IMATS 2018

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Let’s talk IMATS!  This year, I had the honor of teaching my very own class at IMATS LA 2018.  I have taught before but along side the amazing Melissa Street and Dominique D’Angelo for a brand doing actual makeup.  But this time was on my own with my own content on BUSINESS … and it was amazing! I decided to …

Forever Clients

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It’s a New Year and we are all hyper-focused on how we are going to make next year better than the last. We all want our clients to return again and again. But in the makeup world, people do not get their makeup done like clock-work as they do with their hair. When they leave our chair, we are not …

Where Intention Goes, Energy Flows

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A wise friend once told me, “Where intention goes, energy flows.” You don’t need to be woo woo-y like me to know that is the truth. When you are feeling stressed and over worked, what tends to come into your life? More crappy work! When things are flowing, you are feeling positive and grounded, what tends to happen? You attract …

SAY WHAT YOU MEAN

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I’ve noticed something that I need to address head on! In recent Private Coaching sessions with students and meetings with other artists, I am hearing a lot of communication that just sounds like you are not confident in what you are talking about. But as a coach, I KNOW you know better. Then, I came across this article written by …

CLIENT GIFTING GUIDE

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It is about that time again … and that time is THE HOLIDAYS! Actually they are pretty much upon us! So NOW is the time to start thinking about what you are going to be gifting to your clients, top referrers, or students. HOW MUCH TO SPEND? Holiday gifting is about showing your appreciation to your client. We have to …

FEATURE: Brides.com – “A Detail-Filled Barn Wedding on the California Coast”

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Kristen McCauley and Ryan Ross met the way many millennials do these days: on Tinder! They both swiped right in November 2013, and sparks flew immediately. It was sparks, too, that got them to their wedding day when, in the middle of a fireworks show on July 4, 2015, Ryan got down on one knee and proposed. “We really wanted …

Forbes: How a Powerhouse Yogi Demanded – And Got- Her Worth

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Long time client and fiercely loyal friend Katie Brauer schools us women on how to move forward and upward, personally and professionally. This woman has an incredible story and I am so glad Forbes is sharing it with the world! Read the whole incredibly motivating and empowering article here!

How to Get the Most Out of Your Bridal Makeup Trial: 5 Tips for Brides to Be

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  You’ve found a makeup artist for your wedding day and booked a trial run. Now what? The bridal makeup trial is your opportunity to find your best wedding day beauty look and to make sure you’ve selected the right artist to create it for you, so make the most of it. As the makeup artist to over 100 luxury …

BROW SHAPING: HOW TO

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Ever wonder why your brows get jacked when you go to the nail salon down the street?  It’s because you went to the nail salon down the street.  Brows frame your face, and you shouldn’t leave such a critical component to your look to an amateur.  People ask me all the time, what is your best makeup tip?  My answer is …