James Mac has been building a strong reputation in the make-up industry over the last few years having worked on multiple projects. He recently came to prominence in the second season of Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star.


Wig Training Academy (2019)
Wig prepping, blocking, curling/styling course
Reference—Vincenza Miele

Screenskills Academy (2018–2019)
‍Wig prepping, blocking, curling/styling course
Member of industry trainee programme
up-skilling artist for TV/film

Vanity X Makeup Academy (2017–2018)
‍Graduate in beauty, fashion,
TV/film theatre & SFX makeup,
ITEC qualification—High Merit awarded

Dublin City University (2013–2016)
BSc in Multimedia Studies—2.1 (Hons)
Thesis Production—1st Class (Hons)

Skills & Expertise

Bridal and Beauty
Glamour Makeovers
Face and Body Painting
Special Effects
Drag Make-up