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07 Mar 2018

5 TIMES COLOR THEORY COULD SAVE YOUR BUM

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Tags makeup school, color theory

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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23 Jan 2018

Braving the Frozen Tundra: Tips for Surviving Cold Weather Sets Like a Boss

It's January and it's cold. The Midwest and Northeast have had particularly cold winters this year and we're only half-way through the season. For those artists who work in film and commercial,[...]

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16 Jan 2018

Slow Season Survival: Tax Prep for Creatives

It's January and that means we are all the majority of us are pouring through our inboxes for electronic shipping confirmations, fishing through our coat pockets for orphaned receipts, and, in[...]

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09 Jan 2018

2018 Golden Globes Beauty Recap

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

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02 Jan 2018

6 Ways to Make Your New Years' Resolutions Stick

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It's January 2nd!  Did you set a handful of lofty New Years' resolutions that you're totally pumped to stick with yesterday?  Do you think, come March or maybe even Friday, you might be struggling[...]

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26 Dec 2017

Six Brush Soaps You Need to Try

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Tags brush soap, makeup brush cleaning

Keeping your professional brushes clean and sanitary is important for not only your clients' health, but for your reputation as an artist.  One of the tools we use to achieve that cleanliness[...]

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19 Dec 2017

Slow Season Survival:  5 Ways to Network With Other Creatives

When times are slow, your best allies are other creatives who may or may not be experiencing the same slowdown in bookings that you are.  Today, let's focus on 5 ways you can network with them!

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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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