Brilliant article on choosing a Makeup Artist
So, you have decided to engage a professional makeup artist, what should you do next?
Seek out a makeup artist
It’s difficult and unfair to gauge what an artist can do without looking at his/her portfolio. However, for an evening / day makeup, a general rule of thumb is this: if you like a particular artist’s own makeup, then you’ll likely like what she can do for you.
Professional makeup artists fall in a couple categories:
- Employed – If you engage one, that usually means you’re engaging the company that employs them unless you engage them during their non-work hours. If they work for a company that sells products, they are expected to use their products.
- Freelancing – Freelancers are more flexible in mobility and time.
Another important thing to consider when you choose an artist is the ‘trust’ factor. Oftentimes this is built from an existing relationship…
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