Obsessed with her mother's dressing table from the age of three, once Kate O'Reilly discovered that being a makeup artist could be a job it was all she wanted to do. Inspired by the work of Kevyn Aucoin and her fascination with old Hollywood icons, she trained with Makeup Forever & MAC Cosmetics before going out on her own in 2007.

Kate now works the international Fashion Week circuit and assists the biggest names in the makeup industry on shoots for Vogue and Elle magazine. She works on editorials and advertising campaigns for fashion and lifestyle brands, is a regular on camera contributor to Xpose on TV3 and collaborates with celebrities to create their magazine covers and red carpet looks.





Image Magazine, Irish Tatler, Irish Country, Journal, Totally Dublin, U Magazine, VIP,  Xposé Magazine, Confetti, Dubliner, Irish Examiner, Life Magazine, Hot Press, RSVP, RTE Guide, Social & Personal, Stellar, the Telegraph Magazine, The Sunday Times Style Magazine,  The Gloss,The Irish Times &

Weekend Magazine, The Irish Independent & Weekender Magazine, The Sunday Business Post


Alfaparf, ASOS, A Wear, Bourjois, Carolyn Donnelly, Chanel, Dunnes Stores, EasyJet, facebook, Garnier, Google, LIDL, L’Oreal, Louis Copeland & Sons, Lucy Nagel, L’Wren Scott, Maybelline, Mulberry, New Look, Next, Paul Costello, Permanent TSB, Primark, Renault, Rimmel, Specsavers, Spotlight, Sony Records, Swarovski, VHI, Vodafone, Weirs Jewelers


Annie Leibovitz, Angela Scanlon, Binky Felsted, Deirdre O’Kane, Faye Dinsmore, Georgia Salpa, Glenda Gilson, Karen Koster, Laura Whitmore, Louise O’Reilly, Lucy Kennedy, Nadia Forde, Niall Breslin, Pippa O'Connor, Rosanna Davison, Roz Purcell, Ruth O’Neill,The Coronas, The Queen of Bahrain, Vogue Williams


Couture - Jean Paul Gaultier 50 years

AW20 - Givenchy, Loewe, Jacquemus, Paul Smith

SS20 - Osman, JW Anderson, Benetton, Titian’s Guardini, Fila, Courregges.

AW19 - Ryan Lo, Symonds Permain, JW Anderson, Benetton, Arthur Arbesser, NO:21, Fay, Rochas, Walk of Shame.

Mens AW19 - JW Anderson, Hugo Costa, Berluti, Loewe, Y3

SS19 - Palmer//Harding, Erika Cavallini, Rochas, Carmen March

Mens SS19 - Alex Mullens, Martine Rose, Y3

AW18 - Rochas, Xander Zhou, Ambush, WooYoungMi, Y3



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