Doing headshot makeup can be the bread and butter of a makeup artist’s career. But it’s also the trickiest part of makeup, since you now find yourself dealing with light and dark, and not color when working on your client’s face. So how do you make sure that your makeup doesn’t show up too dark, if at all in your pictures?
When doing makeup for a black and white portrait, the easiest mistake to do is pack on way too much foundation. The best part of black and white film is that it literally makes your skin look good for you. So just apply your foundation and concealer as you normally would if you were going out.