Emily Plum

New Zealand Makeup Artist

Emily or Plum

She goes by both and so the name was coined. Emily Plum entered the makeup industry in New Zealand in 1999, graduating from The Academy of Film and T.V. Makeup Ltd in Auckland, NZ with a Diploma in Makeup.

Emily Plum has two decades of makeup experience, career highlights include Facemakers (Film and T.V. Makeup Shop), Retail Manager for Red Earth and Napoleon Perdis, Air New Zealand Fashion Week Makeup Artist, Head Makeup Trainer at SRA teaching NZQA Certificate in Fashion Makeup, Makeup Artist For Ruby Rose Marriage Ammendment Act Air New Zealand Flight 2013, Makeup Artist for New Zealand Music Videos, Short Films, Commercials and International Conferences.

Emily Plum is passionate about cosmetics and makeup, most importantly making people feel good about how they look while carefully curating the considerations and preferences of her clients.

Emily Plum uses an eclectic mix of cosmetics.

Cult brands include Melt Cosmetics, Pat McGrath, Youngblood, Tarte, Mac, Kryolan, Ben Nye and many yet to be discovered. Makeup is about the power of transformation and using the right products to deliver. Makeup is about experimentation, learning new techniques, new trends and responding to new makeup brands and changes in technology.

Get in touch

Emily Plum is based in Queenstown, NZ and available as a Mobile Freelance Makeup Artist.

Makeup Services are available for Weddings, Special Occasions, Events, Formals, Pre Wedding Photos, Elopements, Film and Television Productions,  Commercials, Makeup Lessons and Demonstrations and Halloween Makeup.

Key Areas for travel are:

Arrowtown, Wanaka, Kingston, Glenorchy, Cromwell and Queenstown.

Contact Details


+64 21 211 5342