Make-up Artist

Make-up Specialist

Make-up Expert

The tasks a Make-up Man is expected to perform include:Applying make-up on the face of actors and other performers to improve or alter their appearance for studio or stage productions

Examining casting list and requisitioning wigs, beards and other materials needed

Proficiency in applying make-up such as grease paint, rouge, lipstick, face powder, wigs and beards Adept with imparting desired facial characteristic or expression to actors or actresses

Well-versed with issuing instructions to hair dressers as to style of hair dressing required

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Sound health



Pleasing personality

Artistic skills

It needs one to be on their toes

May need to handle a team

Local travelling maybe a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working hours are for 5/6 days a week for 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from salon to salon

Being self-employed is an option. In this case, the working hours and days will be flexible

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Leg (BL), Low Vision (LV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act, 1948 (section 87)Health risks include exposure to solvents, hot iron, etc.Occupational hazards include strain on eyes, fatigue, etc.

For freshers - INR 5,000 to INR 7,000 per month For candidates with 3 - 5 years of experience or more - INR 30,000 to INR 40,000 per month(This figure are indicative and subject to change)

Overview of Beauty and Wellness Sector in India

The beauty and wellness industry in India is growing at a CAGR of 18.6 percent, driven by a burgeoning Indian economy. The sector is thriving on the increasing section of affluent and middle-class population that has started considering beauty and wellness as a necessity instead of a luxury, as perceived until sometime ago.

In beauty and salon segment, workforce requirement is expected to grow from 34 lakhs in 2013 to 121 lakhs in 2022. Based on market interactions, beauty sector is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20 percent with 23 percent in organized sector and 15 percent in unorganized sector.

There is a shift towards the emerging markets and this is likely to continue with over 50 percent of the total beauty sales by 2018 expected from developing countries like India. All these factors put together are only going to increase the job opportunities for a Make-up Man across towns and cities in India.


Salons across India

Beauty and Wellness centres across India

Fashion houses across India

Cosmetic companies across India

Entertainment industry across India

Towns and cities across India

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VLCC Institute

Exclusive Salon and Makeup Studio

Indus Integrated Information Management Limited


Net Services India Pvt Ltd

Jawed Habib Hair and Beauty Ltd

LTA School of Beauty

Shahnaz Husain Group of Companies

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