International makeup artist

Charismatic and passionate, talented spanish makeup artist David Docando (Barcelona, 1983) graduated in Advertising and Public Relations, began his career at the age of eighteen performing and also producing entertaining visual live shows in Barcelona.

His skills for makeup began to stand out and soon, the high glamour looks he used to create for the stage started getting requested under the flashes of the fashion and beauty industry. This embarked him on an unstoppable career.

David specialized in beauty makeup by stick art studio, makeup forever school in Barcelona, city where he was born. Along the last decade he has been based in Berlin, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Bangkok, Pune (India) and currently Madrid, working on the sets of major fashion and beauty campaigns alongside the industry’s most influential photographers, models and designers, and participating in international tv productions and movies.

Renowned for his ability to create a flawless complexion, he specializes in clean, modern, detailed, and beautifying sultry looks.

He has collaborated on many editorials filling up the pages of magazines such as harper’s bazaar, elle, cosmopolitan, her world, touch and beaux. Some of the tv shows he has done makeup for are “Australia’s next top model”, “The bachelor” Switzerland, and “Who wanna marry my son” Germany among others. His commercial clientele includes prestigious international brands such as Samsung, Canon, Carrera and carrera, American swan and Canadian ice.

David has created countless bridal looks for wedding and prewedding ceremonies and has become a very popular choice especially among the indian and arabic community for his deep understanding of their traditional makeup style.

David has created countless bridal looks for wedding and prewedding ceremonies and has become a very popular choice among all styles of brides due to his deep understanding of the needs of different cultures: western, punjabi, south indian, arabic, east asian…

David has never hesitated to spread his vision of beauty and share his experience and techniques acquired along his career. For that reason he has embarked in the field of teaching, where he began as an instructor for the staff of the swedish brand makeup store in bangkok. Subsequently offering lectures and workshops in international makeup center bangkok (imc), hong kong institute of design, lbg beauty academies in Hong Kong  and leading as head instructor at international makeup academy of makeup artistry in Bangkok and Pune (India)

At his last stretch of his career david is currently back in madrid combining his freelance career with a position as artist at MAC COSMETICS.

  • C. Tangana
  • Eduardo Casanova
  • Maria León
  • La pelopony
  • Mac Cosmetics
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