Multi Award Winning Professional Face and Body Media Artist


Shelley Gray MUA AKA Facepainting Fairie

About Me

Multi Award Winning Artist

The Face Painting Fairie is a  Multi Award Winning Professional freelance trained and certified Face Painter and Media Make Up Artist in Wiltshire and surrounding area available for Corporate Events, Music Videos, TV, Film and Theatre Make Up, Children's' Parties, Events, Fun Days and Fetes! 

Mixed Media Hair Make Up

Shelley is a trained as an advance level face and body painter, is qualified in level 3 Media Make Up  and level 4 Media Make  Up for TV, Film and Theatre.  Shelley continues to study levels 5 and 6 for a BA in Hair, Wig and Media Make Up for TV, Film and Theatre Make Up at the Arts University Bournemouth.

Shelley has won awards for face and body painting and placed 3rd in the professional body painting category at Warpaint Beauty Awards at the ExCel in London.

Shelley has worked with companies such as BBC, Norwich Fashion Week, Cross Keys Arcade, Mole Country Stores.

The Technical Stuff

Face, Body Painting and Glitter

I provide hours of fun creating your favourite characters, theme or animals, older girls glitter eyes and tattoos and gems, hen parties or clubbing eye art, just check out my  gallery sections for examples of the quality of work I create. Please contact me for more information and to book or whizz me an email! The Face Painting Fairie is CRB checked and has full public liability insurance. Please book early to avoid disappointment! 

I only use hypo-allergenic EU approved face paints such as Mehron Paradise, Global , Superstar and Cameleon for your delicate skin.  if you are in any doubt I can offer a 24 hour patch test first. A parent or guardian must be present for a child to be face painted.  Due to insurance I do not offer face painting to children under 36 months.

Media Hair and Make Up

Shelley offers bespoke Media Make Up for projects large or small and only uses professional grade make up such as NARS, MAC, Jeff Free Star, Kryolan, Tarte (vegan, paraben ,gluten and cruelty free), Smashbox, Mehron and Ben Nye.

Shelley offers all aspects of Hair and Media Make Up, Period, SFX, Casualty, Body Art, Tattoo Covering Service and Prosthetic Make Up. 

Health and safety

Additional Information


There are certain circumstances and situations where I will not be able to work on a particular child or adult for health and safety implications as it is important for me to maintain protection to our public. I hope that you will trust my judgment knowing that I wish to ensure the protection of each and every one of my customers and also my products. The water basedbacterial agent that helps to prohibit the multiplication of organisms. I also uphold the policy of using a fresh sponge per person.  

All my equipment and brushes are thoroughly cleaned before, during and after the event.

Conditions that prevent make-up 

The following diseases, disorders and conditions will prevent make-up application completely, in the area of the contra-indication, therefore I will be unable to work on anyone with the following:•Cold Sores (complete facial area) •Conjunctivitis (complete facial area) •Impetigo •Influenza •Active Chicken Pox •Severe Acne •Open Cuts, Wounds and New Bruising •Sunburn and Flaking Skin •Any known Allergies to Make-up •Verbal Abuse •Alcohol Intoxication 

Conditions that restrict make-up 

The following disorders and conditions will restrict make-up application, therefore we may or may not be able to work on anyone with the following: •Styes •Recent Chicken Pox •Heavy Colds •Eczema and Dermatitis •Recent Bruising •Children unable to sit still •Lanolin Intolerance •Nervous Disposition 

Please Note: Due to insurance I do not paint children under 36 months (3 years) 



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