Welcome to the Hair & Makeup Artist Handbook

All about the world of media makeup, including makeup as a career, being a trainee and creating vintage looks. 

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How to be the Best Makeup Assistant

A designer or key makeup artist needs great assistants. No one person can work a large makeup department on their own – it is simply not possible! Assistants are the oil…

The Basics of Airbrush Equipment

Airbrushing is a fabulous way to apply makeup and can be used for various applications, including bridal, film, SFX and high fashion. However, airbrush makeup application is an art form…



Looking at hairstyles and makeup fashions through the ages.


Guides to the basics, from colour theory to products.


What to think about when creating different makeup looks.

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