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Malaya and Makeup

Tayler Weaver, Staff Writer

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Aspiring makeup artist, Malaya Mekkaoui, is only 16 years old. She already has a passion for makeup and is working daily to fulfill her dream.

How long have you been doing makeup?

“I’ve been doing makeup ever since I was little but I didn’t really start getting into it until I was around 12.”

Why did you start makeup?

“I started because it was fun and I knew if I got better at it I could make a future out of it.”

Are you interested in pursuing a career with makeup?

“Yes definitely interested in pursuing a career with makeup.”

How did you learn?

“I watch youtube a lot and there are tons of social media influencers that have pursued a makeup career from youtube and I usually learn from them. Makeup is easy to me. I always liked art and drawing and I believe if you can draw well makeup shouldn’t be hard for you. I like to think that your face is a canvas if that makes sense.”

Who do you look up to in the beauty world?

“I look up to NikkieTutorials on Youtube. She posted a video on the power of makeup where she did a side of her face with no makeup and a side with a lot and she just showed the beauty of yourself and makeup and what it can do to make you feel good about yourself and change your looks.”

Take a look at NikkieTutorials video here! https://youtu.be/a4Ov8qvZ2_w

How much do you charge?

“It depends, $40 for a full face with lashes, but if you bring your own lashes then its $35.”

Do you plan on doing prom makeup?

“Yes, I do homecoming, sadies, and prom makeup every year.”

What is one beauty product you cannot live without?

“I can’t live without eyelash extensions for sure.”

 

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Tayler Weaver, Staff Writer

Hi! My name is Tayler Weaver and I am a senior this year. This is my first year being a part of the High Post and I am beyond excited. I am a member of...

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