Commercial Makeup Overview

In commercial film, TV production  and photography, a professional makeup artistry will save you valuable time and money. This is because professionally applied makeovers create  flawless paintings ready for the big screen before the camera turns on. And they do not require any digital editing or touchup after the camera turns off.

When hiring a professional makeup artist for your project, you want to be sure to choose someone who is passionate and knowledgeable in their field, has experience working under pressure and is willing to listen to your directions. Only this way you can be sure the makeup artist will contribute to the intense team effort in turning your vision into reality.

And this type of makeup artist is Carmina Cristina.
“I deliver quality makeup application, creativity and professionalism. Guided by these core values, I help turn a vision into a real-life artistic expression that can be captured by TV, movies and commercial photography.”

With a decade of growth and success, Carmina-Cristina is an internationally trained makeup artist and a self-proclaimed perfectionist. In a profession where so often makeup artists are behind-the-scenes focusing on only one thing, Carmina’s versatility and wide range of skills will make her a unique asset to your professional team. Carmina is a can-do, get-it-done type of person – always the first one on set and the last one to leave. She works well with talent, knows how to put them at ease and creates an atmosphere of camaraderie and fun. She will impress you with her quality of work, ingenuity and professionalism. If you need to capture the most attractive qualities of a product or a person on film, you need Carmina-Cristina.  So did many other producers and photographers who provided rave reviews about her work.

Why You Should Work With Carmina Cristina

“Makeup is an art but it’s also a business and it should be treated as such. I consider both parts to be of equal importance. Keeping the project on time and within budget is as important to me as the makeup artistry and application.”

Located in Harrisburg and serving Lancaster, Camp Hill, York and surrounding Central PA areas, Carmina-Cristina brings to the table her impressive creative knowhow and experience, professionalism and patience. More than that, her uplifting positive energy will set the ‘can-do’ tone for the entire project! In short, Carmina is someone you want to work with for so much more than just her unmatched makeup artistry talent. She is someone you want to work with for her professional presence and positive attitude as well.

– 5 Reasons Why Commercial Projects Need a Professional Makeup Artist
– Testimonials

Carmina has experience and expertise in the following fields:

  • Film, TV, Video and High Definition and the best makeup to use for each of these mediums
  • Theatrical makeup and special effects
  • Period and historical makeup (1920s to present)
  • Character makeup design: manipulating the age, genetics, lifestyle and health of a character

Contact Carmina today to discuss your project requirements and request a quote.

TV. Film & Commercial Makeup Portfolio
Editorial & Lifestyle Makeup
Fashion, Beauty & Fantasy Makeup
Special Effects
Commercial Makeup Videos

Carmina Cristina brings years of experience and a lifetime of natural talent to her work. She is a true professional in her makeup artistry skill as well as in her attitude and presence on-set. Contact Carmina today to receive a quote and take the guess work and stress out of your next commercial photo shoot or video production! (Links to 2 commercial portfolios: Tear-sheets and Photo-shoots, and other links)


Standard Professional Fees:

Half-day on set: $350 (up to 4 hours)
Full-day on set: $500 (up to 8 hours)

Discounted fee schedules are  available to qualifying customers
Travel, accommodation, special materials, per-diem and overtime expenses may apply depending on your project requirements.