What NOT to Do When Getting Your Makeup Done


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Whether you’re a beauty lover or not, getting your makeup done professionally is a treat. But it doesn’t always go as planned. Sometimes we’re quick to blame the makeup artists when our look doesn’t turn out right, but logically, it can’t always be their fault.

To find out how to be better makeup clients, we decided to poll the pros, asking a group of experienced makeup artists exactly what they wish clients would and wouldn’t do when sitting in the makeup chair. What makes their job easier? What can ruin a good application?

If you plan on getting dolled up by a makeup artist anytime soon, keep reading for our inside advice on how to make the most of your professional application!

This post has been updated by Amanda Montell.

Have you ever broken one of these etiquette rules? Makeup artists, do you agree with this list? Share in the comments!