The Bella Story
Simóne Rae is the entrepreneurial force behind Bella Rae Cosmetics & Artistry & Bella Rae Cosmetics. Admired for her persistency to overcome adversity, tenacity and willingness to always turn beauty from ashes, Simóne is an inspiration to all she serves through her work as a Makeup/Hair stylist and philanthropist.
From her early days as a beauty therapist, it quickly became apparent Simóne’s true passion was helping women feel beautiful and she found her avenue to do so through makeup artistry.
Simóne’s portfolio consist of the Logie Awards, Miss Galaxy pageants, TV productions and commercial photos shoots however she is best known for her specialty bridal services. She stands out as a bridal artist for her ability to achieve flawless results that last all day. Her background and knowledge of skin therapy alongside her artistic talent is what makes Simóne a successful Makeup Artist and industry mentor.
Simóne’s passion for bridal hair & makeup is matched by her desire to educate and mentor the next generation of makeup artists. She has spent a great deal of her career supporting others through her varied industry roles to now developing her own team of stylists.
In addition to Simóne’s makeup career she has intentionally served her community in varied ministerial roles with the desire to help others feel loved and cared for. These skills, together with her business acumen have brought Simóne to found her own non- profit cosmetic line Bella Rae Cosmetics in 2016.
Simóne believes in the power of generosity and lives her life as an example of this by donating the profit of Bella Rae Cosmetics line to charities who help and empower other women in need. She has partnered with RT Foundation, Compassion Services & A21 to name a few.
After losing her beloved sister to suicide in 2016 Simóne is now using the profits of the Bella Rae Cosmetics line to establish a charity to help prevent suicide and care for those effected in honour of her late sister Karly.
What you will experience in Simóne’s chair is her down to earth personality, professionalism, expert advice and service along with genuine care.
The Bella Story
EVER SO FRIENDLY
“Simone was absolutely fantastic. She has done an out standing job of our hair and makeup for our wedding party. I am the mother of the groom and am absolutely ecstatic with the end results… She was ever so friendly and I would highly recommend her…. Thanks Simone xx.” Fiona J.
“Simone – you’re gorgeous and made everything so easy for my wedding day – from the trial (thank you with friends and bubbles around watching and loving my makeup ) – to the day – WOW – outstanding.. felt and looked naturally beautiful – which is why I was recommended to you by my wedding celebrant who had seen another bride’s makeup! Thank you xx” Erin B.
A PLEASURE ON MY WEDDING DAY
“THANKS Simone for my amazing wedding makeup! I don’t typically wear a lot of makeup, so wasn’t sure what to expect – but Simone created a natural look which I was comfortable in and loved. Simone was quick, professional and a pleasure to spend time with on my wedding day. I absolutely recommend both the Bella Rae Cosmetics which lasted all day and night, and Simone who is one very talented lady!” Katrina H.
“Loved my makeup for my wedding! Simone is such a talented makeup artist. She enhanced my look and gave the most flawless result that lasted all day. I cannot recommend her and her team enough. Efficient, prompt, calm and talented.” Stacey B.
NOT THE SAME WITHOUT YOU
“Cannot speak highly enough of Simóne! She was so kind, professional and brought such a calming presence to my wedding day! My Bridesmaids, Mum and I were so happy and blown away by how beautiful Simóne made us look and feel that it brought literal tears to my eyes! Thank you so much Simóne, for playing such an important role in my big day, I can honestly say my wedding morning experience would not have been the same without you!” Ayrin K.
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