Gary Cockerill is one of the UK’s most respected and well known make-up artists with a repertoire of work spanning stage and screen, editorial, celebrity, events and advertising. Throughout his extensive career, he has worked with some of the world’s leading actors, photographers, models, personalities, directors and producers who acknowledge his prolific versatility and creative genius. His attention to detail combined with a drive for absolute perfection result in some of the most exquisite imagery and professional acclaim. Gary’s philosophy is simple: “external beauty promotes inner confidence” – no matter who his subject is, he strives to make his clients look and feel breathtaking.
ary’s successes over recent years would fill the CVs of most retired professionals in the industry! Gary is also a well known personality in his own right, appearing in high profile TV presenting and guest roles on the UK’s leading TV shows in his expert capacity as one of the country’s leading make-up artists. The future continues to shine brighter for Gary, too, as he continues his segway into a role as teacher for the coming generations of make-up professionals with his masterclasses and one-to-one sessions, as well as an exciting venture into bespoke bridal and makeover services.
In 2016 Gary released his long awaited coffee table book ‘Simply Glamorous’. A step by step beauty bible of how to achieve the most iconic looks that Gary is always asked to create.
Gary is excited to be launching his own brand of cosmetics. Launching in 2018, which after 20 years of experience, has enable him to create the perfect range.