For over 15 years now Michael has been a strong member in the Australian Beauty Industry, sharing his makeup beliefs and tips to many women. He enjoys educating them on best practices of makeup application, from red carpet to classic daywear looks, bringing confidence and energy forward through new found emotion and expression on the face.
From growing up as a Dancer and then moving to Sydney with L’Oreal Luxe in 2006 from Perth, Michael conquered new challenges and opportunities where his attention to detail pushed him to the forefront of his career. He gained attention from the Fashion and Beauty industry quickly from directing many large backstage teams at some of Australia’s largest Fashion Shows… It was here he got to work with homegrown talent of Jennifer Hawkins and Miranda Kerr.
2007 saw Michael’s first International face, Gisele Bundchen, on her whirlwind visit to Australia and in the years after he worked his touch with Oscar Award Winning Juliette Binoche, Fashion Icon Margarita Missoni and Super Model Yasmin Le Bon.
Enhance a woman’s natural inner beauty to radiate confidence on the surface with simple, yet modern techniques
With great communication skills and work ethic, along with his outgoing personality, Michael has built some great relationships within the Australian Beauty Media and has been quoted in publications such as; Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harpers Bazaar, Marie Claire, Elle and Grazia.
Michael is now a weekly beauty contributor to mega site Rescu.com.au, where his flare for making a woman feel energized through makeup transcends to all aspects of Beauty, in digital copy and video tutorial style ‘How To’s’.
Michael is using all his experience from Training/Facilitator roles over the years to educate women further through television presenting roles such as his regular appearances on Channel 9’s TODAY EXTRA program, where he shares trends, techniques and Beauty Q/A’s to a large Australian morning television audience.
He also aligns with many cosmetic houses, media, stylists and corporate clients- such as Westfield - as an MC, Host/Presenter and has designed, as well as facilitated training programs to further educate, through a makeup artist mindset, application techniques where he has always excelled with passion.
Currently, Michael is also the St Tropez Tan Australia/New Zealand 'Skin Finishing Expert/Ambassador' and has been involved with education, media events, plus help execute numerous St Tropez Tan backstage experiences, both here in Australia and more recently, at London Fashion Week.
He also was appointed in late 2016, Beauty Director for the David Jones Beauty Tribe campaign, where he facilitated in-store masterclasses and presented 6 'Beauty Edit' tutorial videos, cementing his authority across the Australian beauty industry.
Michael has experience with Television, Runway Makeup Design, Fashion/BeautyShoots, Media, Backstage teams, Presenting, Facilitating Workshops, Social Media, Beauty Writng and more. He strives on the Education of makeup and hopes to continue his Tutorial work to give all women the Makeup Artist secrets to all things beauty.