Eric has training spanning over 20 years from the Makeup Academy School of Beauty in San Francisco, MAC Pro Cosmetics, Makeup Forever, Smashbox, Bobbi Brown, Senna Cosmetics, Prescriptives, Black Opal, Devezin Cosmetics Los Angeles, etc. For many years he worked as an assistant for the Allen Edwards and Aveda Kriza salons in LA. He now freelances in a LA salon where makeup and skin care are offered and also provides freelance makeup artist services to local modeling agencies.
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many clients a week and have been doing so for years now. I am going to talk about my
process today, now every artist is different but these are helpful tips
that work well for me.
It’s important to really find out
what the client is looking for. From experience I have learned that what the client thinks they want is not always what they will like.
It is up to me as your professional makeup artist to read between the lines. A lot
of clients like to bring pictures in to show what they are looking
for. This can be helpful but do not expect the look solely
like the images. Even though you may be attracted to the way the makeup looks in
the photo you could also just like the overall look of the model,
their hair color, hair style, face shape or outfit. Before we meet I recommend a client choose makeup
inspiration photos of models with similar skin tone, features and hair
Some additional questions I like to start with:
What event are you attending or what type of photo shoot?
Finding out the event or shoot type will help to determine the
appropriateness of the look. A boudoir shoot would be a slightly
different look than an engagement shoot or family session. As a
nighttime gala would be different from a daytime wedding or office party.
What are you wearing?
I ask this question not to match the makeup to the outfit as that
approach can end up looking quite dated. I wanna better understand your style. You want to be inspired by the
statement of the outfit and draw that out through the makeup.
working I briefly explain what I’m doing (not in too much detail but
just to give you a general idea). I also say that you should feel very
comfortable to tell me your honest thoughts when you see the finished
look. Some clients can be worried about hurting a makeup artists feelings but no need to feel that way. Remember we are not mind readers, we do our best to create the look you think you want.
have thoroughly asked the right questions and drawn the right
conclusions 9 times out of 10 you the client will be extremely pleased.
Keep in mind, when we are done, if there is an area you wish to
darken or lighten let me know!
An important step to prepare for a bikini wax is to avoid
swimming or sunning oneself for a full 24 hours prior to the wax. After
the waxing, you will want to consider the same for a couple of days.
The skin can have some redness or bumping, which can be helped by ice.
There is also the occasional ingrown hair,
which can be iced, and then have anti-bacterial cream applied to ward
off infection. Aestheticians recommend gently exfoliating the pubic
area before the wax, and then doing so regularly after the wax to cut
down on ingrown hairs.
If you want to look your best in a tiny bikini, the Brazilian wax is the way to go. However, there are plenty of things you
need to consider before showing up for your appointment. You need to get
ready, but also consider your state of mind, particularly if it’s your
The ideal length of hair for the best bikini wax is between
1/8" - 1/4". Anything shorter will not deliver satisfied result…
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Now there are so many incredibly useful sorts of makeup brushes out there, but not every last one is necessary to your collection. This foolproof makeup brush guide covers just the need-to-know basics. Keep scrolling to learn which brushes are worth having in your collection and how to use them!
the name suggests, this brush is designed for applying liquid
foundation. Foundation brushes have tightly packed bristles of varying
lengths to help achieve a smooth, non-streaky finish. You can apply
foundation to your face and then use the brush to spread and blend or
alternatively apply your foundation directly to the brush and then apply
to the face, star…