Where to Find Makeup Trends and Inspiration
As a makeup artist, it's important to stay updated on the latest and greatest ideas in your industry. Here's how to find and keep track of popular makeup trends!
A Miranda Kerr Makeup Tutorial
From prepping and priming the skin to customized plump lips, watch as QC Makeup Academy tutor, Azzi Williams, takes you through a complete Miranda Kerr inspired look!
QC Makeup Student Showcase Critiques by Nathan Johnson
Interested to see the work of a QC Makeup Academy Student? Check out these outstanding samples of these artists' work and see what celebrity makeup artist and QC tutor, Nathan Johnson, has to say about these looks!
My Biggest Fears When Researching Online Makeup Schools
We know that researching online makeup schools can be a scary thing. You may have some fears about learning makeup online and want to pick the right school for you. And of course you don't want to waste your money! Check out some of the fears our Student Ambassador, Nichole, had when she was first looking online for the perfect school for her and find out how she dealt with them!
Makeup for Mature Skin: The Do’s and Don’ts
As a makeup artist you'll encounter many different skin types, including mature skin. Check out these do's and don'ts to learn about what kind of products and techniques you should use on mature clients, and which ones will only leave them looking older.
Makeup Artists vs. Cosmetologists and Estheticians
Thinking about a career in the beauty industry? Learn about the similarities and differences between makeup artists, cosmetologists, and estheticians. Compare their job descriptions, training options, and career requirements.
QC Staff Picks: Our Favorite Summer Beauty Products
When it comes to the hot summer months, makeup and hair is a whole other ball game! Stay cool with some of our favorite summer beauty products to add to your summertime beauty routine.
Tutorial: QC Makeup Academy Airbrush Machine
Follow along with MAC makeup artist, Jamie Smith, as she shows you how to set-up and use your new QC Makeup Academy airbrush machine, and provides some tips and tricks along the way!