Working as a Makeup Artist since the age of 17, her infectious passion and evolving personal ability ensured early recognition of her skills which opened doors with world leading makeup brands. Sharleen worked for Mac Cosmetics for most of her career in Brown Thomas Dublin, then turning MAC PRO to work in the London Pro Store MAC Covent Garden.
A strong presence in the Fashion World Sharleen is regularly requested for magazine editorials, has keyed shows for London Fashion Week and also assisted Top Legendary Makeup Artists at fashion week Spring/ Summer/ Autumn and Winter, men and women’s fashion shows and industry advertisements. Her work has graced the pages of International and Irish publications including Vogue UK, VOGUE online, as well as Tatler, Image,Vip, RSVP, U magazine, to name a few.
Sharleen’s talent has also led to make up for international shows including X-factor, Strictly Come Dancing, the Brit Awards, MTV, Mama Mia Musical, U2 Music Video, The Wanted Boy Band, The Voice, Soap Awards and programs on Irish Channels RTE & TV3. She is trusted and relied on by Internationally renowned Photographers, Stylists, Models, Designers, and Celebrities for signature on and off red carpet.
Since opening the Academy, Sharleen has taken standards in Ireland to a complete new level. Sharleen Collins Academy is on 32 Lower Lesson Street, Dublin 2 and offers students an ITEC Level 2 International recognised Certificate in Makeup and Sharleen Collins In-House Diploma.Sharleen’s remarkable career and signature approach has received impressive critical acclaim, winning countless industry awards.
Sharleen Collins Academy will train you to the highest standards in the makeup industry working with lots of different techniques, styles, trends, colours, textures and tones.
Sharleen Collins Academy will teach you from beginners to learn the basic techniques to a highly intensive standard of make-up for those of you who wish to pursue a career as a professional makeup artist with a recognised certificate.