How to become a celebrity makeup artist


Makeup artists use their talents and their tools to makeover, transform, and improve a person’s face (and sometimes their body). Their work corrects imperfections, highlights positive attributes, and remedies issues. Whether they are highlighting cheekbones for a special event, perfecting the smoky eye for a fashion shoot, or applying prosthetics for theatrical productions, makeup artists are truly artists in their own right.

To build a career in makeup artistry, start by developing your skills through online tutorials and practicing on friends and family. Consider enrolling in school to gain formal training, or getting a job at a makeup counter for professional experience. Either way, you’ll need to create a strong network and portfolio to kickstart your career in makeup.

How to become a makeup artist?

You must have passed your 12th class.

After completing 12th class you can pursue any degree or certificat programme in make-up or beautician.

Certificate, diploma, or associate’s degree in make-up artistry, skincare, or cosmetology; drama or theater degrees are also an option.

And after gaining some experience in this field you can go abroad for your further studies.

Skills you needed are Creative, able to manage their time, organized, customer service oriented, able to respond to different personalities, and able to stand for long periods of time.

You can work as a theater makeup artist, media makeup artist, TV or movie make-up artist, celebrity artist, fashion artist.

Generally celebrity make-up artist earns good amount of money.

You can open your own salon.also you can work as a freelancer.

You can work with



Theater/musical theater

Fashion (photography, fashion shows)

Makeup school in India

B’Craft international beauty school ( Erode, Bangalore )

Fat Mu Pro Make-Up School

Pearl Academy

VLCC Institute

Orane Beauty Institute

Lakme Academy

make-up school in the world

Make Up Designory ( MUD )

Academy of Freelance Makeup.

The Make Up For Ever Academy.

EI School of Professional Makeup.

Vancouver Film School.

Cinema Makeup School.

Huxley School of Makeup.

Tom Savini’s Special Makeup Effects Program.

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