My guess is someone you trust mentioned my name or you stumbled upon my website. Whatever brought you this way, I’m really excited you’re here.


Where did it all start….?

After studying in London I was very excited to move to LA where I was extremely fortunate to learn from the best in the field to become a Hollywood Special Effects & Make-Up Designer. Within a few years I got the amazing opportunity to be a creative collaborator within a 3 times Oscar winning team at Stan Winston Studio, working on some of the most famous movies from Terminator 2, Jurassic Park, Batman up to the Thor series.
I still pinch myself sometimes.


This led me to 30 years of working experience with top International Celebrities in the Film and Beauty Industry, like directors, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Tim Burton, Roman Polanski…actors like Leonardo di Caprio, George Clooney, Russell Crowe, Mel Gibson and Denzel Washington as well as actresses like the amazingly talented Oscar winning actress, Natalie Portman, with whom connects me a 10 year long creative collaboration as her make-up artist, Angelina Jolie, Kate Winslet, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jennifer Lawrence, amongst many, many other remarkable personalities.


Me with Oscar winning actress
Natalie Portman
on the set of
THOR, The Dark World

So, after creating ILLUSIONS for the Big Screen & the Beauty Industry for many years, I now build on my 30-year award winning Hollywood experience by putting my REALISTIC know-how towards empowering you to make your own well informed decisions about your most appropriate Skincare & Make-Up product choices through a cutting edge signature approach.

THE WAY I DO THIS is by helping you create your own personal, Skincare & Make-Up Wardrobe called:

EKD FaceWardrobe

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So you don’t have to rely on promises and hope.
Instead of following the newest fad, you’re in
total control by being in the know about what
truly works for you and is safe for your skin.



I’ve had the great privilege of meeting women from around the world from all walks of life. And I had the joy to help them with their beauty confidence for thirty years. Women like you who want to take on the day—whatever challenges may come—with a positive self-image, can-do attitude, and sense of calm.

Although we all have our beauty ideals, the one thing anyone can do to be truly beautiful is to be honest to oneself. Accept yourself for who you are and dont try to copy another person. That would dilute beauty as beauty is individual and unique.

We all have that “magic” inside but it will not be able to show itself if you are searching to look like somebody else.

At its core, beauty isn’t just physical. It shows up in the way you present yourself, act, experience the world, and influence how others perceive you. True beauty comes from the confidence within yourself about who you are.

Show this confidence in a healthy way and you might find that people are starting to want to copy you, no matter how you look.


–Sophia Lauren





What My Celebrity Clients Say About Me…

Eileen has the greatest smile and energy to be around with on a long working day under the lights and in front of a camera.

With her creative inputs that more then often seem unconventional, she manages to make you still feel beautiful even at the end of the day ”

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Sienna Miller

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Russel Crowe

John Malkovich

Eileen is from my hometown in Austria and I have known her for many years.

She possesses exceptional talent and technical knowledge in Special Effects and Beauty make-up and above all, the rare and unique creative imagination to combine both.

Through her work with me and others over the years, Eileen has shown, that she is a tremendous asset to the Film and Beauty Industry”

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I could never have done without Eileen ! She makes me always look so beautiful, keeps me sane and makes me laugh. Despite all the hard work, I have such an amazing time thanks to her. I can’t wait to do it again and again. I miss her until then ”

Famke Janssen

Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

I can’t say enough about Eileen. Not only is she great at both, real looking Beauty and Special Effects make-up, she is also very organized and a really great person.

I always thought Eileen to be so wonderfully sophisticated together with being extremely talented and unique in her trade. I consider her someone whose future holds great opportunity.

Anything she puts her creativity to, she can handle it all. I will definitely work with her again”

Diane Keaton

Zoe Saldana

Eileen, thank you so much once again for all your hard work. You are truly extraordinary in your creative abilities and so much fun to be around.

Thank you also for always looking after me with such diligence and love - Well done my love and lets do it again soon xx”

Jude Law

Eileen, my dream, my lovely friend, you did my beautiful makeup when I could not wake up, I drive you round the bend – love you !! Love, Minnie xoxo”

Minnie Driver

Catherine Keener

Eileen’s skills are outstanding in ALL aspects of make-up, a rare case in this business where new techniques and products enter the market on a daily basis.

I have seen her transform faces with the most extraordinary technical finesse. Besides, she has such a happy and inspiring spirit that you are drawn into her creative world and want to explore it more”

Christopher Lambert

Christopher Lamber

What Some Of  YOU Say About Me…