Enhancing Natural Beauty
People who choose to work as models have their own natural beauty. They must have nearly symmetrical features, and those whose features are not symmetrical are not considered beauty. While a mannequin can be built with perfectly symmetrical features, they are not considered beautiful. The face of any person is never completely symmetrical and this simply adds to the beauty of their look. As long as the majority of their facial structure is mirrored accurately on each side of their face, natural beauty is theirs. With this beginning, it is only a matter of enhancement and hiding flaws to create the perfect vision of human beauty.
Flaws are the bane of a model’s existence. Skin that has too many variations in tone is considered a flaw. It detracts from the overlook of the model’s face. While moles were often considered a flaw in the past, today’s models have embraced this look. It gives a focus point to facial features and adds allure and mystery for many models. It is not covered up, but allowed to stand out. Eye color is a variable for modern models. The most common color is brown, but people prefer to see models with blue or green eyes. Even eye color can be changed with the correct contact lenses.
Helping models look their best is the job of the makeup artist. This person has studied and learned how to use a variety of products to cover and enhance features. They must have a good color sense in order to match skin tones. Selecting the perfect blush to match skin tone while under the lights is a must for them to know. Enhancing the area of the eyes is particularly important when demonstrating their skills. They can take a person who looks plain and turn them into a superstar within a short time.
Studying the use of makeup is a goal for many with a passion to enhance natural beauty. Licensing and school requirements vary widely. The minimum amount of schooling is approximately 300 hours and this can be done within a few months. Advanced study can take several years and is recommended for those who wish to become professionals. Areas such as fashion and theatre require artists to learn to compensate for wide variances in light conditions. Other artists specialize in hiding scars or creating other world characters for movies.