Jemma Kidd, a former model turned make-up artist, launched the high successful Jemma Kidd Make-up School in 2002 and has her own range of cosmetics.
Jemma Kidd, a former model turned make-up artist, launched the high successful Jemma Kidd Make-Up School in 2002 and has her own range of cosmetics.
We caught up to talk inspiration and her own experiences of mentoring.
What fired your ambition to start your own business? Working a session make-up artist, I realised millions of women wear make-up but few of them know how to apply it properly. I founded the school to teach women to apply make-up with advice from the professionals.The choice of make-up can be overwhelming and intimidating so I decided to create an easy-to-use collection of core essentials.
What’s the best careers advice that you’ve been given? If you don’t have passion for what you do, stop, think about what you truly enjoy doing and follow your heart.
What’s been a career high? Launched the make-up school. I’ve been lucky enough to work with some amazing photographers like Rankin, Peter Lindbergh and David Bailey. You learn a lot working with professionals of their calibre.
What makes a good mentor? Experience, passion, inspiration and success.
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