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A Handy Guide to Pay and What to Expect as a Trainee Makeup Artist

A Handy Guide to Pay and What to Expect as a Trainee Makeup Artist

March 17, 2017

As a trainee makeup artist I was always unsure what I could expect to earn when it came to different jobs. I was just grateful to be thought of in the first place, and to be getting experience. Educating myself as to what was to be expected, was half the problem, hopefully this article will help guide you through. If nothing else, you will know you aren’t alone in your confusion! 

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A Handy Guide to Being The Best Assistant You Can Be

A Handy Guide to Being The Best Assistant You Can Be

March 01, 2017

As a trainee I was lucky enough to assist a plethora of amazing artists, on jobs that spanned all aspects of the industry. From prosthetics to high fashion, from commercial editorial shoots to music videos and television, every gig imparted its own invaluable experiences, and help scoot my career as a burgeoning makeup artist in the right direction.

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Top 5 80's Monster Makeups

Top 5 80's Monster Makeups

February 15, 2017

Ah, the eighties; a decade of excess. From the hair, to the shoulder pads, to the ballads, everything had to be big. Even the movies got in on the action, as technical advances in the special effects industry meant that filmmakers could realise their most grotesque visions in glorious, disgusting detail.

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The Armoury is Open

The Armoury is Open

January 31, 2017

Imagine it; a professional makeup artist's utopia. A fully-stocked, trustworthy shop staffed by friendly, knowledgeable people; space to meet, create, and share ideas; dedicated studio space; an unending flow of coffee.

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