Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. I have done work for film, tv, print, video and brides
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. If you are a bride always go for a trial makeup application - even if the artist charges for that service
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. That all makeup artists are not alike. I have been an artist for over 20 yrs. I was a portrait painter before I became a makeup artist. I feel I have a better knowledge of color than most others.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I listen to the client and give them the result they desire. My applications are private at my studio or on location.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. Making the client twice as beautiful. Makeup to me is like magic. You can improve someones self esteem by making them feel better about themselves by helping them look their best.
Q. What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A. What makeup do I use. I use all types of makeup that are for different purposes ie- diversity and disfigurations
Q. Do you have a favorite story from your work?
A. What I can relate in this area is that I find I have been a mother of the bride proxy for anything that needs to be done for the bride like help her into her dress.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. applications are $25. Lessons with a chart $35. Lessons to be a makeup artist are $65 1st lesson, 2nd and 3rd are $55. Bridal: practice $55. Portrait $45. Day of wedding $45. Brides maids $35.
Q. If you were advising someone who wanted to get into your profession, what would you suggest?
A. Get as much experience as you can - even do applications for free and take my course. Study any makeup you see that you like ie: Movies