About Linda Ryan
Linda has become one of Irelands busiest freelance professional makeup artists specialising in Bridal Makeup. Linda has Internationally recognised CIBTAC Aesthetics and ITEC makeup professional qualifications. She has been working tirelessly to perfect her skills over the years by working as a full time makeup artist and skincare advisor in a local salon, leading commercial photoshoot campaigns, Bridal fashion shows, Makeup for her numerous Fashion showcases, Bridal makeup, Irish celebrities and has assisted many of Ireland’s leading long standing makeup artists over the years for photoshoots and Bridal work.
Linda has worked with many big names in the Irish Fashion Industry including:
Gok Wan Fashion Brunch Club; Miss Ireland 2016 Lead Makeup Artist; Bridal Fashion Showcases; Caitriona Hanley International Fashion Designer; Daily Mail; Irish Examiner; Worked with celebrities Anna Geary for Tv appearances, red carpets and large international commercial campaigns; featured on Xpose; Models Niamh Kennedy and Ciara Buckey to name but a few.
Linda has always had a passion and flare for art. From a young age she loved sketching and drawing and was always encouraged by an amazing art teacher who noticed her talent to pursue a career in art. She believed such a career to be impossible but did go on to pursue her passion to study full time Beauty Therapy in Senior College Dun Laoghaire achieving top grades in all aspects of the course including makeup. After working briefly in beauty salons Linda decided to return to education and went on to complete her Bachelors Degree in Dublin Institute of Technology, giving her time to decide on a career path and do some travelling. She always continued to do beauty treatments part time while studying, never fully loosing site of her passion. She worked for a beauty agency on makeup counters in Dublin Airport before being approached by luxury brand Calvin Klein for a permanent part time management position throughout her studies.
Linda then worked for one of the world’s largest banks in Financial Services however, chose to finally pursue her longstanding dream to become a renowned makeup artist and achieved internationally recognised ITEC makeup qualification. Linda then worked as a full time makeup artist and skincare advisor for years in a local salon, honing in her skills before making the decision to go out on her own with a focus on Bridal and commercial work.
Linda is known for her relaxed and calming approach to creating bespoke flawless special occasion makeup looks for all her clients and has naturally become busiest looking after Brides for their Wedding Day. Linda facilitates a variety of clients such as Bridal, corporate group bookings and lessons, commercial campaigns, magazine editorial shoots, fashion shows, special occasions and TV appearances with celebrities and models throughout Ireland.
Her passion and dedication to her career resonates through images of her work and testimonials from her loyal clientele which can be found across her social media channels.
For all enquiries or to make a booking please contact lindaryanmakeup@gmail.