Multi Award Winning Bridal Makeup Artist Based in Co. Armagh
Welcome to Maid by Sinead, and congratulations on your engagement if you are a ‘blushing bride to be.’
My name is Sinead and I love weddings! I am a professional makeup artist based in Armagh, but working all over Northern Ireland and Ireland. Having a professional wedding makeup artist at your wedding will be one of the best decisions you have made. You have bought the gorgeous dress and matched it with your favourite shoes.
Why would you take the risk with your wedding makeup?
Voted Northern Ireland’s Best Bridal Makeup Artist 2018 by readers of Wedding Journal.
Sinead Smith aka ‘Maid by Sinead’ is one of Northern Ireland’s esteemed and distinguished Bridal Make-up Artists freelancing throughout Northern Ireland, Ireland and destination weddings abroad.
Sinead’s distinctive skill of enhancing and accentuating a Brides natural beauty through make-up application, has made her a highly sought-after Make-up Artist within Ireland’s Bridal Industry.
Her passion, dedication and determination has led her to work with some of Northern Ireland’s elite including Belfast Fashion Week and Editorial Photoshoots including front covers for ‘Getting Married in Northern Ireland’, Ulster Tatler and Wedding Journal Magazine.
Highly regarded for her radiant, flawless and classic bridal look, Sinead is well known for her ability to create unique and specific looks tailored to every individual need.
“I believe that on your wedding day you should look like yourself at your most beautiful! I only use the highest quality products which are developed to look equally impressive in real life and photographs.”
In her personal life Sinead is married to the ‘very patient’ Ciaran and has 3 crazy but lovable children Caolan 7, Aoibh 5 and Rory 4. Prior to setting up her business almost 6 years ago, Sinead was a Social Worker for 12 years and is so happy she took the leap into full time self-employment in something where her true passion lies!
“I absolutely love my job and count myself so lucky that I get to work with such incredible Brides on such an important day of their lives. On what is considered to be one of the best days of your life, I will be on hand to help from the moment you enquire until you sit up on the make-up chair feeling relaxed, pampered and your utmost beautiful.”
“Makeup has always been a passion of mine and after many years of doing makeup for family and friends, I decided to build upon my natural skills base and get qualified. I attended Northern Ireland’s prestigious Oonagh Boman school of makeup where I achieved my Diploma, enabling me to launch my career as a bridal makeup specialist, freelancing for bridal parties throughout Northern Ireland and further afield.”
The last few years have seen an increase in Sinead’s work. An absolute highlight was being crowned winner of the Wedding Journal Readers Award 2018 in the Best Bridal Beauty Category. Most recently she has also picked up the title of ‘Northern Ireland Bridal Make-up Artist 2019’ at the Gala Ball ceremony hosted by Grainne McCoy highlighting Northern Ireland’s elite within the Makeup and beauty industry. Sinead describes this as an incredible privilege to be acknowledged for her passion and commitment to ensuring brides feel fantastic on their big day. Sinead’s down to earth approach is truly reflected in the testimonials she has received from her brides.
“Sinead is talented, down to earth and very passionate about make-up and bringing out natural beauty, so you look your best in a natural, timeless style. I couldn’t have been happier with my make-up on my wedding day!” Karen Bermingham
“Sinead came out to my home in Belfast before my wedding at La Mon. She did an amazing job on myself, my mum and my bridesmaids. I would highly recommend her, and I am a hard one to please.”