You need to meet her in person to appreciate the wonders she does on a person’s face. Kay Rodriguez, Country Manager and Chief Airbrush Makeup Trainer of Airbrush Diva Philipines, recently visited Sydney to attend the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS).
She also visited Melbourne to do private demonstrations of her airbrush makeup and shared some tips on makeup application and skin care. Her international makeup skills caters to any age (children, teenagers, business people or seniors), any skin condition (birthmarks, blisters, scars or wrinkles) and she can do airbrush makeups for any occasion–weddings, birthdays, photo shoots, to re-touching from day makeup until to look good for an evening party.
Kay, cousin of Melbourne Filipino accountant Joey Santos, studied airbrush makeup technology at Temptu Pro in New York, Los Angeles and at Westmore Academy in California, USA. She bagged Second Runner up in the Evening Makeup Competition during the 2010 Philippine International Cosmetologist Association and won Most Outstanding in the Progressive Evening Hairstlye and Makeup Category of the 2009 Hair Asia Battle of the Champions.
Nonito Donaire, considered to be the next Manny Pacquiao, and wife, Rachel contract Kay as their makeup artist for all their shootings, pictorials and social functions whenever they are in Manila or elsewhere in the Philippines. Donaire was quoted as saying he was happy that Kay was doing his makeup and his skin never experienced a reaction.
Airbrush gun is easy to use, according to Kay. In fact, even beginners can use it. “It is also very hygenic because it uses airbrush and not sponge or compact foundation which can transfer facial wart to another person.” While airbrush makeup can hide skin imperfection such as blemishes, wrinkles or uneven skin tones, Kay admits that it cannot hide big bumps on one’s face. “Maybe one needs to consult Vicky Belo,” she said in jest.
Kay will be back in Melbourne in February 2013. Those wanting to book for consultations or demonstrations can book now. Ring May on 9558-6803 to book your spot.
For Filipino-Australians wanting to meet Kay when they visit the Philippines, bookings are essential. For more details, visit Kay’s website http://www.kayrodriguez.com/.
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