I am a working Makeup and Hair artist, agency represented in NYC, Miami, LA, and Dallas. I live in NYC, but I am on the road constantly.
This is 100% how I make my living, and I absolutely love what I do. I am equally strong at both Hair AND Makeup. I work on Commercial print and Advertising with Editorial thrown in to keep me sane ;-) I have a valid passport and LOOOOOOOOOVE to travel. So far I've worked in the US/Hawaii/Puerto Rico, Latin America, the Caribbean and Europe.
(disclaimer - I'm actually very easy going and goofy, I just don't want to waste anyone's time when it comes to our careers)
I rarely test anymore with new teams. When I do test, I need to have a concept, a stylist, storyboards, a shot list, etc etc. I also prefer to be involved in the model picking process (you can only shoot models who look the same soooooo many times) (And yes, I work directly with all the big agencies too. Good agency girls are a necessity :-)
For booking that isn't testing or if you'd like to see more of my work, check out: http://www.agencygerardmanagement.com
Blog - just for fun: http://marymakeup.blogspot.com/
Or follow me on instagram @marymakeup