Gem (Gemma Nichols – Makeup Artist and Founder)

Gemma is a makeup artist and the founder of Gemma Nichols Hair and Makeup Artistry. She began her career in 2005 as a freelancer working in all different facets of the makeup industry.  In 2009 she started Gemma Nichols Hair and Makeup Artistry which is now a flourishing agency of talented hair and makeup artists in Sydney specialising in; bridal, television production, and education.

Since 2014 Gemma has been making up the stars of Channel 9 for a variety of their shows filmed at their studios in Sydney. Gemma thrives in the fast pace environment of live television and can be relied upon to go above and beyond to assist the crew however she can, keep calm under pressure and meet tight deadline demands.

Wedding hair and makeup is certainly what Gemma is known for, every year her business does around 250 weddings a year. In 2018 Elle Magazine named Gemma one of the top 6 bridal makeup artists in Sydney and we were officially crowned best makeup artists in NSW in the Australian Bridal Industry Awards. Gemma loves weddings because nothing is more rewarding than seeing a happy, glowing bride and giving her the confidence to walk down the aisle.

What Gemma’s clients say about her is that she is talented, kind, compassionate and genuine. Her passion for beauty shines through everything she does.