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27 Mar 2018

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

Posted By Crystal Drake/
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Tags kit condensing, depotting

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)

Posted By Crystal Drake/
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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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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

Posted By Crystal Drake/
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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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Tags red carpet makeup

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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