Fashion makeup is used in magazine photography as well as on the red carpet and fashion runway. more creative makeup is also used for projects that require experimental themes. Fashion makeup is also commonly used in television and film ranging for the natural look to bronzed and beachy to more glamorous applications.
Stage makeup can be used as a method in conjunction with stage lighting to highlight the actors' faces in order to make expressions visible to the audience from distances. This can include defining the eyes and lips as well as the highlights and lowlights of the facial bones.
Special make-up effects
Airbrushing is the use of an airbrush which is a small air-operated device that sprays assorted mediums, alcohol based and water-based makeup by a process of nebulization. The first record of this type of cosmetic application dates back to the 1925 film version of Ben-Hur, it has recently been re-popularised by the advent of HDTV and digital photography, cameras now focus on higher depths of detail. Liquid foundations that are high in coverage but thin in consistency are applied with the airbrush for full coverage without a heavy build-up of product. High definition can also be an art on its own. The use of light reflectors and ingredients such as minerals to give the skin a perfect flawless finish. This was developed due to the development of high definition mediums and the practical implications of airbrush makeup.