A Chic Life

Why Social Media is Important for a Makeup Artist in NYC

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We’ve talked about social media before in our last Chic Life blog called Building an Online Presence as a Makeup Artist. It’s an ever-growing field that can make or break your business! Living in New York can be a challenge for those trying to break into the professional beauty industry. There are so many other talented makeup artists in the area which makes it harder to stand out. However, at our makeup school in NYC, we know that social media is important for a makeup artist. We have a course available to anyone who enrolls called Digital Beauty. It’s taught by Christina Vega, who is not only a professional makeup artist, an instructor at Chic Studios but also a social media influencer! She currently stands at almost 40k followers on her page and is constantly gaining more attention from her amazing makeup tutorials to her gorgeous curly hair. Take your business to the next level and see why social media is important for a makeup artist in NYC!

By creating a social media presence online, your job as a freelance makeup artist will become a lot easier. It’s easier for both old and new clients to contact you and you can market your skills instantly. It’s a dynamic marketing tool and it’s absolutely cost-effective.

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What Do I Learn at a Makeup School in Denver?

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Makeup artistry is not for the fainthearted! Breaking into the makeup industry can take years of work but one piece of advice that most people say is to go to makeup school. By enrolling in a makeup school, you have already created a foundation for a fruitful makeup career. Chic Studios, a makeup school in Denver, knows just how crucial time is for enrolled students. All of our students have one thing in common: they love makeup and want to make it their career. Unlike most programs, our Professional Makeup Course is a 4-week program and students will receive certification at the end along with a portfolio photo shoot. We give our students the tools for success so that when they graduate, they’re ready to start working in the professional beauty industry. Here are some of our top lessons that you learn at a professional makeup school in Denver!

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Become a Makeup Artist with These Hands-On Training Courses in NYC

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Always dreamt of becoming a makeup artist? Longed to have the skills of an A-list hairdresser? Perhaps it’s time to look into some beauty training! There are plenty of options out there, so whether you’re looking at changing careers or simply mastering new skills to use at home, take a look at some of Chic Studios’ best courses that’ll make you an all-around beauty expert. Our NYC makeup school features intensive hands-on courses that will make you a certified professional makeup artist and laid-back lessons in basic hairstyling. Time to learn a new skill and see where it takes you!

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5 Men & Women Who Started Behind the Beauty Counter

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All successful makeup artists had to start somewhere. Like most, they had humble beginnings working behind a makeup counter inside a department store or at a makeup boutique. Here are some amazing men and women who started behind the beauty counter before getting their big break. In our Chic Studios NYC makeup school, we put our graduates in an aftercare program called the Chic Pro Community where they are given exclusive access to events, shopping discounts, and job listings and opportunities. Recently, we’ve posted about being a beauty consultant for Nars and when our Sephora Hiring Fairs are coming to our studio. All makeup artists had to start somewhere, so we’re excited to give our graduates a platform where they can research jobs and connect with our other graduates around the world. 

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Denver Makeup School

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Big things are happening and Chic Studios is opening up a brand new makeup school in Denver, Colorado this year! Just like our usual courses in New York and Los Angeles, we’ll be offering two exclusive Denver courses: Beauty Makeup and Bridal, Beauty, and Business Makeup starting on April 3rd. With two successful locations in NYC and LA, Chic has chosen Denver to be the next home and hopes to bring beauty into the city. Located in ‘LoDo‘, which is the oldest neighborhood in Denver, it is historically beautiful and a perfect spot for our students and staff where we believe inspiration can be found everywhere.

Chic is located in an incredibly gorgeous building, filled with chandeliers, high ceilings, complimentary coffee bar, wifi and plenty of inspiration, located at 1800 Wazee Street, Floor 3, Denver CO.

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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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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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Remaining in the Pro Makeup Industry in Los Angeles (LA)

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As soon as you graduate makeup school, you want to keep the momentum of your career going! One of the most straightforward goals you should have is to start booking clients. You can have the greatest skills as a makeup artist, but what is it worth if no one sees it? Booking clients is also a great way to sharpen and refine the skills that were taught to you as well. At our LA makeup school, we stress how important it is to make your mark and remain active in the pro makeup industry in Los Angeles! Here are some top tips that we teach our students…

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