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Nicole ‘Pinky’ Thompson

Make-up artist. Educator. Brand Ambassador. Author. Influencer. Media personality. Mum. Rule breaker. Dame Edna fan. Acclaimed makeup artist and Global MAC Cosmetics Senior Artist, Nicole ‘Pinky’ Thompson, has made a career inspiring beauty junkies across the world to break the makeup rules and embrace diversity. In a career spanning across two decades, Pinky has been bringing back the looks and lessons of backstage International Fashion Week shows such as Vivienne Westwood, Kenzo and Moschino to make-up lovers of Australia. Whether as Director of Hair and Make Up for The Voice, shooting editorials in Harpers Bazaar & Vogue, creating a campaign with Alice McCall or teaching Cirque de Soleil performers how to apply their looks – one thing remains the same – Pinky achieves beautiful results, full of colour and low on fuss. In 2018, ‘Pinky’ published her first book with New Holland Publishing – Making it Up: Make-up Minus the Rules. Released internationally, the book celebrated self-expression, diversity and colour through the beautiful imagery of Steven Popovich. The premise of the book is simple, Nicole had made the mistakes so you didn’t have to. Nicole has collaborated with some of the world’s best photographers including George Antoni and Simon Lekias and worked with a long list of celebrities that range from Kate Hudson to Charlie XCX and Dame Edna Everage. “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” Pablo Picasso


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