Friday, December 5, 2008
Makeup's another double-edged sword for women speakers--men don't need to worry about it, in general. Yet there are myriad ways makeup can help make your face more visible whether you're on stage or on television, and ways it can trip you up as well. If you're unsure of what to do, seeking out a professional makeup artist for a consultation is the best way to address the issue. A private session will let you discuss the various venues in which you speak (be sure to note whether you expect to be recorded on video or appear on television) and let you get specific advice on products and techniques. And now, you can get a makeup tip a day by following New York City makeup artist Dara Klein on Twitter -- a free resource that will get you started. Check your local listings for a makeup artist near you. It's a worthwhile investment that will build your confidence and add a professional touch.