Freelance Makeup Artist resume example with 12+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Talented Makeup Artist with in-depth knowledge of makeup artistry and cosmetic industries. Possessing strong visual sense and creative imagination. Goal-oriented professional successful building lasting relationships with clients.

Certified Hairstylist with extensive customer service background. Successful at exceeding salon product sales goals through persuasive client consultations. Motivated by love of aesthetic improvement and desire for customer satisfaction.

Outgoing Master Cosmetologist performing variety of beauty services with excellent technique and precision. Enthusiastic professional committed to helping each person look and feel wonderful.

Creative Hairstylist bringing over 10 years of expertise in color-correction and restorative treatments. Highly skilled in executing complex color services and unique cuts. Personable and engaging with passion for building client relationships through flexible approach and consistent results.

  • Bridal Makeup Application
  • Color Principles
  • Scheduling
  • Sales Goals
  • Appointment Setting
  • Endurance
  • Skin-tone management
  • Detail-orientated
  • Cosmetology
  • Networking expertise
  • Product expertise
  • Trend expert
  • Esthetics
  • Outstanding client retention
  • Customer buying habits
  • Highlights and lowlights
  • Lash and eyebrow maintenance
  • Texturizing services specialist
  • Relationship building and management
  • Hair maintenance expert
  • Customer consultation
  • Marketing familiarity
  • Special Effects
Tilden HS Brooklyn NY, Expected in 06/2008 Diploma : - GPA :
Empire Beauty School Brooklyn NY, Expected in Cosmetology License : - GPA :
Work History
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. - Freelance Makeup Artist / Hairstylist
Bel Air, MD, 07/2011 - Current
  • Applied makeup to customers in order to alter their appearance in accordance with their skin tone and texture.
  • Provided customer service and perform selling behaviors through makeup artistry
  • Advanced professional in color correction, color mixing applications, hair blowouts, styling and extentions
  • Educated clients on proper makeup applications and selection
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. - Beauty Advisor
Cedar Park, TX, 09/2017 - 03/2021
  • Recommended appropriate products to meet customers' individual needs.
  • Upsold additional products and services to increase sales numbers.
  • Identified client needs and recommended products based on preferences and requirements.
  • Cultivated productive and positive relationships with customers built on loyalty and service.
  • Maintained counter and display areas in clean and neat fashion.
  • Arranged merchandise to present visually appealing displays that drive sales.
  • Completed purchases and processed payments.
  • Met or exceeded sales goals on regular basis.
  • Analyzed customer skin to assess unique conditions and skin type.
  • Supported reception efficiency by taking phone calls, inputting appointments and collecting payments.
  • Helped customers feel relaxed and comfortable with process.
  • Kept up-to-date with style industry standards, trends and techniques to provide optimal aesthetics services to every client.
  • Evaluated client needs and recommended treatments and strategy to achieve desired result, while maintaining hair health.
  • Maintained full stock of inventory
  • Assessed customer hair texture, treatment history and desired outcome to identify appropriate services.
  • Suggested treatments and styles to suit customers' appearance and desired look.
  • Offered highly skilled and diverse salon services to customers daily, including cuts, color services and extensions.
  • Helped clients achieve desired looks for routine wear and special events by crafting ideal makeup strategies.
  • Created memorable customer experiences by including special services such as head and neck massages during appointments.
  • Scheduled onsite and offsite makeup appointments for clientele.
  • Provided clients with personalized skincare recommendations to support maintenance of healthy skin.
  • Performed full makeup applications on clients
  • Monitored trends to stay on top of fashions and better serve customer needs.
  • Maintained sales goal everyday
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination
Advance Auto Parts - Beauty Advisor
Delray Beach, FL, 11/2015 - 04/2017
  • Set and achieve personal sales goals while supporting the goals of the team
  • Greet customers in a timely professional and engaging manner
  • Initiate service consultations by asking open-ended questions to learn the customer’s preferences and needs
  • Provide honest and confident feedback to customers regarding products
  • Build lasting relationships with customers by contacting them to follow up on purchases suggest new products and invite them to upcoming events
  • Consistently seek trend and product knowledge to act as an expert for customers
  • Perform daily department maintenance tasks including stock work re-merchandising display price markdowns merchandise transfers and light cleaning
Avalon Health Care Group - Sales Associate
Keizer, OR, 08/2012 - 12/2014
  • Communicated with customers to understand needs and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Greeted customers, helped locate merchandise and suggested suitable options.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Provided first-rate service to all customers and potential customers.
  • Helped resolve client problems quickly with superior customer service.
Partners In Care - Home Health Aide
City, STATE, 04/2008 - 10/2010
  • Provided assistance to clients by handling household cleaning duties, managing schedules and transporting to and from medical appointments.
  • Completed household management tasks for clients within private home settings, including companionship and personal care assistance.
  • Assisted patients with dressing, grooming and feeding needs, helping to overcome and adapt to mobility restrictions.
  • Maintained clean, safe and well-organized patient environment.
  • Interacted kindly with patients and families and displayed positive, outgoing attitude, resulting in establishment of long-term, professional relationships.

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School Attended

  • Tilden HS
  • Empire Beauty School

Job Titles Held:

  • Freelance Makeup Artist / Hairstylist
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Beauty Advisor
  • Sales Associate
  • Home Health Aide


  • Diploma
  • Cosmetology License

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