A day in the life of a professional MUA can be filled working on many projects. Some artists work strictly in television, film or print and others, like me are freelance and can pick and choose which projects we want to work on, which goes well with my personality! I get bored easily, so working in television one day, film the next keeps my skills fresh and my mind active!
Last year I was asked to travel to Paris, France in the capacity of a consultant to an up-in-coming cosmetic line that was in need of expansion before hitting the mass market. It was the first time I had been asked to provide expertise on colors, formulas and packaging preferences, but I am a big believer in pushing oneself out of a comfort zone in order to learn another side of your industry. So, off I went to France, where beauty is in the eye of the beholder and where you are free to express yourself in any form you choose.
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