Creating your own Makeup Line – Interview with Kylie Eustace

Many makeup artists dream of starting their own makeup line. For Kylie Eustace, that dream became a reality. Kylie is a qualified, professional hairdresser, salon owner and makeup artist. She has been a finalist in the Australian Beauty Industry - Makeup Artist of the year Awards and the Australian Hair Fashion Awards multiple times over… Continue reading Creating your own Makeup Line – Interview with Kylie Eustace

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Why you should enter Makeup Artist competitions

Have you ever entered a makeup artist competition?  Have you ever WON a competition?   Being a competition or award winner looks great on your resume, and provides more social validation in the eyes of your potential clients, whether they be brides and personal clients, or decision makers in the commercial and editorial industry. Full… Continue reading Why you should enter Makeup Artist competitions

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Makeup artist anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic

While many makeup artists are super excited about getting back to work, I’m constantly reading comments about how anxious some artists are.  That anxiety ranges from “how can I keep myself and my clients safe?” to “what if I (or my client) has Covid-19 and is asymptomatic?” even to thoughts of “will I remember how… Continue reading Makeup artist anxiety during the Covid-19 pandemic

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How to keep your makeup kit Covid-safe

As I write this week, Queensland makeup artists have begun to operate again, and the rest of Australia's makeup artists are counting down to when they too might be able to get back on the brushes. Our biggest consideration in heading back to seeing clients should be SAFETY - the safety of our clients, our… Continue reading How to keep your makeup kit Covid-safe

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Covid-Safe work plans for Makeup Artists

There has been much excitement in the makeup community this week as the Australian government announced that many businesses will be allowed to operate again from this weekend. And I’m reading similar comments from around the globe, that restrictions will be lifted in the not too distant future. Depending on where you live, dates and… Continue reading Covid-Safe work plans for Makeup Artists

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Colour theory for makeup artists – Interview with Terri Tomlinson

Colour theory is one of the most basic fundamentals for any artist, and especially important as a makeup artist. If you struggle to match someone's foundation correctly, going back to basics and refreshing your knowledge of colour theory is a great idea. When I was teaching diploma I would begin on day one teaching basic… Continue reading Colour theory for makeup artists – Interview with Terri Tomlinson

Clean Beauty for Makeup Artists

Erin Norden is the owner and founder of Clean Beauty Market and a self-confessed beauty junkie, professional Makeup Artist and clean beauty advocate. She has worked as a freelance Makeup Artist for over 15 years & on her journey to transition her professional and personal products to non-toxic, she spent years researching ingredients and brands… Continue reading Clean Beauty for Makeup Artists

Social Media for Makeup Artists – what to post

Do you sometimes struggle to come up with new Instagram posts every day? You know consistency is important, but what do you do when you have no new work to post?  If you really want to use Instagram and Facebook to attract new clients, WHAT you post is just as important as HOW OFTEN you… Continue reading Social Media for Makeup Artists – what to post

How to get your website found on Google

As a makeup artist or hairstylist, your most important marketing tool is your portfolio.  It shows potential clients what you are capable of, the style of work you do, and gives them a visual idea of what it would be like to do business with you.  In this digital age, everything happens quickly, potential clients… Continue reading How to get your website found on Google