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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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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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13 Mar 2018

Breaking Out of The Box To Attract Commercial & Editorial Work

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Tags commercial makeup, editorial makeup

What is the key to getting commercial and editorial work? The answer is: variety, balance, and editing.  Today, let's talk about how to get there. 

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07 Mar 2018

5 TIMES COLOR THEORY COULD SAVE YOUR BUM

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Are you an artist who knows color theory is important, but really just uses it in the most rudimentary of ways -- the occasional dark circle or red blemish -- or are you a color theory master who[...]

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30 Jan 2018

2018 Grammy Awards Recap

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The 2018 Grammy Awards just rolled through this weekend and here are the best makeup looks from the Red Carpet!

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