Beauty Basics

  • MTG Experts Five Fave Products of Right Now

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    Product. Just the word makes makeup artists new and not-so-new happy. Pros tend to look at our makeup/product a bit differently. Product is hella fun – yes – but first and foremost they are the tools that we use to do our jobs and that allow us to create. Most working Pros I know are […]

  • The Basics: Makeup Brush Cleaning 101

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    Disclosure: Hey folks, instead of doing sponsored posts, Makeup to Go is a member of Skimlinks and Amazon Affiliates. So if you purchase something via any of our links, we get a lil sumthin sumthin to help us keep running. Thanks much! If you follow Makeup to Go on Instagram – and you should @makeuptogoblog […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Skin Prep

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    Skin Prep For a makeup artist, prepping the skin before actually applying the makeup is oftentimes more important than the makeup itself. Proper skin preparation helps the makeup glide on like butter and last and look fresh for hours. Without it – unless you have really perfect skin – we’re talking uneven texture, half-eaten makeup […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Summer Proof Makeup

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    Summer Proof Makeup For most of the country we are in “the dog days of summer” (I’ve never known exactly how that expression came to be before now). I say most of the country because for those of us in Southern California, this weather is going to continue until October. But for everyone else this […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Strobing – What It Is What it Ain’t

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    So strobing. Yet another “makeup trend” for folks to follow. And of course, as with any makeup trend, there are certain products that are “must haves” in order to achieve the look and then once you get one set of “must have” products another set comes along telling you that you “must have” those too. […]