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6 Things All Makeup Artists Should Know Before Their First Client

6 Things All Makeup Artists Should Know Before Their First Client - Makeup and Mane

The way to be the best artist you can is to never become complacent, always look to learn. Whether that's reflecting on your own experience, learning from other artists, or going on courses to learn new techniques.

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Hot Tool Essentials for Your Pro Kit

Hot Tool Essentials for Your Pro Kit - Makeup and Mane

As a pro makeup artist, it’s essential to be able to style hair, too. This means having a well put-together hair kit of products that you know will work for any style necessary.

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Skincare Essentials For Your Pro Kit

Skincare Essentials For Your Pro Kit - Makeup and Mane

As a makeup artist, there are certain types of skincare products that you should keep in your kit so that you’re prepared for every client and their skin type.

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The Most Useful Things You’ll Learn in Makeup School – A Graduate Perspective

The Most Useful Things You’ll Learn in Makeup School - A Graduate Perspective - Makeup and Mane

This week we spoke to Georgia Papa, a BA (Hons) Makeup and Hair Design and MA Visual Communication Graduate from Solent University, to give you some insider advice on makeup school.

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How To Stay Motivated as a Creative Freelancer in a Global Pandemic

How To Stay Motivated as a Creative Freelancer in a Global Pandemic - Makeup and Mane

Creative freelancers have been some of the individuals that have been hit the hardest due to them being sociable, close-contact jobs with huge teams which means the whole dynamic of this kind of work has had to have been adapted and changed to keep everyone safe.

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Sustainable Alternatives For Your Makeup Kit

Sustainable Alternatives For Your Makeup Kit - Makeup and Mane

In your pro makeup kit, “disposables” is a term for a single use item. These items are things such as makeup wipes, cotton pads and cotton buds.

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Tips for Applying Makeup on Male Clients

Tips for Applying Makeup on Male Clients - Makeup and Mane

Applying makeup to male clients can be similar to female clients, but there are some tips to tailor the application for the best natural results.

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How the Professionals Keep Their Brushes Clean

How the Professionals Keep Their Brushes Clean - Makeup and Mane

When brushes are being used in a professional makeup artist's kit, it's vital that they are always 100% clean and sanitised. Any artist worth their salt knows that the key to protecting their clients against the spread of bad bacteria is keeping their kit sparkly clean!

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What to Expect From Your Makeup Artist Post Covid-19

What to Expect From Your Makeup Artist Post Covid-19 - Makeup and Mane

Due to health and safety precautions changing drastically in the past few months and lockdown now being eased, now more than ever it is imperative that makeup artists maintain high standards of health and safety.

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5 Things We Learned From BBC’s Glow Up

5 Things We Learned From BBC's Glow Up - Makeup and Mane

BBC’s Glow Up is a series in which 10 make-up artists compete to become Britain’s new make-up star. Each week provides new challenges in the form of a creative brief or working with industry professionals.

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