Hair and Makeup Overview

Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® is accepting applications for hair and makeup professionals to join us behind-the-scenes March 18 – 22, 2014. Stylists and artists from across the Southeast are encouraged to apply. 


Step 1: Submit an online application by Friday, November 1, 11:00 pm EST

Step 2: CFW Hair & Makeup director will review all applications and select the top finalists to move onto the audition process. Applicants will be notified the week of November 11th, if they have been chosen for an audition.

Step 3: Auditions will take place Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9. All hair stylists and makeup artists will be asked to bring their portfolio and kit for inspection. Audition will consist of a timed test plus interview questions.

Note: All stylists and artists are responsible for supplying their own hair and/or makeup kit for week of CFW. Makeup kits must be universal to all skin types and meet sanitary requirements.

Step 4: Final team selections will be made by December 19th and stylists and artists notified. By mid February, hair & makeup team will be announced on CFW website.

Step 5: Mandatory training sessions will take place on Sunday, February 23 and Monday, February 23, 2013 at Paul Mitchell The School Charleston. Exact time to be announced. In addition, there will be a team meeting Monday, March 10 at Paul Mitchell The School Charleston, plus a final team meeting and walk-thru on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 3-5 pm at the CFW tents in Marion Square.

Step 6: Baker Motor Company Charleston Fashion Week® will take place March 18 – 22, 2014. Hair stylists and makeup artists selected for the team must report to the tents daily at 2:30 pm and at 5:30 am on Saturday for the Spring Bridal Show.
All participating CFW hair stylists and makeup artists will receive a $50 kit per diem (per day), plus recognition on the CFW website, including a photo.
Note: If you are from outside the Charleston area, you will be responsible for covering your own travel and accommodation costs for the audition, training sessions, team meetings, and week of the event. CFW will provide a list of hotel partners offering preferred rates for week of the event.

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