Interview With a Makeup Artist: Dr. G Is On a Mission to Provide "Beauty Care"
Posted Apr 08 2013 5:54pm
Gina Charles is not just any makeup artist. Gina is also a doctor who is on a mission to provide what she calls "beauty care" to help boost the self-esteem of women who are dealing with cancer. I was fortunate to connect with her on Twitter and felt compelled to learn more about her story. Here is my interview with her...
What inspired you to become a makeup artist?
During graduate school, I was approached by a fellow makeup artist to assist her with a large wedding. Although I enjoyed learning about makeup from her, I had never did makeup professionally. After some training, I went on to assist her a few more times. A few years later, I moved away to start medical school. Based on my experiences with her clients I was inspired: I observed how the women were glowing after their makeup was completed. It was not simply a matter of looking good but I noticed they were feeling good about themselves. Read more »