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2008.1216

Renowned Makeup Artist Shares His Experiences

<p>By Kevin Tang<br /> Campus Reporter</p> <p>Popular makeup artist Kevin Chou (周士杰) shared his tips for looking beautiful and attractive at the Extension Division for Inservice and Continuing Education building tonight.</p> <p>Chou told an audience of 75 people, mostly female students and office ladies that being beautiful and attractive was not as difficult and financially demanding as it seemed.</p> <p>&quot;Seeking beauty should not be a burden,&rdquo; Chou said.&nbsp; &ldquo;It can, in fact, be achieved through very simple means.&rdquo;</p> <p>Chou said that instead of heavy makeup, simplicity and cleanness were often what gave one the edge on important occasions such as dates or job interviews.</p> <p>&quot;Sometimes, just being yourself suffices,&rdquo; Chou said.&nbsp; &ldquo;Employers will appreciate your orderliness, while lovers will enjoy your true self.&rdquo;</p> <p>In this respect, Chou explained that understanding and protecting one&rsquo;s skin was a must, and that some simple tasks could achieve this.&nbsp; He advised his audience to avoid pressure, which could cause rapid deterioration, and to keep nurturing the skin by regularly drinking water, among other tips.</p> <p>Chou concluded his speech by encouraging his audience to look for beautiful landscapes in nature or art work in galleries, in order to develop artistic senses.</p> <p>&quot;The meaning of beauty should not be dictated by anyone,&rdquo; Chou said.&nbsp; &ldquo;It should come directly from one&rsquo;s own experiencing of beautiful things in life.&rdquo;</p> <p>Chou, frequently seen on TV show Wqueen (女人我最大), is a long-time makeup expert, the author of two books, and the product research director of his own brand of cosmetics, Beautymaker.</p> <p>Chou&rsquo;s speech had the particularity of being the first event organized by the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS) Industry Research Center.&nbsp; College of Management dean Andy Chen (陳文華) expressed his satisfaction following the event.</p> <p>&quot;I hope more events like this will be organized in the future, so that more people will be interested in what we do,&rdquo; Chen said.</p>