Vanessa Cogorno

Vanessa Cogorno

Freelance makeup artist & hairstylist working in Belgium, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Spain, Peru and available to travel worldwide. In 2009 I started my journey to this awe-inspiring world. Since then, I have been perfecting my skills by taking courses and workshops in England, The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Through the last 11 years, I have been building a diverse portfolio specialising in film, theatre, beauty, fashion, advertising, editorial photography and corporate assignments. I am Mastered Ambassador for Belgium and pursue desktop publisher, web developing and photography courses as a complement to my visual arts skills.

Work Experience

Magazines Shuba (RU), Mob Journal (CA), Candy (ID) RAW (IT), Salysé (US), WHATever (FR), People (US), Lucy’s (US), Switch (IT), L’ affaire (UK), Le fil d’Or (FR), Young Fashion Kids (US), Soy mamá y mujer (PE), Ondine (GB), Fashion (CA), Ellements (US). F.A.R.T (NL), Editorial (US)
Lookbooks/fashion videos Stefan Meuwissen(BE), XL Mode (BE), Enolah (BE), QueenB (BE)
Brochures/Marketing material/Press Kits ALDI (NL, BE), Lollipops (PE), 2Dirty (BE), EURid (BE), Deba Meubelen (BE)
Music videos/interviews: Hamza (Beat x Beat by Apple); Angström Music

Short films: Es Mineur (NL); Opbouwende Kritiek (NL); Rotten Dwang Academy (NL), Buffet Bordel (BE) The Apricot Tree (NL), Schenis (BE) Potsierlijk (BE), Dochter van een vader (NL) Une suite à une fin (BE) Mi Reino (NL), Meesterlijk (NL), ESC (NL), Het was een verschrikkelijke man (NL) , Maskerade (BE), Entertainment Experience Deel 8 – Paul Verhoeven (NL)

Theater: Gelukkig Zijn (BE), HONK De Musical (BE)

Fashion shows/events/workshops/masterclasses
Fashion Hong Kong (London Fashion Week) assisting Key Makeup Artist Maria Papadopoulou (GB 2020) – .eu awards (EURid – BE); Fashion Scout assisting Key Makeup Artist Lan Nguyen (GB-2014); Lan Nguyen Grealis masterclass (GB-2014) Giorgio Armani Cosmetics collection launch (BE)


Iver Makeup Academy Pinewood Studios (GB) Barbering/Advance haircutting
Iver Makeup Academy Pinewood Studios (GB) Body Art, Theatre & Performing Arts
Creative Media Skills Pinewood Studios, (GB) Special FX Makeup essentials
Mastered (GB) Makeup: Mastered with Val Garland
De Schoonheidsschool (BE) All-round visagie
Wellness academie (BE) Visagie

Years of Experience

  • Hair Dressing 8 years
  • SFX 1 year
  • Prosthetics 1 year
  • Barbering 2 years
  • Wig Dressing 1 year
  • Airbrushing 4 years
  • Body Art 8 years


  • IT Skills 20 years
  • Languages English, Spanish (mother tongue), Dutch, Italian, French
  • Areas can work in Based in Belgium travelling worldwide
  • Driver License B type
  • References Upon request