Meet Our Photographer: Evgeny Milkovich

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Evgeny Milkovich is a New York-based fashion/beauty photographer hailing from Ukraine. His passion started as a teenager and he knew within that to create original ideas is what sets his soul on fire. What did he do? He went to school for it. He graduated from 2016 Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts with a full course on Photography. 

He set foot in New York, in hopes of starting his career in The Big Apple. While there are numerous opportunities in his hometown, he felt that a new place with a different crowd would help him grow. Artistic minds were everywhere and he firmly believed that opportunities are waiting. They just need to be found.

The start of his career was the hardest - especially being in an unfamiliar place. He didn’t know anybody, the culture was different, and getting connections was difficult. He had to take unpaid jobs, which he does not regret in any way because these gigs are most often the more exciting ones. These are the projects that constantly spark his inner creativity so he feels lifted for what he does. For him, not all paid jobs are inspiring but of course, you still have to remember that there is rent to pay, bills to remit, and a stomach to fill.

About four years ago, Evgeny's first photo was published on Vogue Italia. It’s a project for photographers like himself. He said anybody can apply, but you would just have to go through editors and approvals. It’s not easy but it’s possible. It’s a hub where you can extend your portfolio. Today, we are proud of him for making it yet again to Vogue Italia - this time with our student as the makeup artist!

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This is Thijin, a model from EMG. She’s one of the sweetest individuals we have met in our studio; a very free-spirited and talented model. You can definitely trust that she will give justice to your work. Her makeup was done by our Extensive 5-Week student named Jessica Feintisch whose goal was to create makeup with texture that popped off the face. She went to the craft store looking for adornments such as flowers, gemstones, and sequins; but of all things she saw, the pearls seemed visually perfect for an added ethereal look.

We remember Jessica as a student from our Private Session, which is just a one-time 3-hour class with a professional makeup artist back in December last year. She felt that she walked away with so much knowledge from just those three hours that she decided to move forward with a 5-week long program. She took the weekend class which she felt encouraged her and gave her the confidence to pursue makeup as her full-time career.

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After a little while, good news was extended. Eugene and another student of ours made it to Vogue Italia! She was in the same class as Jessica and her name is Viviana Martinez. They both took the Extensive 5-Week program together on the weekends with the intention of becoming a makeup artist. Viviana was inspired to incorporate gold since Thijin’s skin is undeniably beautiful.  She wanted to put some shine on her lids with a combination of a smokey eye.

Viviana took a makeup program because she has been fascinated with makeup since she was in 7th grade. The endless looks you can create and having control of your own creativity inspired her to become a makeup artist; but be surprised that this profession is only one thing for her full bucket list! So as always, keep dreaming, and you will achieve it just as long as you do something about it.

To quote Viviana on her experience with us, “Nina Mua school was fantastic! I had previously checked out the school and took a small tour, the price for the course and what you receive afterwards... wow! It was worth my every moment and it just an experience I can take away with me and grow!” Things like this keep us going. Everyday, they inspire us as we inspire them to fulfill their creativity.

What To Do After You Graduate Makeup School

Not everyone has the opportunity to attend a makeup school and receive proper training. However, not everyone is also 100% sure where they will end up after completion. It’s no joke to spend your money on something you’re not absolutely sure about. But the thing is, how will you know if you don’t try?

You may think that makeup school is only for those who want to become a makeup artist, but you will be surprised to find out that many are actually interested because they just want to learn for themselves. Eventually, they go into makeup artistry as a career because attending a program can help you foresee what your future will be like. It will certainly not determine the totality of your career, but it helps.

If you are ever one of those that is curious what happens after finishing in a makeup school, keep reading as we will list down some realities that come with your chosen career.

  1. You continue to practice
  2. You polish your makeup kit
  3. You set up a name for yourself as a makeup artist
  4. You proceed to always learning something new
  5. You boost your portfolio

YOU ALWAYS HAVE TO KEEP PRACTICING

Being out of school does not mean you can now stop practicing and just work your artistry when you have clients. As a freelancer, there will come a time when clients are abundant on some days, and only a few in some days. More than anything, this should encourage you to go over what you have learned so you can sharpen your skills. Mastery shows that you are to be trusted by any clients, so take advantage of your free time by improving your own self.

You also don't want to leave your skills in the dust by thinking that you should only practice when you are in school. Graduating from a makeup school is only the start of your career, and it is only through practice that you will master techniques. It is highly recommended that you practice on friends and family to help you get familiar with different skin tones, face shapes, and facial features.

YOU GROW YOUR MAKEUP KIT ACCORDING TO TRENDS, NEEDS, AND CLIENTS’ FAVORITES

Makeup schools provide their students with a professional makeup kit. Oftentimes, these kits are made up of high-end products and some products that are for educational purposes only. With this being said, your makeup kit has to grow along with you. You have to remember that makeup has to do with trends, and since trends come and go, your makeup products also have to come and go.

Meanwhile, if you work with private clients, they tend to work with you more if you carry products that they love. Oftentimes, this is a gesture that makes them feel special. They get excited when they see a favorite in your kit, or when there is a new product in your kit that is hot in the market right now.

AS AN ASPIRING MAKEUP ARTIST, YOU HAVE TO BUILD YOUR NAME

It’s never too early or too late to get your name out there. These days, what helps word of mouth is social media and having your own website. This allows a personal space where potential clients can connect with you. It’s where you can express your style as a makeup artist and let the world know you exist. 

It’s important to create your own website where clients can find everything about you, what you have done, and what else you can do in just one click. Entice them with your best works, and the same goes for your social media. Since makeup is pretty visual, an Instagram makeup page will be helpful. Showcase your work of art in your feed and make sure to include relevant hashtags so people can find you more. You will be surprised how many makeup artists are booked through Instagram itself!

SEEK FOR NEW LEARNINGS AND NETWORK

Graduating does not guarantee that you know every technique. You always have to go out of your way to help yourself gain more knowledge. There are countless paid and also free workshops out there that you can take advantage of. This is also a great opportunity for you to network with other fellow makeup artists and learn from each other.

Even setting up a coffee date with a makeup artist you trust can help. Talking over anything about makeup technically will give you more ideas of how you can improve your own ways. There are also books out there which you can use as reference. But of course, at the end of the day, it is the application that will matter and not exactly the theory behind it.

YOU CONTINUE TO WORK ON YOUR PORTFOLIO

One common mistake of makeup artists is stopping to build their portfolio. You never know how many more opportunities you will land on if you keep a strong portfolio. We always believe that this is like your golden ticket. It is your key to getting more clients and working in any part of the makeup industry. 

Eventually, you have to have a niche. If you want to focus on weddings, make sure to build your portfolio according to this need as well.

Why Brides Hire Professional Makeup Artists

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Brides often have the jitters because they have so much on their mind - the guests, venue, dress, budget, makeup, and if they are marrying the right person! This is typically why brides look for professionals because they help them cross out a worry from their list. You just don't know but you can be a hero in someone's life. Here are some reasons why brides hire makeup artists on their big day:

  1. They want a worry-free wedding day
  2. They want a guaranteed long-lasting makeup
  3. They want someone they can trust even before the actual wedding
  4. Brides look for a photo-friendly natural makeup look
  5. Makeup Artists possess professional makeup products

There are tips and secrets that only a professional makeup artist can help us with. To explain further, read them below.

1. Brides don’t want any hassle on their day

Preparing for your wedding is a busy task, and it doesn’t stop on the day itself. Coordinating an event is always a daunting task because your to-do list just gets longer and longer. Oftentimes, problems arise right before the wedding so if these brides have the option to tick off one worry off their list, they will do so.

Putting on bridal makeup can take a few hours because it’s not only you who will need a glamorous look. Your entire family will be there, but of course, you are the center of attention so you will need more time to get that perfect look. No bride wants to think about their foundation shade on the day, or if their makeup will crease, so having a professional help them with that will make their day lighter.

2. They want a longer makeup

Brides will be out and about the whole day so you have to provide a makeup service that is sure to last them the entire night. Brides often opt for airbrush makeup application because this gives them a more flawless result and it lasts longer, especially with a primer. We would suggest that you go for a silicone-based primer since this helps your makeup stay longer; but the only thing is, it can be drying on your skin.

If you are also not sure about your skin type, your makeup artist will be able to determine it and apply the makeup on your with products that are right for you. There are also techniques that are only meant for oily or dry or combination skin types.

3. They want to make sure they will look their best on their wedding day

Any big event calls for rehearsals to make sure everything goes perfectly. It’s the same with a bride’s makeup, that’s why most ladies include a bridal trial when hiring a makeup artist. This helps them envision how they will look on the day, and it gets them more excited because they are confident with themselves.

This is also the part where they determine whether their makeup artist or hairstylist is the right one for them. It’s different when you are looking through their portfolio, also especially because your desired look may look good on others but not on you (and also vice versa). There are also brides who are not sure what look will fit them, and a makeup artist can definitely help you with this. They are skilled in knowing the right techniques for your features.

4. Brides want to look good on camera as they do in person

High definition quality can change how your makeup looks. Texture will be seen and colors are clearer, so HD makeup suits times like this best. The amount of makeup you also put will be captured on camera and what better way to make sure that you have just the right amount on your face than having a professional around?

Your tones are also to be determined, that way you will know which colors will sit perfectly on your skin. Makeup artists have been studying this their whole life if they have worked on various clients that come from different backgrounds. They are skilled when it comes to choosing the right colors that will give you a natural look in person and on camera

5. Professional makeup artists carry professional products in their kit

Daily makeup is far different from makeup that is meant for special occasions. This being said, there are also products that are tailored to such needs. On wedding days, makeup artists carry products that are meant for specific techniques that not all products can do.

With all these, makeup artists definitely make a bride’s life much easier. It eases all the decisions needed to be done for someone’s day. If you are a makeup artist who is looking into bridalmakeup artistry, you can take a 3-hour class specifically catered to airbrush or makeup techniques. But if you also want to learn more techniques along with airbrush application, a 4-Week Program for beginners will help you with all the basics. This particular artistry is great to start with and maintain because along the way, you are helping other women feel and look great.

 

Following Your Dream As A Makeup Artist

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How many of you were led to believe that there is no success in the creative field? That there is only a future in the medical, legal, or education field? Because of this, did you disregard your dream and pretend that it's not something you want in your life?

In this case, you should never listen to anyone else but yourself. When it comes to dreams, it's all yours so you are in charge - even if they say you are not going to succeed. Just keep going because if you love something, you will go out of your way to turn your passion into your future.

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Meet Carol, our 4-Week Intensive student who believed the same thing. She started playing with makeup when she was a teenager, but she was scared to take this passion seriously. She grew up to believe that her passion is just an interest; that she will not make it into the real world with "just" makeup. But later on, she knew it was time to chase her dream.

Signing up for classes at a makeup school was her first step. Her personal intention was to build a community of women who share the same passion as her. She did have some second thoughts, and this bothered her. However, she found comfort at Nina Mua. She felt more motivated when she found herself around different women (teachers, staff, and classmates) that supported each other.

Now, she is on her way to becoming a full-time makeup artist and a makeup teacher. Believe that there is success in ANYTHING if you do something to achieve it. She took action by enrolling herself in a makeup school because she knows that being professionally trained will take her a step closer to her ambition.

 

 

 

 

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Another student that we look up to is Camila from the Master Makeup Program. She hails all the way from Colombia, and she followed her passion to study makeup artistry in New York. She’s very sweet in nature but she has a strong attitude towards creativity and makeup itself. Since then, she has expressed her talent through the three photo shoots that came with her program. She can do both natural and creative makeup, but she personally found natural makeup to be the most difficult.

Natural looks are most often the hardest to create because can you imagine having to apply makeup to achieve a look that makes you look like you don’t have makeup at all? Crazy concept but that’s where the money is when it comes to this industry - especially in advertising.

This is why in all our photo shoots, we require our students to do at least one natural makeup. Besides that this is practice for our students, another reason is that professional models themselves will always need this look for their portfolio and trust us, they will thank you. We teach our students that wherever you go, the first thing that an employer or client looks at is how good you are at enhancing beauty without making drastic or obvious changes on the face.

For example: Do you see commercials or movies with actors and actresses who have heavy makeup? You don’t - because in film/TV, they want those onscreen to look as natural as possible. So if you are ever planning on being a celebrity/TV/film makeup artist, challenge yourself with the natural makeup look.

Taking the right program catered to your need will help you create more flawless looks and also open doors for you. We offer several makeup programs because we think about individuals who want to take makeup artistry as a career and those who just plainly want to learn proper techniques to do on themselves. Our programs are also either full-time or part-time to fit anyone's schedule.

We are always excited to welcome new students in all of our programs. It makes us happy to see that there are brave souls out there who push themselves to do what they've always wanted in their life - despite what others think or say.

Journey To Success: Lauren Whitworth's Story

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Warning: Makeup Artistry is not for the fainthearted.

Breaking into the makeup industry can be a lot of work. Oftentimes, it is the start that hinders anyone from their journey because this can be the most difficult. Lauren Whitworth’s advice? “Go to a fantastic makeup school!”

Lauren is our lovely teacher who hails from England. She has been in the industry for 17 years now, with the last 10 years spent in New York City. Her life as an aspiring makeup artist was sparked in her hometown where she was trained in Delamar Academy of Make-Up in London.

Do you know that feeling when you wake up for regular school (where you feel all sleepy and you’re questioning yourself why you have to get up that early)? Lauren didn’t feel that way on her first day of makeup class and throughout her course. She was utterly excited that an hour commute for a whole year did not bother her. In fact, it was her makeup school that kept her going. She was more than happy that besides finding her passion, she’s actually great at it too. These days, it’s rare to find passion in your work so if you know what you want, go for it!

Her teachers back then were working as makeup artists (just like her now!). This unlocked opportunities for her and her classmates because they are getting ahold of authentic pieces of information that are applied in the real world. She even got the chance to assist one of her fashion makeup instructors, a Frenchman called Pascal, while still in school. Lauren soaked up everything she could and they have a strong bond until this day. Always take note that networking is important in this industry because this will help you get where you want to be one day.

The biggest struggle Lauren had in becoming a makeup artist was the long slow road to building her clientele. She specifically mentioned New York City where people are transient so clients can disappear just as quickly as they appear! We have to be real and consider that anyone in this world may choose to settle to another state, city, or even country so you have to keep your eye open for new clients every chance you get. She personally lost three major clients because they moved to Los Angeles in a 6-month period. She had to go through her entire network again because this loss is something that is out of her control.

It is during Lauren’s time with her makeup school that she realized just how choosing the right academy is of utmost importance. You actually feel the vibe if the school’s right for you, the moment you step in. This is exactly why we always welcome those who want to see our school before they enroll because we also want you to feel if we are the right institution for you.

Lauren also learned that it’s not just about creating the most beautiful makeup because that’s just one part of being a professional makeup artist. The whole artistry is also about knowing set etiquette, how to manage clients (celebrities included), how to market your freelance business and most of all, how to stay motivated.

Lauren profoundly acknowledges her love for the makeup school she chose for herself. To this day, she even said she can hear her lessons from years ago ringing in her ears! This is good because it just means her school has been effective in her profession. So our advice to you, really, is to feel which school you think you will benefit the most from. These may be skills you can pick up when you are properly trained.

After you graduate, you will be tempted to work desk jobs because as much as you want to pursue your passion, you are also seeking stability. Bills are not going to pay themselves, but Lauren’s advice is just to rip the band-aid off and just go for it. You may play it safe but it’s not the best route. Learn to commit and welcome the idea that the first few months will be financially puzzling. Lauren, herself, supported herself while being in a new city away from her family. She encourages that if you’re still lucky enough to have your family’s support system, ask them to be patient with you. Truly, hard work only pays off at the end and let’s be honest this applies to any profession. We all have to start somewhere.

Today, our incredible Lauren has been across the globe because of her makeup artistry profession. She juggles a busy schedule of varying fashion, advertising, and celebrity clients Apart from that, she teaches her passion to Nina Mua students who want to make it one day - just like she did! She sets as an inspiration to everyone in her class, both current students and graduates, because she puts in the mind what she has learned back then have been useful to her career now.

Essential Skills As A Makeup Artist

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In the makeup industry, not everything is all about theories because practicality is a must. Some skills are innate in others, but it may be acquired through proper training as well. Having the right skill set will bring you further in this career. but you have to be wise as a makeup artist. You may say you already have the skills, but it won’t hurt to double check what you may be missing.

Take our list as a positive nudge for you to become a better makeup artist. There are endless skills a person could have that are also important in their profession, but here’s something to name a few:

  1. Communication skills
  2. Working under pressure
  3. Time Management
  4. Hairstyling skills
  5. Detail Orientation

1. COMMUNICATING CLEARLY WITH CLIENTS

This is important even before having your client sit before you. Communication is already key for you to book a client. You must always be on top of your emails, phone calls, or text messages - whichever way you and your clients prefer to connect. You want it for them to have an easy experience booking you so they will have you in mind for future opportunities. On your end, you also want a stress-free job so initiating clear communication and being responsive will certainly be helpful.

On the job, you must still be able to carry good communication skills. You can’t keep quiet the whole time you’re doing makeup just because you feel like you know what you’re doing. Yes, you may already know what you are doing but your client does not. They will appreciate letting them know answers to their questions regarding the makeup you are doing on them. It’s also helpful if you are able to give them directions so you can apply makeup faster and easier.

2. WORKING WITH GRACE UNDER PRESSURE

Preparations are always the most stressful before a shoot, performance, or event. That nerve-wracking pressure when you have a deadline to meet but you aren’t sure if you are going to make it - IT’S CRAZY! But know how to breathe in and breathe out. You don’t want to scare your client by letting them see you panic. Don’t be all over the place just trying to finish a makeup look because to no surprise, this can slow your progress even more. Be calm and know how to act accordingly.

Deadlines are always present in any job. Makeup artists have their own fair share of target dates and times too. Have the impression of being able to work under any work condition. Be professional. Nothing more, nothing less.

3. TIME ORGANIZATION

As a makeup artist, you are in charge of your own time. You get to choose which days work and don’t work for you. But this is not the same when you already booked someone for a certain day and someone comes along with greater pay so you cancel your prior client for a better opportunity. Never, in a million years, do that to a client. 

One thing to also remember is to take note of the time you use in applying your client’s makeup. No one certainly wants to sit down for a hundred hours to have their makeup done. Do it as fast as you can while still paying attention to detail. You also want to be on time for your next client, if you have any! So always start on time so you can end on time. Even when your client’s late, some still expect you to finish on the time you specified when first communicated.

4. HAIRSTYLING SKILLS

This is not necessary but it is important. These days, clients tend to look for professional artists who can do both hair and makeup since this saves them the time and the money. It’s also much easier to connect with one person who’s going to render you all the services you need. In reality, people also tend to see trust you even more when you have this skill.

It’s also going to be an advantage for you as an individual because this actually earns you more money. You get to charge for doing makeup and another for doing hair. As a freelancer, this is helpful. For sure, you will get booked more often rather than when you only possess one skill.

5. ATTENTION TO DETAIL

Clients want their wing sharp, and their smokey eye completely smoked out. Anybody will be able to notice details you miss, especially that makeup is visual. Makeup being applied on the face also doesn’t help when you are not very keen with details.

Detail orientation is highly important to us as a makeup school. We want to be able to produce graduates who are humble in noticing their mistakes, apart from knowing that they can do great too. Acknowledging that your red lip isn’t as perfect or that your eyebrows are not completely filled in help in knowing where you can improve. Practice makes perfect, as they always say!

Some Secrets In Becoming A Makeup Artist

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Being a makeup artist has its pros and cons, especially if you’ll be working as a freelance makeup artist. However, at the end of the day, if this is truly your passion, the good will outweigh the “bad.” But we’re not saying there’s something completely wrong being a makeup artist. Like any job, this profession also has things you should consider.

We are uncovering some of the undisclosed information about being a makeup artist. Besides all the glitz and glam, below are some truths to enlighten your thoughts about taking makeup artistry as a career. 

  1. You will start by rendering your services for free
  2. You will work odd hours
  3. You won’t work on all days
  4. You may have to travel
  5. You will invest a lot of time, money, and effort in being a makeup artist

1. YOU WILL WORK FOR FREE AT THE BEGINNING

Trust is something you must build and you do this by building your portfolio. No one will immediately pay for your services if you have not done anything in the past; even if you say you have experience, clients are likely to ask you for your portfolio.

You can fashion your very first portfolio by doing makeup on friends and family members. Always remember to take HD photos of your work. You don’t necessarily have to use a professional camera. You can even take it with your phone, but make sure that you get the right angle, lighting, and focus.

2. IT’S NEVER GOING TO BE LIKE A 9-5 JOB

If you’re already working as a freelance makeup artist, you may be in-demand in your field. This means you will have to work on odd hours. You sometimes have to start early and end your day much later than others would.

There is no fixed date and time for when you will work, unlike having a desk job where you know you will have to come in five times a week on regular hours. This could be good too because not all jobs start at dawn. This means you will also have days when you can sleep in before you start your day.

3. NOT ALL DAYS WILL GUARANTEE YOU WORK

Makeup artists who have been in the industry for quite a while find this as a relaxing perk in their career. If you are just starting, this may worry you since of course, pursuing your profession should also sustain your lifestyle. 

Be a go-getter and build connections to lead you to one job to another. But one thing you have to keep in mind is to never accept a million jobs all the same time and end up not doing everything you promised. Being organized as a makeup artist is one thing that is vital since you don’t want to be all over the place. Make sure to keep track of days you’re working and days that won’t be working so you can leave them open for future opportunities.

4. TRAVELING MAY BE NECESSARY

This is good news for globetrotters. You may have to go places, near or far, as your client’s requirement. However, sometimes, traveling for a single client can give you second thoughts. Is it really worth it to travel 5 hours for a client’s request which you will do in just 2 hours? This is an example of when traveling may be a hassle to you as a makeup artist. But in this profession, you have to keep hustling whatever it takes.

5. STARTING AS A MAKEUP ARTIST IS AN INVESTMENT

Becoming a makeup artist will have a few requirements such as a professional makeup kit, an amazing portfolio, and great training. All these are aspects that you may need to save up for since these will never be, in any way, low-cost. You may canvass for much more affordable options but at the end of the day, you will still have to take money out of your pocket.

Did you know that at Nina Mua, you can obtain all these three for just one price? Yes, we made sure that we can offer programs to provide you with all your needs if you are aspiring as a makeup artist. These programs are our Intensive 4-Week Program, Extensive 5-Week Program, and Master Makeup Program.

Professional makeup kit? Check. Photo shoot to take care of your portfolio? Check. Individual training? Check. There’s a bonus: and industry-recognized diploma! Nina Mua is definitely your starter pack in achieving your dreams as a makeup artist.

How To Become A Successful Makeup Artist

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Makeup artistry is a career that not everyone is brave enough to take. It is generally a rough path at the beginning, but don’t be discouraged. There is enough opportunity for everyone wherever you may be situated. It is possible for you to become a remarkable makeup artist, if you just put your heart into it.

There are several ways you can approach the advancement of your career. Below are some means you should exert your effort into:

  1. Grab every opportunity you can to practice
  2. Build your portfolio
  3. Network with makeup artists & potential clients
  4. Keep in the loop on social media
  5. Consider attending a makeup school

1. PRACTICE MAKEUP ON FRIENDS AND FAMILY

Stretch your knowledge by practicing on friends and family. You may start with little to no pay but you will not regret all the lessons you are going to digest during this phase. It’s the best time to experiment, create mistakes, and correct yourself. It’s not only about grasping different makeup techniques, but it’s also about learning how to deal with other people you call your clients.

Friends and family are your best bet if you’re just starting out. They’re the ones who will completely understand that you’re still in the process of acquiring skills. They will support you in every way they can, which is actually very empowering to any individual whether you're looking to take makeup artistry as a career or not.

2. WORK ON YOUR PORTFOLIO

If there’s one thing we cannot stress enough, it’s for makeup artists to continuously update their portfolio. Every now and then, you will have different projects to work on and what better way is there for you take pride in your efforts than to showcase it? 

It is highly recommended that you only include the best quality of photos and there are important reasons why. As a makeup artist, you have to realize the essentials of a great portfolio. This will help you lift your career and contribute to your advancement.

3. CONNECT WITH FELLOW MUAs & TO THE MARKET

Never lose your connection with those who are in the same industry as you. Though it may be a competitive world out there, don’t see others as a threat. Set them as your inspiration to do your utmost best because one day, you’re going to need each other.

If opportunities arise like workshops, seminars, or any gatherings that allows you to network with others, take it. Never say no to such chances that will introduce you to potential clients who may later introduce you to more clients. So just a tip, keep in touch with everyone you meet along the way.

4. LEARN HOW TO ADVERTISE YOUR SERVICE ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Nowadays, everybody’s on social media. A lot would look for their needs, including for MUAs, online because it is easier that way. The convenience it brings is unbelievable so that is one of the prime reasons why you should get in the trend of digital marketing. Put up a simple page where everybody can have access to your past works and see the magic work. But also put effort into disseminating information regarding your profile or website.

5. GET TRAINED AND RECEIVE A DIPLOMA FROM A MAKEUP SCHOOL

Nothing says trained than a hard-earned certificate. Employers and clients love MUAs who have had proper training because this means they can be trusted with their brushes and palettes. But besides appropriate learning, attending makeup school can be a fun experience.

At Nina Mua, we emphasize a happy and positive environment for all our students, teachers, and guests. We try our best to incorporate everything that will make our students succeed in their career. Our makeup programs allow all to constantly practice and work on each other or on friends and family; we allow them to work on their portfolio by giving them the best photo shoot experience to fully capture their artistry; and we occasionally hold events that gather MUAs, aspiring MUAs, models, and other amazing people in one gathering.