Rob Povey

Rob Povey

Makeup Artist

Rob Povey (he/him) is a freelance makeup artist living and working in Naarm (Melbourne) with fifteen years of fashion industry experience.

His work has been published in the likes of Vogue, i-D, Oyster, Russh, L’Officiel and Fuuucking Young. Signature to his beauty aesthetic is immaculate, hyper-real looking skin that forms the foundation of all his creative work. 

Enthralled and inspired by the uniqueness of every model who sits before him, Rob’s beauty philosophy is to always honour their individuality and to celebrate the integrity of the skin.

Noteworthy Reads

Men in Makeup Who Broke Boundaries (and Blew My Teenage Mind)

- 7 minute read

From David Bowie and Steve Strange to Patrick Wolf, a make up artist's ode to some of the individualists, anarchists, and rule-breakers celebrated for adorning their faces as art and self expression.

Want to Try the Painterly Eye Look? Here's How

- 7 minute read

Make Up Artist Rob Povey explains how he achieved four key beauty looks from youtime's launch campaign shoot.

A Comprehensive Guide to Male Grooming

- 6 minute read

Are you a skincare novice? Youtimer Rob Povey shares his wisdom on grooming with this step by step guide for every level of interest - from the basics with moisturiser and SPF, through to levelling up with retinoids.

Rob's Top Picks




Flavedo & Albedo

Velvet Eyeshadow



Flavedo & Albedo

Dew Tint




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