As a makeup artist you are consistently in close contact with a variety of skin types and tones, and in this chapter, Christine Sciortino gives the tools needed to work successfully with any base. The knowledge of different skin needs makes for a personable and professional environment on set where every skin color, age, and condition can be taken care of in the most inclusive way. Addressing issues of diversity that have marred the makeup industry for years, in this section Sciortino stresses the importance of makeup artists creating an environment of comfort and consultation in their chairs.