Mum of twins, mental health advocate and trailblazer in the makeup industry, Jenny Rhodes Mclean is a Makeup and Hair artist, Superviser \u0026amp;amp; now Designer - with over a decade of experience. In-between her work on the sensational period drama \u0026#39;Bridgerton\u0026#39;, and Netflix hits \u0026#39;Black Earth Rising\u0026#39; and \u0026#39;Cursed\u0026#39; Jenny still finds time to revolutionise the industry by implementing Swing Shifts and creating a flexible working project - An initiative intent on building a community that supports those in need of more work life balance .On top of all that, Jenny shares her experience and wisdom weekly on her Instagram by answering any inquiries trainees and makeup artist have about the industry.This week on Trainee Tuesday Jenny starts prep on a new design job and brings her trainees and juniors on bored to delve into the realms of prep. From the extensive organising and labelling to learning the ways of your designer, we find out just how essential prep is to a smooth running production. ___________I’ve just started designing a long job, so we are in the midst of a busy prep period! I’m very lucky to have a big team with two amazing trainees \u0026amp;amp; juniors, and I’m really excited to have them help me with trainee Tuesdays, answering your questions from different role perspectives 💕Maybe we will make some handy videos \u0026amp;amp; how to’s along the way ?Lots of you have asked what prep is like for trainees \u0026amp;amp; what to expect, so here’s @aleisharigdenhmua \u0026amp;amp; @paigemckiernan00 with the lowdown! ________________💬 WHAT TASKS CAN I EXPECT IN PREP? . Unloading boxes of kit . Cleaning and preparing stations . Organising fitting sheets\/assisting with fittings Shopping for the essentials, e.g consumables, cleaning equipment, makeup and hair products and most importantly coffee and snacks ☕️ Organising and labelling EVERYTHING! Ensuring Artist bags are well preparedBlocking, washing and setting wigs.__________________💬 HOW LONG IS PREP TIME FOR TRAINEES ? Prep time for a trainee can vary depending on the size of the job, from our experience the average is 2 - 4 weeks. _________________✨TOP TIPS -Ask Designer\/Supervisor if you are needed to bring your kit during prep. -Always have the admin essentials e.g. notebook, stationary, iPad\/laptop.-Be happy to offer cups of tea and coffee to the team. -Don’t afraid to ask questions!! -If you’re stuck on finding things to do, ask, there is always something to be done. -Always ask the the designer\/supervisor\/artist you’re helping what their preferred way of doing the task is. E.g. ‘How would you like me to block this wig?’HAVE FUN :)💕💫Head to Jenny\u0026#39;s instagram page to join the conversation and comment your prep tips in the comments!