Expert Speak: Interview with Celebrity Makeup Artist Fatima Nasir
Q1) What was the definitive moment that made you realise you wanted to become a makeup artist?
When you’re a fashion designer and you keep buying tons and tons of makeup, it’s the universe’s way of telling you what you should be doing. I love makeup and have always been interested in learning more and getting better at it.
Q2)Is this something you always wanted to do?
I guess so. Even though fashion design was my first career choice and something I pursued seriously for several years - this was always something I wanted to do.
Q3) What three makeup items can you never leave your house without?
Moisturiser, eye cream and lip balm - because hydration is super-important for healthy skin.
Q4) Define yourself in one word
Q5) One celebrity that you would like to work with that you haven’t already?
Saba Qamar-because she’s simply amazing!
Q6) If you could swap places for a day with anyone else, which one would you choose?
My PR agent - so I could finally give myself a day off!
Q7) What do you do in your free time?
I catch up on my sleep, spend quality time with my wonderful husband and play with my cats.
Q8) What are your future plans?
The number one request I get is people asking me to train them - I’d definitely like to setup a hair & makeup academy in the near future...if I can find the time!
Q9) How and from whom do you draw inspiration?
I find inspiration from all around me; whether it’s everyday moments or the amazing work other makeup artists are doing around the world.
Q10) A piece of advice for all aspiring makeup artists out there!
Put in the time and never compromise on the quality of your work