I thought id add a thread after reading the Dior Make-up Images that most retoucher's just ache for !
Lets start with the head Makeup Artist - Val Garland she works for streeters here in London -I worked with her years ago in australia and she does the best makeup work bar None . Val works for M.A.C cosmetics and works closely on alot of editorial with some of the best guys in the business . Her makeup application is slick and has been applying foundations for in excess of 20 yrs so the way she makes skin look is incredible .
Then we have hair - most hair for a good shoot will be blown out smooth then they will iron or tong the hair ( curlers-rollers-irons G-Hd ) this gives the hair a sleek polished look .
Next we have a stylist to make sure the clothing is rite for the direction of the shoot , thank god for these people in the business .
Good lighting will make all this even better .