Grace Revington makes switch from PR to makeup after launching business

A WOMAN from Bournemouth who battled with psychological well being points throughout the latest nationwide lockdown has launched her personal makeup artistry business this month.

Grace Revington moved to London in 2014 with beauty retailer big SpaceNK as a National Pro Artist.

Having travelled across the UK and Europe coaching SpaceNK members of workers, holding masterclasses and occasions, and dealing backstage for trend designers, the stresses of retail brought on her to revaluate her profession.

Grace thought she’d packed her makeup brushes away endlessly two years in the past when she launched into a profession change and joined native PR company Sunny Bird PR.

The 30-year-old stated: “I wanted a break from the sweetness business, I discovered myself falling out of affection with it, and was determined for a change.

“I used to be thrilled when Sunny and the workforce gave me the chance to be part of the workforce in Bournemouth and immerse myself on the planet of PR and social media.

“I took to it shortly and I can actually say, with out the place I’d by no means have had the arrogance to launch Grace Olivia Makeup.”

Grace’s choice to revisit makeup got here throughout the newest lockdown the place she discovered herself fighting psychological well being points.

“I discovered the most recent lockdown so onerous, I felt drained, and I couldn’t see a manner out of it” she stated.

“I believe there was many elements that had been contributing to how I used to be feeling, the apparent being not ready to stay life usually due to coronavirus, however I used to be additionally considering again to once I was actually blissful in life and in a job.

“It simply clicked, and I realised it was once I used my ability as a makeup artist to not solely make individuals feel and look nice on the surface however really feel particular and assured on the within too.

“There isn’t a sense fairly like that.”

Grace arrange her unbiased firm Grace Olivia Makeup in May 2021, the place she is going to concentrate on makeup tutorials, marriage ceremony and event makeup.

Her first consumer has been confirmed as Dorset primarily based skincare model BAO Skincare, who has already secured a function in Woman and Home Magazine and numerous different interviews for its founder, Beth Coldrick.

Grace has already secured over 25 bookings for this summer season and her 2022 diary is filling up quick.

She added: “I’ve so many plans for Grace Olivia Makeup, from hiring a workforce, to having a standalone studio that different native artists can use, to creating an Etsy model e-commerce retailer for engaged {couples}.

It’s been a tumultuous yr for everybody, however it’s additionally been a time of pause and reflection. For me, I really feel strongly that I’m so prepared for this thrilling new chapter.”

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