Q. Describe three recent jobs you've completed.
A. I just had a hair trial for a wedding yesterday and did make up for a bride,mother of bride and sister of the bride..also last Friday I did hair for wedding on about 7 people in 5 hours..love my job!
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Look for someone with experience and quality photos. It shows that the professional cares about how they look to the outside world.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. That most people in this industry have taken a lot of time to work for free so they could get their name out there.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. My work stands out because I worked hard to be where I am and it's only going to get better.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. I love everything about it. Making people happy about their looks is amazing! Especially on wedding days!
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. Ususally customers ask how long I've been doing makeup and to answer that its been 4 years. I graduated from make up designory in Burbank and also currently in Cosmetology school. I'll be able to cut and color hair in about 9 months :)
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. That although it is fun and very rewarding it is HARD work. Pleasing people 100 percent of the time is difficult.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I decided I was not cut out for the coorporate business and wanted to do my own thing. I wanted my own business and to make my own decisions. Also, the most important thing is I wanted to be happy.
Q. Tell us about a recent job you did that you are particularly proud of.
A. I was able to do make up for Wes Craven and thats probably the coolest thing I've ever done make up wise. He is such an accomplished director I felt very honored to get the chance to meet him.
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. Last Sunday I was at a makeup workshop that had the makeup artist that does Kim kardashians makeup hostin. He taught all about highlighting and countering. Next week I'm going to 2 workshops being hosted by my friends in the industry.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. This industry takes A LOT of time to build a portfolio that you actually like and the clients you need to make a decent living. You need patience!
Q. What are you currently working on improving?
A. My skill level! I'm in cosmetology school so I can be more valuable to my clients. Also, a lot of make up workshops. You learn a lot from others and their experiences .