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10 of The Most Inclusive Makeup Brands

  Inclusive makeup brands and inclusive makeup itself are not only about the skin tone and the foundation shades; it goes way beyond. Inclusivity is about considering every skin tone but also every gender and every particularity. Inclusive makeup is about giving solutions to every single person on earth who want to wear makeup.   […]

Five Ways To Start or Grow Your Makeup Business in the Slow Season

Have you been struggling to try to find a way to start or grow your makeup artist business during the slow season – or at all?! Well, I completely get you! Working as a makeup artist sometimes requires a lot of commitment and hard work.    As in every profession, you need to be consistent […]

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A Primer in Makeup Primer

A Primer in Makeup Primer Dear Natalie, I don’t have any primer left, and even though I take care of my skin, my foundation doesn’t look as smooth as it could. What alternatives can I use or DIYs should I make that can substitute for primer? By the way, I have been blessed with normal/combination […]

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Your Makeup Questions, Answered

In this episode, I’m answering some of the most honest and most asked questions I receive. These questions were all asked on Quora, which is, according to Quora, “a place to gain and share knowledge. It’s a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers.” However,  this episode […]

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7 Best Makeup Tips and Hacks of 2020

If you are on my email list, you already know my stance on Makeup + Mask wear (read the email here). Bottom Line: It’s not a good idea.  That’s why I thought I’d round up my favorite and best makeup tips and hacks of 2020. These are makeup hacks I use in my day-to-day personal […]

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What Are the Start Up Costs for a Freelance Makeup Artist? 

So you want to be a freelance makeup artist? Yes! Congratulations! Being a makeup artist is amazing, scary, fun, daunting, competitive, cut-throat, and oh-so-rewarding.  But starting your makeup artist business – even if it’s as a side hustle – can be a little challenging, especially if you have never worked with it before. There are […]

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Inside The Brand: Humanist Beauty

On my podcast, Be Your Own Makeup Artist, I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Jennifer Norman, an award-winning author and regular contributor at Thrive Media and Medium. Jennifer is an entrepreneur, a B-Corp business leader, and founder of Humanist Beauty and the Human Beauty Movement. She’s also a member of the Female Founder […]

Makeup Brush Guide: Everything You Need to Choose The Right Makeup Brushes

Makeup Brush Guide: Everything You Need to Choose The Right Makeup Brushes Choosing makeup brushes can be super overwhelming, whether you’re a professional makeup artist, a makeup enthusiast, or even just a basic everyday makeup wearer. I get asked about brushes SO much, so I thought it was about time that I put my thoughts […]

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My Experience With Natalie Setareh’s Virtual Makeup Classes

“Adapt and overcome”. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Admittedly, it’s an expression I learned while serving in the military. But, it’s a phrase I think we can ALL relate to during the last few months as we’ve navigated and pivoted our lives and our businesses due to coronavirus. For me, the […]

10 Must-Read Makeup Books for Makeup Lovers

The Top 10 Must-Have Makeup Books for Makeup Lovers If you love makeup and want to learn as much as you can about it, I promise you… these are the only makeup books you will ever need. You can trust me on this, because I’ve read them all and I definitely have my favorites! On […]

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