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4000 Years of Makeup: The Evolution of Makeup

Understanding the origins and evolution of makeup is essential to understanding how beauty has evolved. In your career as a makeup artist, you will reference period makeup often. Read on to learn more about the evolution of makeup trends over time. 

Early Makeup – The Egyptians

The first recorded use of cosmetics dates back to 3000 BC …
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How to Become a Professional Makeup Artist

Beyond the Love for MakeupTo embark on the journey of becoming a professional makeup artist, a genuine love for makeup isn’t enough. This rewarding career requires dedicated skill-building and formal education. In this guide, we’ll address the training needed to succeed in the makeup and special effects artist industry, dispelling common misconceptions along the way.Common …
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What is a commercial makeup artist?

Makeup artists are in high demand. You may not have realized that every person you see in advertisements on television, the internet, and magazines requires makeup artists to look their best. Some even require the services of a special effects makeup artist. Because of this demand, a career as a commercial makeup artist can be …
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What Can You Do As A Makeup Artist?

Makeup artistry is a very versatile field, and there are several career options available to professionals in this space. Once you have your degree, the world is your oyster, and you can choose any opportunity that suits your skills and professional preferences the best. Here’s a look at what you can do as a makeup …
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Special FX vs Prosthetic Makeup

Special FX and prosthetic makeup are everywhere in film, television, theater, and photography. There are many mind-blowing examples of how makeup can change the appearance of actors. Here’s what you need to know about special FX vs prosthetic makeup.

What is special FX makeup?

Special FX makeup, or special effects makeup, is any makeup that creates an …
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