Beauty makeup has many layers to it, with different styles and multiple levels of intensity. Natural, Glamour, Theatrical, Period, Stylized, Fantasy, Futuristic, Contoured, Drag, and Transition are all examples of styles in beauty makeup and work in all media.

As you explore beauty, you will also be developing your own style and touch. Doing someone’s makeup is an intimate experience; you are literally “in someone’s face” and there is an exchange of energy that goes with it. You will need to learn to “touch with intent,” as a nervous hand ...

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