Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Great Show: Makeup and the Model

Today's show was a really great show as we had owner of Natural Glamour Cosmetics Detra Dixon in the studio. Great questions were answered in regards to treating acne, what to do to keep the signs of aging down including skin care for men. That's right, men need to take care of their skin too. Detra shared with models what they need to know in order to prepare their skin for a photoshoot including the right kind of makeup to show up in your pictures. It was truly an informative show and who better to talk about makeup than Detra?

Detra Dixon is a licensed Aesthetician, and professional makeup artist residing in Dallas, Texas. Detra Dixon showed an interest in makeup at an early age, doing makeup for her friends for the highschool prom in 1985. When asked by one of her good friends what was she going to be, Detra replied a makeup artist. In 1993 Detra attended Ogle beauty school in Arlington Texas where she obtained a License in Esthetics. Upon graduating from Ogle beauty school Detra was accepting any and all jobs that came her way. Detra worked as a skin care specialist at the acclaimed John Robert Powers Modeling Agency. After leaving John Robert Powers, she began to do freelance work with various cosmetics lines. Detra was one of the first MAC makeup artist at North Park Mall, and opened the first MAC store in the Dallas area. She has freelanced for lines such as Fashion Fair,Flori Roberts, Shu Eumuera, Yves St Laurant,Nars, Color me Beautiful,Nat Robbins,and many many more.

In addition Detra has had the pleasure to be Lead Makeup artist for Comedian’s Nanette Lee’s mother during a mother’s day photo shoot, Shawn and Marlon Wayan’s for their scary movie promo tour, Tyrese Gipson, and John Singleton

for their Baby Boy Promo Tour, Monique the Grammy Award winning actress as well as professor Oglevee during a press tour,D.L. Hughley, and Singer Athena Cage formerly of the group “Kut Klose”.
She has also been a part of numerous photoshoots as well as plays, fashion shows, commercial shoots, and print work. Detra is totally committed to her career as a professional
makeup artist ,along with overwhelming passion for the beauty industry. When asked what separates Natural Glamour Cosmetic s from the hundreds of other Lines that exist today, Detra’s response was that “Natural Glamour Cosmetics is a line that was designed with All women in mind. Since no one can define Beauty in one Ethnicity. Natural Glamour is defined as a Cosmetic Line that enhances and defines the Natural Beauty in all women of the world.
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