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Alana James is one of my very favourite H&MUAs in New Zealand. My clients love her, she makes them not only look fantastic - she also makes them feel incredible. I work with her whenever I can! - Tabitha Arthur Photography



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editorial photo/video shoots  |  Commercials 

| Corporate  |  Fashion shows  |  look-books  |  Headshots  |  Personal Branding |  ETC...


From photo-ready high-concept editorial looks for magazines through to simple, fresh day looks for commercials or headshots for still photography or screen and everything in between,

Let's chat!

As well as my expertise in makeup and hair I have a substantial amount of experience on set and have been trained in image retouching giving me an extra keen eye for any on set touch ups involving makeup, hair and clothing.

My rates for these services can vary significantly from job to job as no two jobs are the same.

It all depends on time frames, amount of work involved, the use of my kit and various other factors.

I can offer base rates of

Single client headshot/branding shoot HMU


Half day (up to 5 hours)


Full day (up to 10 hours)




Full quotes will be confirmed after detailed communications have been made :)



$15+gst per pair/set





Any start time of 7am or before will require this additional fee.


Starting at $50+gst

Any larger parties or gigs with limited timeframes that require another artist will require this additional fee. Depending on what is involved, this number could vary.



Locations within driving distance to my home base in Island Bay, Wellington.

 $1+gst per Kilometre

 + parking expenses should they apply, tbd on day.

Travel involving alternative forms of transport are warmly welcomed and will require all expenses covered.

Final quotes will be determined after further communication.

Do you have questions? You can find most answers to your questions on my Frequently Asked Questions Page. 

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