162 Makeup Artist Quotes To Inspire You

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Top 10 Makeup Artist Quotes (BEST)

  1. I believe that all women are pretty without makeup- but with the right makeup can be pretty powerful. — Bobbi Brown
  2. Creativity is your best makeup skill, don't be afraid to experiment. — Pat McGrath
  3. It is said that no star is a heroine to her makeup artist. — Richard Corliss
  4. Whether you are sixteen or over sixty, remember, understatement is the rule of a fine makeup artist. — Helena Rubinstein
  5. No amount of makeup can mask an ugly heart. — Kevyn Aucoin
  6. We makeup artists are a unique bunch of people; we don't have the classic brain, the classic training, but we're creative, so we figure it out. — Bobbi Brown
  7. There's not a hair extension or a makeup artist that can make me feel the way I feel when i give back — Beverly Johnson
  8. As a makeup artist, I learned quickly that the color of your lips affects the way a lipstick looks. If you see your friend wearing a great color, don't assume it will be right for you. — Bobbi Brown
  9. Every photo shoot, I'm always asking the makeup artist what they're using on me, and I'll go out and get it. — Denise Richards
  10. It makes my makeup artist's life easier. [Plus] it makes my eyes look a little more open on TV, which is where I happen to work right now. — Kelly Ripa

Short Makeup Artist Quotes

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  • We define content very broadly. Representing chefs, designers, makeup artists - it's all important. — Ari Emanuel
  • I don't like to have too many makeup artists around, so I always like to do my own. — Diana Ross
  • In a pinch, I could always get work in pictures as a makeup artist. — Lana Wood
  • There have been makeup artists who've asked if my eyebrows are real. — Peter Gallagher
  • I really don't wear a lot of makeup, but my makeup artist Priscilla Ono has taught me the basics. — Amber Rose
  • One of the makeup artists once dyed my dog blue with vegetable blue. — Mia Kirshner
  • I'd be more than willing to give names and phone numbers of every makeup artist I worked with. — Shannen Doherty
Makeup artist quote No artist tolerates reality.
No artist tolerates reality.

My Makeup Artist Quotes

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My makeup artist, Tonya Brewer, taught me the importance of moisturizing daily. Hydration is a must if you want pretty, dewy skin - which I love. — Bella Thorne

Whenever possible, I try to get a professional to do my makeup, because the idea of putting together a flawless look intimidates me. I like to be open to a makeup artist's ideas on the look they want to create, but I always ask to keep my foundation pretty lightweight and luminescent. — Amanda Crew

They shaved my head, eyebrows. This is not a sci-fi picture. It's not a fantasy picture. You're dealing with something that's supposed to be in reality. But we had a genius makeup artist. — Rick Yune

Makeup artist quote There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

My parents were New Yorkers, and I was conceived in Los Angeles. My father was a makeup artist to Clint Eastwood and Richard Chamberlain. — Michele Lee

When I got into the music industry, I wasn't focused on being the most famous artist or even getting a major record deal. It was just to make music on my own terms or create my own image, do my own hair, do my own makeup. — Janelle Monae

An artist is the only thing I want to be. I only want my freedom and my creativity. It's all that I live for. I reject the idea that I have to take all the costumes and makeup off to be f - king authentic. — Lady Gaga

Makeup artist quote A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.
A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who ispires others.

I've definitely learned more about myself through experimentation over the years - which products work best for my skin and tricks from various makeup artists I've been lucky enough to work with. — Ashley Greene

I remember going to Europe and one makeup artist made me look pink, then she tried to correct it but turned me green! I had to learn how to do my own makeup. — Kelly Rowland

David Fincher is a longtime friend. As a director, my wife had worked with him as a makeup artist when he would do Madonna videos years before, and his child and my oldest child were in preschool together, so we're kind of dad-friends through that, too. — Anthony Edwards

If my legs are showing, the makeup artist adds a tiny amount of foundation to body lotion and rubs it in. — Christina Hendricks

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Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don't come up with a picture to cure world poverty you can make someone smile while they're having a piss. — Banksy

A painting requires a little mystery, some vagueness, and some fantasy. When you always make your meaning perfectly plain you end up boring people. — Edgar Degas

I guess The Grudge made over $100 million, but none of them had long legs after they came out but they all opened up and found an audience. If you could make those movies for a price, which is what I want to do with Spawn, then you could have some success. — Todd McFarlane

Makeup artist quote Every artist was first an amateur.
Every artist was first an amateur.

My make-up artist, she uses bronzer on the eyelids too. And also a little bit on the forehead to make everything look even. — Bar Refaeli

I see myself as a hip-hop artist, but I never wanted to make music for a specifically white audience. Thats not what I grew up around. — G-Eazy

I had given up ( around 1950, fh) any ambition of making a career as an artist…..I had lost all interest in the art shown in galleries and museums, and I no longer aspired to fit in that world. I loved the paintings done by children, and my only desire was to do the same for my own pleasure. — Jean Dubuffet

Makeup artist quote I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

It's always been most important for me to figure out "my space" rather than trying to check out what everyone else is up to, minute by minute. Technology is making it easier to connect to other people, but maybe harder to keep connected to yourself-- and that's essential for any artist, I think. — Jay-Z

Artists are a very important part of our society because they make a great contribution to our values. The artist creates a value system that we all grow up on, whether we know it or not. — Roy DeCarava

The artist has to make the viewer understand that his world is too narrow, he has to open up to new perspectives. — Antoni Tapies

When I wake up I just make it happen. My dreams come true- that is the artistic practice. — Hiroshi Sugimoto

Makeup Quotes

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Beauty is not defined by the clothes you wear or the makeup on your face BUT by the way you carry your struggles with smiles, hard work & love — Lauren Jauregui

Don't you know your imperfections is a wonderful blessing, from heaven is where you got it from — Kendrick Lamar

If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. — Roald Dahl

Makeup artist quote Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist

It's the beauty in her, But when the makeup occur, I don't see it, All i see is a blur — Kendrick Lamar

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Sunglasses are like eye shadow: They make everything look younger and pretty — Karl Lagerfeld

Every woman deserves a man to ruin her lipstick, not her mascara — Charlotte Tilbury

Makeup artist quote Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.
Learn the rules like a pro so you can break them like an artist.

Any woman can look her best if she feels good in her skin. It's not a question of clothes or makeup. It's how she sparkles. — Sophia Loren

I am intrigued by glamorous women ... A vain woman is continually taking out a compact to repair her makeup. A glamorous woman knows she doesn't need to. — Clark Gable

The most beautiful makeup of a woman is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy. — Yves Saint Laurent

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A short skirt and lots of makeup won't impress me. — Harry Styles

Beauty Makeup Quotes

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Crying is for plain women. Pretty women go shopping. — Oscar Wilde

If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, so is ugliness. — Rodney Dangerfield

Put on some lipstick and pull yourself together. — Elizabeth Taylor

Makeup artist quote No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to
No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.

I don't believe makeup and the right hairstyle alone can make a woman beautiful. The most radiant woman in the room is the one full of life and experience. — Sharon Stone

You can tell time, dress beautifully or wear makeup produced by one of our brands anywhere in the world, regardless of your nationality, your beliefs, or your culture. — Bernard Arnault

I don't like standard beauty - there is no beauty without strangeness. — Karl Lagerfeld

Makeup artist quote A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.
A smile is the best makeup any girl can wear.

That's why I began doing makeup in the first place: I was hoping that through helping people see the beauty in themselves, I could try and find it in me. — Kevyn Aucoin

There are endless ways to enhance beauty. You never know when you will find your perfect lipstick - unless you keep experimenting. — Pat McGrath

I feel beautiful without makeup on, but when I do put makeup on, it just gives me this extra pop. — Cardi B

Beautiful makeup, starts with beautiful skin. — Sayings

Love Makeup Quotes

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I love black thighs, you sisters better realize That real hair and real eyes get real guys. So before you makeup your face, you better make up your mind. — Common

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I love the confidence that makeup gives me. — Tyra Banks

I think part of me would love to play a drag queen, just because it would be an excuse to wear loads of eye makeup. — Daniel Radcliffe

Makeup artist quote Good artists borrow, great artists steal.
Good artists borrow, great artists steal.

Walking up to the Whisky some guys said to me 'the Scene is dead. Stop wearing makeup faggot!' All I could do was smile and think about the BVB Army and the legions of dedicated fans BVB has. I will wear my warpaint proudly, thank you very much! Seriously love you all. — Jinxx

I love eye makeup. I really like doing a cat eye, playing with liquid liners and different colors of liners, like emerald and deep blues, combining them with black. — Sayings

I'm really an outdoorsy girl. People think I can't go anywhere without getting all primped up, but I love to go camping, and I'm totally fine with not doing my hair or makeup, not taking a shower and just hiking. — Vanessa Hudgens

Makeup artist quote Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not
Be your own artist, and always be confident in what you're doing. If you're not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.

People know that I always do my hair and makeup, but I also love doing crafts. I love getting a blank canvas and painting something. — Maddie Ziegler

No, I like to wear as least amount of makeup as I can during my everyday life because I'm just all about keeping my skin healthy and hydrated and I love to laugh and have a great time and smile - that's when I feel the most pretty so I just want to make sure that I stay happy. — Lily Collins

You've already got a natural glow, kind of of, cuz you're drunk, so just make it like way more intense, everybody loves someone who's so red in the face. Are you embarrassed? No, I'm just excited to be here. I'm normal, I swear. Do you want my phone number? — Jenna Marbles

To me, natural, healthy looking skin is really beautiful. With a little concealer, eyeshadow, liner, gloss and bronzer, I love my lighter makeup look. I've saved so much money on facials! — Giuliana Rancic

Eye Makeup Quotes

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Your eye makeup says so much about you and your style. — Laura Mercier

I can't stand makeup commercials. 'Do you need a lipstick that keeps your lips kissable?' No, I need a lipstick that gets me equal pay for equal work. How about an eye shadow that makes me stop thinking I'm too fat? — Maria Bamford

I think women see me on the cover of magazines and think I never have a pimple or bags under my eyes. You have to realize that's after two hours of hair and makeup, plus retouching. Even I don't wake up looking like Cindy Crawford. — Cindy Crawford

Staring into the mirror, I was surprised to see a haunted look in my brown eyes. There was pain there, pain and loss that even the nicest dress and makeup couldn't hide. — Richelle Mead

As a woman, and as somebody in the public eye, we always have to be ready for the red carpet and have the nicest outfit, work with the best makeup artist. While all that's nice, we're also human beings. — Sasha Grey

For makeup, a bit of blusher — what you call bronzer — a bit of an eye, and an eyelash curler. — Kate Moss

I’d gone heavy on the black eye makeup until raccoons and I could pass for cousins. — Jeaniene Frost

Just because you want to be glamorous, don't be a sheep about your eye makeup. — Loretta Young

Generally I would say that I'm not a super-adventurous shadow girl. I'm all about a lip, eyebrow, and mascara, but through the years, working with different talented makeup artists, I learned how awesome eye makeup can be if you get it right. That's how we got the colors we came up with. — Gwen Stefani

It's okay if you can't see what you're doing, cuz even when your eyes are open, you can't see what you're doing. — Jenna Marbles

Hair And Makeup Quotes

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Put your makeup on, fix your hair up pretty. And meet me tonight in Atlantic City — Bruce Springsteen

We know grooming is important for people. To get their hair done, to get makeup and things like that - that makes a person feel better. — Kenneth Williams

I think there's a perception out there that people know me based on these glamorous photos they see of me in magazines, but I have about two hours of hair and makeup and then people to dress me, to make me look even better, in those pictures. There's really so much more to me than that. — Victoria Justice

There are no captions on red-carpet photos that say, 'This girl trained for two weeks, she went on a juice diet, she has a professional hair and makeup person, and this dress was made for her.' I just wish they'd say, 'It ain't the truth.' — Emilia Clarke

I had this roommate in college who would get up almost 2 hours before class to do hair and makeup. That's not for me. — Kim Raver

My bathroom is filled with hair and makeup stuff and I play with it all the time. What the real lesson is, is that you can own your own sense of beauty. It doesn't have to be something you get from somewhere else. — Tracee Ellis Ross

To reinvent a newly impeccable you in the most modern of outfits, don't skip on makeup and be sure to have flawless skin and hair. That will have more impact than expensive clothes. — Karl Lagerfeld

When I dress in a certain way and do my hair and makeup in a certain way, it's not to get attention. I'm not a supermodel. I make the best of what I've got. I work out to look the best that I can. — Victoria Beckham

I'm doing lots of interviews and stuff. I'm longing for the days of getting up, not having to put on makeup and do my hair and just going to the studio. — Stevie Nicks

I always enjoyed getting dolled up. I grew up surrounded by a bunch of women so you know there were always hair/makeup, clothes, shoes and other girly things around. — Trina

Wearing Makeup Quotes

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Whether I'm wearing lots of makeup or no makeup, I'm always the same person inside. — Lady Gaga

I wear makeup pretty much every day. For training, I usually do a lighter base, a lighter blush and I used the mascara and a little bit of the lip gloss. — Gabby Douglas

I'm very proud of my skin and my face, and I have no problem not wearing makeup. I don't wear makeup because I feel like I need to cover myself up or because I don't feel confident. I wear makeup because it's fun; it's like painting on my face. — Zendaya

He (Marilyn Manson) has a woman's name and wears makeup. How original. — Alice Cooper

I wear makeup and dress this way because I think it makes me look better. I am not doing it to get people to stare at me. If I wanted to do that I could just put a pot on my head, wear a wedding dress, and run screaming down the street. — Boy George

Poetry is philosophy's sister, the one that wears makeup. — Jennifer Grotz

Men are just jealous because they can't wear makeup. — Carolyn Murphy

I may be wearing makeup, but I can throw a fastball by you at the same time. — Jennie Finch

Day to day, I always wear eyeliner on my top lid and mascara. I like to do my own makeup, it depends on the event. — Felicity Jones

If I had to teach someone just one thing about lip color it would be this: Find a lipstick that looks good on your face when you are wearing absolutely no makeup. — Bobbi Brown

No Makeup Quotes

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There are more important things than outward appearance. No amount of makeup can cover an ugly personality. — Audrey Hepburn

My personal style is really comfy: flats, tennis shoes, ponytails, no makeup. — Kristin Bauer van Straten

I'm not quite ready for a no makeup movie. — Tea Leoni

Beauty is not an exclusive club - there are no unattractive women, just some that don't know understand the power of makeup. — Charlotte Tilbury

No matter if you wear a small amount of makeup, no makeup, or heavy makeup, as long as you feel beautiful internally and you're doing beautiful things for other people, and not just focusing on the exterior to make yourself happy, I think you should do what works for you. You should rock on. — Janelle Monae

Sweat pants, hair tied, chillin wit no makeup on. That's when you're the prettiest, I hope that you don't take it wrong. — Drake

When I'm not working, I'm definitely a no-makeup girl. The most I ever do is a little tinted moisturizer and a little mascara and blush. — Morena Baccarin

There are no ugly women, only lazy. — Coco Chanel

Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story. — Charles R. Swindoll

There are no rules when it comes to makeup! — Kevyn Aucoin

Without Makeup Quotes

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All women need makeup. Don't let anybody tell you different. The only woman who was pretty enough to go without makeup was Elizabeth Taylor and she wore a ton. — Tracy Letts

Oh, what the hell did I know? I went to the set the first day in full makeup and the director told me to take it off. So I did the film without makeup. I had nothing to do with anything I did. I never understood why I was so famous. — Ava Gardner

The only way I'd be caught without makeup is if my radio fell in the bathtub while I was taking a bath and electrocuted me and I was in between makeup at home. I hope my husband would slap a little lipstick on me before he took me to the morgue. — Dolly Parton

The sweetest thing a guy said is that I look pretty with or without makeup. — Vanessa Hudgens

Walking around without makeup all the time! I know that you should not do, but this is what I like to do and now it's really comfortable and fun. In this chaos is really nice to have someone where you can sit on the couch and not worry about it. — Danneel Ackles

With actors, all our ages are out there for all to see - you can't hide anything, really. And it's kind of a relief. This is my age, this is what I look like without makeup on - who cares? That youth culture - that lying about your age - it's all denial of death anyway. — Julianne Moore

I don't think I could live without hair, makeup and styling. — Lady Gaga

It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements. — Helena Bonham Carter

If you show up without makeup or looking sloppy, no matter how impressive your ideas are, no one is going to pay attention to you. People take you more seriously if you look polished. — Sylvia Ann Hewlett

A man without makeup is like a cake without icing. — Klaus Nomi

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The thing that makes makeup or clothing or fashion beautiful is the fact that the person wearing them loves themselves and loves being able to kind of use them as artistic tools. And so if I was to give one piece of advice, it would be to find beauty in your core first before you go out into the world and find it in other ways. — Amandla Stenberg

In the beginning I was just a makeup artist and I never really pictured myself doing anything else. But now that I have so many doors open, I kind of want to be that indie rock Paris Hilton - but with actual intelligence - she's just stupid. — Jeffree Star

There are makeup artists sometimes that have a jade face roller. If you're really tired those are really good. — Gwyneth Paltrow

There's something about having an artistic outlet that is so important to the human mind and development. It's as important as any other subject in school. I think it should be mandatory. It's part of our genetic makeup. — Ingrid Michaelson

If I'm talking to a photographer, I'm talking to a stylist, I'm talking to a makeup artist, we're kind of creating and collaborating and making something that is artwork and is special and is different. — Chloe Grace Moretz

Every makeup artist has a straw somewhere on them, pretty much at all times. They're pros, and it's a lot easier to sip things backstage and not mess with your lipstick that way. You learn fast to always ask for a straw when your makeup is done. — Kendall Jenner

It's a funny relationship that makeup artists have. I always feel kind of like a dentist. People look at me and think of pain. — Rick Baker

I've always enjoyed watching makeup artists - but I'd like to go to the extreme and do monster makeup in movies. — Niki Taylor

You look for stars. You look for the makeup of artists who can have long lasting careers and who could be headliners. — Clive Davis

I'm not someone that wants to control everything. I like to work with people that bring their talents to the project. So I like it when the makeup artist has a chance to do their work, when the dresser does their work, when the director does their work. They all come with stories and ideas to think about. — Monica Bellucci

I always had to fight. I still do, believe it or not. When I had to go backstage. Even in Paris, I remember Billie Blair - a great model at the time - had to sneak me in by telling people I was her hairdresser. But her hair was so short, practically shaved. I said, "Couldn't you say I was your makeup artist?" — Roxanne Lowit

I've been a makeup artist since I was 12 and it was always a dream of mine back them to have my own line. I would spend hours every night recreating looks I saw in my mother's Cosmo magazines and it was my escape. When you come from a poor background and a family full of alcoholics, you don't fully understand what that means when you're a little kid. I found art and makeup, it changed my life. — Jeffree Star

Like, she had a caterer, she had wardrobe people, she had two makeup artists... I mean, we have makeup and we have wardrobe, but Felicia [Day] was, like, on it. She had two cameras operating, sets, extras everywhere. It was unbelievable. I don't know what her budget was or is, but she had sponsors for her show, and we don't have a sponsor yet, so basically, the difference is, our moms make our costumes. — Brent Spiner

Even though the industry is very big and there's lots of money, when it gets down to it, whether it's a photographer or a designer, as well as a stylist or makeup artist, you're really only working with maybe four or five people on a project. It's all quite small and intimate. — Guido Palau

Working with Robert, Robert [Elswit] is a storyteller. He's not a cinematographer, he's a storyteller. And to me, that's the graduation I hope to get to in my profession. That I'm not just an actor, I'm a storyteller. And I think that takes a long time in, when you have one job on a movie set. Makeup artists, actor, whatever. To graduate from just that to storyteller. — Jake Gyllenhaal

I take the palette with me, but I have a lot of makeup. I was a makeup artist when I was younger, but I'm not that good compared with my makeup artist, so I keep things pretty simple. I explore a lot with pink and nude lipsticks, but I love red lipsticks. I love a line and a lash and a brow. So I don't need a lot, but I have a lot. It's all there just in case - for Halloween or whatever. — Gwen Stefani

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