Becoming a makeup artist is very easy; you only need a training program on makeup and you can then start searching for jobs. But succeeding as a makeup artist demands very serious effort, especially at the beginning, when you’ve no experience. As an inexperienced makeup artist, you’ll find that only a course on makeup is not enough. This article will guide you through writing a beginner makeup artist resume. Read further to know the steps you should follow as a new makeup artist.
Tips for a Beginner Makeup Artist
- If you want to be a makeup artist only for fame, then this career is not for you.
- Makeup artistry is an art and you’ll need lots of practice to improve your skills; you’ll never finish learning.
- Practicing on models with different face types, eye shapes, and skin tones will improve your skills.
- You may hire a professional photographer to take some photographs of your skills, for reference.
- Experience with professional photography will add some benefits, as makeup looks different in photos and you’ll need to deliver makeup that looks good both on and off camera.
An Example of a Beginner Makeup Artist Resume
XX Redwood Street, Harrington, CT 75655
(000) 003-0000, firstname.lastname@example.org
An aspiring makeup artist looking for a job where I can prove my creativity and makeup skills.
- Proficiency in makeup according to skin tone.
- Very skillful in choosing the perfect cosmetics and materials for a particular face type and eye shape.
- Skilled in eyebrow shaping, eyelash, mascara, and various hairstyles.
- Trained in professional photography.
- Well aware of the current trends in fashion.
- Very flexible working schedule.
- Can work in a team.
- Fluent in English, Spanish and Italian.
Diploma in Hair and Makeup
AL’s Makeup Studio, Florida (2013 – 2014)
Certificate in Professional Photography
Photography School, New Mexico (2012)
Bachelor’s Degree in Arts
University of Florida, Florida (2010 – 2012)