Nowadays, Page himself is something of a celebrity, though he’d be loathe to say so. “I’ve had to let people go from teams because they are just so into the whole idea of the glamour of it, and all they want to do is take selfies with the model. Just do your job, shut up, and do the work,” Page explains on how to truly succeed in face painting (a playful term he often uses when crediting his own work on Instagram). His final words of advice to aspiring makeup artists? “Be professional, punctual, polite, and a good team player,” he says. “Learn to be a small part of a great picture rather than another big part of a lousy picture.”
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