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Makeup Artists: What makes you Professional?

Are you a PROFESSIONAL makeup artist? What makes someone professional? It's a title that many, if not most makeup artists use... but what does it really mean? The dictionary definition says: "engaged in a specified activity as one's main paid occupation rather than as a pastime". Making this distinction between "occupation" and "hobby" is one… Continue reading Makeup Artists: What makes you Professional?

My “Secret Weapon” for Makeup Artist Success

One of the most common questions I get asked by aspiring makeup artists is "how can I book more clients?" Sometimes other artists are surprised when I tell them my greatest source of new clients and makeup jobs. can you guess what it might be? As an agency-represented makeup artist, many people assume I get… Continue reading My “Secret Weapon” for Makeup Artist Success

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Marketing for Makeup Artists: using Google my Business to book more clients

While social media platforms like Instagram can be a great way to attract potential clients to your freelance makeup business, if you rely solely on Instagram, you are missing out on potential bookings. Not everyone is on instagram! Many of your potential clients will be using Google to find a makeup artist - so it… Continue reading Marketing for Makeup Artists: using Google my Business to book more clients

Makeup Artist Advice: Book more clients with Instagram

Instagram is such a popular marketing tool for makeup artists and hairstylists, and that makes sense, for it is a fantastic visual content platform. Instagram can be so much more than just somewhere to display your portfolio; it's a great place to attract potential clients, connect with them, and establish relationships so they will eventually… Continue reading Makeup Artist Advice: Book more clients with Instagram

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In my makeup kit: My favourite makeup brushes

As a working professional makeup artist, I have a LOT of brushes in my kit (too scared to count them actually!!) I'm often asked what brushes I love and what are the best brushes. Of course, its a personal choice, but this week, I'm chatting about some of my favourites. As makeup trends and products… Continue reading In my makeup kit: My favourite makeup brushes

Bridal trials: Advice for freelance makeup artists and hairstylists

When you're a freelance makeup artist or hairstylist working in the wedding space, a big part of your work will be doing trials (sometimes called previews) for your brides-to-be. In addition to brides, I'm finding increasing number of formal girls (and their mums!) are requesting trials as well. I get a lot of questions about… Continue reading Bridal trials: Advice for freelance makeup artists and hairstylists