Oliver Villafuerte is a superb makeup artist and esthetician in the Seattle area who provides professional services at Milagros Aveda Salon and Spa. I highly recommend him for any of your MU/facial needs. He provided me with amazing facials once a week for a month before my big move to New York City! Oliver was amazing enough to provide a ton of great information to share with you.
Skincare and MU. This is what Oliver has to say: Continue reading “Healthy Skincare is a Model Essential (Part 2)”
As a model, skin care is very important. Your body is your asset and you need to take care of it.
While I’m not an expert on skin, I can say that good exercise, healthy eating, and lots of water is an essential start to healthy looking skin. But lets go into more depth, I know you want to know more! So keep reading. I get my skincare advice from the pros, so why not give you the info straight from the source?
I work with a lot of skin/makeup professionals on a daily to weekly basis.
Ashli Danielle is a superb makeup artist and hair stylist in the Seattle area who does bridal, commercial fashion, and editorial styles. I highly recommend her for any of your hair/MU needs. Ashli was amazing enough to provide a ton of great information to share.
Skincare. This is what Ashli has to say: Continue reading “Healthy Skincare is a Model Essential”
Previously, I discussed the first few important steps to building a stunning, top-notch modeling fashion portfolio in part one of this 3-part blog post. Now, I will continue on to telling you about building a stellar team for your portfolio test shoots and give tips on how to go about getting everything moving forward.
The key to a stop-in-your-tracks portfolio is being extremely selective. As you gain more experience, build your portfolio, and create a professional, skilled reputation, you will have more say with this. I strongly believe that you are only as good as your worst photo, so build it up!
In my opinion, your team should include at least a photographer you believe will deliver amazing photos for your portfolio, a makeup artist (MUA), and wardrobe stylist.
You want to make sure you love the people on board for a shoot to make it as successful as possible. Do they match the quality that you wish to attain? You may just have to build up from ground zero, but you’ll slowly gain the attention of more experienced individuals. It helps if everyone is going to mutually benefit from the shoot, especially if it is a free shoot (no one is monetarily benefiting). If everyone is excited for the shoot, everyone should be at their best for stunning photos. Continue reading “Building a Top-Notch Modeling Portfolio: Team Selection”