Many people need a mobile hair and makeup artist. The reasons for hiring a mobile hair and makeup artist differ for each person. Everyone has his or her own reasons. Some are more valid and logical than others. A mobile hair and makeup artist is often seen at the sets of a film or a TV production. Mobile means in motion – something that moves. As the name suggests, a mobile hair and makeup artist often moves from one place to another. That movement makes them more convenient than other makeup artists. This also means that they are easier to work with.
This ease of a mobile hair and makeup artist means that they charge more. They charge more than regular makeup artists. Their hourly fee is almost twice as much as that if the average professional. They usually charge by the hour. They perform many different services. In many ways they are as useful a safe regular makeup artist. They have the same skill set and perform the same duties. They can be just as handy. They have their own tool kit.
The makeup set of a mobile hair and makeup artist consists of many different items. They have cosmetics and styling items. These include brushes and blush on. They have many different brushes. The brush used for one part of the body cannot be used for the other. Brushes that are designed for eyeshades cannot be used on the cheeks. Brushes designed for using on cheeks cannot be used on the neck and so on. A good mobile hair and makeup artist knows which brush to use on which part. This makes them invaluable as a source of advice and guidance. Just as the brushes, other devices have their own uses too. A good mobile hair and makeup artist knows about both makeup and hair.
Styling hair is more difficult than taking care of the face. A decent hair and makeup artist knows this. This means that the artist pays more attention to the hair and less to the face. The hair is difficult to handle and can often go wrong. Hair often does not live up to people’s expectations. This is why it takes longer. A mobile hair and makeup artist charges more to do a person’s hair than he or she charges for the face. The hair takes a lot longer to settle and design. The hair can be settled using gel and hairspray. Another option is to use pomade on the hair. Pomade can be difficult to use in hot temperatures. The heat nay make the pomade melt away and affect the entire facial make-up. This can be avoided by using gel instead. A water-based gel is the best.