How To Be A Good Makeup Assistant

Previous to my “How to get started in Assisting Makeup Artists”   post, I was asked what is considered etiquette on set, shows , shoots etc. My views and opinions come from my OWN experience. This is my personal advice, from the mistakes I have made (we all do) , …

How To Get Started in Assisting Makeup Artists

When I moved to London , I had never assisted a Makeup Artist before. I had no idea where to start, and no one helped me either. I moved with no contacts, no friends or family just a whole lot of ambition and blind faith. I started by emailing creative …

HOW TO: Good Hygiene Practice for Makeup Artists

The first cardinal rule when it comes to working in Makeup is always hygiene. I have seen some pretty disturbing habits that literally have made my skin crawl. Personal hygiene can be quiet a sensitive subject, when it comes to myself and my work I live by “If it’s not …

HOW TO: Tips for creatives |Working with a Makeup Artist

After writing my previous post “Simple Steps to booking a Makeup Artist“ , it got me thinking that I should write one for the creative individuals. When it comes to choosing and communicating with a Makeup Artist, whether you’re a Photographer, Art Director, Stylist, Film maker, Hair stylist, Model, Actor …

HOW TO: Tips for the new Makeup Artist

Growing up I always envisaged a Hollywood career in the spotlight, from childhood to my teens my weekends consisted of drama school and musical theatre. It was the place I felt most at ease and where I could truly be myself. I guess I didn’t realize it at the time …