George Miguel Costa
Q. How do you adjust your makeup styles for a tv reality star and a model on the catwalk?
As runway make is fun and playful it can be a little showgirl at times depending on trend.. But out of many of the looks a portion of the look can be very wearable or slightly tweaked
Q: You mention that your sister was who initially inspired you, but what were the actual steps you needed to take that led you to become a celebrity makeup artist?
Yes both my sister an my late mother inspired me greatly I remember watching them but on there makeup and saw how powerful the looked and felt just blew me away…well living in the ny metro area it’s a plus working with top key makeup artist for NYFW really opened a lot of doors for me which led to working with designers , stylists and photographers …It wasn’t easy you have to really prove yourself to the super high pace culture which I love a good ol challenge !
Q: I think your work is beautiful! Every episode Melissa and Kathy look flawless. How did you develop all of these techniques?
I developed most of my techniques and skill out of pure trial and error as I feel most artist do… I honestly I just have fun with it just keep it pretty right ?! .. Take a risk it’s just makeup it can always come off.
Q: How did you catch the eye of RHONJ cast members and spark their interest in your makeup abilities?
Melissa was the first to contact me from the cast… She saw some of my work from a mutual friend and it just want from there.. Melissa great she likes to be a bit playful with her looks.. Then the other cast members just want a piece of George Miguel
Q: Do you have any big upcoming events you will be involved in?
My next big event that I look forward to is this upcoming NYFW this will my 16th season and I still love the rush to this day!
Q: I think it is phenomenal for your career that you are being broadcasted on national television. What are some future goals that you have or hope to accomplish?
Yes it’s pretty awesome to watch yourself in action … People can now put my name to my face as most makeup artist are behind the scenes you really don’t hear of them to much.
Q: What advice would you give to young professionals in the beauty industry seeking an established career just like yours?
You have to have tough skin in this industry… Don’t let the “no’s” stop you keep going forward and don’t look back …Take risks with your talents stand apart from the rest… Lastly network network network that one person can open the door to many others!