Balaka based makeup artist drill colleagues | Malawi Nyasa Times

Sharing, they are saying, is caring, and that’s precisely what one makeup artiste is doing.
The beautician is on the bounce not solely to share her information, but in addition her skilled expertise and experience.
The COVID-19 pandemic precipitated an entire shutdown not solely in Malawi however the world over – and the whole enterprise universe got here to a halt to the hilt – forcing the vast majority of freelance makeup artists business out of labor.
Magaleta at work
The Malawian makeup artists similar to their counterparts globally, grew to become redundant and jobless because of the marauding pandemic.
Doing hair and makeup professionally entails face-to-face, one-on-one and person-to-person contact — the very factor that the whole world has been instructed to keep away from to cease the unfold of the novel coronavirus world pandemic.
For these freelance artists, this make their jobs — and for a lot of extra others, their main supply of revenue — it has grow to be an impossibility.
Now these professionals are left to seek out inventive methods to maintain their heads above water, each emotionally and financially.
This is the rationale why the Malawian famend and celebrated Balaka-based makeup artist, Cecilia Magaleta organised a coaching workshop with a purpose to drill different makeup artists on how greatest to do their job regardless of the continued rampaging Covid 19 world pandemic.
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Magaleta instructed Nyasa Times that she introduced up collectively purchasers and makeup artists to share concepts on how greatest they will do their job.
She stated: “Mainly, the coaching is all about refreshing their brains but in addition reminding them to makeup in a masks and gloves and vigorously sanitizing their station and merchandise.”
Magaleta stated, she’s removed from the one one who has seen her enterprise fully evaporate for the reason that unfold of COVID-19.
“I watched all of my jobs for the previous months cancel in a matter of hours and l know even a few of my pals confronted the identical factor, ”
She describes the present scenario as a “freelancer’s worst nightmare, however was optimistic that with Covid 19 figures on the bottom facet they count on their enterprise to come back again to regular.
“One factor l additionally reminded my colleagues that we have to preserve Covid prizes as a result of individuals haven’t but totally recovered,” She stated.
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Magaleta additionally reminded her pals that a number of the adjustments seen this 12 months will keep round and that cosmetics baggage will get smaller as ladies abandon lip pencils and contouring sticks on account of maskup.
” I additionally instructed them that lengthy intervals at dwelling have compelled many ladies to not patronise our enterprise, but it surely’s our hope that because the figures Covid are declining we could get again to our regular enterprise, “stated Magaleta
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