I am a professional, freelance makeup artist. I service the New York City and greater New York City areas and I love every minute of it. I take a lot of pride in my craft and sharing with others that even as a professional, I am never done learning.
I love what I do. I’ve been doing makeup since I was old enough to wear it (15, 16). I have no formal training outside of working behind the Clinique counter in college; just a raw passion for it. I learn and hone my skills through trial & error, attending workshops, reading books, picking up jewels from other artists and most importantly, by just doing it! I’m always eager to learn more and I don’t want to ever stop learning and discovering new and exciting things about this craft.
My favorite projects are portrait, bridal and beauty because I really enjoy working with everyday women and taking what’s great about their face, skin tone and facial features and exploiting them; making them look like the best version of themselves. As women, we’re so used to picking ourselves apart and covering things up. I use makeup to uncover beautiful things and bring them out. I also really enjoy the fantasy and imagination that comes with being a makeup artist too. It’s incredibly fun to be able to make a person look totally different experimenting with different colors, textures and techniques. I love using my creative eye to use makeup to create characters and tell stories and is why I also enjoy doing editorial and fashion work.
My work includes print, editorial, designer campaigns and lookbooks, fashion shows, weddings, tv/commerical and portrait work. You can learn more about my artistry and view samples of my work at MakeupByMilan.wordpress.com
You can book an appointment with me on my Style Seat page.