Interview With Talented Make-up Artist, Hair Stylist ROSHAR
Q: Tell a little about yourself personally and if you attended school or you are a self taught makeup artist?
A: Self taught with background in drawing and painting.
Q: Did you always wanted to be an artist, or did you stumble upon your talent by chance? Who or what inspired you to become a makeup artist?
A: Being a artist at one form or another was always in the stars for me. From such a young age. Its just that I fell into painting people instead of flat canvas.
Q: Do you think going to school for make-up artistry is important to excel in the business later on?
A: Not at all. Its better to just assist another artist and learn out on the field.
Q: What is your favorite or most exciting aspect about your job?
A: The fact that every day is different.
Q: What surprises you most about working as a makeup artist?
A: That a degree in business couldn’t hurt.
Q: Describe your “Classic Approach to Beauty.” how do you define beauty?
A: Beauty to me can be purity or mystery.
Q: What individual products and brands you’re “addicted” to at the moment and you use on a daily basis?
A: MakeUp Forever Matte Velvet + Foundation. Skin looks airbrushed.
Yaby eyeshadows are great too – highly pigmented.
Q: What are some of the most basic but effective skin care tips in general that you have, that are really important?
A: Cleanse and moisturize.
Q: What is the biggest skin care dont’s?
A: Not moisturizing. Even if you are oily its important.
Q: Have you had an extreme, crazy or bad experience with a skin care product or during a makeup session? If so, what happened?
A: Not yet – knock on wood.
Q: What do you find to be the most common mistakes women make with makeup? What’s the worst thing a woman can do to her skin?
A: Picking a foundation that doesn’t match the skin. Go to sleep with their makeup on.
Q: Do teenage girls needs to splurge on high-priced makeup products, or are drugstore items are just as satisfactory?
A: Splurge on foundation and lipsticks. mascaras from drugstores are some of the best. Voluminous mascara by Loreal is awesome.
Q: What feature(s) do you love to accentuate?
A: Lips and eyes.
Q: What are your steps for the perfect, flawless, natural look?
A: Great foundation, subtle contouring, curled lashes.
Q: What is a really quick way to change a day look to a special occasion or nighttime face?
A: Lining the inside of the eye with a kohl liner or using a deep color lip.
Q: What are the differences between applying makeup on models and on real women?
A: Models steal your cigarettes…lol
Q: In terms of eyeliner, if you had to choose between a pencil, liquid, or creme/gel based, which one would you choose? Why?
A: Pencil if I want a soft line- you can blend it out with a brush. Liquid for sharp precision.
Q: Lip gloss or Lipstick. Which product is best? Why?
A: Depends on the effect. Sometimes I will utilize both.
Q: What should a client consider before deciding to try permanent makeup? What is the difference between permanent and semi-permanent makeup?
A: Eeks! Not a fan.
Q: What brand/type of concealer is your favorite for covering up the after effects of a late night out i.e. under-eye circles, blemishes?
A: Love kevyn aucoin sensual skin enhancer for this!
Q: How about airbrush spray makeup trend? Are these products better or easier to use than standard sponge or finger application? If yes when would you recommend using them?
A: I don’t use airbrush.
Q: What do your clients think of you? What are some individual testimonials?
A: You have to ask them.
Connect with ROSHAR via his makeup artist and hair stylist website.