Professional Makeup Artist

By: Brianna Perez

Education

Makeup training programs typically run 300 to 600 hours depending on your state, and take less than 6 months to complete. Full cosmetology programs. They tend to be 1500 to 2000 hours depending on the state you live in. They usually take 12 to 24 months to finish.

What is a Makeup Artist ?!?!

A makeup artist is someone who uses cosmetic techniques and processes to create beauty upon the human body.There are two main categories of makeup artist. Cosmetic or fashion artists range from the clerk at the store makeup counter to the artist who prepares fashion models for photo shoots.

Daily life of a makeup artist

Every single day can be totally different . Maybe one day you may be doing makeup backstage at a runway fashion show, and the next day you could be doing makeup for a bride at her wedding

The Payment

salary can range from $18,780 to $115,030 depending on location, level of experience and quality of portfolios