Kate Goodwin is an International Makeup Artist from London.  She currently resides between London and Dubai where she founded ILLUMIN8 Makeup Studio in 2011, the first International Makeup and Hair Academy in the region.

She has over sixteen years experience working in the fashion and beauty industry as a Makeup Artist and Beauty Expert.

Kate lives a holistic lifestyle and has a gift of energy healing which she has been practicing for over a decade. This has naturally led her down the path of green beauty where she is now channeling her true passion. Kate is infusing her makeup career with her knowledge of healing, nature and natural products to educate and enhance inner and outer beauty way beyond the surface of what people consider makeup to represent.

She believes that makeup has the power to change people's lives in many different ways and is always working on new projects which are about enhancing people's lives using the power of makeup.

In 2014 Kate began working with Gucci Cosmetics, representing the brand as the Regional Makeup Artist for the Middle East.