About Ria

Living in Hertfordshire/North West London, Ria Biggerstaff is a fully qualified, freelance Hair and Makeup Artist and Trained at the UKs leading Makeup school, Delamar Academy. 

Ria’s big personality and even bigger smile make a great asset to any makeup team.

Ria works on all types of TV, Film, Commercial, Beauty and Theatre with titles ranging from Assistant, Makeup Artist, Supervisor and Designer.

Whatever your need, Ria’s professional skills range through modern, period and wedding Hair and Makeup, Casualty, Prosthetics, Wig and facial hair application.

With a side beautician business, Ria is a fully trained Eyelash technician. A great asset to the professional or personal life of private clients and celebs. 



  • ITV Mr Selfridge
  • BBC Holby City
  • ITV Downton Abbey
      • BBC The great British Budget menu - Personal to Mary Berry
      • Sky Da Vinci's Demons
      • Sky 1 You me and the Apocalypse
  • Feature Film Designer - Kids in Love - Personal to Cara Delevingne & Will Pouter

    • Feature Film Powder Room - Personal to Jamie Winstone & Oona Chaplin
    • Feature films - Avengers, Cinderella, Tarzan, The Huntsman, Dr Strange
  • MTV’s Commercial - ‘The Valleys’
  • James Blunt and John Newman Music Videos


Talent Makeup:

  • Cara Delevingne
  • Will Poulter
  • Sheridan Smith
  • Jamie Winstone
  • Mary Berry
  • Laura Whitmore
  • The cast of MTVs The Valleys
  • John Rhys-Davies
  • Jonathan Hyde
  • Antonia Thomas
  • Oona Chaplin

Cv available upon request