Mel Sundana is a Sydney based  hair and makeup artist with over 10 years of experience. Her work has been featured on TV such channels as ABC and Fox Sports. 


Mel has a mastery of advanced makeup and hair techniques including wedding, classic, and special occasion for all mediums and themes. Her passion is to make you feel and look at your best. She is energetic, imaginative, punctual, and familiar with on set protocol. She works quickly, efficiently, and makes an incredible effort to make her clients comfortable and prepared to look their best.


Makeup is the most empowering tool, it changed her life – both professionally and personally. It is a woman's secret weapon. Mel believes that beautiful makeup is always about the colours you choose and where you place them, never about how much you put on.




Mel always travels with a well stocked, up to date kit, containing only professional tools and supplies. Her kit contains hand picked products that have been thoroughly researched and trialed. Some of the top quality products you can expect are MAC Cosmetics, Make Up Forever, Mecca Cosmetica, Bobbi Brown; and many more. 






Credits & Achievements



  • Makeup Trainer at Mask Academy, Parramatta - 2014


  • ABC TV - at present
  • Fox Sports - at present
  • Home and Away (additional) – freelance at present
  • Home and Away (additional) – 2011
  • TV Commercial for Disney – Star Wars Toys 2011
  • Music Video for Australian Band “Royal Chant” 2011
  • Short Films – Various


  • Mercedes Fashion Week 2013
  • Sandra Motallebi Fashion Show for Locksmith Collection AW 2013
  • Sandra Motallebi – SS 2013 and AW2013
  • Nicole Winkler Couture Jewellery Collection 2013
  • Mercedes Sydney Fashion Festival for Maybeline 2012
  • Chaiselle – AW 2012 and SS 2013
  • Hair Expo (makeup only) : 2012 for Redken, 2011 Original Mineral, 2010 Matrix, 2009 Matrix, 2008 Goldwell.
  • Nicolla Finetti Fashion Show for White Ribbon Charity 2011
  • Myer Spring Summer Collection 2011
  • Diesel Fashion Show 2011
  • Danielle Chiel Fashion Show AW 2011
  • Virginie Lynn Collections for 2012 and 2010
  • Seduce Fashion Show 2008


  • Miriam Corowa (ABC News 24 for Weekend Breakfast)
  • Andrew Geoghegan (ABC News 24 for Weekend Breakfast) 
  • Kumi Taguchi (ABC News 24)
  • Ros Child (ABC News 24)
  • Joe O'brien (ABC News 24)
  • Kirsten Aikin (ABC News 24)
  • Georgina Tunny (ABC News 24)
  • Leigh Sales (ABC - 730 Report)
  • Emma Alberici (ABC - LateLine)
  • Katherine Loughnan (Fox Sports News 500)
  • Matt Suleau (Fox Sports News 500)
  • Josh Quong Tart (Home and Away)
  • Jay Laga’aia (Home and Away)
  • Esther Anderson (Home and Away)
  • Charles Cottier (Home and Away)
  • Rebecca Breeds (Home and Away)
  • Rhiannon Fish (Home and Away)
  • Shane Withington (Home and Away)
  • Grant Dodwell (Home and Away)
  • Jaclyn Albergoni (Home and Away)
  • Dan Ewing (Home and Away)
  • Holly Brisley

Special Event

  • Sportsgirl Lip Event at Bondi Store 2013
  • Myer Top Ryde – for the Brand “Make Up Store” 2011 GUESS Experience – Makeover at Westfield Sydney 2011
  • Myer special day Mandi Levanah- Nails Event at Westfield Bondi 2009
  • LG Secret Phone Launch at State Theatre 2008

Publication and Advertising

  • Beauty/Makeup article at Professional Beauty Magazine 2013
  • UCE Magazine – Scarlett Edition 2011
  • Models Portfolios and Photographic - Various

Forever Make Up is a Bridal, Wedding, Engagement, Party, and Special Occasions Hair Stylist & Make Up Artist located in Coogee Eastern Suburb Australia covering Sydney and available for mobile as well as personal beauty makeup lesson. Using only professional top-notch products which are allergy & ophthalmologist tested such as MAC cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, Make Up Forever, Kryolan, Shu Uemura.