I'm Natalie, an American born makeup artist & makeup educator based in Wiesbaden, Germany. I truly believe that makeup, when applied well, can transform us in so many ways. My page is a space for inspiration, education, and advice. Thanks for being here & I'd love to connect with you!

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Digital Templates You Need Right Now For Your MUA Business

Digital Templates You Need Right Now For Your MUA Business I’m about to drop a real truth bomb on you. Are you ready? Starting an MUA business — or any business — is hard. Okay, maybe that’s not the hottest take ever, but it’s something that we business owners aren’t that great at talking about. […]

The Capsule Makeup Bag

The Capsule Makeup Bag: Do More With Less I am so happy to chat all about the capsule makeup bag with friend and fellow makeup artist, Nika Ambrozic. Nika and I met in Sonia Roselli’s Glossischool (I’m a huge fan of her skincare line and also graduate of her Finding Your Ideal Client course). Let’s […]

Cultivate What Matters: PowerSheets – Did They Really Work?

Cultivate What Matters: PowerSheets – Did They Really Work? Rarely does something impact my life the way Cultivate What Matters’ PowerSheets has and ::spoiler alert:: I am totally in love. I am not getting paid to say that, trust me. In this post, I want to share a little bit more about how PowerSheets helped […]

How I Save Big When Restocking my Pro MUA Kit

How I Save Big When Restocking my Pro MUA Kit I asked in my Instagram stories whether or not you’d be interested in knowing what I purchased during the Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping whimsy. A little over half of you wanted a podcast and the rest of you wanted a blog, some of […]

Holiday Gift Guide For Beauty and Makeup Enthusiasts

Holiday Gift Guide For Beauty and Makeup Enthusiasts Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a small commission. I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission I receive from […]

Skin Care vs. Skin Prep

Skin Care vs. Skin Prep Since everyone loves a good analogy, I’ll make the first one that comes to mind… Skin care is to healthy lifestyle as skin prep is to shapewear. Does that make sense? If not, it will at the end of this post. (P.S. I didn’t do that well in the SATs!) But […]

5 Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

5 Last Minute Halloween Costumes Ideas (With Items You Probably Have In Your Closet) Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links and if you go through them to make a purchase I will earn a small commission. I link these companies and their products because of their quality and not because […]

Why No One Should Tell You How Much Or Little Makeup To Wear

Why No One Should Tell You How Much Or Little Makeup To Wear This is a guest blog post, written by wellness expert and love coach, Orion Talmay. I am always open to featuring other people’s perspectives on my blog, especially on the topic of makeup and empowerment. I hope you’ll find her post as […]

5 Secrets You Will Learn In My Book, Be Your Own Makeup Artist

5 Secrets You Will Learn In My Book, Be Your Own Makeup Artist In case you’re new here (or you’ve been living under a rock) I published a book! It’s called Be Your Own Makeup Artist: Unleash Your Inner Beauty and it’s all about taking back control of your makeup game. I believe EVERYONE deserves […]

When Is It “Too Much” Makeup?

When Is It “Too Much” Makeup? Dear Natalie, When I put on makeup, I always feel like it’s “too much” and end up being either uncomfortable or take it off. When I see my pictures later on, the makeup was barely noticeable. So, when is “too much” makeup actually too much? Thanks, Petra Dear Petra, […]

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