Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. Make sure your potential makeup artist has an online portfolio for you to view examples of their work. Also make sure to set up a consultation before your event date, this will help you feel confident that you will look and feel your best!
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. Makeup is an art form on many different levels. It is very important that the client feels that they are in a comfortable, soothing environment. They should also end the process feeling that they are still themselves, only enhanced. Feeling comfortable in the end result is crucial.
Q. What questions should a consumer ask to hire the right service professional?
A. What products do you use? What is your training? Can I see examples of your work? Can you travel to me? Can we set up a consultation, during which you do a test makeup?
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. What type of look they want. Have a reference photo or 2 with them, to establish the look that they want. Don't be afraid to be specific - the more information, the better.