MUA/Hairstylists: Shooting on location without a power source- Advice?

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Sep 20, 2012

Kimberly M.

I use an airbrush for makeup and I also do hair. I usually shoot in studio, but I'm now booking outdoor shoots. The problem: No power outlet for my tools!
Any recommendations? Power Generators? Power Inverters? Or something else?
I try to set up sessions at my house, but if I need to do touch-ups on location I'm stuck.

This is all TFP work I'm doing, so the photographers I work with don't have anything to use as well.

Sep 23, 2012

Alethea R.

For waves just sprits water and braid (Either normal braid, french, waterfall; Depending on what kind of wave you want). For curls this may sound dump but take curamic curler kit and a box wrapped in tin foil, set it in the box and let it sit in the sun. It will warm it up realy hot so you can use it, thats how i always do my hair when im on group camping trips.

Sep 27, 2012

mallory w.

Are you able to do the make up and hair at a nearby location first then go to the location and touch up before shooting. Otherwise a generator is your only other option I can really think of, unless they make an adaptor for a car cigg lighter that turns it into an outlet (but thats streaching it lol )  

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Kimberly M.

San Diego, CA