How did you first become interested in makeup, and what led you to become a makeup artist? I first discovered my passion for makeup while in high school and college theater. I remember during school plays fellow actors would ask for help with makeup, which seemed to come easy to me. In the...

Being a makeup artist must be fun, but what do you do in your spare time? It is important for me to use and develop my talents and pursue my interests. I see life as an opportunity for growth. Besides makeup artistry, I spend a good deal of time writing music, reading and researching, building

Emmy Award Winning Makeup Artist Kevin James Bennett (who by the way is not only a makeup genius but is also a sweetheart—loved seeing him at The Makeup Show for a Make Up For Ever class and then again recently at a Skin Type Solutions event) has some great tips on touching up your holiday...

You guys loved our Breaking into Fashion Interview with Teen Vogue Accessories Director Shiona Turini so much, I decided to keep the party going with a profile on celebrity makeup artist extraordinaire, Merrell Hollis. In addition to painting Wendy Williams to perfection every day for her...

How did you first become interested in beauty, and what led you to become a makeup artist? Here's where the story gets amusing. As one could only imagine, my very Type A brain grew discontent with simply sitting in a chair for hours in hair and makeup or taking orders on photo sets. I wanted...

Who would've thought that the man who played The Avengers' very own sharp-shooter, Hawkeye, and the lead in the Bourne Legacy film, actually began his showbiz career as a makeup artist in a shop then perhaps eventually on set? "I could do makeup because I did theater... I could paint and I...

Makeup LTD in Hollywood and Arnold Beauty College in Dublin, CA. The husband and wife team who inspired me to be a hair stylist were Trevor and Chris Sorbie in London. I currently work between Los Angeles and San Francisco. How did you first become interested in makeup, and what led you to...

People ask me why I didn't become a makeup artist. Well, for many years I didn't think it was a good fit. I was just happy doing makeup on myself, writing about it, growing this website. Recently though I've seriously considered going for it. I was supposed to do makeup for a couple of...

A few weeks back, I posted on my Facebook wall and I think even on my Twitter, asking people if I can call myself a professional makeup artist since I got several certificates for attending short courses on makeup. I didn't get a reply from makeup artist or people from makeup school or makeup...

coloured pencils I could find, that drove my parents to madness. My mom, a classical ballet dancer, inspired me to dance as well. Every time, I was fascinated by her transformation with makeup, before she went on stage. I think, this was the moment, where make up won a major importance in my...

 

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