About Jay...


Jay Kruse has dedicated her career to the beauty industry for the past 30 years in various roles from successful salon Owner to Educator & Business Development Manager for a global cosmetic brand before becoming Wollongong's most trusted and respected fully qualified Cosmetic Tattooists. 

With having an artistic flair Jay honed her skills to the creative side to beauty and achieved the highest honor as an award winning makeup artist at the International Beauty Expo.

Although the makeup brushes have no been laid to rest; Jay can now offer you a semi permanent solution to your daily makeup...a face you can wear everyday.


2018 - BB Glow Micro-needling

2018 - Plasma Skin Tightening (Fibroblast)- Non Surgical Blepharoplasty & Wrinkle Reduction

2018- First Aid Certificate- Kiama Downs Surf Lifesaving Club

2017 - Maintain Infection Control Standards SHBBINF001- Beauty and Dermal Institute

2017 -Advanced Winged Eyeliner Tattoo Techniques

2017- Advanced Ombre Lip Tattoo Techniques

2017 - Advanced Brow Tattoo Techniques

2017 - A+ Ocean Saline Tattoo Removal 

2016- New Idea Magazine Beauty Editorial 

2016- Accredited Cosmetic Tattoo Course

2016- Advanced Feathertouch Cosmetic Tattoo

2015- Feather Touch Cosmetic Tattoo

2014-2016 Business Development Manager -INIKA and Whitesands Hair Care

2014 Hello World Television Commercial- Makeup Artist

2014 Hooray Magazine publication Sam + Blake- Makeup Artist

2013 WINNER Crown Brush "Best Bridesmaids" Makeup Awards

2013 WAVE FM Promotional Photo Shoot- Makeup Artist

2013 Makeup Educator- Elite Hair and Beauty Academy

2013 White Magazine Issue #20- featuring Michaela- Makeup Artist

2013 Cleo Bride Magazine featuring Tania Maras- Makeup Artist

2013 Brides Diary Magazine featuring Katherine Tasievski (nee  Foley)- Makeup Artist

2012 FINALIST Illawarra Bride of the Year-Amanda Harrower- Makeup Artist

2012 Television Commercial-Lend Lease- Makeup Artist

2010 Illawarra Mercury-ZEST lift out photo shoot and editorial- Makeup Artist

2010 Sharon Blain- Up-style Boot camp

2009 Bridal Blitz Wedding Showcase-Novotel Northbeach Hair & Makeup Artist

2009 Photo-shoot-Ladette to Lady Calender- Makeup Artist

2009 FINALIST Illawarra/South Coast Small Business Awards

2008 FINALIST Illawarra/South Coast Small Business Awards

2008 Novotel Northbeach- Melbourne Cup Fashion Parade

2008 Movie-Hair & Makeup Artist "The Girl Who Lived"

2007-2015 Novotel Northbeach preferred wedding supplier

2007 FINALIST Illawarra/South Coast Small Business Awards

2006 FINALIST Illawarra Bride of the Year Tanea Weaver

2005-2009 Salon Owner-Jay Kruse Beauty Artist (Windang)

2005 Geoffery Herberg Hair Show-Makeup Artist

2005 WINNER International Beauty Expo-Makeup Competition

2004 Course Co-ordinator Norris Hair (Now Vivid) Wollongong

2003 Beauty Educator- Illawarra College of Professional Beauty Therapy

2001-2004 De Lorenzo Hair Expo- Makeup Artist (Sydney)

1998-2003 Owner On Hand Nail & Beauty Supplies & Training  (Sydney)

2000 Mask Makeup Academy (Sydney) Hairstyling 

1996 Mask Makeup Academy (Sydney)Bridal & Glamour Makeup

1990 Belmont Nail & Beauty Training (Brisbane)