At this point let's look back at some of the wise sayings or quotes about beauty and wonder no more why our women give time to be infront of the mirrors naturally when possible.
A beautician remarked "It is an art form like any other where the human face and body are the canvas that can be transformed into works of art"A Turkish proverb explains "A Heart in love with beauty never grows old" .
Another beautician is at her best because to her " My mind is to conceive ideas, my hands to create them, my eyes to appreciate the results" All three regard beauty as the metamorphosis either by natural growth or development assisted by creativity.
Mac as part of its its advert says "' ...women are looking for (our type of cosmetic). It can change you in a matter of minutes from the average looking ordinary girl next door into a striking beauty. Mac have a whole range of makeup, haircare and skin care product for you".
A Malay youth in his early twentieth going by the name of 'Apple' considers himself a make-up artist and is deft at his work. I was much intrigued to see him in his elements besides that he told me he was trained as a fashion designer and has branched into this new career which rewards him handsomely. Besides his current position here, he serviced recording and film starlets, wedding couples and theatrical players and Kuala Lumpur has many who require the services of make-up artists like himself. I asked him what do you need to work with Mac cosmetics? Would the company require a cosmetology certificate? He did not possessed one but he has the experience , personality and uppermost the ability to sell the product. Like an artist, he has talent and a natural eye for makeup. Working at KLCC , the centrepoint in Kuala Lumpur helps him to reach many discerning clients as well.
For us, "the glory of young men is their strength and the beauty of old men is the grey head" thus quotes a proverb. Come to think of it, way back in my mother's time 'bedak sejuk' would be the perfectionist of all things.
The young man at Mac in all his sidearms ready to assist where it is required most. 'Apple' is a make-up artist, a UITM graduate and in the elements of a burgeoning career.