4. Touch-ups are continuous
You’d have thought that, at some point, makeup artists would step back from the model and say that the makeup is perfect and they are ready to go, but that never happens. A model’s makeup is constantly being touched-up and adjusted, right up until the very last seconds before she steps out onto the runway.
5. They scrape their lips clean of dry skin
There’s no time for gentle exfoliation when you are a model. Dry, chapped and cracked lips are a big problem for models, because they are always on the go, in and out of airplanes and spending a lot of time in air conditioned buildings. The makeup artists don’t waste any time getting rid of dry skin on the lips. They coat the model’s lips in lip balm, let it soak in for a while, and then they scrape the lips clean with a clean mascara wand.
6. A model’s face is not always a clean face
We all know how important it is to remove makeup at night, but, apparently, models are not the best people for following this advice. A makeup artist’s first job is usually to cleanse the model’s face to remove all leftover bits of makeup left over from the day before. If they didn’t do that, the new makeup would be ruined.….READ MORE ON THE NEXT PAGE