About Mary Calandro

Professional makeup artist in Adelaide South Australia

Mary Calandro Adelaide Makeup Artist in Adelaide South Australia


Mary Calandro is a multi award winning makeup artist in Adelaide South Australia. She started her career within the direct marketing environment in the skincare and makeup industry. She structured and delivered training programs for self-development and technical skills such as product application and customer relations. Today she has over 20 years experience and is a fully accredited makeup artist with a wealth of experience and qualifications.

Mary’s Work

Mary’s diverse portfolio includes: television, film, stage, fashion shows and publications, photography, occasion and wedding makeup, retail, and eyelash extensions. Mary also conducts personalised one-on-one tuition and group workshops where she educates in the proper use of cosmetics, application and technique and customising your look to the latest fashion trends. She also offers specialised classes for corporate clients teaching them how to apply makeup for a sleek professional appearance.

Mary’s clientele consists of models, musicians, corporate and private clients. Photographers, advertising agencies, television networks, modelling agencies and production companies also use her services. Mary has freelanced for various cosmetic houses including Guerlain, Makeup Forever, Laura Mercier, Bloom, L’Oreal, Clarins, Estee Lauder, and Napoleon to name a few. She has also worked on various short films, TV commercials and feature films.

Mary’s fashion and editorial work has also appeared in many local and interstate magazines such as Sports Illustrated, The Brides Diary, The Adelaide Wedding Pages, Woman’s Day, The Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea, and The Advertiser Sunday Mail. She has also been involved in many fashion and beauty events such as Goldwell Hair and Beauty Shows, Keune Australia Photo Shoot, David Jones Australian Designer Fashion Parades. As well as providing her services for the City Musters Concert, Opening Ceremony to The World Police and Fire Games and the Adelaide leg of the 2008 Andre Rieu Tour.


Good makeup doesn’t cover the face, rather it enhances your natural features. Whether she’s doing makeup for a bride or for model, Mary always works with the client come up with a look that will best suit them and the look they want to project.

To talk to Mary about what she could do for you call 0417 877 940.

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