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One of Australia's top artists, Nicola Burford has more than 20 years experience in the makeup industry internationally, creating looks for celebrities including Fergie, Dita Von Teese, MIA and Cate Blanchett. She's been a regular working at international fashion weeks including Alexander McQueen, Chloe, Balenciaga, Burberry Prosum and Vivienne Westwood. As director, Nicola led teams of artists for over a decade of Australian Fashion Weeks including Carla Zampatti, Akira Isogawa and Myer. Nicola was makeup director for music tours including Missy Elliot, The Black Eyed Peas and Christina Aguilera together with music, film festivals and award shows around the globe. 
Her editorial, beauty and advertising clients include Pages Digital, Elle UK, Grazia, Cue, Veronika Maine, Commbank, Qantas and Leona Edmiston. She was the first ever makeup director for the Sydney Dance Company. Televison, Marketing and Publicity clients include Shine, Red Engine (Seven Networks), Endemol, Nickelodeon, Disney and Harpo.
Nicola is a respected beauty authority and popular spokesperson, being regularly interviewed for TV shows, and held roles as Beauty Editor for Pages Digital, Makeup Expert for Primped and Beauty Heaven and a beauty contributor to many leading publications and digital media.
Nicola has been a media spokesperson for makeup brands including Illamasqua Australia. During a decade-long association with MAC Cosmetics, Nicola became an influential Senior Artist for Australia, acting as an ambassador and media spokesperson for the brand in a local and global capacity, both mentoring and training fellow artists and facilitating master classes for her peers and general public in the technique of the craft. As a key makeup artist in the International PRO Team MAC Cosmetics, she was also a product innovator, creating sell-out lipstick shades in collaboration with designers Tsubi and Morrissey. She was also part of the MAC global new product testing panel.
Now freelance, Nicola continues to expand her experience, striving to perfect the expression of her art.

editorial I beauty
australia: Absorb I Black and White I Catalogue I Country Style I IF Magazine I Financial Review Magazine I Harpers Bazaar I Notebook I New Idea I Oyster I OK! Magazine I  Shop Til You Drop I Sunday Life I Sunday Magazine I Vogue I Vogue Living I Woman’s Day
international: Beautiful Bride I Elle UK I Female I Flare I Flirt I Ilook I I-Feel I Marie Claire I Preview I Vogue

online: Alchemy I Catalogue I Fashion Journal I Imute I Pages Digital

celebrity
Black Eyed Peas I Bond I Eve I Fergie I M.I.A I Missy Elliott I Jane’s Addiction I Justice I The Sounds I Tegan & Sarah I Jackie Jackson I Jade MacRae I Jay Z I Guy Sebastien I The Living End I Stan Walker I Birds of Tokyo I Brian McFadden I Marcia Hines I Spiderbait I Sister Bliss / Faithless I Cody Simpson  

Cate Blanchett I Mischa Barton I Brenda Blethyn I Jane Lynch I Rachel Griffiths I Cory Montieth I Matthew Morrisson I Miranda Otto I Monic Hendricx I Jacqueline Mackenzie I Laura Ramsay I Sacha Gray I Sophie Monk I Kierston Wareing I Gracie Otto I Susie Porter I Diana Glenn I Meave Dermody I Isabel Lucas I Ariel Winter I Zang Zi Yi
Dita Von Teese I Jade Jagger I Annalise Braakensiek I Rosita Missoni I Tommy Hilfiger

photographers

Georges Antoni I Neil Bailey I Mick Bruzzese I Adam Bryce I Steven Chee I Brett Danton I Max Doyle I Natasha Anne Foster I Trevor King I Sebastian Kriete I Walter Maurice I Carlotta Moye I Nick Walker

runway
makeup direction: Akira I Alba Fan Club I AM Eyewear I Bianca Spender I Billion Dollar Babes I Bowie I Camilla & Marc I Carla Zampatti I Charlie Brown I Daniel Avakian I Fernando Frisoni I Flowers For A Vagabond IJayson Brunsdon I Jennifer Kate I Gail Sorronda I Ginger and Smart I Melanie Cutfield I Konstantina Mittas I Lee Mathews I Leona Edmiston I Mad Cortes I Myer I Nicola Finetti I Sportsgirl I Terry Biviano I Tim O’Conner I Motorola Melbourne Fashion Weeks

paris: Alexander McQueen I Ann Demeulameester I Balenciaga I Bernhard Wilhelm I Chloe I Costume National I Collette Dinnigan I Dries Van Noten I Emanual Ungaro I Evisu I Gaspard Yurkievich I Giambattista Valli I Jeremy Scott I Jasmine De Milo I Kenzo I Karl Lagerfeld I Manish Arora I Martin Grant I Mila Schön I Veronique Branquinho I Veronique Le Roy I Vivienne Westwood

milan: Alberta Ferretti I Amaya Azuaga I Antonio Berrardi I Anna Molinari I Blumarine I CNC Costume National I Dsquared2 I Gai Mattiolo I Gaetano Navarra I Iceberg I Lancetti I Lawrence Steele I Luisa Beccaria I Salvatorre Ferragamo I Philosophy Di Alberta Ferretti I Maska I Marni I Missoni I Romeo Gigli I Trend Les Copains

new york: Diesel Style Lab I Donna Karan I Douglas Hannant I Jeremy Scott I Oscar De la Renta I Tommy Hilfiger I Zac Posen

australia: Alannah Hill I Chanel I Collette Dinnigan I Ellery I Tsubi I Marcs Baby Doll I Morrissey I Myer I Tigerlily I Wayne Cooper I Zambesi I Zimmerman
new zealand: Kate Sylvester I Nom’D I Trelise Cooper I Zambesi

shanghai: Chloe I Paul and Shark I Lanvin I Salvatorre Ferragamo I Vivienne Westwood

advertising print I tvc I online
Anna Design I Berocca I Bunderberg I Blundstone I Bianca Spender I Beef I Carla Zampatti I Coles I Commonwealth Bank I Country Energy I Cue | Daniel Avakian I Dettol I Dulux I Fernando Frisoni I Firefly I Foxtel I Henry Roth I Hyundai I IF Awards  I Jayson Brunsdon I GHD I Kantong I Kellogs I KFC I Konstantina Mittas I Lady Jane/McPherson I Lamb I Leona Edmiston I McDonalds I ManiaMania I Meuus I Mastercard I Matador Barbecues I Mix 106.5 I Morrissey for Big W I Mimi&Me I Nutrimetics I Panasonic I Philadephia I Red Bull Australia I St. George I Subaru I Tabcorp I Telstra I Veronika Maine I Vodaphone NZ I Wittner I Yellow Earth

television marketing I publicity
‘Australia’s Got Talent’ Seven Networks Fremantle Media I ‘Talkin’ ‘Bout My Generation’ Network Ten I ‘Masterchef’ Shine Network Ten I 'The Biggest Loser' Network Ten I Network Ten ID I 'My Kitchen Rules' Seven Network I Seven Network ID I 7Mate Network ID I ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Femantle Media Network Ten I ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ Nine Network I ‘Glee’ Warner Bros. Entertainment Network Ten I 'X Factor' Seven Networks I 'The Bachelor' Shine Network Ten / 'The Bachelorette' Shine Network Ten I Disney Channel I Nickelodeon I Red Engine

makeup designer: Island Dares (Nickelodeon / Endemol) I Out and About (Arena / Demon Angel) I Backstage Pass (Nine Network / Full Circle) I Love Bites (NAPCAN/ Sun Productions)

makeup artist: Harpo Productions I ABC I Chief Entertainment I Network Ten I One HD I Seven Networks I Nickelodeon I Nine Networks
(a full list of shows available upon request)

theatre I live performance
music: Missy Elliot Australian tour (makeup director) I Christina Aguilera Australian tour I Kanye West Australian tour I Black Eyed Peas Australian tour

award shows: IF Film Awards (makeup director) I Dubai International Film Festival I MTV Australia Music Awards  I MTV Asia Music Awards I ARIA Awards I Hair Expo Papas & Pace I Hair Expo Schwarzkopf

dance: Sydney Dance Company Rafael Bonachela ‘360º’ (makeup director)

theatre: Barry Humphries ‘Back to My Roots’ tour

events
Romance Was Born & Del Kathryn Barton launch (makeup director) I Tsubi Eyewear launch I Sydney Olympic Games Opening Ceremony I M.A.C Cosmetics Deck Of Cards body art exhibition I M.A.C Cosmetics Chinese Dress body art exhibition (Shanghai / Sydney) I M.A.C A.I.D.S Fund Good Spirits Days I UNICEF Designers United for UNICEF Campaign I Style AID Australia I M.A.C Cosmetics Trend Presentations and Master Classes (Australia / Philippines / Indonesia / Taiwan / Thailand / Malaysia / Singapore / Dubai / Canada / USA) I Campari Calendar launch I Tsubi Eyewear I ghd I Sportsgirl I Invisible Zinc I Siren shoes

music
‘Inside Outside’ Sophie Monk I ‘Shape’ The Sugar Babes I ‘Two Wheels’ Felicity Urquhart I ‘Starting Over’ Johanna Hemara

Spokesperson
brands: MAC Cosmetics International MAC Pro team I Illamsqua Australia I MeMeMe Cosmetics Australia

on-air makeup artist: Get Over It (Arena/XYZ) I The Morning Show (Seven Network) I 9 am (Network Ten) I Fitness First/ Primped TV

event guest speaker: Sydney International Hair and Beauty Expo I Melbourne International Beauty Expo

oneninetynine management

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