This article was originally published in March 2015, but with our app launching soon we thought we'd update it to include some extra tips and ideas. So you’re all set up as a MUA, the bookings are rolling in and you’re living your dream. However, it can’t all be glamour and fun - now comes the serious bit. How on earth are you going to manage all your invoices, ensure a … [Read more...] about Three steps to stress free invoicing
How To Become A Makeup Artist
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?
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
As the owner of your very own business, you need to keep good financial records. Not only because keeping track of your cash flow helps you to understand how well your business is doing, but also because dear old HMRC/IRS/national tax office equivalent requires it to calculate how much tax they would like, thank you very much. And you may have to submit your records if chosen … [Read more...] about Four Ways To Manage Your Money (And Keep The Tax Man Off Your Back)
"Being a successful makeup artist isn't just doing great makeup for your client. The whole experience should be wonderful @CareerInMakeup" - Click to tweet So, you’re building your business and the work is starting to flow in. Exciting times! But being a successful makeup artist isn’t just about doing great makeup for your client. You need to manage your appointments to prevent … [Read more...] about The Three Essentials Of Managing Bookings That Every New MUA Should Know