A Chic Life

Role of Makeup Artists in the Los Angeles Film and TV Industry

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When you’re watching a movie or tv show, you’re not really considering the work of a makeup artist. There are various elements when it comes to making a film or tv show believable, but one of the most important elements in making the characters look realistic, whether they’re a crime victim, a monster/alien, or turning a young person into someone older. When it comes to TV and film, makeup artists as absolutely essential since they can make the audience believe that what they’re seeing on the screen in real. If viewers don’t believe or buy into what they’re watching, they’ll lose interest more quickly. The Los Angeles film and TV industry is a haven for makeup artists and crucial for their career and role in television and movies.

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Clean Up and Declutter Your Professional Makeup Kit

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Stop making excuses and declutter your life! Not only will it make you feel better, but it’ll make your living space look better as well. When it comes to makeup, it can be easy to hoard and hold on to makeup for years. Every product we use has an expiration date on the label, but we always seem to disregard the fact. From foundation to mascara, we’re teaching you how to clean up and declutter your professional makeup kit and find out exactly when you should be replacing your makeup products.

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Become a Professional Makeup Artist at NYC’s Top Makeup School

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Social media has become a prevalent force when it comes to learning and wanting to teach yourself new skills. With the growing success of Youtube, not only could people learn how to cook, fix a flat tire, but they were also given an outlet to learn about makeup. Through videos, viewers could learn how to wing their eyeliner, create a cut crease, contour and highlight like a pro, and so much more. Even though you can teach yourself anything you’d like, nothing beats hands-on experience. When it comes to makeup, furthering your education goes beyond learning how to put makeup on your own face. Chic Studios, an NYC makeup school, was created in 2009, so people with various levels of skills, could learn how to become a professional in a month’s time.

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10 Ways to Treat Yourself Right in the New Year

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It’s time to say goodbye to 2017 and hello to 2018! The New Year’s festivities are a great way to send off the embarrassing moments, career lows, and break-ups. Good vibes are the only thing we need for a new year as we invent new and improved versions of ourselves. With the new year comes so many new beginnings! As many of us set our goals and resolutions, it’s important to treat yourself right in the new year so you can stay focused and motivated.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Professional Makeup Artists

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It’s the first day of 2018 and everyone’s been given a chance for a fresh start at their hopes, goals, and dreams! Even if you don’t keep them for the whole year, resolutions are still worth making. It’s better to try than to not bother setting any goals at all. Here’s what we suggest as your New Year’s resolutions for professional makeup artists.

Is your New Year’s resolution to become a professional makeup artist? We’d love to have you in our Chic Studios classroom this year! Check out our courses at our LA makeup school and you’ll be a certified artist in 4 weeks after enrolling in our Professional Makeup Program! 2018 is about to be the year of YOU!

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