Definition of make-up artist in English:

make-up artist


  • A person whose job is to apply cosmetics, e.g. to performers or models.

    ‘she joined the BBC as a trainee make-up artist’
    • ‘He has a portfolio of jobs ranging from life-skills coaching to make-up artist to the stars.’
    • ‘Make sure your make-up artist gives you the natural look.’
    • ‘The lady made me sit in a fancy black chair where immediately a team of make-up artists began wiping my face clean.’
    • ‘In the ladies room meanwhile, hairdressers and make-up artists pass on beauty tips to the girls.’
    • ‘But even without clever lighting and professional make-up artists, her girls look as glamorous and resplendent as any Hollywood icon.’
    • ‘The models, hair and make-up artists and the designers all mingle together in a makeshift tent behind the stage.’
    • ‘He witnessed my father and I having serious discussions about my future before I was settled as a model and make-up artist.’
    • ‘The prosthetic make-up for the character took two make-up artists about four hours to apply.’
    • ‘A special make-up artist paints delicate designs on her hands and feet.’
    • ‘It took four hours and three make-up artists to create Pam's look.’