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What All Makeup Artists Need to Know About Opalescent Shimmers

PRO TIP OF THE DAY: These are different images with similar look/effect. FYI: The first image using opalescent shimmers are a professional photographers nemesis. The illusion they give with photography lighting is referred to as a hot spot to Pro Photographers, which translates to a shit image to an Agent, Agency or Photo Rep. Most […]

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This Ain’t Trick or Treating!

Artists in our industry are known to constantly complain about ‘testing” and moaning that they will never work for free. Everyone knows that I teach how to create your rates, book gigs and negotiate the best rate possible and ideally to get higher rates for yourself than you thought were possible. However, testing is not […]

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CRUELTY FREE COSMETICS / CREDIBLE OR SCAMS?

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news… But EVERY ingredient of EVERY PRODUCT in the entire beauty industry has been tested on animals by someone at some time.  Otherwise, the ingredient in question would not be allowed to be used in the personal care industry. These guidelines were made by the F.D.A. (Food and […]

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The BEST Foundation Revealed

What is the BEST Foundation? It depends on many things. What type of work will you mainly be doing? TV, video, film, print, bridal, or mainly general public applications, lessons, etc. As well as the look desired, clients preference, weather, skin type, level of dehydration, facial hair, if it needs to be long lasting or […]