Laura Odette Phipps

About Laura

A Special Effects Makeup Artist, Prosthetics technician, Wig and Prop Maker. Based in the UK, she has worked on set with directors including Ridley Scott, Patty Jenkins, Daniel Espinosa, and Marc Forster.

About Laura


With over 16 years in the industry Laura is an experienced and in-demand lecturer and makeup artist for films, TV, photo shoots, advertisements, music videos, weddings and events. 


After graduating from The London College of Fashion with a Degree in Fashion and Theatrical Makeup and SFX for TV and Film in 2004; Laura began her career in the world of retail, commercial, theatre and short films as a Makeup Artist for a variety of brands from Estee Lauder to Vaseline. In 2008 Laura re- trained in Advanced Special Effects Makeup, Prosthetics, and Props at the world famous Gorton Studios, under the supervision of Neill Gorton himself.

Laura has built a solid reputation as a makeup artist for award-winning music videos, theatre productions, photoshoots, advertisments, feature films and TV series. A proficient hair stylist, including wigs, she can also turn her brush to creative makeup, prosthetics, special effects makeup, and props.




A qualified Assessor and experienced Lecturer, Laura is currently teaching for Gorton Studios, Kryolan, The London College of Fashion and guest lecturing at various colleges throughout the UK delivering subjects including; makeup, wigs, special effects and prosthetics. She also creates props and prosthetics for Millennium FX and their list of clients when she is not working as a Makeup Artist.


Millennium FX

SFX Makeup Artist, Prop Maker, Painter, Finisher, Applicator, Fabricator.

UAL: The London College of Fashion

Makeup lecturer

Kryolan UK

Makeup Lecturer

Neill Gorton Prosthetics Studio

SFX Lecturer