Ailin has almost 10 years experience in the makeup industry, training with artists such as Paddy McGurgan for whom she was a senior artist. Also trained with famous makeup artists such as Danessa Myricks, James St Vincent, Roshar, Stacey Marie,  Mmmmitchel & Lolavxo to name a few.

Ailin went on to freelance as a Makeup Artist, she has years of experience in Bridal makeup, occasion makeup, makeup for photoshoots, projects and magazines. Ailin also has been teaching Makeup for over three years both in house and accredited.

Ailin also has honed her craft as a beautician and fully qualified DMK advanced skin esthetician, always updating her skills in new advances in the beauty industry, staying on top of all the advances in the beauty and skin industry.

Ailin holds a level 4 & 5 certificate in teaching Makeup and Beauty treatments.

Our Team

We are a team of highly skilled & professional makeup, skin & beauty therapists with a combined 20+ years of experience between us. All of our therapists are qualified to either level 3 or 4 in beauty.

We are all passionate about the industry and are always advancing our knowledge through further training and development. We are all qualified DMK skin technicians, while both Ailin & Sarah are advanced DMK skin technicians. 


Ailin Traynor Makeup Studio is currently the only makeup studio in Northern Ireland officially qualified to offer a VTCT accredited makeup courses.

The academy offers aspiring makeup artists the chance to gain accredited qualifications and to learn all about different facial features, skin types, varying eye and lip shapes, different facial characteristics, as well as lighting and other photographic make-up factors.

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