Managing Makeup Expectations: Realistic vs Client

I have always said that makeup artistry is an art. The face in front of you is your canvas and makeup is your paint.

I am sure that some of you, at some point have been asked to makeup for someone else, whether it’s a family member or a client. I am also sure that at some point you have had to balance/ manage the reality expectations and client expectations, when it comes to makeup application.

Often the person sitting in your chair has an idea of what they want from their look and have throught about its outcome, so when the reality of the makeup application does not meet the fantasy then the fault is yours.

It is important if you are a makeup artist/ starting out or do it for fun that you are able to manage the realistic expectations with that of the Clients.

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Makeup Starter Kit: A Beginners Guide.

Makeup is your most vital tool as a makeup artist, so having an understanding of your choice in tools and how they work is very important.

Being an artist is not just what it is all about, you must be able to learn different techniques and the understanding that this is an ever evolving process as a makeup artist. This means that you must be regularly researching and updating your knowledge of new technical trends in the makeup industry and new makeup products.

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