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I'm a man in makeup how diverse can it get?
Darion, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Make-up Artist?
I got my start in makeup in 9th grade, I was always fascinated with how confident my mother looked after she completed her lipstick and I envied that, I started by playing secretly with my mothers makeup and eventually let others know and I was surprised how supportive my family and friends were on me, a man, doing makeup.
Who is your inspiration in life Darion? How do you keep inspired?
My mother is my Inspiration, she's so strong and fierce, and I drive to be half the person she is.
We all make mistakes Darion; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Make-up Artist; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
Darion, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Make-up Artist, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
I don't accept all clients, I focus on beauty blogging, and starting a YouTube channel, so I'm very picky when it comes to accepting clients
Please tell us Darion, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Make-up Artist?
The most strategic I've had to be is when working with a bride, you're the front line in the ceremony, and if you allow a client to walk down the aisle with bad makeup, she will carry that memory of your "half rate" work the rest of her life.
Darion, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
Darion, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Make-up Artist. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
My proudest moment is when I look back on my previous work and see my self-growing as a person and as an artist
Darion, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
Being a makeup artist, I get to be creative 24/7.
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Make-up Artist?
Practice, practice, practice, makeup isn't always easy! But if you work hard enough, you'll do great!
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Yes absolutely! Any and all