Posts in Q&A
Q&A | How do I make money when I am first starting out as a MUA?

Time for a reality check. You won’t be making a lot of money for a long long time. Hard pill to swallow, I know, but to believe you are going to be jet setting around, shopping at Sephora, opening shipments of free product from different brands that want to work with you -  this is a completely inaccurate depiction of how this life is, especially at the beginning. Before I tell you how to put yourself in a position to make it happen as a MUA, here’s a glimpse into what the first few years of working as a makeup artist are going to look like:

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Q&A: How do I properly apply makeup around the eye area on mature skin without it settling into fine lines?

The first thing to remember is that less is always more when dealing with mature skin. The more you pack on, the more chance there is that all of that gunk is going to settle into lines around the eye area which makes for a less than desirable end result. I am going to run through a couple of pointers to help you deal with this. I won't be specific on products in this post, technique is what matters most here so there is no need to feel like you need to go out and replace every product you have.

Photographer: Maya Sherwood

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