How do I start a Career in Makeup Artistry?


There are many nuances of a Career in Makeup Artistry. Internet is brimming with pages on How to get into Makeup Artistry, while I want to first understand What is a Career in Makeup Artistry. My research about a Career in Makeup Artistry became a lot more meaningful when I found:

Shaivee Verma’s perspective!

Shaivee Verma has worked in Makeup Artistry for 4 years & 7 months. Shaivee Verma has worked in Makeup Artistry as Makeup Artist in Various Assignments. In Shaivee Verma’s own words, this is how Shaivee Verma got into Makeup Artistry: "I did my schooling from Welham Girls School, Dehradun. After that went to IP College to do my graduation. Then I did my Masters in Marketing from Nottingham University, UK. After that I did a Makeup Course from Mumbai." Shaivee Verma has a profile in a very interesting format on:

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Career Video on Makeup Artistry

In a video, Shaivee Verma has talked about various aspects of a Career in Makeup Artistry. Shaivee Verma started by explaining Makeup Artistry as: "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." The video gave me so much food for thought.


I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in Makeup Artistry and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into Makeup Artistry. Shaivee Verma touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:

  • You Tube Tutorials
  • Product Experimentation
  • Hair Styling


Shaivee Verma then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Makeup Artistry:

  • Communication
  • Professionalism
  • Punctuality
  • Marketing
  • Passion


Shaivee Verma believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Makeup Artistry:

  • Good Income
  • Meeting New People
  • Travel
  • Flexible Working Hours


And, Shaivee Verma believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Makeup Artistry:

  • Initial Struggle
  • Seasonal


In the final section of the video Shaivee Verma talks about How a day goes in a Career in Makeup Artistry. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Makeup Artistry, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: https://lifepage.app.link/20170906-0001

Similar Career Talks on LifePage

I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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This video on a Career in Makeup Artistry was an eye opener and it got me very interested to learn more about the LifePage platform. Every Career Platform in the world talks about How to get into a Career and LifePage starts first with Why you should choose a particular Career. It is an incredible platform focussed on the right topic. Do have a look at:  

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