Help Martha Become a Makeup Artist Again!

As you may know, I had to unexpectedly end my career as a Makeup Artist 2 years ago after a physical deterioration and then mental breakdown which left me hospitalised for much of 2017.

My symptoms were that of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder however my condition was catatonic, which meant that I became paralysed and had to learn to walk and talk all by myself again. I was spoon-fed, showered and treated like a baby for weeks as I had to learn (and unlearn) everything for myself as a 22 year old, at the time.

Before this, I was lucky enough to be self employed for 5 years where I had the opportunity to meet so many wonderful people though my work. Now, 2 years later, after a much needed break, a lot of healing, soul searching (and finding!) I would love to get back on my feet - but I need your help!

I am asking for any contributions towards a new makeup kit that will allow me to step into my role & utilise my creativity once more. As I now work just a few hours a week and sold/donated my last one to pay for my treatment, I just simply can't afford a new one.

But wait, you benefit! It's not just a donation :) Anybody that would like to donate €50 or more receives a makeup voucher, therefore you're just paying in advance until I reach my target.

Anything below €50 (even a tenner helps!) will translate as the necessary funds I need to help me spread those beautiful vibes to the world again.

(& of course beautiful karma)

What was once a traumatic experience has created such a gift in my life. Throughout my healing, have learned so much about myself which has allowed me to gain an entirely new perspective that I am inspired to share with the world. Going forward, I am impassioned to inspire both young and old to embrace every aspect of their beauty, applauding their individuality along the way.

It was an honour to do the work that I did - please let me continue!

I would like to start ASAP, but that depends on the funds raised. If you would like to see that happen sooner rather than later, please donate :) 

Thank you to all the lovely people in my life from near and far that have supported every endeavour. I love you all and I wouldn't be here without your kindness and support!

(If you do donate €50+, email me at with your payment reference and I will send on a voucher)

Donations (0)

  • Shauna Howard 
    • €10 
    • 3 mos
  • Catherine Griffin 
    • €100 
    • 3 mos
  • Orla Ni Scolai 
    • €50 
    • 3 mos
  • Leanne Enright 
    • €10 
    • 3 mos
  • Katie Doherty 
    • €10 
    • 3 mos


Martha Ryan 
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