Where should I start to get a job as a makeup artist?

I have a cosmetology license w/ over 5 years experience. I also have a certificate in make up artistry w/over 3 years experience. I want to do makeup for photographers, modeling agencies, etc. Where should I look to find a job? anything will help. thank you!

Asked By: felicityrocks - 5/27/2010
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With your experience, you should already know these things, I just thought I'd los put it out there for people with no experience wanting a start: but MAC Cosmetics, Bobbi Brown, and Bare Esecntuals are all really good for taking on MUA's and Freelancers. Simply submit an application to them, if you get a call back, it... More
Answered By: hellokittyqtee - 5/28/2010
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YouTube. Make videos. Tutorials. DIYS. Anything that has to do with makeup. If you impress, you will get some emails regarding to photographers, modeling agencies, etc. Make sure to make a business email though, for business inquires only.
Answered By: Britni. - 5/28/2010
Alot of people who work with photographers and modeling agencies just have their own business or studio. So set up a website promoting yourself. Get friends, family, whoever to let you do some mock jobs on them and post the pictures up. The start local. Go into local photographers and business and promote yourself... More
Answered By: Dani A - 5/28/2010
Start small first. Start your own business like with Avon or Mary Kay to get your discounted products and advertise for weddings and home parties to show what you can do. You'll be surprised who knows who and the coneections you could make while making products sales as well. I don't sell Mary Kay, but I do sell Avon... More
Answered By: gwendylynn - 5/28/2010
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