10 Things About...Manicures

Written by Kerlisha Munroe
The history of the manicure can be dated back to over 3,000 years ago when ancient Babylonian and Egyptian men and women used stained fingernails to signify their wealth. In addition to staining their fingernails black or red, they also used many rich oils to care for their fingernails.
A person's facial features can be their best asset. Many clients, however, are at a loss when it comes to the best way to flaunt their assets. Makeup artists look at the face as a canvas, taking control over each feature and transforming the face into a beautiful, eye-catching piece of art.

Post-Treatment Makeup Application

Written by Courtney G. Freeman, L.E.I., owner of Southeastern Esthetics Institute
Makeup artistry is a fantastic procedure for every skin care professional to learn, regardless of their industry goals. It should truly be an added value service that provides clients with a finished look at the end of a treatment. Outlining a detailed makeup application protocol is an integral part of streamlining the business.

10 Things About...Makeup Application

Written by Noreen Young, L.E.
Makeup can do wonders when it is applied properly to the skin. With the recent emphasis on makeup on social media, clients often think that they have to contour, strobe, highlight, reverse contour, and more. However, that kind of application becomes too overwhelming when done on a daily basis. Clients should focus on using makeup to enhance their features. They should not hide behind it…

Fall Makeup’s Artistic Inspiration

Written by Tasha D. Manigo-Bizzell, makeup artist and aesthetic nutritionist
This fall, makeup trends feature an eclectic mix of tradition and taboo, redefining beauty and pushing the limits of fashion. The fall season welcomes all degrees of artistic expression, but the challenge lies in interpreting the runway's over-the-top style for the everyday wearer; the dos and don'ts of makeup, like lining the eye crease in black pencil or drawing outside of the natural lip line…

April 2021

Brands of the Month

  • Celluma by Biophotas, Inc
  • Repechage
  • Alexandria Professional