In 1994, at the suggestion of a photographer, British born make-up artist Vanessa Evelyn began working on her portfolio. Within six months she had her first major layouts with Mirabella and Glamour magazines. The job that launched her career was a photo shoot doing the make-up for rock legend, Iggy Pop with internationally renowned fashion photographer David Simms. This landed her representation by one of the world's top makeup agencies.

Her Celebrity assignments include Leonardo Di Caprio, Viola Davis, Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich, Sting, Prince, Seal, Norman Reedus, Nicole Richie, Joe Perry, Marc Anthony, Alanis Morrisette, Robbie Williams, Patsy Kensit, Robbie Williams, Anna Friel, Samuel L. Jackson, Serena Williams, John Galliano, Jenny McCarthy, Stephen Dorff, Tyra Banks, Morgan Freeman, Vincent Gallo, George Best, Billy, Charlatans, Jibby Beane, Rufus Sewel, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Lala Vasquez, Padma Lakshmi, and the legendary Etta James to name a few.

Her Editorial include Italian Vogue, W, Harper's Bazaar, Harper's Queen, Vanity Fair, O magazine, London Sunday Times, Glamour,L'Officiel, Interview, GQ uk & us, Dazed and Confused, Travel+Leisure, Esquire, People, InStyle, Marie Claire, Spin, i-D, Detour, Details, Mirabella, Arena Homme Plus, Self, Essence, Town and Country, British Elle, O Magazine, Face and numerous others.

Her Advertising clients include Salvatore Ferragamo, Neiman Marcus, Alexander McQueen, L'Oreal, Avon, Saks Fifth Avenue, Target, Calvin Klein, Banana Republic, Macy's, Top Shop, Next uk, Jigsaw uk, Diesel, Reebok, Got Milk, Payless, Sprite, Verizon, Yoplaid, Honda, Coca Cola, Oldsmobile, Lincoln Mercury, Lee Jeans, Vauxhall, Kohl's, Woolworths, Episode, Nike, Ck1, Burlington, and Chrysler.

Her Photographers list consist of giants such as Mario Sorrenti, Steven Klien, Ruven Afanador, David Simms, Jurgen Teller, Rankin, George Holz, Timothy Greenfield Sanders, Melvin Sokolsky, Mark Brothwick, Davis Factor, Platon, Anton Corbjn, Guzman, Phillip Dixon, Terry Richardson, Troy Word, Jeff Bark, Mary Ellen Mark, and Moshe Brakha to name a few.

And her Directors list consist of Mark Romanek, Matthew Rolston, Rocky Morton, Tony Kaye, Marcus Nispel, Vincent Gallo, Spike Jonze, Meiert Avis, Walter Stern, Thomas Grygier, Rupert Wainwright, Paula Walker, Luke Scott, Diane Martel, Joseph Khan, Hype Williams and so many others.