Key Duties of a Makeup Artist

makeup artist applying lipstick on model lips with brush in dressing mirror room

Here’s a non-exhaustive list of usual tasks Makeup artist [ช่างแต่งหน้า, which is the term in Thai] is called for to complete. 

  • Using makeup to improve or alter the physical look of Stars, performers, designs, as well as clients:
  • Conferring with clients, manufacturers, and performers in order to establish the preferred appearance;
  • establishing budget plans to account for products as well as labor costs;
  • examining photographs, illustrations, and other referrals from principal musicians to get inspiration for the preferred look;
  • reading as well as evaluating scripts to determine the required makeup as well as changes depending upon different scenes as well as surroundings;
  • purchasing as well as making sure they have all the essential devices, tools, as well as products for the work at hand;
  • properly transporting their devices, tools, and material;
  • restocking materials when called for;
  • assessing the client’s complexion as well as skin, along with their details demands, if any type of, to identify the necessary items as well as products they will utilize;
  • preparing the skin for makeup application, e.g., cleaning, moisturizing, scrubbing, as well as priming, and applying make-up setter once the look is performed to make it last longer;
  • shaping the client’s eyebrows when required;
  • applying makeup according to customer’s instructions or offering suggestions according to the event/performance;
  • starting over when the client isn’t satisfied with the overall look;
  • altering or dealing with make-up throughout productions or efficiencies to compensate for modifications, lights, and make-up subsiding;
  • providing customers as well as performers with makeup elimination sheets as well as support afterward.
  • Going to unique events such as wedding celebrations where they have multiple clients to have a tendency to at the same time.
  • Keeping their job station tidy as well cleaning their brushes and other devices after a day of work.
  • Keeping documents of all work carried out as well as of their clients.
  • Showing items to clients, as well as offering detailed guidelines regarding the application.
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