One woman who has been successful in business is Dubliner Aimee Connolly. Aimee is one of Irelands top freelance makeup artists. Since completing a degree in Commerce and French almost three years ago, Aimee has built her career in makeup and beauty. She runs a beauty influenced online blog and has recently opened an academy teaching makeup classes.
Aimee’s Online Influence
Aimee has built her online presence over the last few years with just over 44k followers on her Instagram account. She also has over 46k Facebook followers, over 630 YouTube followers as well as a large SnapChat fan base. Her YouTube and SnapChat platforms are full of makeup tips\tutorials as well as other beauty and fashion related content. Aimee’s blog is full of makeup tutorials, product reviews and of course some fashion and travel content also.
It started in transition year where Aimee did work experience with the makeup brand Benefit. She later went on to work with brands such as Urban Decay and Mac. While attending college Aimee started doing some Freelance work. After completing her degree, she focused completely on the beauty side of things building up the career she has today. Aimee writes a weekly beauty column for the Sunday World and regularly features on TV3 Xpose.
Sculpted by Aimee
Sculpted by Aimee is a makeup brand created by Aimee which consists of various highlighter palettes as well as some makeup brushes. The products range in price from €12.95 for a highlighter set to €55 for her brush set. Aimee completed a Teacher Training Qualification with the London Makeup School. She recently opened the Sculpted Academy in Dublin where she runs a range of makeup classes. Prices for these courses start at around €100 for a general course to around €1650 for a qualification course. If you wish to find more information on any of these I have included links below to Aimee’s website.