Studying make up, although, is exactly like studying anything but it is a much faster process and more versatile.
One is left with a variety of options after doing Professional Makeup Artist Courses.
One could be a freelance makeup artist and take bookings and appointments as per their convenience. A major setup is not required to be a professional makeup artist. One could invest in professional makeup products, a vanity for storing and carrying those products, a portable mirror, portable lights (ring light) and a portable chair. There is no need for a proper studio or a place to start your business. One can not only do makeups by freelancing but also give one on one makeup classes.
But if one has a place, then one can transform it into a professional setup. It can be used a makeup studio where you can call your clients and get them ready. You wouldn’t have commute for makeups all the time. Similarly, one can also conduct professional makeup classes here.
Another option is to work under a senior makeup artist. A professional who has been in this industry for years and who has a lot of experience. This would lead to a lot of exposure and learning. One would directly learn from that professional’s working style. Most of the senior professional artists run professional makeup courses and also conduct personal classes, this would give you an opportunity to teach. As quoted, ” It is said that if you want to excel in something, teach it”.
Further, you apply for a more stable job and become a makeup trainer at one of the makeup academies. It would invariably have a lot of students enrolling. This would be a win-win place for any makeup artist as one gets to makeups and also gets to train upcoming makeup artists.
Another option could be getting into cosmetic retail. One could join any of the leading cosmetic brands and work with them as an adviser, who can guide customers as to what do they need. Your product knowledge will help them buy the right products according to their skin types. Also you can help them with how to use those products correctly.
Then one could also move to media and commercials. One could choose fashion and editorials or one could do makeups for ramp shows, designers, catalogs etc.
You can also try for Bollywood or Netflix projects. You can work under somebody who has already been in this industry for quite a while. Bollywood would always have a demand for makeup artists, one just has to create their own niche.
Our generation is very lucky to have such wide spectrum of social media platforms where one can display their talents and also promote them. One can get into making tutorials. It can be posted on Instagram or YouTube. You can also create your own blog site. You can make videos, post pictures of different looks and write blogs sharing product knowledge. Good content can fetch you a lot of followers and popularity.
Hence, there are innumerable options for a professional makeup artist in today’s world. One just has to understand what they like and accordingly find their niche. So what are you waiting for? Do enroll yourself in makeup and hairstyle courses at MAMA – the best makeup academy in Delhi.