Masha Koster is an international makeup artist based in the Newcastle and Hunter region,  New South Wales,  Australia.

Masha was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her upbringing was immersed in different forms of art: fashion, music and architecture, so from young age she has learnt to appreciate beauty.

Always finding herself drawing since her early childhood Masha has decided to pursue a career as a makeup artist.

At seventeen years of age Masha relocated to Sydney, Australia on her own in search for adventure.

Masha has trained in extensive masterclasses with some of the biggest names in the global industry: Rae Morris, Samer Khouzami and Victoria Moiseeva (Russian most famous Youtube blogger with the nickname Koffkathecat).

She has completed a Diploma of Artistic Makeup in Moscow, Russia, and several courses in Australia. She has experience working in the theatre and on the runway. Her current focus is on the bridal and fashion industry.

Currently Masha lives in the heart of the Hunter Valley. She is a passionate volunteer for a rescue organisation fostering dogs, and also does property development with her husband.