An  Artist Guide to Makeup and Photography

TGculture: The Makeup Manual

By Tolase Ilesanmi

Looking to get your makeup a notch higher? Would you like to look flawless or make your clients impressed with your makeup skills? TGculture: The Makeup Manual is the perfect book for you. This ultimate guide contains all of the obvious and not-so-obvious skills and guidelines for creating exceptional makeup finishes. Think of this manual as your blueprint to getting gorgeous!


TGculture: The Makeup Manual is loaded with beautiful images, tons of hands-on tips, tricks and techniques. A few interesting topics within the book are highlighted below.


Great looks start with great tools, whether you work as a makeup artist, a makeup junkie, or an everyday person who aims at looking good.  


Hygiene in the makeup artistry is necessary for avoiding infection, skin irritation, and other skin disorders.


Beautiful skin is based on our lifestyle, how we apply our makeup, and the types of cosmetics used.  

“Fantastic, I have no regrets buying the book, I have followed the suggested tips to the letter and the book is a winner. I strongly recommend it”

J K-Ologun - Aberdeen, United Kingdom

A Book For All Levels

TGculture: The makeup Manual consists of information for people of all skill levels i.e. beginner to pro. This book will help you transform your makeup skills from basic to mastery. All you need is a bit of time, some thought, curiosity, and practice.

An Artist Guide to makeup and photography

A Book Based on Experience

This book is an organized and distilled summary of a decade's experience in makeup artistry. The information in this book is a guide, not a rule towards fundamentals of makeup; and a basis on which the artist or individual can build upon.

Meet the author

Tolase Ilesanmi is an Edinburgh-born, Aberdeen-based Makeup Artist and Stylist, who specialises in Bridal, Beauty, Fashion, and live Commercial makeup.  

She trained at Charles H. Fox, Covent Gardens, and the prestigious Academy of Freelance Makeup Artists (AOFM) in London. Tolase loves makeup and goes the extra mile to make people look good and confident. She is known for her precise application of makeup, and she is a professional member with Kryolan and M.A.C cosmetics.  

Since 2008, her delicate strokes have brought smiles to several Brides, Music Artists, Friends, and Family, and she has grown her hobby to become a business, which offers excellent, creative and beautiful services.