Studies in anatomy are a complex field, but we’ll concentrate on the areas Makeup Artists most likely will use as reference. The following terms outline only a few of the examples found in the skeletal, muscular and circulatory systems.

The Skeletal System: The skeleton is divided into two different areas. The axial makes up the skull, vertebral column, sternum, and ribs. The appendicular skeleton is made up of the upper and lower extremities. The skull is divided into cranial bones. These bones form the cranial cavity. The cranial cavity houses the brain and facial bones, which in turn form the face.


Frontal Bone: Bone located at the forehead that helps define the orbits of the eye.

Mandible: Bone that forms the ...

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