Gill East

Gill East is a professional freelance hair and make up artist with over ten years’ experience in the fashion and weddings industries.

Gill trained in hairdressing at Carshalton College in Surrey, and learned her beauty skills from London make-up artist Louise Constad, known widely for her work on actress Kristen Scott-Thomas in the Oscar winning film The English Patient.

As a working mum Gill juggles the school run with hair and make-up for fashion editorial jobs, including lifestyle magazines such as Vantage and Epicurean Life. She’s also worked at The Brits, Britain’s Next Top Model, The Ministry of Sound, Dazed & Confused and TKMaxx.


Gill has transformed many stunning brides for their wedding day and assisted on photo shoots for a wide range of photographers. She loves making people look beautiful and experimenting with new beauty products – and values the fact that her career allows her to work around her family.

Gill lives with her photographer partner Pete and two gorgeous boys.