Make-Up & Hair Designer
Nicky Austin
Make-Up & Hair


Nicky is a conscientious and versatile Hair and Make-Up Designer who comes with 10 years experience and an impressive, versatile portfolio. 

She has a passion for creating characters whether for Drama, Period or Comedy she’ll rise to the challenge bringing her enthusiasm and vast skill set which includes all forms of Hairdressing, Barbering and making her own Prosthetics.


Series 2 
Hair & Make-Up Designer & Personal to Jason Sudeikis
Warner Bros for Apple TV+ | Directed by Declan Lowney 
Produced by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Lawrence & Andrew Warren 


Hair & Make-Up Designer & Personal to Jason Sudeikis
Warner Bros. for Apple TV+ | Directed by Tom Marshall
Produced by Jason Sudeikis, Bill Wrubel & Tina Pawlik 
Show Runner: Bill Lawrence

HOME GROWN Hair & Make-Up Designer
12 Town/Sky | Directed by Lynsey Miller
Produced by Helen Gregory & Tina Pawlik
Featuring Daisy Fairclough & Abigail Laurie

THE UNICORN  Hair & Make-Up Designer
Daybreak Pictures | Directed by Penelope Skinner
Produced by Hal Vogel 
Featuring Romola Garai & Ned Dennehy

THE BREAK  Hair & Make-Up Designer
BBC | Directed by Zam Salim
Produced by Rochelle Constant
Featuring Harley Sylvester & David Ajala

Series 3  
Hair & Make-Up Designer
Newman St/ Ch5 | Directed by Fiona Walton
Produced by Kara Manley & Paul Marquess
Featuring James Murray & Neil Stuke

VIJAY CHORPA Hair & Make-Up Designer
Tiger Aspect | Directed by Joe Evans
Produced by Phillippa Catt
Featuring Gurpal Gill & Jayed Adams

IDEAL WIFE   Hair & Make-Up Designer 
Saville Pictures | Directed and Produced by Phillip Saville
Featuring Andrew Lee-Potts & Camilla Arfwedson

MODERN MEDICINE   Hair & Make-Up Designer
Newman St | Directed by Fiona Walton
Featuring Dominic Power & Derek Griffiths

BETH AND BEN Hair & Make-Up Designer
Wildside | Directoed by Gareth Tunley
Featuring Dan Marsh & Susy Kane

CUFFS  Hair & Make-Up Supervisor
Tiger Aspect | Directed by Nick Rowland
Featuring Ashley Walters & Amanda Abbington

HOLBY CITY Hair & Make-Up Supervisor 
BBC | Directed & Produced by Various

Hair & Make-Up Artist
Big Talk/ E4 | Directed by Anthony Philipson
Featuring Calvin Demba & Ade Oyefeso

THE POISON TREE  Hair & Make-Up Artist
STV | Directed by Marek Losey
Featuring Matthew Goode & Ophelia Lovibond

Series V
Hair & Make-Up Artist
Shine | Directed by Various
Featuring Colin Morgan & Richard Wilson

THE BEST OF MEN  Hair & Make-Up Artist
Whitby Davison | Directed by Tim Whitby
Featuring Eddie Marsan & George Mackay

HOLLYOAKS Hair & Make-Up Artist
Lime | Directed and Produced by Various

50 FUNNIEST MOMENTS Hair & Make-Up Artist
Objective | Directed by Louise Pyne

DANCING ON THE EDGE Hair & Make-Up Assistant
Ruby | Directed by Stephen Poliakoff
Featuring John Goodman & Chiwetel Ejiofor

GREAT EXPECTATIONS  Hair & Make-Up Assistant
BBC | Directed by Brian Kirk
Featuring Gillian Anderson & Ray Winstone
BAFTA nominated for Best Hair and Make-Up

Series 3 
Hair & Make-Up Assistant
BBC 3 | Directed by Ed Bye
Featuring Ellen Thomas & Joe Tracini

Origin | Directed by Marc Munden
Featuring Chris O’Dowd & Romola Garai
BAFTA winner for Best Hair and Make-Up

DEAD BOSS  Hair & Make-Up Assistant
BBC | Directed by Steve Bendelack
Featuring Sharon Horgan & Holly Walsh


Feature Films

BROKEN  Hair & Make-Up Artist & Head of Pick-ups
Cuba | Directored by Rufus Norris
Featuring Tim Roth & Cillian Murphy
Best Independent British Film Award 2012

COMES A BRIGHT DAY  Make-Up & Hair Assistant
Smudge Films | Directed by Simon Aboud
Featuring Timothy Spall & Craig Roberts


9/11: HEROES OF THE 88TH FLOOR  Make-Up & Hair Assistant
Darlow Smithson | Directed by James Quinn

Other Credits

The Power (Amazon) The Crown (Netflix)
Blithe Spirit (Fred Films) War of the Worlds (Mammoth / BBC)
Downton Abbey (Carnival) Silent Witness (BBC)
Atlantis (Little Monster Films) Legacy (Slim)
Stella (Tidy) My Mad Fat Diary (Endemol)
Merlin (Shine) The Wrong Mans (Hulu)
Citizen Khan (BBC) All Stars (Vertigo)
Outside Bet (Gateway Films) The Glass Man (Feature)
Big Brother (Endemol) Just William (BBC)
Eastenders (BBC) Al Jazeera Network
Endeavour (Mammoth) The Honourable Woman (Drama Republic)
Episodes (Hatrick) London Fields (Nicola Six)
Breakfast with Jonny Wilkinson (Feature)  


Pimms (Sassy Films)  Southern Water (Take 3)
Nokia (Red Robin) Kings College (eye-d creative)
Saga Holidays (Malt Films) Boots (Great Guns)
ASK Europe (Malt Films) Shell
Boyfriend Jeans (Perception) Wembley Stadium (eye-d creative) 
Moshi Monsters (eye-d creative) Kelloggs (Sassy Films)
Dove (Great Guns) Roche Pharmaceuticals (Digitarium)
Yahoo (Malt Films) Exante Inc / The Independent Group
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