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Director + Makeup Trainer

Makeup artist, hairstylist, writer, qualified trainer and professional blogger, Samara Nilsson is a multi-talented certified girl boss who has been hustling her beauty business in Brisbane for the last seven years.

With career highlights such as, winning a Face 2 Face award for Film and Fantasy Makeup, heading up a several fashion week teams, creating red carpet glam on the stars at the Logies, shooting awe inspiring beauty editorial concepts both in Australia and overseas and working on some of Australian’s favourite television shows (The Bachelorette, The Bachelor, Embarrassing Bodies) and working with some of the biggest names in fashion, hair and beauty, Samara has a wealth of knowledge to share with her students.

After a whirlwind career of in the beauty industry, Samara has been nominated by the Australian Beauty Industry Awards as a finalist for Educator of the Year 2019, with the winner being nominated in Sydney in August 2019!

Samara has been training in Brisbane at high schools, registered training organisations and privately for over five years and says “being a full-time creative professional is hard, you need a diverse skillset to be certain that you are the best person for the job when those once-in-a-lifetime opportunities come along”

Samara now services freelance commercial and bridal clients whist running her freelance makeup agency Boss Beauty Business, which is now a whooping 12 sub-contractors strong.

Read more on founder, Samara Nilsson's back story on The Beauty School.