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Tips and Tricks of the Trade, Part 1

To be a great makeup artist, you simply need to be great at makeup, right?Nope! Well, yes, you need to be great at makeup, but that’s not all.Like most professions, you’ll face all sorts of weird situations and challenges that’ll keep you on your toes.Here’s are some insider tips that can make a big difference […]

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How To Build A Professional Network

Welcome to your crash course in business networking! “Networking” is literally the last thing on a person’s mind when they’re thinking about a career as a MUA, but it’s super important, so let’s get to it. Table Of Contents What Is A Professional Network?Why Is Networking So Important?How To Build Your Professional NetworkGet Online Work […]

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Websites Where MUAs Need To Be Listed

TO BE a successful makeup artist, you’ll need a couple of things. You’ll need a portfolio, you’ll need your own website, and you’ll need a social media presence. You’ll also need a professional network that you’ve built up over time. Click HERE to Find a Makeup School But in addition to all these things, there’s […]

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How To Build A Makeup Artist Portfolio

Hello there, you fabulous makeup artist! Thanks for stopping by. Today we’re talking about PORTFOLIOS. This is your “ultimate guide” on how to build a makeup artist portfolio, and we’ll cover EVERYTHING you need to know to collect the best images of your work and arrange them in a way that lets the world know […]

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Practical Career Advice For Future MUAs

We’ve found that some of our most popular posts are the interviews. And that makes sense—it’s truly helpful to get advice and guidance from someone who’s been there. We’ve also found that in each interview, there are bits of advice that come up again and again, no matter who we were talking to. So we […]

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Makeup Artist Business Skill #1: Be On Time

This seems like a stupid post, but it’s not. In fact, it may be one of the most important pieces of business advice you’ll ever get: If you’re going to be a successful makeup artist, you need to learn how to be on time, EVERY time. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But you would be amazed […]

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How Long Does It Take To Become A Makeup Artist?

People who love makeup and want to break into the beauty industry as a makeup artist often want to know, “How long does it take to become a makeup artist?” How quickly can I get started, and how quickly can I begin to make money? Click HERE to Find a Makeup School Here’s the short […]

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How to Get Makeup Artist Work Experience

In our post on the personal characteristics you’ll need to be a makeup artist, we talked about how important EXPERIENCE is. If you didn’t read that post, we’ll catch you up: it’s super important. But if you’re just starting your career, experience is the one thing you don’t have! So how do you gain experience? […]

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