Denise Lilley & Dina Catchpole are the Founders of D&D Makeup – and inspiration behind “The Friendly Face of Makeup”. Their extensive training & involvement in the fashion and beauty industry, has spanned London & Worldwide, since the early 1990′s! – making up celebrities and top models for high-end fashion and beauty magazines, advertising campaigns, beauty brands, fashion catwalk shows & music videos.
They met & worked alongside one another during their careers as Makeup Artists in London, Paris, Milan and New York at shows such as Dior, Gucci, Prada, Yves Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton to name but a few! Their life in the fashion & beauty industry has continued to run parallel and you will regularly observe Dina Catchpole’s and Denise Lilley’s work in high end popular fashion and beauty magazines such as Grazia, Glamour, You Magazine, Easy Living, The Observer Magazine, Women & Home, Conde Nast Brides Magazine & You and Your Wedding.
Denise & Dina also hold professional teaching qualifications and specialist qualifications in the art of makeup, skin, hair and cosmetology. They are regularly asked to quote, consult, teach, coach and provide professional training to private and main stream colleges and outlets, as well as presenting for TV and internet for top beauty brands such as Boots, M&S, L’oreal, Superdrug and Avon.
Their philosophy is that ”everyone is beautiful whatever their age, but… only few know the true secrets to… everlasting youthful, radiant, gorgeous looks”