Shella Ruby Martin is a makeup artist with over 17 years experience, having created a profile for herself as an events and editorial specialist. Trained at the international makeup houses of Yves Saint Laurent and M.A.C, perfecting her skills for over 13 years. Shella is currently Creative Director of Salon XVI in Melbourne where she spearheads the editorial, film, commercial, bridal and competition direction of the artistic team. Her beauty work features in editorial spreads both in Australia and overseas including Vogue Australia, Vogue Japan, Elle ID, Numero Tokyo, ID Japan, ID (Aunz), Vision (China) , Vogue Italia, Fault (UK), Factice, AndMen, Sicky, Tribute (UK), Professional Beauty, Instyle, Black (NZ) , Schön, No.ise, Cream. 2017 took Shella to Tokyo with Shu Uemura, Art of Hair team on the back of being part of Pat McGrath’s makeup team for Milan FW A/W17. Working on the Versace Runway assisting the head makeup artist tending to Kendall Jenner and Bella Hadid, followed by making up British Royal, Lady Kitty Spencer and Wednesday Campanella & Oliver Chesire for D&G ’17 Millennials Runway. The list of faces Shella has had the pleasure of making up is forever increasing, including Australian Vogue Editor Edwina McCann, Collette Dinnigan, Julia Stone, Ella Hooper, Montaine, Tina Arena, Kimbra, Bec Hewitt, Ashliegh Brewer and Sahara Ray.