2006 Leo Award for Best Make-Up In a feature length drama
2004 Nominated for Best Canadian Bridal Make-Up Artist
Hayley Miller is a professional make-up artist with a gift and skill that have graced magazines, television sets, North American movie screens, runways and wedding aisles for 20 years. Her history in the make-up industry is vast and varied and continues to grow with new experiences every day. Today, Hayley is working towards creating a more eco-friendly cosmetic enviroment. Hayley’s make-up kit now includes organic cotton pads, bamboo make-up brushes, organic skincare and organic make-up.
Hayley began her career in Winnipeg, Manitoba in 1991 as the Make-up Retail Manager for MAC Cosmetics.
In 1994, her recognized talent and passion for the industry transferred her to Vancouver where Hayley became the Make-up Retail Manager for Bobbi Brown at Holt Renfrew.
In 1997, the film & television industry was growing in Vancouver, British Columbia and as Hayley gained more insight and contacts she began the next phase of her career. Hayley’s film & television make-up abilities now expand from everyday make-up styles to special effects, hair laying, aging, prosthetics and airbrushing. Hayley has taken numerous film courses and is a member of the prestigious IATSE Make-up Department.
During the years that Hayley built up her film, television and fashion career, Hayley began her own company “Hayley Miller Make-up”, where she had simultaneously been focusing on building up another key part of her business – bridal party make-up in the Wedding Industry. Her passion and ability to bring out the best features in a person, while catering to each bride and bridal parties current style and level of comfort with make-up, has left her highly sought after by local wedding gurus and clients alike. Hayley can cater to bridal parties of any size.
If you are wondering what Hayley’s schedule is like or what she is working on now – don’t worry it is a commonly asked question. During the week, Hayley satisfies her creative palate working on television and movie sets .On weekends Hayley reserves her time to do make-up for weddings and special events.
Most of us worry about how to put on our own make-up while Hayley worries about not just putting on the make-up, but bringing out the desired and right look with quality, ease and pizzazz. It is clear to Hayley’s friends, family, and industry contacts alike that Hayley has found her true life’s passion fueled by a wonderful skill that many of us wish we possessed. There is no doubt that her life is a hectic one but it is filled with pride and joy in working with each celebrity, model, bride and bridal party.