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How to be a successful bridal makeup artist – A conversation with Joanne Dromgold

In this episode of Makeup Artist Chats, we meet Joanne Dromgold, a super successful freelance makeup artist from Airlie Beach Australia. Joanne shares with us her background in retail, and how working on cosmetic counters led to her freelancing, doing wedding makeup, event makeup and more. Initially Joanne built her business exhibiting at wedding expos,… Continue reading How to be a successful bridal makeup artist – A conversation with Joanne Dromgold

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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