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Lipstick Vs. Lip Gloss For Summer

The summer months may see you spending a significant amount of time outdoors. That means you’ve been stocking up on SPF sunscreen and slathering it on generously. However, almost 70 percent of people that use sunscreen tend to overlook one sensitive part of their body – their lips.

Most people are aware that the sun’s UV …
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Why We Started L Makeup Institute

Childhood Inspiration from LMI’s Founder, Lisette Waugh

As a young girl growing up in a Latin household, fashion and makeup played a large role in how I expressed myself. I was drawn to high fashion magazines and devoted to trying to recreate the looks that I would see. I have very vivid memories of skimming through …
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How To Match Your Makeup To Your Tattoos

When people apply makeup, they make sure it matches their skin tone, features, and even their attire. This detailing ensures their appearance is balanced, and their makeup colors don’t clash with anything else. If you have highly-visible tattoos on your arms, shoulders, and neck, you will want to make sure your makeup complements them well, …
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Using Nature As A Reference For SFX Makeup

Special effects (SFX) makeup is challenging. You need to use your creativity and imagination to ensure the results are believable and impactful. Makeup artists draw inspiration from several things when creating looks. They look at both art and science, and many create looks of makeup inspired by nature. 

If you’re struggling to find inspiration for your …
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L Makeup Institute Featured on Yahoo Finance

L Makeup Institute was recently featured on Yahoo Finance, dubbed “The Harvard of Makeup Artistry.” The article describes how L Makeup Institute (LMI) has become a well-known and prestigious institution for makeup artistry and special effects. Students are relocating to Las Vegas and Dallas Fort Worth from around the world to learn and hone their …
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Can I study makeup artistry in college?

If you’re passionate about makeup artistry, you may be wondering, “Can I study makeup in college?” There’s so much to learn about pursuing an education in makeup artistry and the different paths available to you. 

Unlike pursuing a more traditionally academic program like mathematics or English, makeup isn’t typically a major offered at most colleges or …
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What Does a Day at L Makeup Institute Look Like?

The L Makeup Institute faculty and staff are steadfastly committed to a culture that puts students first. They are already experts in their respective fields of makeup artistry and each has years of practical experience. Having these great technical skills is only part of properly educating students. How the school delivers the curriculum is just …
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How Much Do Professional Makeup Artists Charge?

Becoming a makeup artist means more than just practicing your art—it may also mean running your own business. Professional makeup artists are often responsible for defining their own prices, regardless of whether they’re freelancing, working from home, or working in a salon.

There are several economic factors to consider when creating a price list. These factors …
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