Fagan McKagan Make-up Artist and Hairstylist

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About Fagan McKagan Make-up Artist and Hairstylist

How does your service stand out?

I have a lot of experience and a lot of education. I have worked with top make-up artists and have had training from some of the top cosmetics, skincare, and haircare companies. I have received advanced training in several genres of make-up at London Eyes Academy of Make-up and completed the full cosmetology program at Mario Tricoci University of Beauty Culture, not to mention my many other credentials. I have an extensive background in various forms of art and am very creative. I do a lot of research and keep up with new and innovative techniques. I am always learning to improve my skills and provide the customer with the best quality services.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I love working in a field were I can express my creativity and showcase my talents. Nothing makes me happier than pleasing a client and sharing my world of beauty and glamor with them as well as educating clients and sharing my knowledge with them.

Location

Chicago, IL 60630

Question and answer

Q. What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

A. Yes. I currently work at a salon and they provide us with continuing education and workshops. I also attend America's Beauty Show and The Make-Up Show annually. I also stay up to date on new and innovative products.

Q. How did you get started doing this type of work?

A. From a young age I've been interested in art, drawing, painting, etc. As well as beauty and cosmetics. I used to do my mothers makeup when I was 5 and even then I understood blending and using multiple eyeshadows. Of course, with time, those skills advanced. I was doing makeup professionally long before I decided to go to school and get certified for it. After my modeling carrer took off I was doing makeup for photoshoots with a lot of emphasis on pinup, retro, bourdoir, and burlesque when I started doing period accurate hair styling and after that I decided to go to Tricoci University for my cosmetology license. Everything all came together and the rest is history!

Q. What types of customers have you worked with?

A. Since I am currently working at a salon as a hairstylist and make-up artists I do a lot of haircut and style maintenance, Hair and makeup applications for weddings, proms, parties, etc. and makeup lessons. When I freelance I also do a lot of weddings, proms, parties, as well as photo shoots and work for performing artists.

Q. What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?

A. Advice I have for customers looking to hire a provider such as myself is to make sure your make-up artist/ hairstylist is certified and licensed by the state to ensure not only quality work but also a high standard of approved hygiene. Always look at credentials, education, and pictures to make sure you are hiring someone that can perform the services you are looking for. I always tell people to go ahead and google me to find mentions of me and my work on different sites as well as pictures on sites such as modelmayhem.com. Especially for private personal hire, its always good to know who you are working with.

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