Many moons ago businesses were run using paper and a pen, with accounts managed in ledgers and schedules managed in diaries. But thankfully not any more (or at least there are alternatives!) and there’s now tens (if not hundreds) of tools designed to make running your business easier. Software for makeup artists! Here’s some of our favorite software and apps for makeup … [Read more...] about 9 Essential Software Tools Every Makeup Artist Should Be Using
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
Our post this week is from UK Makeup Artist and Beauty School Owner Clare Weyer. Clare was kind enough to share some of her thoughts and tips on running a beauty training business... Growing up, I always use to watch my mum putting on her makeup, going for facials, and indulging in beauty treatments. Seeing her do this fascinated me, I loved being around that environment. I … [Read more...] about Thoughts and Tips about Running a Beauty Training Business
Christmas is nearly here! This time of year tends to make me think about all the people that have come in and out of my life in the past 12 months. And it’s usually about this time I’ll somewhat guiltily start trying to make an effort to stay in touch with them - not through Christmas cards mind you - but I’ll be dropping people Facebook messages and email with some festive … [Read more...] about Using Email Tools To Easily Stay In Touch WIth Clients
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?