Jo Mackay worked and trained with MAC Cosmetics for several years before branching out as a makeup artist in her own right. She works regularly on productions within TV, fashion editorial, catwalk, magazine and photo shoots. Collaborating with photographers and stylists has given Jo a razor-sharp eye for what works well on camera and on-screen.
Jo Mackay has an exciting and rapidly growing profile, adding editorial work for Componere Magazine and The Independent to her makeup portfolio for TV shows: Britain’s Next Top Model, The Biggest Loser and The Friday Night Project and fashion/pop culture events: the MTV Awards 2009, Elie Saab (couture), BAFTA Awards and Gucci VIP preview. From Agnes Deyn to Lady Victoria Harvey to Tyrese, performers and celebrities trust Jo to create their signature look for music videos and live events. Jo’s vast knowledge of makeup and light coupled with her wide-reaching experience in the arts make her irreplaceable when creating looks for today’s prominent artists.