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Make-Up Artist

A make-up artist is an artist whose medium is the human body, applying makeup and prosthetics for theatrical, television, film making, fashion, magazines and other similar productions including all aspects of the modeling industry. 

Career Options

  • - salons
  • spas
  • retail and department stores
  • bridal boutiques
  • film production companies
  • magazines
  • modeling agencies
  • fashion designers. - Make-up artists design and apply makeup to actors
  • presenters and models
  • and for special occasions such as bridal parties.

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum Qualification- 10

Personal Skills

  • •Creativity and imagination. •Good communication and people skills. •A tactful manner. •Stamina
  • patience and concentration. •The ability to work well under pressure. •Excellent attention to detail.

Courses to be pursued

  • • Certificate in Cosmetology • Diploma in Beauty Culture and Cosmetology • M.Sc. Cosmetology • Post Graduate Diploma in Beauty Technology and Cosmetology • Certificate course in Make up and Hair Styling • Diploma course in Comprehensive Make-Up Artistry (CMA) • Post Graduate Diploma in Beauty
  • Hair and Makeup (PGDBHM) • Beauty care

Top Colleges

  • Orane Institute of Beauty & Wellness Orane Institute of Beauty & Wellness is a chain of Beauty Institutes which owe their origin from Canada. In the present scenario when a career in Beauty has created ripples in the Beauty Industry, we proclaim ourselves to be “Just Masters” of Education in Beauty.
  • Sanatan Dharma College Sanatan Dharma College commonly known as S.D. College is a graduate and post graduate college, established in 1916 and situated in Ambala Cantonment, India on the Ambala-Jagadhri highway. Originally established in Lahore, the college was re-established in Ambala in 1948 after the partition of India in 194
  • Address Jagadhari Road, Near Civil Hospital, Ambala, Haryana 133001 Ph- 0171 263 0283

Working Conditions

Makeup artists who work for department stores, makeup manufacturers, or established film or television production companies or performance organizations can expect to work regular hours in a well-lit, comfortable setting.

Top Companies

Successful Persons

Ambika Pillai

Ambika Pillai is a hairstylist and makeup artist in the fashion industry from Kollam,[1] Kerala, India. Her work regularly appears in advertising campaigns, catwalk shows, fashion films, and editorials. She started her career as a hair stylist and moved on to Make-up.

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