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!

Student Ambassador Feature

About the School, Makeup Tutorial, Student Feature

Makeup Course Assignment: A Tutorial

Want to see inside one of QC’s assignments? Follow along with QC Student Ambassador, Nichole, as she takes you through one of her favorite assignments, discusses the feedback she received from her tutor, and provides some tips to help you get a good grade!

Email Marketing

Business

An 8-Rule Guide to Email Marketing

Email marketing is an effective way to connect with an audience who WANTS to hear from you. Follow our 8-rule guide to integrate it into your business and marketing strategies!

Woman practising a career in makeup artistry

Business

Why I Chose a Career in Makeup Artistry

Catch up with QC’s Jamie Smith as she tells the story of how she decided to become a makeup artist. If you’re considering a career in makeup artistry, you’ll probably find that you have some things in common!

QC Makeup Academy Student Work Samples

About the School, Student Feature

Amazing Work Samples from QC Students: Student Showcase Cirtique by Nathan Johnson

We asked Nathan Johnson to once again pick three outstanding examples of student work from the student showcase and critique them for the Beauty Buzz. Find out which ones he picked, and what he had to say!

Makeup Artist Applying Makeup to Client

Business

Working for the Top Makeup Brands – How to Get In!

Have you been dreaming of working for Mac, Sephora or one of the other top makeup brands? Check out our guide to give you a leg-up on your competition when it comes to landing your dream job!

Group of Professionals

Business

Starting a Small Business? You’ll Need Their Help!

As a small business owner, you’ll be responsible for many different positions in a business. Not only are you the owner, but you’ll also be your own brand manager, customer service supervisor, marketing coordinator and more! But there are some tasks for which you’ll want to assemble your own ‘A-Team’ of professionals to help you with the things that you can’t, or shouldn’t, do! Check out this list of professionals you’ll want on your side!

Springtime Makeup Tutorial Video

Makeup Trends, Makeup Tutorial

A Fresh Springtime Makeup Tutorial

Learn how to achieve a no-fuss look that’s perfect for a busy spring day with this Springtime Makeup Tutorial Video by QC’s Jamie Smith!

Makeup Hygiene Brushes

Makeup Tips and Tricks

The Cardinal Sins of Makeup Hygiene

Are you taking all the right precautions when it comes to makeup hygiene? Whether you’re applying makeup on yourself, friends, or clients, your tools and products must be clean! Check out these 10 cardinal sins to see where you could improve your makeup hygiene habits!

QC Guide to Falsies

Makeup Tips and Tricks, Makeup Tutorial

QC’s Guide to False Eyelashes

Mastering the application of falsies can take time and a lot of practice. Check out our guide to false eyelashes to learn proper application and get you started on mastering this important skill!

Winged Liquid Liner Tutorial

Makeup by Brittany, Makeup Tutorial

A Step-by-Step Guide to Winged Liquid Liner

Are you having trouble applying a steady winged liquid liner? If so, you’ll want to check out this step-by-step tutorial by Pro Makeup Artist Brittany Hall!