Mansfield Woodhouse makeup artist who goes by the name of Vanity Venom has taken her amazing makeup skills stateside after winning a top industry award.
Vanity Venom, AKA Emily Clayton took the NYX UK Face Awards by storm with her vibrant work.
Emily, 25 is a self taught makeup artist and won the prestigious award - the make up industry’s equivalent of th eX Factor - in London last Thursday.
She won £10.000 cash,a four week make up course in London worth £5.000, trip to LA as a guest to the USA awards which is held this Saturday, and a years supply of make up. She has won the title as the UK ambassador for NYX make up.
As Emily enjoyed her trip to th e USA awards this week, Her mum Linda of Morven Avenue said: “This is a fantastic achievement and will help her in the career she wants.
“It is equivalent to winning the X Factor in the make up industry.
“As you can imagine I am one very proud mum.”
“A video of Emily’s take on a two headed woman is on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nRaj8gxYkdM where she said: “I was given the two headed lady. It was such a challenge because I have never made prosthetic’s of this standard before!
“I had to record it before I had applied the makeup and I didn’t know the order I was going to do anything in because I never work to a plan,
“I just have the final look in my head and do what I need to do to create it.
“I can’t wait to start my role as the UK ambassador.”