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Success stories

Christina Cooling

The last two years have been incredibly 
difficult due to the pandemic, but this award proves that with the right support, hard work, determination and perseverance, dreams really can come true.

When Christina Cooling opened her business in Monmouthshire as a freelance make-up artist, Business Wales was there to provide support on ways to expand her business.

Christina’s aim for her business was to improve her social media marketing and really take her business to the next level. 

To achieve this, Christina attended our ‘Research and Planning Your Marketing’ workshop, received 1-2-1 advice from a business adviser and was supported by Superfast Business Wales to realise her businesses digital marketing potential. 

Christina has just won the South West Wedding Makeup Artist of the Year with the prestigious ‘The Wedding Industry Awards’ - how incredible is that! She has been voted as one of the Top 8 Wedding Makeup Artist’s in the UK.

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