Whether you've been practising since you were 14, or just walked off a makeup school course, there are a number of options open to you once you've developed the makeup skills (and the associated portfolio) enough to start charging for them. Getting going as an MUA is not trivial and requires hard work, dedication and patience - but the most important thing is that you have to … [Read more...] about The 5 Things You Need To Do To Become A Bridal Makeup Artist
Social Media is more than just a way to find potential customers. It provides a means to humanise your business, to put a face on your brand, to engage your customers with your ideas and build a following of fans. While there are many different social media platforms, each one provides an opportunity to let your customers and would be customers see what you’re really … [Read more...] about Which Social Media Platform Should I Be Using?
This weeks post is something slightly new for Career In Makeup as it's an interview. On top of this, rather than being strictly business this week we're going a little philosophical and considering the question "What Is Success?" when it comes to makeup artistry. And so for this reason I was delighted to be able to spend almost an hour chatting to Donna Mee. Introducing Donna . … [Read more...] about An Interview With Donna Mee: Sales, Success and Always Striving For The Next Thing
There’s a lot of pressure nowadays to be on social media. And there’s a lot of social media to be on! Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Youtube, GooglePlus, Reddit, Flickr... But depending on what you’re trying to achieve not every one of these are equally valuable for your business, and some are just fully a waste of time. And as wastes of time go, Facebook … [Read more...] about Why Facebook Is A Waste Of Time For Makeup Artists (and how to make the best of a bad situation!)
In today’s digital world the expectation is that a business’ will have a website. Everyone nowadays will go online when looking for a service, and makeup being such a visual art form is no exception! The primary purpose of a website for an MUA is as a marketing tool - you may have business cards, adverts in magazines, a Facebook page or even your own TV show, but your … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Building An Awesome Makeup Artist Website That Will Wow Your Clients