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Types of makeup

by | Jan 23, 2015

Which makeup for business sessions?

The professional look consists of a few elements, such as proper attire, neat hair, and shipshape makeup. In business photography, none of these elements can be missed.
Business makeup characterizes by an ideally evened tone of skin and toned down the color, suited to the character of job duties. In the flash of the lights and with high-res photos, all impurities of skin are highlighted and shiny or unproperly prepared skin looks tired or out of place. Professional makeup helps to level down the signs of fatigue and makes the face look sunny and fresh.

For the needs of a photoshoot, the preparation of an image can be divided into three methods, about the clients’ preferences:

1) Basic correction – skin matting (time needed – 5 to 7 minutes). Preferred in situations of limited time, with the group exceeding 20 people per shooting day.

  • the cover-up of imperfections of the skin, such as reddening, discolorations, dark circles under the eyes, the overall color of skin improvement
  • powdering of skin, which helps the face to look fresh in the flash
  • hair spray, for smoothing the hairstyle.

This type of correction of visage will prove the model to look right in a short time. In the case of women, because of time limitations, it is encouraged that they come to the session in their makeup, which helps to limit the number of adjustments.

2) A thorough correction of visage preparation for contact with flash lamps. (time needed – 15 to 20 minutes). Preferred in smaller groups.

  • face contouring (bronzer, blush), thanks to which the face appears three dimensional,
  • delicate eye, lips, and eyebrows highlight,
  • face powdering,
  • light hairstyle composition, hairspray,
  • the dress style control, correction of clothes arrangement

This process allows achieving a professional look, to ensure comfort and confidence. It is recommended that the person arrives in her makeup, thanks to which there is time for the aforementioned adjustments.

3) A full image visage (time needed – 40 to 50 minutes)

  • skin preparation for makeup,
  • the cover-up of imperfections of the skin, such as reddening, discolorations, dark circles under the eyes, the overall color of skin improvement
  • face contouring (bronzer, blush), thanks to which the face appears three dimensional,
  • full eyes, lips, eyebrows makeup, and disproportion correction,
  • face powdering,
  • light hairstyle composition, hairspray,
  • the dress style control, correction of clothes arrangement

The most thorough and time-consuming overall image process, allows the ladies to arrive at the session without any preparation.

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