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12 Dec 2017

30 Beauty Gifts Under $25!

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Trying to fill your beauty-lover's stocking without breaking the bank?  Did you get Linda, the office crazy cat lady, for Secret Santa?  Got a fifteen-year-old cousin who lives for the[...]

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05 Dec 2017

Slow Season Survival:  9 Ways to Survive the Off Season Without Eating Ramen

Right around mid-November, a lot of makeup artists see their bookings slow down considerably and the phone and email get super quiet.  You may think to yourself, "Omg, what is going on?  Was it[...]

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28 Nov 2017

Paying It Forward: Using Your Powers for Good!

Having a specialized skill such as makeup, nails, hair styling, or skincare, broadens your options when it comes to donating your time.  There are hundreds of thousands of charitable organizations[...]

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21 Nov 2017

Slow Season Survival: [Infographic] Building Your Portfolio

Confused about how to select images for your portfolio or how to arrange them once selected? Check out MMA's infographic and guide to building your resume along with some tips that may help you[...]

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14 Nov 2017

LAW OF ATTRACTION: GRATITUDE

Have you ever received a “thank you,” that made you feel all sorts of warm and fuzzy and you had to tell people that you were having an allergy attack so they wouldn't know you got all teary? 

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07 Nov 2017

Slow Season Survival: 11 Things to Make Your Downtime Productive vs Panicky

It's November and for a lot of artists, especially those who focus on private clients and weddings, this is the month where business begins to wind down.  By January, your calendar is wide open[...]

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31 Oct 2017

Top 10 Scariest Halloween Costumes of ALL TIME!

It's Halloween!!! Hopefully your day is filled with a little bit of the spooktacular! In honor of the BEST DAY of the year (my opinion only), I thought I would share with you a little history.[...]

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24 Oct 2017

How to Charge for Halloween Makeup without Spooking Clients

October is in full swing and so are all of the haunt attractions and Halloween festivities! If you are a working makeup artist, now is your time to cash in on some Halloween makeup.  According to[...]

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17 Oct 2017

Let it Bleed 2: Blood Formulations in Film

Welcome to part two of the Let it Bleed post. If you didn't read part one, click here before moving onto part two. 

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10 Oct 2017

Let It Bleed: The History of Fake Blood

WARNING: This two part blog post is FULL of blood!!! Reader beware!

If you are me, you can think of no better way to spend the Halloween season than discussing the history of fake blood! I thank[...]

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