A celebrity makeup artist – Lyrica Wafer and I had a great chat and I have learned so much about her work and I am very delighted to be part of an interview with her. Lyrica Wafer has always grew her passion into talent, she even pursued into acting, dancing and makeup artistry. She began to get into an acting when she was in high school and worked on sets as well. After college she majored into makeup artistry and modelling. She found herself into makeup and realized her makeup is her passion which her creativity shows her work.
You can see my interview with Lyrica below:
Carolyn: When did you become a celebrity makeup artist?
Lyrica: I became a celebrity make up artist officially when I did makeup for celebrity recording artist Adina Howard in February 2013 but I have been doing makeup for models and a lot of people in the industry since 2010.
Carolyn: What are your favourite makeup products and what makeup do you suggest us to use?
Lyrica: My favourite products to use are eyeshadows and Shany Cosmetics. I would recommend that to anyone.
Carolyn: Are there any skin care products that you love? Brand names?
Lyrica: Some skin care products I would recommend is the MAC skin care line and Clean & Clear where you can find at any drugstore
Carolyn: I have seen a lot of your profolio work on make up and they are certainly very gorgeous! Do you have any secret beauty tips?
Lyrica : Aww, thank you. My secret beauty tips? Well, when you take your picture make sure you are in front of a window with a natural light and having great skin under your makeup makes a great make up application.
Carolyn: What are the other talents have you used other than makeup artistry?
Lyrica: Other talents other than make up is that I love to write poetry.
Carolyn: Who have you worked with? Any celebrities that we know of?
Lyrica: I’ve worked with Adina Howard, Giselle Grayson, Steve Boi, Mary Beryman, Mikey Koffman and many more!
Carolyn: I’m curious, are you an actress as well and which famous celebrities do you really want to work with?
Lyrica: I have added before when I was in high school. I was on TV show called “7th Heaven” and a movie “Tears of the Sun” with Bruce Willis. I would really love to work with Dawn Richard, Danity Kane, Nicki Minaj, Queen Latifah, and Tamar Braxton etc..
Carolyn: When your client comes to you to do their makeup, do you pick any ideas what their looks should be or does the client tell you what they want?
Lyrica: I have always let my client tell me what they want. Most of the time they let me run free but I always like to see what style they are going for before I start.
Carolyn: What are the most important aspects of being professional makeup?
Lyrica: The most important aspects go being a mua is sanitation and organization. Clean brushes and having organized kit is a must.
Carolyn: If anyone wants to be a makeup artist, what do you recommend him/or her to use and how to be successful?
Lyrica: I would tell them to use the most affordable products they could get their hands on. Don’t spend too much money. Take the time and build your kit properly. I would recommend them to use drug store makeup and lots of pallets from Amazon. It could be useful, take advantage of social media, make sure to brand yourself well by making a website and investing in business cards
Carolyn: Thank you so much for allowing me to take the part of this interview!
Lyrica: Thank you for the interview
By: Carolyn Bulsink