A huge part of a Makeup artist’s job is creating makeup that looks good in photos as well as in real life. Shoot makeup is each about a look that will restate well when captured on film or in an image, which can be relatively different from what looks and feels good in real life. Red carpet makeup is the real middle ground because the celebrity has to feel great in person while doing interviews and meeting suckers, but they also want to look amazing in the photos of the event. So, whatever the occasion, to save you from a camera roll of bad filmland, I’m bringing you my top makeup tips for how to look good in photos.
PHOTO-READY MAKEUP TOP TIPS
It won’t surprise you to hear me say it, but the key to your print-ready makeup look is all about the skin! Skin is the hardest thing to manage for prints because natural, glowing skin looks great in real life but pulverized dull skin frequently photographs better. As always you need to start with a fix.
Completely cleanse and moisturize your skin before applying your makeup to give yourself a healthy base that’s free from dry skin, which can be a problem for photos. Next, mix your usual foundation with a drop of highlighter and apply all over for a slightly dewy-eyed, luminous skin finish. A light figure looks great in Filmland, while some impertinence color, whether a reach of natural citation or rosy color, is a must-have.
For day-to-day makeup I try not to mask a little shine, but if you’re awaiting to take a lot of film, use a translucent grease paint and reach across your forepart, nose, and chin to give a matte finish that will look good in prints.
Finish the look by adding highlights in the right places. The top of your cheekbones and the browbones are the crucial spots.
Whatever eye look you’re going for this season, there are two rules for print-ready makeup. originally, make sure you coil your switches. tête-à-tête, I always coil them both ahead and after applying makeup, but it’s a particular preference, to always coil them before makeup, however.
Secondly, always conclude for leakproof makeup and apply two fleeces, allowing each one to dry completely.
For long-lasting camo that will look good in prints all evening( and no matter how important champagne you go through) apply a lip liner that matches your chosen lip color over your lips. However, a buff finish looks great for photos, If you’re concluding for a statement lip. Check out my companion to long-lasting powders for lots of choices, but I love the YSL lustrous Stains.
PHOTO-READY MAKEUP SHOPPING LIST
Kevyn Aucoin The Sculpting Powder
Chanel Les Beiges Sheer Healthy Glow pressing Fluid
Laura Mercier Translucent Loose Setting Powder
YSL Rouge Pur Couture lustrous Stain