Do you like playing with colour on the skin? Do you treat the skin as your canvas? Can you paint it beautiful despite having limitations of designs on it? If yes, then you are apt to take up being a make-up artist as a career option.
Talking about the advantages of becoming a make-up artist, they are that considering you are an expert at the skill you will love your job, secondly, it pays well, after all which girl with money at her disposal would not want to look like a princess every now and then and thirdly,this job offers great cushion in the form of flexibility of time and convenience.
Thus, here are a few step-by-step procedures to get yourself being a part of the glamour industry in your own small way and hope to make it large one day.
How To Become A Makeup Artist
For all those who thought that make-up artists don’t require schools. Yes in most of the countries there are no special make up courses or degrees but you can lay your hands on some local make up schools of famous make-up artists. Asking why it is important to get formal training?
Make up is not about merely colouring the face, the textures, the brushes, the moisture levels etc. and the permutation combination of each are essential Professional certification can be got in the form of a cosmetologist or in some countries one can also try getting the aesthetic license. This is essential to add credibility to your existing skills and of course improve on them while adding more techniques to your skill set.
Amongst the certain thing to look out for in terms of education on make-up skills include contouring, colour theory, sanitation face shapes and structures, tool use, marketing, business operation of the trade etc.
Building The Correct Tool Kit
After getting the correct schooling and training only will you realise what types of equipment you will need. Your kit needs to be up-to-date, filled with the latest make up tools to make roaring career out of make-up artistry.
Your basic tool kit should ideally include base foundations, concealers, powders, eye shadows, bronzers, eyeliners, mascaras,blushes, lip glosses, lipsticks, lip balms, lashes, and adhesive for the lashes, moisturisers and primers.
To keep the tools clean you must also make sure to keep handy professional brush cleaners, make up sponge, wedges, cotton swabs, tissues, hairclips, tweezers,cuticle scissors, gums,special FX make up, additional props like jewellery, sequins and glitter and other make applicators which are disposable.
Next Step Is To Perfect The Art
After you have your professional experience certificates and accreditations and your make up kit ready for use, it is time to perfect you skills.
Make up is a subjective art; each requires a different look and each trial you do on a client will add to your existing client and help you master the art helping you gain control over, hands, helping you know skin textures and contours and other conditioning relations between skin and make-up.
Experience And Work Profile
You can volunteer for free make up sessions, or bride-up your best friends and colleagues. You can also work as an intern in big make up salons and beauty parlours or keep offering free sessions just to get your art right.Even when it comes to choosing a full time work profile it is always suggested to initially work under someone in their salon and then build your own.
It gives you training on operations and business management as well.After this you can straight away start you own business or freelance with your set of experience and contact already established during the internship.