• #Happenings – AJ Crimson Beauté Boutique Opening

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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! 🙂 One of my makeup passions …is discovering small, independent and/or niche beauty […]

  • #BizTalk – Taking Your Makeup Kit From Student to Pro

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    I was asked to make a post specifically about taking your kit from student to Pro, and I wanted to be sure to do so before this weekend’s The Makeup Show trade show. This one goes out to all of my Emerging Artists who are finishing up makeup school and about to head out into […]

  • #HaveYouSeenThis – the Illustrious Career of Riccie Johnson

    Makeup as a profession is a long-term gig. What I mean is that most of the action really doesn’t begin to start until 5, 10, 15 years into your career and that most of the artists that people truly admire and do coveted work with coveted clients, etc. have been in the business in excess […]

  • #BizTalk – Makeup Trends and the Pro Artist

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    On Sonia Roselli’s fantastic blogazine Glossible, I read an article she wrote entitled “The One Makeup Trend That Needs to Die”. It was all about the current Highlighting/Contouring obsession and how most of the online discussion is getting it wrong. As you might imagine, the post caused quite a firestorm. Most pros shouted “AMEN!” and […]

  • #BizTalk – Temptu Pro Search 2014

    So the secret is now out – ya girl won! My photo is 2nd from the left, bottom row and I was the sole winner in the “Flawless” category. (The categories this year were Flawless, Editorial, Bridal and FX) Many thanks for photographer Kate Szatmari and model Silja (Photogenics) and to Temptu PRO for the […]