Makeup Artist CV

Makeup artists are constant companions of people with constant exposure to the public. They can also work for salons and cater to the needs of those who need to glam up for just one time. They can work with a group or alone as a freelancer. They must be creative and always updated with the latest trends in fashion and cosmetics.

Sample Makeup Artist CV Template

Lucinda Simms

123 Willow Way,

Harpenden, AL5 5JF

Telephone Number:  12 345 6789

Mobile Number: 07123456789


Career Objective

Looking for an opportunity to work as a makeup artist requiring excellent presentation skills and exceptional creativity

Educational Background

Bachelor of Creative Arts

Deakin University, 2002

Diploma in cosmetology

VLCC Institute, 2005

Work Experience

2007-2009: Makeup Artist, Graham Models Agency


  • Communicated with clients with respect to their needs and specifications
  • Generate ideas for makeup design and hairstyles that will fit the occasion and the theme
  • Maintain headpieces, cosmetics, tools and equipment
  • Estimated budget for cosmetic materials, tools and products

2005-2007: Assistant Makeup Artist, ABC Studios


  • Worked closely with the senior makeup artist in preparing actors and actresses for the stage
  • Handled queries and issues from the cast related to makeup and hairstyle
  • Keep track of show dates, costumes and cosmetics to be used



  • Updated with the latest fashion and makeup trends
  • Skilled in applying on-camera makeup



  • Obtained a certificate in cosmetology
  • Have been working in the industry for more than four years


References furnished upon request