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  • My Story: Diversity and Artistry in Makeup

    My Story: Diversity and Artistry in Makeup

    The question I am asked most frequently is… “How did you get started in makeup?” The answer is that I learned makeup because, at the time, I was not able to find anyone to teach me how to properly apply mine in a way that respected and flattered my features, age, and skin tone. Up […]

  • Sustainable Beauty: Becoming an Eco-Friendly Makeup Artist

    Sustainable Beauty: Becoming an Eco-Friendly Makeup Artist

    Sustainable beauty is a topic that has been on my mind for a number of years. From the book retail space to working at a spa and now as a makeup artist, I have witnessed firsthand the tremendous waste in each one of these industries. I know, too, that these are certainly not the worst offenders and, as consumers, we generate a heavy burden to the environment as well. In response to these eye-opening experiences, here are some of the changes I have implemented to reduce my carbon footprint both personally and professionally.