March 29, 2021

Social Media Tips for the Successful MUA

4 SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS FOR YOU... THE PRO MUA!     Create a captivating business page or username  It’s hard for the average social media browser to know you are a stellar Makeup Artist (MUA) when your username is just “Jane_Doe.” Make it captivating and obvious you are an MUA,...

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January 24, 2021

How to Pivot Your Beauty Business During Covid

   Covid has affected businesses enormously throughout 2020 and into 2021 year. Every business, from beauty to bakeries, is trying to figure out a solution, the best way forward, and how to pivot to regain momentum. A pivot means fundamentally changing the direction of a business when you realize the current products or services...

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January 18, 2021

5 Resolutions for 2021!

  Remove friendships that don’t lift you up & remove doubt!  Get those zzzz’s (sleep is key) Hydrate! (drink water) Read those books! Find passion in your career and through education!   Maybe you feel flustered. You know you want to IMPROVE, but you don’t know what to write down...

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December 8, 2020

How to Boost Your Social Media Reach

Attention! Makeup Artists Hairstylists Freelancers….   Are you trying to get noticed, boost sales and find new clients… Social Media can help!   If done productively, social media could be the most useful platform for makeup artists and freelancers to promote their work across the world! Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube...

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February 6, 2020

5 Ways to Increase your Chance of Business Success

  Do Your research The best way to ensure major success in your business is to know your field. Do your research on what it takes to be successful in this particular field. Find out what works and what doesn’t.   2. Find a Mentor Find someone who you admire...

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December 21, 2019

3 Beauty Brands We LOVE

  Here are 3 incredible beauty brands that we love and some fun facts that make them so amazing!   Image from: instagram.com/billiondollarbrows www.billiondollarbrows.com   Billion Dollar Brows 1. One of the first and only brands to be brow centric. 2. Develop products that deliver innovation and offer a simple...

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November 22, 2019

5 Makeup Artists to Follow on Instagram

  Nikki Wolff @nikki_makeup https://www.instagram.com/nikki_makeup/?hl=en  1M followers (and counting) She is first and foremost indeed a skin queen. International make-up artist and your go-to make-up guru when it comes to flawless make-up. Agency represented, Beauty Expert and Columnist @glamourUK     Ryan Burke @ryburk 179k  https://www.instagram.com/ryburk/?hl=en 182 K Followers Specializing...

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October 29, 2019

Chic Studios: Then and Now - A timeline of Chic Studios from Idea to the TOP Makeup School

    2000-2008  Loving makeup, educating myself in artistry, business and the beauty industry (3 trips to NYC, Miami, San Diego, and a move to LA in 2008)    2009 Move to NYC (insert boyfriend/now husband) didn’t want to start all over again building clients that I spent 12+ months...

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August 15, 2019

I Am Now A Pro Makeup Artist, But Which Career Path Do I Choose?

    So you went to school, educated yourself, have your diploma (license or certificate) in hand!  Now What?  Maybe you’re thinking big things are coming.  Maybe you’re feeling a little overwhelmed with which way to take your career?  If you studied at Chic Studios, you’ll remember the business section...

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