for makeup and her willingness to continue to evolve and learn will ensure for an exciting career for years to come.