Grainne McCoy is best known for being a Semi-Finalist on the UK hit show ”The Apprentice’’.
With an average of 8 million viewers tuning in each week, people across the UK and Ireland watched as Grainne was put through her paces by Sir Alan Sugar and his team. Having reached the semi-finals, Grainne’s drive, charisma and tenacity was recognised by the shows producers resulting in her being asked back each year to mentor the new crop of candidates.
First and foremost, Grainne is a professional makeup artist. Her creative flair and precision in makeup has led to work at Cannes Film Festival and several high fashion editorial shoots for top publications. Whilst living in London, Grainne rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest names in TV and Film as she was head makeup designer at Google & Youtube HQ for their ‘Google Hangouts’ series.
Grainne has utilised her breadth of experience in business and makeup to launch her very own brand, ‘Grainne McCoy Cosmetics’. Grainne’s lashes and makeup brushes are stocked throughout Ireland and have flown off the shelves since going on sale. She is currently in development stage for further products to launch to the public.
Gráinne also started a new business during the lockdown in 2020 and the new online & retail store GiveUsBeauty was born.
Nowadays Grainne is the owner of Northern Irelands newest online & retail makeup store GiveUsBeauty. As well as a makeup guru Gráinne is a well recognised motivational speaker, personal development & Certifed ProctorGallagher Mindset Coach.