In the film and television industries, the makeup artist is responsible for anything that is applied to or glued onto the face, including facial hair and sideburns.


IATSE Local 706’s general definition of makeup artists: “Makeup artists perform the art of makeup, which includes: Application of all mustaches, chin pieces, side burns, beards, false eyebrows and lashes.”

There are many professionals who do not feel that hair experience is necessary in today’s market, because Hollywood has become so specialized. We disagree, and feel ...

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