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How I Started As A Makeup Artist

One of the questions that people always ask me is “how did you get started with makeup?”

I didn’t think of makeup artistry as a viable career for me at first. I didn’t know anyone personally who’s a makeup artist, so it never crossed my mind. After getting my degree in Business Management, I went the usual corporate route and did marketing work for 2 years. It was also during that time where my younger sister Sasa, frustrated with how salons do her makeup so unnaturally and thickly, always asked me to do her makeup for her special events. Her friends soon followed. While I was doing debut makeup for her friend with the few personal makeup and brushes I have, I had a lightbulb moment. What if I study how to do this properly?