Samantha Chapman is an English makeup artist and YouTube personality. She is best recognized for posting beauty and makeup tutorials on her channel Pixiwoo. A former member of the United Kingdom's MAC Pro team, Chapman has travelled to numerous European fashion shows and events for the team. Till date, she has applied makeup on several renowned celebrities including Charlotte Church and Ashley Tisdale. A graduate of College of West Anglia, Chapman is professionally trained in the fields of makeup and hairdressing. She is also associated with Paris Presents and owns a make-up brush line named “Real Techniques”. Today, the English beauty has emerged as one of the top makeup artists in the country. She has earned a distinct name for herself on YouTube as well. On a personal note, Chapman is a doting mother of two beautiful daughters. She has three siblings, all of whom are popular on social media. Classy, fashionable, and gorgeous, she serves as an icon to several working mothers across the globe.
Career as a Makeup Artist
Samantha Chapman has been serving as a makeup artist for over a decade. In her early career, she was a member of the UK M·A·C Pro team and often travelled for fashion shows and events such as the Milan and Paris fashion weeks. Till date, she has worked with many renowned photographers including Lord Snowdon and Tony McGee. Her works have been featured in publications like ‘Tatler,’ ‘Harpers,’ ‘Brides,’ ‘Cosmo,’ ‘Elle,’ ‘Company,’ ‘Sunday Telegraph,’ and ‘The Sunday Times.’
The English beauty has also worked with a number of celebrities, such as Peaches Geldof, Paul McCartney, Ashley Tisdale, Myleene Klass, Charlotte Church, Liberty Ross, Zac Efron, Val Kilmer, Lily Cole and Neve Campbell, to name a few. Currently, she owns a line of makeup brushes called "Real Techniques” in partnership with Paris Presents. The brushes are cruelty-free and not tested on animals. They have won tons of awards from the likes of CoolBrands, Xposé, Influenser and Allure.
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In 2007, Samantha Chapman started producing and sharing her makeup videos on the social media platform YouTube under the name, Pixiwoo. The early videos included cosmetics tutorials, beauty product reviews, and so on. Chapman was later joined by her sister Nicola on her channel. Talking about the popularity of Pixiwoo, it currently has over 2.1 million subscribers and over 313 million views.
Samantha Chapman, alongside her sister, also runs a channel titled 'Pixiwoo Madness' on the social platform. On this channel, they upload random family videos in addition to makeup tutorials. Launched on April 8, 2010, the channel has more than 325k subscribers as of now.
Chapman started another channel named ‘RealTechniques’ to promote her Real Techniques brush line and to provide information related to the same. On this channel, the English beauty demonstrates how to employ each brush as well as how to create different looks with the brushes. As for now, the channel has over 308k subscribers.
Samantha Chapman was born on August 23, 1977 in England. She has a sister named Nicola who is a part of her YouTube channels Pixiwoo and PixiwooMadness. She has two brothers named Jim and John who are also popular YouTubers. Chapman is currently believed to be single. She has two daughters, Olivia and Lily, from a previous relationship.
She is a graduate of College of West Anglia, from where she earned her two-year BTEC in make-up and hairdressing.