Welcome to the Hair and Makeup Artist Handbook.

The Hair and Makeup Artist Handbook

Being a hair or makeup artist involves knowing a whole heap of stuff – we write about that stuff!

Not a makeup artist? Fear not! Makeup lover, beauty geek, cosmetic novice or follower of vintage, there’s lots of information for you too.

What We Do

Research. Talk to those who know. Read books. Gather the facts. Write about it. Post it!

What We Cover

Anything connected to working in the media as a hair and makeup artist. For makeup artists (real or aspiring), it’s all those useful things that you should know, from period styling, health and safety to wigs and colour theory.