3 Tips On How to Survive Backstage at a Fashion Show….|The Institute of Makeup

Surviving Your First Fashion Show as a Makeup Artist...

Recently we were able to give a group of our students and graduates the opportunity to be backstage doing hair and makeup for an incredible fashion event. They were responsible for over 57 models, so not was all systems go to ensure everything went smoothly.

And I’m so glad to say it was a huge success!

The models looked incredible, the girls created some amazing looks and the crowd loved it.

While we were there I thought I would share my top 3 tips for surviving a fashion show as a makeup artist.

It is beautifully chaotic at the best of times, and if you go into it unprepared things can start to unravel very quickly!

However if you turn up with your eyes wide open and knowing what to expect, it can be a memorable, exciting and character building opportunity for you as a makeup artist.

Had an experience backstage you were totally unprepared for?

We’d love to hear it! Tell us all about it in the comment section below.

Haley xo