A make-up artist or makeup artist is an artist whose medium is the human body, applying makeup and prosthetics for theatrical, television, filmmaking, fashion, magazines and other similar productions including all aspects of the modeling industry. Awards given for this profession in the entertainment industry include the Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling[1] and even several entertainment industry awards such as the Emmy Awards[2][3] and the Golden Globes.[4] In the United States as well as the other parts of the globe, professional licenses are required by agencies in order for them to hire the MUA. Bigger production companies[5] have in-house makeup artists on their payroll although most MUA’s generally are freelance[6] and their times remain flexible depending on the projects.The use of digital cameras may have made the use of bridal make up more popular.


Here are the most recent jobs available in the Makeup Artists sector, but before applying for them, consider the following questions:
  • How much money could I earn as a Makeup Artists?
  • What interview questions might I get asked at a Makeup Artists interview?
  • What is life like as a Makeup Artists?
  • How much training will I need to be a Makeup Artists?
  • Which is the best Makeup Artists organisation to work for?
  • What questions should I ask at a job interview to be a Makeup Artists?
  • What are the job prospects for a good Makeup Artists?
  • Is salary progression for a Makeup Artists good compared to other careers?




Being a Makeup Artists