About Make Up By Maricel

We simply just love make up


Internationally Certified
Make Up Artist

Graduate from Internationally renowned Make Up Artist Kate Goodwin at Illumin8 Academy.

CIBTAC Certified

The strictest Beauty standards from UK, the CIBTAC Certification for beauty and makeup.

Illumin8 Academy Graduate

Internationally renowned Make Up Artist Kate Goodwin at Illumin8 Academy.

MAC Pro Make Up Artist

Mastering the MAC Cosmetics techniques.


Her work published in Esquire Magazine, Grazia Magazine and others.


Senior M.U.A. Maricel Joseph

Highly qualified and CIBTAC certified senior make-up artist. She has  been working in the beauty industry for more than 10 years and have aquired the highest standards in customer service and satisfaction mixed with a strong product knowledge and a smiling personality. She loves working with all kinds of clients and she always treats every person she meets as a chance to bring out their natural beauty. She has done photoshoots with Louis Vuitton, Grazia, Esquire, Dubai On Demand, Abu Dhabi Grand Prix etc. 

In her home country, Philippines, she worked in the capital Manila at the Edward Doblado Beauty salon for 4 years, doing hair treatments, nails, waxing and treading. After leaving for Dubai, UAE in 2009, she worked in The Grooming Company as a beauty technician with speciality in manicure and pedicure. After leaving in the beginning of 2014, she took several courses and classes to become a certified Make-up artist. She started in the Premier make-up studio Illumin8 by Kate Goodwin. This is where she got her CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology) certification. She's also done classes with MAC Cosmetics to become an expert in MAC Techniques. In 2014 she also completed the Acrylic Nail Extension course, to become an expert in applying acrylic nail extensions.