The 5 pillars of a successful business

Did you know that as a successful, working freelance makeup artist or hairstylist, you will only be spending about 20% of your time actually doing makeup or hairstyling?  There is so much more to being a successful freelancer. Failing to pay attention to the other aspects of your business could be preventing you from being… Continue reading The 5 pillars of a successful business

Bridal Trials – Are they Necessary?

If you're a makeup artist or hairstylist working in the bridal industry, you'll be very familiar with doing a trial for your bride.   I’ve noticed a growing trend towards my Formal (prom) girls having a trial, and this year, for the first time, I’m also getting booked to do mum’s makeup for the formal,… Continue reading Bridal Trials – Are they Necessary?