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11 Sep 2018

Just Wing It:  Tips and tricks to getting the perfect winged eyeliner

Eyeliner can make or break an eye look. Liquid eyeliner, while gorgeous, can end in a disastrous mess. Below are tips and tricks for all levels of experience with liquid eyeliner...

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28 Aug 2018

Splurge vs. Save: A guide to which beauty products are worth their hefty price tag.

From the Kardashians and Jenners to Kat Von D, celebrities are becoming beauty moguls and selling hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of makeup yearly. When it comes to these celebrities, who[...]

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09 Aug 2018

It's Just Industry Talk: 10 Makeup Industry Terms and What They Mean

Every industry has its own lingo that only people in that industry are familiar with. These are 10 makeup industry terms that you should know if you’re interested in makeup....

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12 Jun 2018

How to Fly With Your Kit

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Does checking your kit give you major anxiety? Do thoughts your kit, lonely and abandoned, circling a baggage carousel hundreds or thousands of miles away from where you are, and it should have[...]

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29 May 2018

7 Reasons Clients Aren't Booking You (And What To Do About It)

No matter the area of makeup in which you choose to work, there is always going to be the process of selection -- a determining of your worth and competency for the job. It is easy to point to[...]

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15 May 2018

INFOGRAPHIC:  7 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR SPEED

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01 May 2018

The One Reason Bridal Artists NEED to Offer Airbrushing

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There are a wealth of articles on the web about traditional vs airbrush foundations, which is best, and what are the differences between the two. Today, we'll revisit all of those things, but[...]

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18 Apr 2018

TEMPTU S/B Formula: 7 Things You Should Know!

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There are soooo  many airbrush formulas on the market, each with their own strengths and weaknesses.  Today, let's talk about Temptu's silicone-based foundation line (S/B) that has been a[...]

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10 Apr 2018

Tradeshows 101:  Making the Most Out of Your Experience

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As IMATS and The Makeup Show NYC approach, let's discuss some ways to get the most out of your experience!

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03 Apr 2018

Shoes for Makeup Artists: How to Avoid Soul-Crushing Foot Pain While Standing for Long Hours

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If you have feet and you use them to stand all day while you do makeup on set or on a wedding, you need to read this! Today, let's talk about all the shoes you can wear that will help you not be[...]

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