Applications for ScreenSkills’ film Trainee Finder 2023-24 are now open – however, the closing date is 23:59 on Monday 28 November so get your application in quickly. Here is the information from… Read More »UK ScreenSkills – Makeup Trainee Placements
Hairstyles took a dramatic turn in the late 1700s when the large powdered constructions fell out of fashion, and smaller styles became all the rage. Ancient Greek and Roman artworks… Read More »Women’s Regency Hairstyles: An Overview
Health and safety rules at work are vital to keeping the workplace as safe as possible. This is, of course, no different for the film, television and theatre industries. Health… Read More »Health & Safety at Work for Makeup Artists
There are tons of books on makeup artistry and, of course, some are more helpful than others. So, to help narrow it down, we have put together a shortlist of… Read More »Books Every Media Makeup Artist Should Read
In a word – yes! It’s a good idea to take out makeup artist insurance cover. A career in makeup can be very rewarding and, most of the time, nothing… Read More »Do Makeup Artists Need Insurance Cover?
Here’s a collection of vintage 1920s makeup colour charts along with some application guides. Makeup in the 1920s was coming of age and a new generation of women was discovering… Read More »Vintage 1920s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
Here we have a collection of vintage 1950s makeup colour charts and brochure excerpts. They give us an insight into the popular colours provided by mainstream cosmetic brands. Additionally, application… Read More »Vintage 1950s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A collection of vintage makeup colour charts and application guides from the 1930s. As can be seen, makeup colours were limited during this decade. Even so, products were often co-ordinated… Read More »Vintage 1930s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1930s, showing the colours, products and beauty ideal of the era.
A selection of photographs taken during the 1940s showing everyday British women. We get a glimpse of the hairstyles, hats and clothes worn during this era.
A collection of authentic makeup colour charts from the 1940s. There are also some excerpts from brochures, These were produced by the cosmetic brands to guide women with their makeup… Read More »Vintage 1940s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
“EU & UK labelling requirements for cosmetics” is not a very sexy title, we know! However, proper labelling on cosmetics is so important. It tells the consumer a variety of… Read More »EU & UK Labelling Requirements for Cosmetics
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1950s showing the popular colours, trends and styles of the decade. We also take a look at TV commercials.
Vintage makeup colour charts from the 1960s showing the popular shades of the era. The cosmetic brands also made makeup application guides and tips on the latest trends. These were included… Read More »Vintage 1960s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1940s, giving an insight into the fashionable makeup colours of the decade and how the hair was styled.
A confirmation of booking letter is designed to protect you. Freelancers in film and TV often make bookings verbally over the phone or via the internet. To prevent any misunderstanding,… Read More »Confirmation of Booking Letter for Makeup Artists
A guide to finding information on the current pay rates for makeup artists. Many countries have a union, guild or trade association that represents people working in the film and… Read More »Pay Rates & Working Conditions for Makeup Artists
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1920s, showing how advertising was used to sell cosmetics in the Jazz Age.