top of page

About me


Carmel Kestles is Coffs Harbours most recognised and sought after Makeup Artist. 
She loves making women feel beautiful for any special event.​

Perviously working under the name THE MAKEUP BOX BY CARMEL KESTLES - 
Carmel Kestles is a freelance makeup artist with over 10 years of industry experience working on photography & commercial shoots, as well as bridal & formal makeup - which Carmel now specialises in, as she is based in one of Australia's number one wedding destinations on the Coffs Coast.
Carmel has a passion for art, fashion design and a huge obsession and addiction to makeup always continuing to update her knowledge and training on a regular basis - keeping up with current trends, fashion and changes.
Carmel only uses professional products on her clients including Modelrock Cosmetics and Lashes, MAC, Graftobian, Elementtwo airbrush foundation, Two-faced, Poni Cosmetics, Stila, Sigma, Erin Bigg Cosmetics, Urban Decay, Napoleon Perdis, and Bella Bronze Tanning solutions.

Although Carmel Kestles aka THE MAKEUP BOX is based on the Coffs Coast - Carmel will quote to travel to any location. 

Carmel Kestles specialises in Makeup for all occasions, Spray Tanning & Makeup Lessons

bottom of page