Exclusively Fashion Magazine:
Can you tell me your journey as a makeup artist from
when you began to now?
After completing a sculpture course at the university of
Art in Japan
moved to Paris to learn make up at school.
I met lots of amazing make-up artiststhere. so
began assisting them and testing which lead to me
building up my own portfolio.
When you first started your career as a makeup artist
did you find it hard to break into this business?
Actually when I first started my career I have never
thought about how difficult it would be to become
a professional make up artist! I was just dreaming
one day my dream come true.. but I realized you also
need to be passionate and patience and competitive.
Can you tell me your favorite brand of makeup to use?
artist you assisted?
How important is it to assist established makeup artist?
Its so important to assist to learn all the different
skills and techniques and the atmosphere they create for
the client, as well as seeing what make – up brands and
wonder products they are using – it keeps you learning.
You should always assist someone more established when
the chance arises – I assist every London and Paris
fashion to artists such as Charlotte Thilbury and Dick
What gives you inspiration?
I find inspiration through art and in the beauty of
What are your beauty secrets?
Think about your precious person.
Name five things that women need in their make bag?
Do you have a favorite color of lipstick; if so what
MYTH from MAC, I can't remember how many of these I have
gone through in my kit!!!!
What advice would you give to an aspiring makeup artist?
Look at magazines, practice with friends as its totally
different to when you do it on yourself and try to
assist as many make – up artists to see what their style