Silvia Saccinto is an Italian Make Up Artist who is currently living and working in London. Since Silvia’s last interview with Urbanity Chic, about 12 months ago, her career has continued to blossom and we were therefore delighted when she agreed to share what she’s been working on. Read on to find out about Silvia’s latest projects, what she ensures she has on every assignment and what she does to relax when not working.
Q: What are you currently working on?
Throughout my career I’ve always had various jobs but at the moment I’m freelance and also a part time make up artist for both Bizarre Magazine and for Salvation Films Production! I’m quite proud about this!!!
Q: How have the last 12 months been for you?
Well since the last interview, these last 12 months have been very busy! I ‘ve been working on music videos, CD covers and lots of magazine shoots to such as for:
-Manic Mosh Magazine Online 2014
-Bizarre Magazine 2014
-Fabric A Magazine April Issue 2014
-Sicky online Magazine
-Candid online magazine
-Unfolded Online Magazine Issue 16
-Fabric A Magazine November Issue 2013
-Miss INK Magazine 2013
-Fiesta Magazine (Adult Magazine)
-Unfolded Online Magazine Issue 15
-OffTheHook online Magazine
-Eluxe Online Magazine
-Superstar Online Magazine
-We&You Online Magazine
-Fart Online Magazine
-Vogue.it and many others!!!
I have been working also for various fashion weeks (… very stressful butt you have a vey good satisfaction after all 🙂 Working with Bizarre magazine has also been amazing! I have also been featured in a couple of exhibitions too. So yes, it’s been a great year for me.
Q: What does fashion mean to you?
As before, fashion for me is everything! You can get inspiration from everywhere. Magazines, newspapers, holidays, etc… also waiting your next stop on the overground or looking at some kind of monument!!! …Fashion is in everyday life and it is also something that will never end because it’s around us!
Q: Where do you get your inspiration?
Honestly speaking, some of my make up ideas come from my imagination!
Q: Who inspires you?
My family. They give me the power to work every day!
Q: What’s your favourite makeup product that you are never without on a shoot?
This is can sound funny but I’m obsessed with antibacterial gel! I always carry a bottle of antibacterial for myself and also one for my make up!!
After that it’s definitely powder! For me is the most important make up product!
Q: What is the skin prep process prior to makeup?
It depends on a person’s skin type but I usually want be sure that the face is well hydrated and not sensitive and after that I can start my job!!
Q: How would you define your personal style?
Mmm …lets say crazy!!! I’m happy only if I can think outside the box!!! (Only for some jobs of course…)
Q: Where are you based?
Q: What’s it like living in London?
Difficult. Sometimes I really miss communicating in my native Italian language especially when I’m tired or get angry with someone! J
Q: What’s been the highlight of your career to date? I
Over the last 12 months I can definitely say that it’s being part of two important exhibitions and for being featured in magazines such Bizarre!
Q: What are you hoping to achieve over the next 12 months?
Hopefully I’d like to work more magazines with the magazines I’m currently collaborating with!!! Also I’d like to do some other exhibitions!!!
Q: What do you do to relax?
I like to watch TV or go shopping!!
Q: Where would your favourite holiday (vacation) be and why?
I love the beach. Wherever the beach is I don’t mind. I just love the beach!!!
Q: Do you have interesting hobbies?
Apart of make-up I like cars LOL!
Q: Is there anything else you’d like to let our readers know about?
Please have a look on YouTube. You can see my interview there. Also check out my website. You can find some more new stuff on there.
Q: What is the most important beauty advice that you can give to women?
Just be yourself. Women are all beautiful in all the way they are!!!
Q: What motivates you to do what you do?
My passion of course but a lot of stubbornness!!! My job it’s very competitive so you have to be strong enough!
Editor’s Note: Silvia’s natural creative flair is personified in her work. Definitely one of Urbanity Chic’s creative MUA’s to Watch!
If you’d like to learn more about or get in touch with Silvia Saccinto just follow the links below:
twitter link: @silvia_Smakeup
facebook link: Silvia Saccinto Make Up Artist
web page link: www.silviasaccintomakeup.yolasite.com
Vogue Italy: Vogue.it/SilviaSaccinto