Behind Fashion Week: 5 Black Professionals To Watch in 2012

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THE MAKE-UP ARTIST


POWER: Kim Weber has worked with clients including Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, WWD, Essence and Lucky Magazine, painting facial canvases for editorial, runway shows and commercials. 


PASSION: Creating temporary fantasy inspired by music, art, design, food, and architecture.


PATH: Weber began working in cosmetics retail at Macy's, eventually landing a long-term gig with MAC. While there, she began taking on freelance work alongside veterans. "Being self-employed, there’s really no time off because how often you work determines how often you get paid."


PROVISIONS: A passport ("You must be ready to travel international at a moment’s notice).  A smartphone (which is always accessible for e-mail or phone calls).

THE MAKE-UP ARTIST

POWER: Kim Weber has worked with clients including Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, WWD,…