What are your experiences at makeup counters?

I went to the clinique counter at my mall today. The artist did a bunch of things that I know are not correct, such as RUBBING concealer under my eyes. Are these people just payed 8.00 an hour, or are they actual cosmetitians (haha, I don't know what the word is!)

Asked By: Lillig - 3/25/2009
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Not all makeup counters have trained makeup artists. Sometimes they are not even interested in makeup. To Many people a job is a job, companies just want staff so sometimes they hire people that want jobs, instead of people who want jobs in makup... More
Answered By: JJ - 3/25/2009
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What?! rubbing? no way.. as far as i know the makeup representatives are not from cosmeticians and they do not hold any certificate in cosmetics nor has knowledge about cosmetics. I also has found this kind of experience. However, it's obvious when u see their face wear makeup.
Answered By: Linda - 3/25/2009
lol yeahh that sounds pretty wrong to me to LOL =]=] ( but sometimes i sneak a bit of concealer uder my eyes cause i have dark circles/rings under themm
Answered By: RebbyTheDinosaur - 3/25/2009
i suppose it depends on the company. i know at the MAC store, part of the interview process involves a makeup application demo. basically they won't hire someone who doesnt know what they're doing.
Answered By: purpleicefairy - 3/25/2009
like i go to the chanel counter and like they apply it right
Answered By: really good - 3/25/2009
Yeah, like Chanel rocks. And, like Dior, too. It's like really good.
Answered By: TWIGGY2 - 3/28/2009
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