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Hil Cook Makeup & Hair Artists

Servicing: Lower Hutt City, Porirua City, Upper Hutt City, Wellington City

Opening hours


Products and Services


Long Hair




Make-up Services, Airbrushing, Blow Drying, Updos, Party Make-up, Body Painting, Makeovers, TV Make-up




Bridal Parties, Graduate Students, Brides, Modelling Agencies

About Hil Cook Makeup & Hair Artists

Hil Cook is a top internationally recognised, mobile make-up and hair artist based in Wellington with over 23 years in the industry. Along with her team of experts, they all specialise in Wedding Hair and Makeup, Fashion and Commercial shoots, Film and TV work, workshops and one on one classes. Hil is a qualified hairdresser, wig maker, makeup, special effects, airbrush and prosthetic artist.

As a freelancer working in film, TV, magazines, commercials, bridal and photo shoots, she has worked and trained all over the world and is highly confident in what she does. Born and raised here, Hil once again calls New Zealand her home her overseas stint training and working in London and all over the world. Hil has also just been nominated for NZ Businesswoman of the Year. Some of the many international stars Hil has worked on include Kylie Minogue and Cate Blanchett!

Hil was also a part of two award winning makeup teams - their work on Lord of the Rings won Hils department at Weta Workshop both an Oscar¿ and a Bafta for "The Return of the King" in 2003.

Hil and her team have worked on various jobs in TV (including TV1's 'Dancing with the
Stars' and BBC/Gibson Group series 'Paradise Cafe'), various Films ( Avatar), travelling throughout NZ for Weddings, working with NZ¿s top Fashion Designers and has been busy doing workshops with her elite team of make up and hair artists.

Hil Cook mobile Hair & Make Up has grown out of Hil's vision to create a team of talented Make Up and Hair Artists who can work in many aspects of this industry.
Her Team currently works in Fashion, Editorial, Commercial, Film, Television, Weddings, and
Make Up Lessons.

Mission Statement :

To provide exquisite service to all our clients, to create beautiful make up and hair in a friendly environment so our clients feel gorgeous on the inside and out, and to empower them to develop their own skills to maintain these looks.

"I continue to aspire to make the Gods and Goddesses of this world sizzle with that timeless elegance and raunchy luxe" - Hil Cook.

Visit our website or Facebook Fan page Hil Cook Solution bud page or call us today to find out more about Hil Cook Solution Buds, Hil's Revolutionary make up remover/ corrector tool- makeup remover inside a cotton bud. Once only used for Stars and Actors, now bought to the public and available to purchase either on our website or in Chemists nation wide and selected New worlds.

What makes us different

Our team of passionate Make-Up Artists are experts in elite beauty and hair styling. Our services include air brushing, prosthetics, makeup and special effect makeup, hair styling and wig making. We cater to weddings, balls, photo shoots, high fashion, catwalk, editorial, film, commercial, TV and other special occasions.


Women in Film and TV (WIFT)
Women in Film and TV (WIFT)
NZ Film and Video Technicians' Guild
NZ Film and Video Technicians' Guild

Awards and Achievements

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Gift Vouchers
Direct Credit (internet banking, phone banking)
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Free Off-Street

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