Durban make-up artist Alana-Jane Halgreen is the owner of make-up agency KISS & MAKE-UP.
As early as Alana can remember she was always fascinated by make-up! This PASSION grew bigger than she imagined. She enrolled at Face to Face Make-up College in 2006 where she excelled with TOP HONOURS in her class along with achieving an INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED DIPLOMA (City & Gills, Cidesco & Itec) in make-up artistry, special effects, prosthetics and hair styling.
With 12 years experience, Alana has worked in every sphere of the make-up industry during her career so far. She has had the opportunity to work for MNET on various television productions, the X-FACTOR SA, TOP BILLING, IDOLS SA, TOP GEAR and THE BIGGEST LOSER SA, as well as the following movies, Angel, MR BONES 2, Oil on Water and SPUD.
She has worked on various shoots including PLAYTEX, WONDER BRA, WEIGH-LESS, JOCKEY, FROGGIE, G-COUTURE, TEVO, TOMFOOLERY, GAME and the OPRAH MAGAZINE to mention a few.She had the fortunate opportunity to be the KEY MAKE-UP ARTIST for the MISS WORLD beauty pageant in 2009. She is extremely passionate about her BRIDAL work and sees it a true honour to be apart of the “big day”, some of her bridal work was featured on the cover of the Future Bride Cover 2010, the marriage meander magazine and in the Wedding Collection Magazine 2010 and the 2015 September issue.
Not only is Alana a Durban make-up artist, But she has also been taken around KZN for weddings by the request of brides and clients.
Alana teaches MAKE-UP LESSONS and workshops and loves researching new trends and techniques and is forever upgrading her kit!
She lives in DURBAN NORTH with her husband but travels almost anywhere for weddings and functions.