Katy Parsons

"Each face is a beautiful canvas and can be transformed in to anything through the art of makeup."

Katy is based in Sydney, Australia and has nearly a decade of experience in makeup artistry and hair styling. She was recently at MAC Cosmetics as an Educator/Trainer and has worked on Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia shows for Alice McCall, Leo & Lin, Hansen & Gretel and Carla Zampatti, among others.

Now a full-time freelancer, she is on the makeup team at the Nine Network Australia and has worked with brands such as Australis, PE Nation, Mariam Seddiq and Bassike.

Katy’s work has been published in:

  • Vogue

  • Elle

  • InStyle


  • MindFood

  • Marie Claire

  • Who

  • Woman’s Day

  • Australian Women’s Weekly

  • New Idea

  • Wondrous

  • Cake

  • World

Katy also has years of experience in event makeup for weddings and school formals and prides herself on getting to know her clients first to ensure she is able to make them feel their very best. She has a love of fashion, art and beauty and is inspired by the careers of international makeup artists such as James Molloy, Val Garland, Terry Barber, Jo Baker and Diane Kendal.

Photo credits: Cybele Malinowski, Jedd Cooney, Freddie McHenry, Bonnie Hansen, Marissa Findlay, Emily Hlavac-Green.

copyright 2018 Katy Parsons. All photographs are copyright of their respective owners.