About Leonard Daly

Leonard Daly is a top Irish based freelance make up artist and beauty consultant with an impressive client list and a body of work spanning more than a decade. Forever at the frontline of fashion and style trends, Leonard’s unique expertise and artistry are evident in both his editorial work and his collaborations with leading national and international fashion industry professionals.

With extensive experience in fashion and advertising, Leonard is a respected authority and dedicated educator on the constantly evolving make-up and beauty industry.  His in demand knowledge and skills are frequently showcased on prominent lifestyle television programmes Off The Rails, Xpose, Ireland AM as well as in leading publications including Irish Times Magazine, Image Magazine, The Gloss, The Examiner, Tatler, Irish Independent Life Magazine, ESPN Body Issue and Italian Vogue.

Leonard has an impressive celebrity client list, most recently he worked with Hollywood A lister Ruth Wilson when she was in Dublin to promote her latest movie. He also has worked with Kate Nash when she was on tour. Maria Doyle Kennedy is a regular client. He has worked with Usher, Joss Stone and Natalie Dormer.

His work has featured on the covers of  Irish Brides, The RTE Guide, Cara Magazine (the Aer Lingus in flight magazine) Social and Personal, Brown Thomas Menswear Magazine and Wedding Belle.

While Leonard's work has seen him travel internationally, most recently to the Cannes Film Festival, he is just as happy to be working on home turf, leading seminars at the Fota Island Wedding Fair or featuring in tutorials on prominent beauty website Beaut.ie

Leonard has worked extensively on editorial and advertising campaigns for leading brands including Brown Thomas, Arnotts, National Lottery, Kildare Village, The Craft Council, AIB and Bank of Ireland.
Whether on a high fashion photo shoot or on a bespoke, one on one client consultation, Leonard thrives in bringing his distinctive vision and style to each job.