Professional Rivalry

Professional Rivalry

Makeup artistry, like any job, has its share of professional rivalry.  I can appreciate healthy competitive spirit where the intent is to push ourselves towards higher goals. But when competition turns toxic, you cross the line into deceit, sabotage and plain old...

Negotiation 101 for Hair, Makeup & Stylists

NEGOTIATION 101: The basic information needed to get the rates you deserve for paid jobs when you decide to make hair, makeup or wardrobe styling your business (and a primary source of income). Determining realistic, competitive base rates for negotiation is your...

Books Every Makeup Artist Should Own

I’m often asked what books are great reference guides and which inspire my makeup artistry – these are the books I think every makeup artist should have in their collection. Color by Betty Edwards: A Course in Mastering the Art of Mixing Colors Drawing on...

Back To School – Continuing Beauty Education

Our industry evolves constantly, so continuing education is the only way for beauty professionals to remain on the cutting edge. Ready to go back to school? It’s day one of my “Perfect Portrait” makeup workshop.  I’ve introducing myself and explained...

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