Beauty Buzz

Welcome to the Beauty Buzz: your source for everything makeup! Whether you’re considering one of our online makeup courses, are currently enrolled, or are just looking for a bit of industry information, you’ve found yourself in the right spot. See makeup tutorials, read product reviews, meet our tutors, receive business advice for your career as a makeup artist, and more. Let us know what you think, and enjoy!

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Dealing with Competitors

At QC, we believe competition is a good thing. Your competitors are a reason to offer the best service you possibly can, and to go above and beyond!

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Makeup Tutorial

Special Effects Makeup Sneak Peek: Scratch Lesson

In this video, watch as SFX makeup artist Michele Mulkey creates a realistic “scratch” using special effects makeup. Enjoy this sneak-peek SFX lesson!

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Free Resources Every Business Owner Should Use

Over the past few months, we’ve talked about building your website and how to do it right. In this post, we list some free resources at your disposal!

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Halloween Greyscale Makeup: Look Like a Black and White Film Star

With Halloween just around the corner, this a great look. The technique is called “greyscale makeup”. The idea is to look like a black and white film star!

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Expanding Your Business: Hiring Employees

When you first started your business, you were likely a one-person band. You probably did everything yourself. But when is it time to hire some help?

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Makeup Tips and Tricks

Michele’s Halloween SFX Makeup Recommendations

Halloween is just around the corner and there is not a better day to get your special effects makeup on! Check out these great products for SFX makeup!

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Trade Shows: How to Get In and ROCK!

Whether you’re a designer, planner or makeup artist, there are tons of trade shows you can attend that aim to help you improve your skills.

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Makeup Tutorial

Vintage Makeup Tutorial

QC tutor and professional makeup artist Azzi Williamswalks us through creating a fun and cheeky vintage pin-up look in our latest video.

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Dress Code 101: Men’s Fashion

As a sequel to our women’s post, we felt we couldn’t leave out the men! See below for some handy fashion infographics for figuring out men’s dress code.