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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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27 Mar 2018

SLOW SEASON SURVIVAL: DEPOTTING CONTAINERS (ALL THE SMALL PLASTIC THINGS - PART 2: Creams)

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It's still the slow season for many of us and there is no activity more tedious yet almost zen-like than smushing cream products into smaller containers!!  Cream products are the number one[...]

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20 Mar 2018

Slow Season Survival: Depotting Containers (All the Small Plastic Things - Part 1: Liquids)

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Tags kit condensing, depotting

The slow season is a great time to take a look at your kit and evaluate how you can condense your products to save space and lighten your load. Today, let's talk about all of the different options[...]

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