What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
When working with a new customer, first we assess their needs and the looks that they are hoping to achieve for their wedding or event. We then pair them with one of our experienced makeup artists and/or hair stylists. Linda Burton, owner, works closely with the client regarding the timeline, contract, and all of the details of the assignment, provides makeup service for events, and she is also happy to answer any questions you may have along the way.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Linda Burton is an award winning MAC Pro makeup artist and licensed esthetician. She began her career in Connecticut, and continued her training in NYC. She has provided runway makeup for designers in Times Square, been the lead makeup artist on two feature films, has provided makeup services for MTV, as well as working with numerous brides and photographers during her career. Linda continues her career in the makeup artistry business as co-owner and event coordinator for Hilton Head Makeup Artistry & Esthetics.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Hilton Head Makeup Artistry & Esthetics has worked with a very diversified clientele on a variety of projects ranging from weddings, editorial, runway, film and print work.
Linda Burton began as a makeup artist and esthetician in New England, and moved to the Hilton Head area in 2012, where she continued her work as a makeup artist before taking over the administrative role for Hilton Head Makeup Artistry & Esthetics. Linda has worked at many weddings, done runway makeup for clothing designers in Times Square, NY, has worked on MTV's reality television show "Made", and has been the lead makeup artist on two feature films. You can view the trailers here on Thumbtack. She is also active with the American Cancer Society's Look Good Feel Better program.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
Some things that a potential client looking for a makeup artist in the south should consider are what types of products the professional uses. It is very important that premium products are used that will withstand the heat and humidity. Our goal is for your makeup to look beautiful not only for your event, but also to not budge as you dance the night away!