When I started writing this article I thought I'd put together a complete list of the brushes I like to carry with me, as well as overview of what each one is for. As I got into it though, I started to wonder "What's the best brush in each case?". I have my favorites, but what are other top makeup artists raving about? So I started to do the research... Maybe some of the top … [Read more...] about Which Makeup Brushes Do You Need And What Are They For?
How much should I charge? One question that comes up time and time again at CIM is "How much should I charge?" And in truth this is a tough one, as there's no hard and fast rules. Different magazines and companies have different budgets. Different locations are going to have different rates. And experience, job and style are all going to factor in. So rather than trying to give … [Read more...] about 3 Top Tips For Setting your rates
As our recent post on the ultimate checklist for a bridal makeup artists tool kit was so popular, I thought I'd do a quick follow up to share what I carry for doing hair styling. This selection are perhaps even more down to personal preference (and indeed whether you're offering hair as a service) - I don’t carry a lot of hair tools with me compared to some hairstylists for … [Read more...] about My Hair Styling Kit List – Essential Hair Tools For A Bridal MUA
[To get the fully downloadable, editable version of the list below, jump to the bottom and sign up to our mailing list!] A makeup artist’s tool kit is a very personal thing. We could make recommendations about specific brands and brushes (and sometimes we will), but in truth most artists will experiment themselves and figure out the things they need and love. You may also make … [Read more...] about The Bridal Makeup Artists Tool Kit – The Ultimate Checklist
This week we had a question from one of our subscribers - Alma White Ruiz... I've recently seen a lot of makeup artists receiving new products or just products in general from PR companies. I was wondering how this works and how I'd be able to do this too? Well we got straight back to Alma, but imagining she might not be the only person with this question I thought I'd turn it … [Read more...] about How To Get Free Makeup – A Quick And Easy Guide