On this episode of Thrive, “How to Master Authentic Beauty” with celebrity make-up artist, Chris Scott. CHRIS SCOTT, M.A. is the creator of San Francisco-based Makeup Gourmet©. Over his nearly 30-year career, in addition to doing makeup for top models from every corner of the planet, he also had the honor of working for legends like Paul McCartney, US Vice President Al Gore and Maya Angelou. He was a leading Chanel Beauté national artist for over two decades, and is also the author of the wonderfully visual ‘How to’ book Face with a Heart: Mastering Authentic Beauty Makeup (2014), as well as Cosmetic Counter Survival Guide: How to Buy the Right Skin Care and Makeup (2003).
On this episode Chris talks about how to use make-up in a way that enhances your face to people notice YOU and not your make-up. He gives insider tricks of the trade on how to make your eyes look bigger and your lips look fuller, how to choose your jewelry based on your lipstick color and how to make your skin look younger. Chris also talks about what it really takes to be seen as a star AND how to get your foot in the door to work with celebrities and major influencers.
Chris answers the questions…
What is the right question to ask yourself when you think about make-up? Min. 3:30
What is the difference between a corrector and a concealer? Min 5:00
What you need to do with make-up if you prefer a natural look? Min 7:20
Why should people wear any make-up at all? Min. 9:15
How do you create the difference between a natural or dramatic look? Min. 10:15
How do you create younger looker skin? Min. Min. 16:00
What is the heart of the face and why it’s important when applying make-up? Min.16:30
How do you make yourself look more alive and refreshed? Min. 21:30
How do you create a glamour look for the stage? Min. 28:30
How long should it take the average person to do their make-up? Min. 32:30
Should you focus on lips or eyes? Min. 33:50
What is the most important product in your make-up bag? Min. 36:30