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  • #MakeupMonday – MUJI – Makeup Organization Paradise

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    A couple of months ago, I was introduced to MUJI USA in Los Angeles by a fellow makeup artist. I knew of MUJI from NYC where they have a few different locations, but I did not know they had migrated to other parts of the country, namely California. Yay! For those who may not be […]

  • #MakeupMonday – Rediscover Frends Beauty Supply

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    I finally made it to the newly revamped Frends Beauty Supply! I could not be more happy for them or for the makeup community. Frends Beauty Supply has been around since forever. 1940, to be exact. In the mid-90s it changed ownership and came back into prominence as one of the “big three” of the […]

  • #MakeupShopping: Make Up For Ever Robertson Boulevard – LA

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    UPDATE: In January 2016 I bounced over to the Robertson MUFE boutique only to discover that it was closed! The options now – for consumers and pros – are to go to the MUFE Boutique in the Westfield Topanga Mall, or to go to Nigel’s Beauty Emporium where they have a large MUFE display inside […]

  • Discounts… Get Your Discounts Here…

    Without question one of the more difficult aspects of being a budding new makeup artist is developing a working kit. Lots of places tell you about all these great, new, fun products that you just have to have and it’s difficult to know how to pare down and get what you NEED and to do […]

  • Cool Places – Vert Los Angeles

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    As mentioned previously, I’m a huge fan of the developing trend of organic/naturally derived and/or vegan cosmetics that are coming into the marketplace. But no product does anyone any good if you can’t find it anywhere, so before I go into talking about the various product lines I’ve discovered, I decided to take a moment […]