Become a Makeup Artist
having a fun, high-paying job that lets you use your creativity
to make people look good. Welcome to the world of makeup artistry!
are few jobs that offer so many benefits. As a makeup artist you
will have the satisfaction of making your vision a reality.
makeup artist is intimately involved in the most important and exciting
events of people's lives, from weddings to the Academy Awards. Makeup artists
get to work with celebrities such as models, actors, politicians, and musicians.
"I was getting
to be around people that I would pay to hang out with, but I was getting
paid for it. It was really fun."
a makeup artist you will have a rewarding job with flexible hours. If you
start your own business as a freelance makeup artist you will enjoy the
freedom of being your own boss. Top makeup artists get paid hundreds or
of dollars a day for their services. Plus you may get invitations to
parties, admission to exclusive restaurants and clubs, or introductions
to other celebrities you admire.
- Dyana Aives, Professional
who has worked with many celebrities
makeup artists are more in demand than ever before. Here are just a few
of the job opportunities for makeup artists. Which ones can you
imagine yourself doing makeup for?
you work with individuals, your clients might be people who need
to look their best for a special occasion, such as an awards dinner, beauty
pageant, prom night, or wedding. Or you might help cancer survivors look
and feel better about themselves.
long as you have the desire, you can become a professional makeup
artist. You don't need years of specialized training, or any particular certification to start out
as a makeup artist. Unlike becoming
a cosmetologist or esthetician which have strict requirements
(such as hours worked, type of training, and a written test), in most jurisdictions you can become
a makeup artist immediately.
being a makeup artist sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob
Guide to Become a Makeup Artist is for
you! In this book you will discover how you can get started and
succeed in a career as professional makeup artist.
insider tips and
expert career advice from successful
professional makeup artists who have worked for numerous celebrities and
done makeup for album covers, commercials, hit films, national magazines,
music videos, and television.
information in this guide can save you many hours of research, help you
avoid some common mistakes, and give you advice you need to get a job as
a makeup artist or start your own freelance makeup artist business.
The contributors to this
Emmy Award winning makeup artist Eva Jane Bunkley, celebrity makeup artist Todra Payne whose work has
been featured in Elle, Harper's Bazaar, W and Martha Stewart's
Make-Up Artist Magazine founder Michael Key, plus more than a dozen other successful makeup artists and industry experts.
This makeup artist guide
covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to learn how
to apply makeup and get hired as a makeup artist, including:
Ready to Become a Makeup Artist
a Makeup Artist Job
to develop the skills you need as a makeup artist including a good
about makeup artist schools and makeup artist training including
list of makeup artist schools in North America
to choose a makeup artist school and what to beware of
makeup artist training programs including one day workshops and
to teach yourself makeup artistry
to apply makeup like a professional makeup artist
the client (coloring, skin type, face shape, features)
makeup (foundation, eye makeup, blush, lip color, etc.)
makeup for print photography
to do character makeup
for film and television
to have in your makeup kit (different types of makeup and
makeup application tools)
to keep up with makeup trends
to quickly get experience as a makeup artist through volunteer work
or an apprenticeship
Your Own Freelance Makeup Artist Business
to create an impressive portfolio even if you have no previous paid
makeup artist experience
to make your resume and cover letter stand out in the crowd
who employs makeup artists and how to contact them, including:
makeup artist job openings are advertised
what employers are looking for
to make a great impression in an interview
you will discover:
to start a freelance makeup artist business for as little money as possible
to all the information you need about the "business" side of things
(permits, insurance, etc.)
options for where to set up your makeup artist business
out of your home
in a salon or spa
up a storefront
a name for your makeup artist business
to find suppliers of makeup products
your makeup artist services by the hour or service
ideas to market yourself effectively
to get photos of your work (plus what you need to know about test
shoots and time-for-print or TFP projects)
to create a professional portfolio
to include on your comp cards
to get photographers and businesses to refer clients to you
to do a client consultation
to get work through a makeup artist agency
you need to know about unions if you want to work in the entertainment
makeup artist resources (including the best professional associations,
about airbrushing and other makeup application techniques
kit checklists (also includes carry kit checklist and hair kit checklist)
about cosmetics company internships
to help you launch your makeup artist career, including:
questions to ask clients
resume and cover letter
more! (including free updates)
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can earn back the price of the guide many times over your first day on
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Jennifer James, Editor
"This insightful book offers
a wealth of information."
Professional Makeup Artist
"This guide is chock full
of useful information for anyone looking to begin a career as a makeup artist."
TC Thecla Luisi
Makeup Artist and Teacher
Los Angeles, California
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