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COSMETICS: GENERAL INFORMATION  “Cosmetologist perform hair care skills (including washing, cutting coloring and perming), esthetics (skin care treatments) and manicures and pedicures. Some are experts in makeup and facials, do makeup analysis, and advice on products. Nail technicians [Electrologist]

Cosmetology Advancement Foundation, 208 East 51st Street, Suite 143, New York, NY `10022 (212) 388-2771.
National Cosmetology Association, 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 (312) 527-6765 
National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences, 901 North Staurt, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22203 (703) 527-7600
 The first American circus (John Bill Ricketts) was back in 1793 in Philadelphia and it included clowns.     
“There is a sucker born every minute”-P.T. Barnum
Make up for acrobats, trapeze artists, etc.
Actors/comedians, jesters (Egyptian, Greek Romans kept fools for entertainment)
-musical, juggling skills, verbal wit=middle ages
colorful, bizarre, exaggerated collars, bells, pointed caps, unusual shoes, traveling mistrals, street performers, storytelling, magic, tightrope walking, country bumpkin/dim-witted servant. Harlequine=b/w clothing. Pierrots-white faces. Clown=16th century England (clumsy country oaff). Joseph Grimaldi=Billie Button (first circus clown). Mimes=silent clowns (Marcel Marceau). Auguste clowns=slapstick humor. White Faces=clever/in charge of routine. Character clowns=hobo/tramp=Charlie Chaplin. . Emmett Kelley (solo/not in group)
Amusement parks, theaters, shopping malls, TV/Video, b-day parties, business promotions, festivals.
Clowns of American International, PO Box 6468, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 (888) 52CLOWN
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Clown of America International, PO Box 6468, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064
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Henna Painting: Batra Sumita, Liz Wilde. The Art of Mehndi. Penguin USA, 1999
Fabius, Carine and Michele M. Garcia. Mehndi: The Art of Henna Body Painting. Three Rivers Press, 1998.
Marron, Aileen and Halawa Henna. The Henna Body Art Kit: Everything You Need to Create Stunning Temporary Tattoos. Charles Tuttle Co, 1998.
Mookerjee, Ajit. 5,000 Designs and Motifs from India. Dover Publications, 1996.
Roome, Loretta. Mehndi, The Timeless Art of Henna Painting. Griffin Trade Paperback, 1998.
Body & Face Painting:Buis, Willem. Body Painting. Durotique Pr, 1997
Edwards, Roberto. Painted Bodies: By Forty-Five Chilean Artists. Abbeville Press, 1996
Margetts, Beth. Body Painting Pack. Simon & Schuster, 2002  
Make-Up Artist Magazine, PO Box 4316, Sunland, CA 91041 (818)504-6770
Web Sites:  
Explore hair trends and technology. Do historical research. Document your work.
“A good, basic stylist set cost about $1,000, but experienced, successful artists often have equipment that cost up to $10,000. (Some hair stylists also do make-up).

What is the difference is the education of a Pet Groomer?
“In 1500 BC in Egypt a shaved head = ultimate feminine beauty.

Hair International/Associated Master Barbers and Beauticians of America, 124-B East Main Street, PO Box 273 Palmyra, PA 17078 (717) 838-0795 www/
International Salon Association, 11811 North Tatum Boulevard, Suite 1085, Phoenix, AZ 85028-1625 (602) 404-1800
 “My uncle was a clown for the Ringling Brother’s Circus, and when he died all his friends went to the funeral in one car.”-Steven Wright.
[Skin Care Specialist/Estheticians] “medical/health, optimal health and vitality, dermatology..give facials , wraps, cellulite treatments, massages, skin peelings, brow and eyelash tintings, hair removal , aromatherapy” “1400 BC rich Egyptians put large cone of scented grease on top of head that melted and dripped down their bodies. Skin glistening sheen and bathing their clothes in fragrance. “Ancient Rome. Men painted hair onto their bald heads.
Broadway cast of Cats (1982) .
Blueman Group.
“Sadler’s Wells Makeup-english theater.
1967 Dotrice is undergoing a painful process involving large quanties of latex, a false nose, blacked-out teeth, a blad pate and false whiskers. He will spend 2 hours on state., followed by a further hours to remove his makeup. A three-hour make up session is not a record by the standard of the film industry. It took 20 hours to prepare Rod Steiger for his lead role in the Illustrated Man in 1969; his whole body had to be covered with mock tattoos.
Make-Up Artists Magazine. P.O. Box 4316. Sunland, CA 91041 (818) 504-6770
 “I don’t mind death-I just don’t want to be there when it happens”-Woody Allen.
 “Early Tibetans feed the corpse to the birds”
“Before the Color Purple Whoopi Goldberg was a Mortuary cosmetologist.”
“ After his death Alexander the great’s remains were preserved in a huge crock of honey…common practice in Ancient Egypt.”
“Mummy making first took place in Chile among the Chinchoros tribe.”
“ modern body does not deteriorate as quickly because our diet consist of so many preservatives.” “During the civil war undertakers were addressed as ‘Doctor’”
 “nail art, decorating nails with stencils, glitter, and ornaments. Clean, shape, and polish fingernails and toenails, groom cuticles, apply lotion. Nail sticks, files, cuticle instruments, tweezers, emery boards, removing old polish, shaping nails, softening and trimming cuticles, applying cuticle cream, cleansing, drying hands and nails, applying polish and top coat, sanitized instruments, funguses and infections from dirty instruments” “The idea of painting fingernails originated in China, where the color of someone’s nails indicated their social rank.”
“From ancient times until the 19th century in China, long fingernails were considered a mark of great beauty and for members of the scholar-ruling class, a symbol of distinction indicating that they never worked with their hands. To protect their nails-which were sometimes more then 2 inches long-from cracking, both men and women attached special silver or gold covers to them. They wore these protective shields even when they slept.

Nail Care Association Incorporated, 207 East Ohio Street, Suite 336, Chicago, IL 60611
National  Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts And Sciences, 901 North Stuart Street, Suite 900, Alexandria, VA 22203-1816
National Cosmetology Association, 401 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611

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