When Tina was a sixteen year old junior at the Max Factor salon in London’s Bond Street, she was often starstruck – amazed to find herself in the same room as all the famous film stars that came in to get made up.
What she didn’t know then, was just how close to those famous faces she was going to get in the future…
Having acquired her professional qualifications on a BBC training course, she gained wide experience in TV, then moved on to fashion shoots with many of London’s top photographers, before working on many of the iconic cinema and television commercials in the golden age of British advertising (working freelance, so she could bring up her 2 children).
Once the children had grown, Tina was invited into the film world by Merchant Ivory – and has never looked back.
Now, she gets up-close and personal with some of the biggest stars in the business, on a regular basis – having worked with Cate Blanchet, Helena Bonham Carter, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penelope Cruz, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Chastain, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Connolly, Kate Winslet, Christian Bale, Matt Damon, Owen Wilson, Brad Pitt and Jude Law – to name just a few.
Tina’s film credits include: The Martian, Exodus – Gods and Kings, The Counselor, Prometheus, Marley and Me, Mama Mia, Spiderman (2&3), Duets, The Talented Mr Ripley, Shakespeare in Love, Sliding Doors, Titanic, Picasso, Hamlet, Emma.
Awards and Nominations
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Award Nominee – Best Make-Up – TITANIC
- British Academy of Film and Television Award Nominee – Best Hair and Make-Up– TITANIC
- Online Film & Television Association Nominee – Best Make – Up and Hairstyling– TITANIC
Between films, Tina ran a successful make-up school in the U.S.A., with many of her students now established professionals in the business. Soon she will be launching Tina Earnshaw Pop-up Make-up Schools in the UK, for info contact us HERE.