Naomi is an absolute sweetheart, with gorgeous eyes, and definitely has the “midas touch” when it comes to makeup artistry. Did I mention she has huge makeup case filled with every shade of eyeshadow, lipstick, gloss, and blushes you can think of! And, it’s all MAC baby!
Just days ago, Naomi sent us some photos wearing Luxe-2 by Lash Royalty. We think they look natural and absolutely fabulous on her. She also had some really nice things to say about our lashes, and coming from her, that’s a huge compliment. Naomi was kind enough to spare some time for a quick interview with us. Enjoy and make sure to follow Naomi on Twitter .
Tell us a little about your experience, and how you got started in this industry.
First off, I’m 22, and have been a makeup artist for a little over 3 years. I have worked for Too Faced Cosmetics, Benefit Cosmetics, Lancome, Prescriptives, Estee Lauder, and MAC!
My career as a makeup artist started at age 19. I earned a job working at an Estee Lauder count in Macy’s. Since I was just 10, I knew that I wanted to be a makeup artist. I was OBSESSED with brows and lashes! After spending a year with Estee Lauder, I started to pursue other interests, and also became a Freelance Artist for several cosmetic lines. In November of 2009, I fulfilled what seemed like a life long goal, and joined the MAC team as a Pro Artist. It has been a challenging journey, but I am most definitely enjoying the ride!
What is your secret weapon, or “signature look”.
Definitely a smokey eye, because it’s a classic and sultry look that oozes confidence and sex appeal.
Do share you favorite beauty must have item.
MY SPIKED brow pencil from MAC! Brows are the key to creating the tone of your look. Your brows “form your Mona Lisa”, as I like to say.
Favorite lipstick shade.
Anything bright, bold, and fun! I love REBEL and GIRL ABOUT TOWN from MAC.
Hands down, Viva Glam 5 from MAC. It’s the “goes with everything” kind of gloss.
Before you go, do share a makeup tip or secret!
My ultimate makeup tip: Square brows are a beauty no, no! Square brows = angry brows. Try a more rounded brow, for a softer look.
Secret tip #1: If your brows have trouble growing, try some Rogaine on them!
Secret tip #2: If you’re in between eyebrow waxes, use a natural looking concealer just under the brow, to hide those little hairs!