STUDENT SPOTLIGHT! Shahar Gerbi – Feb 2020 Grad

It’s 4:30pm in Israel.  And although Shahar Gerbi is halfway around the world, it’s clear; her heart is in NYC. “I had tears in my eyes when I boarded my flight home.” says Gerbi.  Faced with the growing COVID-19 pandemic, Shahar decided to leave New York in early March and return to Israel before the […]

Breaking into Editorial as a new MUA: Collaboration is KEY

The leaders, the creators, the influencers… the editorial artists. Mixing technique and skill with artistry and vision is what creates editorial artists, and they rarely work in a vacuum. Editorial work is largely part of being a team… creating an editorial piece that speaks to the world of fashion, beauty and culture as a whole. […]

July 4th, 2018 Event Recap at Nina Mua

July 4th, 2018 Event Recap at Nina Mua Flashback Friday is here! Let’s do a little recap of our 4th of July event held last June 29 at the Nina Mua studio with none other than Lauren Whitworth. We celebrated a great American holiday with a British twist! We also partnered with our friends from […]

Maintaining Your Website As A Makeup Artist

Maintaining Your Website As A Makeup Artist A website is not only a platform where you can display an array of your work. It is an extension of who you are as a makeup artist since the vibe your visitors get will tell so much about your professionalism. All makeup artists who are serious about […]

Meet Our Photographer: Evgeny Milkovich

Evgeny Milkovich is a New York-based fashion/beauty photographer hailing from Ukraine. His passion started as a teenager and he knew within that to create original ideas is what sets his soul on fire. What did he do? He went to school for it. He graduated from 2016 Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts with […]

What To Do After You Graduate Makeup School

Not everyone has the opportunity to attend a makeup school and receive proper training. However, not everyone is also 100% sure where they will end up after completion. It’s no joke to spend your money on something you’re not absolutely sure about. But the thing is, how will you know if you don’t try? You […]

Why Brides Hire Professional Makeup Artists

Why Brides Hire Professional Makeup Artists Brides often have the jitters because they have so much on their mind – the guests, venue, dress, budget, makeup, and if they are marrying the right person! This is typically why brides look for professionals because they help them cross out a worry from their list. You just […]

Journey To Success: Lauren Whitworth’s Story

Warning: Makeup Artistry is not for the fainthearted. Breaking into the makeup industry can be a lot of work. Oftentimes, it is the start that hinders anyone from their journey because this can be the most difficult. Lauren Whitworth’s advice? “Go to a fantastic makeup school!” Lauren is our lovely teacher who hails from England. She has […]

Essential Skills As A Makeup Artist

In the makeup industry, not everything is all about theories because practicality is a must. Some skills are innate in others, but it may be acquired through proper training as well. Having the right skill set will bring you further in this career. but you have to be wise as a makeup artist. You may […]