MILESTONE: TEN YEARS OF ON MAKEUP MAGAZINE

When I started pulling together images for this feature, I honestly became a little bit overwhelmed. Not by the work it took to go through hundreds upon hundreds of images, not by the difficulty in deciding which images to showcase among so many favorites. I was overwhelmed by the sheer mass of what we had done together as a community with this little magazine of ours.

Over the past ten years, we have celebrated artists from every area of the industry and every corner of the globe. We have brought together brands and schools and agencies and production companies that love makeup artistry as much as we do.

We have put makeup artists in the spotlight usually reserved for their clients — forcing them to center stage. I am beyond grateful to have been able to celebrate so many incredible pros and so many inspirational and artistic journeys with you over the years.

We have celebrated our industry like no other, and best of all, we have had a good time as a community doing it. Now, mind you, given the small size of our team and the amount of work that goes into each issue, I’m not sure everyone would always agree on the “good time” part. But each time we crack that first box open and see a peek of the cover coming through — just a sliver of green or yellow, orange or blue — it is all worthwhile.

As they say though, it takes a village — in this case a global one made up of Continue reading