Celebrities are not always flawless. They just seem that way. They may have good bone structure and expensive teeth, but at five in the morning on the way to the makeup trailer, they are just as blotchy, baggy, and unpretty as the rest of us. That perfect beauty you see exiting the trailer is the masterpiece created by skilled makeup artists and hairstylists.
Always in the public eye, celebrities depend on their stylists to keep the illusion alive. If you are serious enough about the art and science of makeup or hair, you could have a fabulous Hollywood career creating that fabulous Hollywood look.
Cosmetic geniuses have created the signature looks of movie stars and other celebrities since Max Factor revolutionized Hollywood makeup. Cosmetics don’t only hide flaws. They can also highlight the best features and even use light and shadow to change the shape of a chin or a nose. That’s part of the reason celebs are sometimes hard to recognize out of makeup: they hardly look like the same people!
The same goes for the hairstyle. We all know that the hairstyle we have when we walk out of the salon is not the hairstyle we’ll have when we wake up the next morning. Great hair takes work and knowledge. Stylists keep hair looking fresh and healthy, and give it the color, cut, texture and volume that complete the look. Read the rest of this entry »