Tutor – Make Up

Patricia Forde

With over 22 years of experience in the beauty, skin care and retail Industry with top local retailer Cave Shepherd (Duty Free Caribbean Holdings) in Sales and retail for 15 years, M.A.C Cosmetics as Manager for over 7 years, Patricia has grown to love and excel at her passion with beauty. 

Patricia has traveled the world extensively working with makeup icons such as Gisele Calvillo, Fatima Thomas, Luc Bouchard and Buntricia Bastian.  Her clients have included Jordan Dunn, Victoria Secret top model, Amber Rose and Nia Long.

Her professionalism, talent and commitment to excellence has led to several opportunities to collaborate with industry leaders and fashion trend-setter worldwide.

KEY COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS

Retail & Branding Expert

Patricia has a wealth of knowledge in brand integrity and market awareness as well as a proven ability to exceed profitability targets. She also has a keen eye for the development of customer service procedures, policies and standards. In addition her attention to demonstrates her skill at driving operational, vsual and customer service standards, as well as strong ability to organise and priorities workload within a retail setting. Patricia is innovative in her sales and marketing promotions for her brand and her clients.

Managerial

Within the retail sector, Patricia has the management experience in analysing and researching trends, motivating teams to achieve excellence as well as very strong organizational capabilities. This is coupled with the ability to select and build strategic partner relationships.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • LEAD Makeup Artist -BB Fashion Week 2014, 2015,2016
  • LEAD Makeup Artist -Barbados On the Water Festival- Toronto Canada 2016,2017
  • HEAD of Beauty Department REI Fashion Academy 2014-2015
  • LEAD Makeup Artist- Girl Friends Expo Fashion Show 2015, 2016,2017
  • HEAD of Beauty Department – Caribbean Market Centre- 2015-2016
  • Director- Barbados Makeup Studio 
  • LOCAL MANAGER- Contour Beauty 2014-Present
  • ISLAND MANAGER- M.A.C Cosmetics 2006 –2013  
  • RETAIL MANAGER – Cave Shepherd 2002 -2006 
  • FRANCHISER- INGLOT COSMETICS

M.A.C Cosmetics Certifications

  •  Level 1- Focus Demo
  •  Level 2- Peak Hour Demo
  •  Level 3- Communication
  •  Level 4- Application
  •  Level 5- Advanced Makeup
  •  Level 6- Lesson
  •  Level 7-Fashion Show
  •  Level 8-Editorial

Nova Lash Certification

  •  Certified Nova Lash Extensionist -2012

Buntricia Total Package Certifications – Los Angeles- 2014

  •  Lash Extensions
  •  Airbrush
  •  Advance Makeup Artistry

Satin Smooth- Waxologist Certification- 2017
National Certification of Vocational Qualifications
NCVQ-Level 3- Developing a New or Existing Business Enterprise        

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