Tips & Insights for Aspiring Makeup Artists

Makeup Kits must haves


When I started out as a new artist, I had a 3 ½ foot tall case FILLED with product! I definitely didn’t discriminate either. I had everything from drug store brands like Milani, to pro brands like Make Up For Ever. 

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Community Over Competition

There are many things you can do to make your business better than others.  You can offer a new service, keep the highest quality products in your kit, or “get to the spot faster” like one of my favorite motivational speakers, Eric Thomas says.  Basically, DO before they do…

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Plan For The Best!

We often plan for the worst-  purchasing car insurance just in case we end up in a wreck, or purchasing health insurance in case we end up sick, or what about buying travel insurance, in case our flight is cancelled.  Planning for the worst is a part of our normal life, but what about planning…

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Online Makeup Artistry Courses – Multimedia Makeup Academy Launches New Online Makeup Courses

Multimedia Makeup Academy today launched a new interactive, online makeup artistry courses to help aspiring makeup artists jumpstart their professional training. The first courses released, Makeup Essentials 1 and 2, provide students with the fundamental techniques they will need to prepare them for a career in makeup. Each self-guided course starts at $500-$700 and can be…

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Why MMA Makeup Academy? What Past and Present Students Say about Their MMA Experience

At Multimedia Makeup Academy, we take pride in giving our students the very best makeup education we can. From basic principles to advanced and continuing education classes, we truly enjoy what we do. We host a variety of different events every month to provide additional training and networking opportunities to current and former students, as…

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You are more than a Specialist: Becoming a Bigger, Badder and Better Make-up Artist

When does relying on a singular talent hold you back?  The short answer is all the time.  Don’t get me wrong; there is a lot of good that can come from the intense focus that comes along with a specialty.  It can give you the marketing anchor you need to help you stand out amongst…