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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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, […]

The Bold. Beautiful. Beer. Workshop: A Look Back on a Unique Event

The Bold. Beautiful. Beer. Workshop: A Look Back on a Unique Event As you know, I am a makeup artist and makeup coach, always looking for ways to help anyone who wants to learn how to wear makeup and wear makeup well. I launched my first makeup workshop in September 2016. The Makeup Reset: Back […]

Four Things a Makeup Artist Can (And Can’t) Do For You

Four Things a Makeup Artist Can (And Can’t) Do For You This is a topic that’s really been on my mind a lot lately. As a makeup artist, I always want to make a serious effort to show in my photos and videos what makeup can do for you. However, I noticed that I wasn’t […]

My Year In Review: A Makeup Artist Life For Me

My Year In Review: A Makeup Artist Life For Me I cannot believe it’s already the end of the year! I am writing a year in review post for you guys, and I also recorded it as a podcast episode in case it’s easier for you to listen on the go. You can click the […]

Systems & Tools I Use In My Makeup Artistry Business

Systems & Tools I Use In My Makeup Artistry Business Have you been dreaming about starting a makeup artistry business? If so, you are in the right place! I have so much information to share with you! Let me start with my own story, which — let’s not lie — has quite a bit of […]

Are Karity Cosmetics’ Lippies Really Pizza Proof?

Are Karity Cosmetics’ Lippies Really Pizza Proof? This is a guest post by my friend, Alexanna. She has been kind enough to pop on my blog pretty routinely over the years with her unbiased thoughts on all things makeup! I always appreciate her insight and her honest feedback on products she’s tried because let’s face it […]

5 Practical Hair And Makeup Tips For Your Professional Headshots

5 Practical Hair And Makeup Tips For Your Professional Headshots If you are getting professional headshots taken in the near future, you’re probably starting to think about your look. Maybe you’re Googling hair and makeup tips to make sure your photos will look their best so you can get hired and get noticed! You know […]

Create Your Signature Look: An Empowerment Coach’s Virtual Experience

Create Your Signature Look: An Empowerment Coach’s Virtual Experience I first developed the idea of my bespoke Create Your Signature Look program as one that would take place in-person only. In typical Natalie fashion, while attending a networking/co-working event in the Netherlands, I mentioned that I was in the developing phases of CYSL and explained […]

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