We like to think of Born as modern, fresh and friendly organisation. The team are familiar with the most up-to-date looks so you will always feel your best. Be it an everyday look or perhaps something more daring for a special occasion. You may also find our mentoring service of interest, perfect for if you need a like-minded friend. We are here to help, support, talk and share our stories.
About Paul Heaton:
Paul Heaton. Lead Makeup Artist and MD
Paul is Born’s Managing Director and the feminisation specialist makeup artist. Paul looks after Born’s marketing and business strategy and has over 20 years’ experience in design and marketing communications.
Combining his skills as a communications professional with his business experience managing marketing campaigns and creative teams, Paul co-ordinates how we reach out to people and engage with them.
Paul’s visual talents extend to being a makeup artist specialising in feminisation. He honed these skills under the tutelage of a well known trans feminisation makeup artist. Paul organises Born’s various events and sometimes gives free makeup tasters at the events.
Paul’s established career as an award-winning designer has included working as a team leader for the notable design agency Chase Creative Consultants before setting up his own successful design agency, Reform Creative With a wide range of clients including the Arts Council, the BBC, Cooperative Bank, the Royal Exchange Theatre and the Welcome Foundation, Paul’s experience in design and marketing communications makes him ideally suited to look after Born’s public face.
Devising strategic marketing solutions for Born’s business objectives, Paul is fully committed to our mission to improve the lives of trans and non-binary people by offering them practical help and advice, and working to boost their confidence and self-esteem.
Amber Edwards, 2017
Shannon Elizabeth Maher, 2017
It was a beautiful day so relaxing I wore some of my new dresses that was fun to see them in print. Paul is not only a gifted make up artist but a gifted photographer and his photos of him dressed as a beautiful girl.
Thank you for a perfect day.