Celebrity Hair & Makeup Artist & Educator

Biographical information*

*all information current at Feb 2016

With a career as a celebrity makeup artist, hairdresser, educator and regular media contributor/expert spanning over two decades and taking him all over the globe, Dale Dorning and his work is synonymous with ‘effortless glamour’.
His creative and technical skills along with a strong passion and drive has seen him contribute widely to the industry, evident in fashion editorials, advertising campaigns, music videos, runway shows, entertainment industry red carpets and television.

Dale believes much of his success is due to his philosophy of never approaching his work from a negative perspective.

Great makeup and hair is dimension, harmony and balance brought about by communication and understanding. According to Dale.

“It’s a collaborative process as well as a sense of equality amongst all those working together.”

Dale has been widely credited as the makeup whiz responsible for the evolution of Delta Goodrem from the “girl next door” into “smouldering sex goddess”.

His roster of clients include(d): Supermodels: Miranda Kerr & Jessica Hart. Oscar winner Jared Leto. Taylor Schilling, Spice Girl Mel B, Megan Gale, James Blunt, Orlando Bloom, Rosario Dawson, Teresa Palmer, Xavier Samuel, Jennifer Hawkins, Sam Frost, Ricki-Lee, Kate Miller-Heidke, Samantha Jade, Natalie Bassingthwaighte, Jessica Mauboyto Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.

Covers and editorials for WHO Weekly’s ‘Most Beautiful’, Cosmopolitan, CLEO,DELUXE, Prestige, VEGAS to Madison.

Red carpets in LA & NYC, as well as locally for ARIAS, MTV & the AFI Awards, advertising campaigns, press junkets, music videos, and concert tours, round out Dale’s roll call!