After getting her luggage shifted to a smaller room, Xin Mei made her way towards the canteen. She was planning to roam around the city but now she had to spend her early morning in shifting rooms. Poor her!
Xin Mei had a quick breakfast and made her way toward the sets. Director Zhang called her the moment his eyes fall on her.
"Xin Mei, what happened? I heard you were shifting rooms?" He asked with concern.
"Nothing happened director. Apparently, the hotel staff needed me to empty the room. They are expecting some VIP who wants to stay in the VIP room. So I have to vacate it," Xin Mei easily lied and director Zhang also believed her.
"Now go and get ready for the next scene. In this scene, you are shooting with both Tang Min and Zhou Mingyu."
Xin Mei made her way towards the shared room in-between her and Zhou Mingyu. Fang Lin was already waiting for her with a script in her hand.
When Xin Mei entered the room, she noticed Zhou Mingyu who was already getting her hair and makeup done.
The schedule of City B was decided in a hurry, so director Zhang didn't get time to select different makeup artists for Zhou Mingyu and Xin Mei. So in city B, Xin Mei and Zhou Mingyu had to share the same artist.
Xin Mei ignored Zhou Mingyu and walked towards the rack of her dresses. She selected the dress and wore it. She again came back to the room where Zhou Mingyu was still having her makeup done.
Xin Mei walked towards the empty chair and sat on it. She had her hairs done first as the hairdresser was free at that time. Once her hairs were done, she began to read the script, waiting for her turn to get the makeup done.
"Miss Zhou, are you satisfied with the makeup for the day?" the makeup artist spoke cautiously. She was already troubled by the star in front of her.
Instead of looking at her own face, Zhou Mingyu looked at Xin Mei. Xin Mei had a smile on her lips and she tried to hide it behind her script.
"No, do it again." Zhou Mingyu spoke she didn't care to look at her face.
"Which part should I do again? Did you not like your eyes or did you not like your lips color?"
"Everything, you yourself look at my make-up. A newbie can do better makeup than you. I don't know what director has seen before appointing you as the makeup artist."
The face of makeup artist became stiff on hearing the words of Zhou Mingyu. She was fuming with anger. What did this star think of herself? She wanted to yell at Zhou Mingyu with anger, but she could only gulp her anger and start over again.
Seeing that Xin Mei was ignoring her, Zhou Mingyu kept finding a mistake in her makeup, hence delaying the makeup of Xin Mei. If Zhou Mingyu wasn't finished with her makeup, Xin Mei had to wait naturally.
Fang Lin was also fuming with anger. Zhou Mingyu was taking extra time to get ready. They could be called any time from now and Xin Mei couldn't go out without any makeup, right?
"Xin Mei, do something," Fang Lin complaint.
"Don't worry Fang Lin. My face doesn't need make-up to make it beautiful like someone. So my makeup will not take long. I will get ready on time. So don't worry."
Zhou Mingyu glared at Xin Mei when she heard the mock in the words of Xin Mei. She wanted to contradict her but couldn't. She was aware that the skin needed a lot of makeup to look flawless in front of the camera.
"Ma'am, are you satisfied now?" the makeup artist asked, she had crossed her fingers for a stroke of good luck.
"No, change the color of my lips to coffee shade."
Makeup artist groaned in pain. Last time, she had applied coffee shade only but Zhou Mingyu wasn't satisfied with that. But now she wanted the coffee shade! What exactly did her client want?
Zhou Mingyu was a pain in the ass for everyone present in the room. It was only when the manager of Zhou Mingyu arrived that Zhou Mingyu reluctantly left the room, not forgetting to throw the glare in the direction of Xin Mei.
When it was the time for Xin Mei to get her makeup done, the makeup artist was already irritated. She yelled her name in a loud and cold voice, "Xin Mei, come and get your makeup done. I don't have much time to waste."
Xin Mei walked towards the chair and took her place. Xin Mei glanced at the makeup tools and suddenly stopped the makeup artist.
"Aunty Ming, can I use my own makeup? My skin is rather sensitive to the product of this brand. I get red rashes after using this make-up brand."
"What rubbish are you talking about? This brand is one of the best brands. I have used it in the past, I haven't seen a case where anyone suffered by using this brand. Didn't Zhou Mingyu use the same brand in front of you? This brand is really good. Stop making such rubbish excuse."
Makeup artist was very impatient to get done with the makeup of Xin Mei. Moreover, she really liked the makeup kit. Zhou Mingyu had recently gifted it to her and she loved it. She didn't need to work to when using this kit.
"Aunty please," Xin Mei took out some cash from her purse and gave the same to the makeup artist. "I hope that you can use my makeup. You see, as an actress, my face is very important for me."
"Ok, I will use your makeup."
Xin Mei pulled out her makeup from her small bag. Using the same makeup kit, the makeup artist did her makeup. She didn't care to ask Xin Mei about her opinion on makeup before leaving the room.
A cold smile left from the lips of Xin Mei when she saw her makeup.
'How foolish of you Zhou Mingyu? Did you really think that I will not notice the brand of makeup which was to be used on my face? I am not so careless.'
Xin Mei looked at the brand of makeup. She remembered, a beauty parlor had applied this makeup brand on her face, during her high school farewell party. Her skin had burned due to the makeup. Red rashes had appeared on the face. She didn't get a chance to ask about the brand at that time but she had asked about it some other day.
'Zhou Mingyu, I wasn't ignorant. Maybe you thought that I didn't know about the brand which caused my skin to have an allergy. But I know it very well. By the way, you haven't done well by playing this trick. You just wait and see in today's shoot I am going to embarrass you very badly.'
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