My Name is Lauren B. I am a mother of 2 boys. I am married to a wonderful man. I love what I do. I have been told that I am a gifted and creative Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist with more than 9 years experience in interpreting the make-up requirements of clients and to produce both a creative and technically accurate visual representation; ensuring that models, performers, presenters and others have suitable make-up and hairstyles before they appear in front of the cameras or an audience. I feel I am ready for whatever may be thrown my way.
I have a great knowledge of advanced makeup artistry and cosmetics industry.
•Profound ability to address customer concerns, demonstrating empathy while consistently moving the customer towards commitment.
•Proven ability to be persistence, overcome obstacles, and consistently strive to improve skills and achieve goals.
•Uncommon ability to organize and control job responsibilities, particularly the accuracy and productivity related to work flow.
•In-depth ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects in fast paced environment.
•Detail oriented with excellent problem solving and follow-up skills.
•Strong interpersonal skills; remarkable ability to achieve results through team leadership.
•Excellent time management skill - knowing how long a subject will take to be made-up and working quickly and accurately in time-pressured conditions.
I have been doing hair and make up for Weddings, parties, night out on the town, as well as many photoshoots. From 2003 - Present here in Columbus, Ohio.
I am able to communicate with clients to clarify visual requirements.
•Read scripts to ascertain materials/look required/budget implications, known as production study, which may require further research.
•Ensure continuity in hair and make-up and liaising with other members of the design team to ensure the overall look/effect is consistent and coherent.
•Build a rapport with make-up subjects, which may include members of the public who are being interviewed for television as well as professional actors or presenters.
•Demonstrate and implement a practical understanding of lighting, the photographic process, colors and the impact of special effects/make-up processes on the skin and ensure that appropriate action is taken to minimize/eradicate any unpleasant side effects from the use of specialist make-up/hairdressing techniques.
•Take detailed notes and photographs of work, maintaining an up-to-date portfolio of work undertaken.
•Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of available hair and make-up products, sourcing, budgeting and ordering materials and equipment from specialist suppliers.
Education is mostly billed on my experience working as a freelance make-up artist and hair stylist. I also attended Nationwide Beauty Academy in Columbus, Ohio.
Thank you for taking the time to read about me and viewing my work. :) I am really laid back and just like to have fun is the overal bottom line.
Make Up featured on CMH Fashion Week website