Marie-Sophie Steenaert, Netherlands

Since 2008 Marie-Sophie is the Max Factor MUA in the Netherlands. Her work has appeared in several magazines such as Glamour, Elle and Jackie and she works for many national and international clients. Since 2008 Marie-Sophie is the National Make-up Artist and Beauty Consultant of Max Factor in the Netherlands. Since graduating from House of Orange make-up school in 2003, she has established herself, creating her own individual style as a make-up artist. Her work has appeared in several magazines such as Glamour, Elle and Jackie and she works for many national and international clients like Turnover, Tommy Hilfiger, Rituals. For many years Marie-Sophie works for the prêt-a-porter fashion shows in New York, London and Paris and assists make-up artists Lucia Pieroni, Diane Kendal and Mark Carasquillo for shows such as Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent and Jean-Paul Gaultier and many more. She works with international topmodels as Lara Stone, Maria Carla Boscono, Bette Franken, Karlie Kloss, Jourdan Dunn, Lindsay Wixson and Lily Donaldson. For three seasons she has created all hair- and make-up looks for the television show Benelux- and Holland’s Next Topmodel, including all photo shoots and runway shows. As the National Make-up Artist of Max Factor she demonstrates make-up techniques on stage, makes tutorials for internet, presents and leads major beauty events. In addition to this she regularly contributes as a beauty expert to fashion and beauty related magazines. Marie-Sophie’s personal strength is her ability to create the perfect base coupled with her insight into the use of the right make-up to emphasize the unique beauty of a woman.