From studying architectural design to finding her true passion for makeup, Da has always possessed a creative flair. Da trained as a makeup artist in 2015 where she was also awarded student of the year.

Da is New Zealand’s first makeup artist to be nominated and won second place at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS) in the 2015 Battle of the Brushes Beauty Competition.

Da loves to add a splash of colour to her makeup and seeks inspiration from the simplest things from her daily life to incorporate with her creative looks. Da has worked backstage at numerous fashion shows including: Stolen Girlfriends Club, Zambesi, Trelise Cooper and much more. Da has worked with many celebrity clients including Zoe Bell, Theia and singer Lauv, her work has also been published in several beauty & fashion magazines.

Da is an all rounder in the industry! From experience in beauty, editorial, fashion makeup to body painting, the list goes on. She is passionate about sharing her tips and trickswith her students and seeks to inspire and boost her student’s motivation.