The makeup industry is popping and has been for a long time. Have you ever wanted to learn how to get that soft glam or just find out your skin type so you can purchase that perfect foundation? Well you are not alone! There are tons more women just like you. Recently we were able to catch up with celebrity makeup artist, Arielle Antoinette and ask a few questions about who she is and get some insight on some of her favorite products!
Who is Arielle Antoinette?
I am a celebrity makeup artist who has glammed some of Atlanta’s biggest stars for TV and film.
Please share with us, some of the clients that you’ve worked with thus far?
I have worked with celebrities such as; Toya Wright, Tameka Scott (Xscape), Dr. Heavenly, Yandy Smith, Angela Yee, Essence Atkins, Quad Webb-Lunceford are just to name a few.
How long have you been in the industry?
I have been in the industry for 9 years. Its been quite a journey. But I wouldn’t change it for the world. I’m where I’m suppose to be.
Who are have been some of your influences throughout your journey?
I have a few influences that I look to for guidance and for inspiration. First and foremost God influences me. He directs my guidance and my path. My mentor Koereyelle, she has wisdom in the business industry. She has great advice and insight with different endeavors I may have. She also wants to see other women win so I trust her influence. Other influences would be Some of my clients and friends. Then there are Beauty influencers such as Makeup Shayla and Mario, who are great inspirations for me. They handle their artistry and our industry with such poise. I really aspire to be like them in my own way.
What can people expect from your products?
My products are beginner and pro friendly. I wanted products that Can be easily used by both parts of the spectrum. Makeup artist, everyday women and enthusiasts. I teach classes and host glam camps so I wanted to make sure my students aren’t intimidated by my products anymore then they already are. Fun and beauty wrapped into each product.
What are the best starter tools for someone wanting a natural look?
The best starter tools for someone wanting a natural look is first a brow pencil/pomade. Your brows should always look good. Concealer definitely, you need to highlight and conceal your face as needed. A foundation is good to even out the skintone. A Setting powder to set and lock in all the creams that you’ve just applied. A bronzer to warm up the face. And a gloss to top it all off! You will be pretty and natural. Just how I like it.
Please give us 5 must haves for your daily bag?
5 things I must have in my bag would be a pressed powder to touch up my face throughout the day. A gloss, I love a good lip gloss. Lipstick, usually the one I’m wearing that day. Lip liner, I love how the liner defines your lips and I love to make sure I keep it up throughout the day. And lash glue, You never want to be out and in a predicament where your lashes is coming off and you have no glue.
What are some are some things that being in the industry has inspired you to do?
I am the owner of “Double A Cosmetics” which features lip glosses, lipsticks, mink lashes and much more!
Are there any events coming up that we should know about?
I will be hosting a “Glam Camp” on December 1st educating women hands on about applying their makeup.
Where can people follow your work or book you?
I am currently teaching everyday women what to use and how to apply their makeup virtually and hands-on for a flawless application. The virtual option is using the official makeup kit, it will come with personalized makeup products just for you. Ladies can select the drugstore makeup kit, or the high end makeup products for their kits.
Visit theofficialmakeupkit.com to purchase your kit and start saving money and time on your everyday or weekend slay and regimen! Whether you’re local to Atlanta and want to experience the glam camp hands on or virtually want to know Arielle’s makeup secrets visit her online @arielleantoinette_makeup.