Katie Saarikko can work with you and your label to design makeup for look books, photoshoots or runway shows to suit your collection. 

FASHFEST - Creative Director of Makeup

The Creative Director of Makeup ensures that the overall look and feel of the makeup designs are consistent and of high quality. Katie Saarikko as Creative Director was tasked with the following:

  • ensuring consistency and quality (final sign off)
  • makeup application for catwalk
  • creation of face charts according to designer briefs
  • leading a team of makeup artists
  • sponsor coverage including social media
  • photographic makeup

2017 Team Leader: Thunder Thighs, Darwin Aboriginal Art Foundation, Magpie Goose, Miss Winks, NZ by AP, CIT.

2016 Creative Director and Team Leader: Megan Cannings, Seed, Fleur and Felix, Edition, Rebel Muse, Elley Lane.

2015 Creative Director and Team Leader: Sovata, Rockstars and Royalty, Perpetually Five Plus Clare.


Katie Saarikko led a team of artists for the Chachino fashion show at the Canberra Bridal Expo in 2016. The look was developed in collaboration with the designers.