Look at my nail varnishes I am using tomorrow to do Pixie Lott’s nails for London Fashion Week!!!
An essential part of being a makeup artist is being able to multi task, so from doing hair, nails and makeup. I had first hand experience with and knowledge of nails when I attended beauty school learning basic manicures. Eventually, I started reading nail mags- Scratch, watching YouTube channels etc. I have now learnt acrylic nails, silk wrapping, and of course polishing with a little nail art! Now I have done nails for top NYFW shows to manicures at photoshoots!
Either way it makes you more employable with these skills and after all why would you spend so long on making your model look beautiful but not finish there nails off!? Makeup artists If you have never done nails before starting learning!
With the above experience, I learned there are a few things that a makeup artist MUST have in there manicure kit a massive range of nail varnish colours like the above picture so from clear all the way to a barbie glittery pink!!! Get investing :) Nail varnishes on the Market can range from £1- £30+, make sure you shop around and read reviews before purchasing.
Backstage at Fall NYFW 2012 makeup kit for Max Azria.
From MNY’s Facebook page.