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A By Amaris

Greensboro, NC 27401
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A By Amaris is a makeup artist studio serving the Greensboro community. Clients can receive bridal makeup, special event makeup, airbrush makeup, individual lashes, brow waxing, brow extensions, and private makeup lessons. The team can also handle hair styling, and personal makeup shopping services are available as well. The licensed aesthetician and owner also works as a professional makeup artist for commercials and TV, fashion shows and photo shoots, and music videos, has worked for top-name cosmetic companies including MAC and Benefit, and has had her work featured in magazines such as Essence. A By Amaris also offers live and online for-credit classes for makeup artists and licensed beauty professionals. All in-studio or on-location services are by appointment only, and interested parties can submit their event details and exact needs via a form on the group's website.

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Ashley Watts Makeup Artistry

Winston Salem, NC 27103
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Ashley Watts Makeup Artistry brings 10 years of experience in makeup to the community of Winston-Salem. The artist focuses on makeup that is "romantic & pretty" and strives to empower women to recognize their own unique beauty as well as teach them the techniques, styles, and colors that work best for their features and personality. Services include all-inclusive bridal packages, other event applications, makeup lessons, and makeup for commercial work, TV, and film. The owner previously worked for Benefit, has experience in media, salons/retail, editorial, fashion, and bridal/boudoir shoots, and uses cosmetics from MAC, Benefit, Laura Mercier, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Urban Decay, Dinair, and Juice Beauty. Ashley Watts has been interviewed in Carolina Wedding Magazine and was also featured in The Triad's Best for 2016.

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Avanti Salon & Spa

Greensboro, NC 27410
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Avanti Salon & Spa is a team of makeup artists serving the Greensboro area. The salon offers makeup applications, tanning with the Novell Sunless Spray Tan, and full body and facial waxing. Brides can request full styling for their wedding day including on-location makeup, updos, and veil placement, and services are also available for bridesmaids, flower girls, mothers, and men of honor. Avanti Salon caters to private bridal parties as well, and clients also visit the spa for a half or full day of beauty and wellness, massage, body therapy, manicures and pedicures, facials, microdermabrasion, and peels. A menu of hair services includes cuts and styling, blowouts, conditioning treatments, texture, coloring, Cinderella Hair Extensions, and wigs as well as kids' cuts and cuts, styling, and coloring for men.

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Carla White

Greensboro, NC 27406
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Carla White offers makeup artistry in the Greensboro area and is backed by almost 10 years of experience. The on-location freelance makeup artist specializes in brides with both traditional and airbrush applications as well as hair styling that create a classic, long-lasting look. À la carte services include a bridal trial run, hair and makeup for bridal portraits, false lashes, eye-only makeup, and airbrush only, and Carla White's site also lists referrals to other wedding day providers. The studio's services for commercial shoots are available at a half and full-day rate, and interested parties should email for details. The artist has trained and worked with major cosmetic lines such as Tarte, NARS, Laura Mercier, Smashbox, Makeup Forever, and MAC and has applied makeup for commercial shoots, fashion shows, and photo shoots over the years.

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Greensboro, NC 27455
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ZJGLAM provides makeup artist services in the Greensboro area. The team is known for enhancing a client's features and offers makeup packages for the entire wedding party, The Princess Bridal Package, on-location photo shoots, and applications for proms, galas, and other special events. Additional services include "Just Lashes," Halloween/fantasy makeup, and GIRLZ Night Out GLAM for a night on the town. Customers appreciate the group's beautiful results and affordable prices, and the team boasts years of experience in the field as well as a dedication to accentuating each individual's natural looks. Artists are creative and flexible, can cater to a classic look or innovative design, and will always find the perfect tone and finish for all skin tones and types. Interested parties can phone or book an appointment via ZJGLAM's site.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How much money does a makeup artist make?

A: Makeup artists who work out of beauty salons, such as wedding makeup artists, typically make an average of $32,740 per year if working full time. Makeup artists who work in theater or movies typically earn a significantly higher wage that’s an average of $99,990 per year.

Q: How do I become a celebrity makeup artist?

A: To become a celebrity makeup artist, develop and perfect your makeup artistry skills. If you don’t already live near some celebrities, move to an area where celebrities live. Accept an apprenticeship with a makeup artist who serves celebrities, or get a job in a salon that’s frequented by celebrities.

Q: How do I get a makeup artist license?

A: After completing your makeup artistry training program, apply to the agency in your state that manages this type of licensing. For example, in Michigan, the agency that handles licensing is the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs. Licensing can also be offered through a state’s cosmetology board.

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