Director/Lead Stylist of Bella Rae Cosmetics & Artistry
Founder of Bella Rae Cosmetics
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 loosing 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.
2003 - Diploma Christian Ministry - Surf City International Training College
2005 - Diploma Beauty Therapy - Gold Coast Training Academy (presently French Beauty Academy)
2016 - CIV in Business - Nortec Training Institute
2018 - Cert of Attainment in Hair Styling - Harpiér
2020 - Cert of Attainment in Public Speaking - JT Foxx
BELLA RAE COSMETICS & ARTISTRY BUSINESS OWNER
2003 - PRESENT
2020 - Makeup Educator - French Beauty Academy
2019 - Lead MUA & Spa Therapist - One Spa Royal Pines
2017 - National Training Manager- Ripple Massage & Day Spa
2012 - Store Manager- KIT Cosmetics Pacific Fair
2012 - Senior Pastor Victory Church - Nerang
2007 - Jurlique Day Spa - Surfers Paradise
2004 - Elysium Day Spa - Burleigh Heads
2002 - Pastor Surf City Church - Surfers Paradise
2002 - Touched By an Angel - Southport