Small Beauty Tools That Make a Big Difference

Small Beauty Tools That Make a Big Difference

We've all heard the saying "size doesn't matter," but when it comes to beauty tools, it does! Smaller is better for precision and detail, which are both very important to professional makeup artists. And, if you're a perfectionist when it comes to your own appearance, we know you can relate. So, with that in mind, [...]

How To Clean Makeup Brushes Like a Pro

How To Clean Makeup Brushes Like a Pro

Keeping your makeup brushes clean and in excellent condition helps them last longer and, more importantly, avoids cross-contamination. A professional-grade cleaner sanitizes brushes and dries fast when you're on the job, and washing them with soap or shampoo and water gives bristles the thorough cleaning they need in between gigs or clients. Using both methods [...]

Blood Science: How to Choose A Fake Blood Product

Blood Science: How to Choose A Fake Blood Product

Let's face it, there’s a lot of fake blood being thrown around these days. American Horror Story has been having a field day and let's not forget the epic bloodshed in Game of Thrones. These are just some of the references that come up when customers ask for help choosing a fake blood product, which [...]

Tactical Makeup Techniques: Conceal and Correct

Tactical Makeup Techniques: Conceal and Correct

Makeup has been described as War Paint for decades and to no wonder. For the makeup artist brushes are swords, foundation is camo, and lipstick bullets are literally that–bullets. And for the everyday makeup wearer, it's not much different. So, here we stand at the precipice of your makeup training in War Paint: Tactical Makeup [...]

Koh Gen Do Foundation: Moisture or Aqua?

Koh Gen Do Foundation: Moisture or Aqua?

How do you choose which Koh Gen Do foundation is best for for you? We have a simple guide to help you decide. But first, here's a little background about this beloved cult-beauty brand. Koh Gen Do is Japan’s luxury professional makeup and skincare brand, founded in 1986 by actress Ai Saotome. After experiencing signs [...]