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Meet Sunny, MUD Make-Up Program Director at Avenue Five’s Makeup School in Austin

Get to Know Our Rock Star Team This week we are turning the spotlight to our makeup school in Austin, which just happens to be offering a free workshop this month! Before we get to that, we’d like to toot the horn for Sunny Bourgeois. She’s as sunny as her name suggests and we are

Benefits of Enrolling at a Makeup Artist School

Models, musicians, artists, brides, executives, yuppies, working moms, or just everyday women who want to look their best – these are the women who will serve as your clients if you’re a professional makeup artist. If you have that creative streak in you, if you like making people feel good about themselves, if you love

Where Will the Makeup Jobs Be in 2016?

Makeup artists have a variety of paths they may take in order to break into this highly competitive field within the beauty industry. A few manage to do it on their own, but the majority combine their real-world experience with the tips and tricks they learn in schools that offer courses and training for cosmetology,

Get To Know Our Rock Star Team – Joanna Ruley-Garza

Avenue Five is immensely proud to partner with MUD Make-Up Designory and be able to offer a unique, comprehensive 15-week Make-up Program. What’s equally as exciting, is that our newest team member, Joanna Ruley-Garza, just recently introduced the ways of MUD to the first group of AveFive’s talented young minds. We think it’s very fitting

Ace the No-Makeup Makeup Look with these Tips!

Over the years, plenty of makeup trends and technologies have emerged. From the classic techniques of applying makeup to using airbrush as a tool; or from contouring the face ala-Kim Kardashian to what is currently gaining popularity: strobing, something similar to highlighting to make the face appear brighter. But no matter how heavy or light

A Makeup Artist’s Guide to Contouring – Mastering the Illusion

Good contouring can give you the defined cheekbones you’ve always wanted, and can dramatically sharpen your look, making it one of the hottest and most requested makeup trend tutorials of the moment. Over the past year or so, contouring seems to be the number one makeup technique that everyone’s talking about, and the internet is blowing up

Achieve the Look that You Want with these Winter Makeup Tips for 2014

Another season, another set of new fashion and makeup trends. For the fall season of 2014, runways were filled with models who sported metallic blue eyeshadow and eyelashes, while others had nothing on in terms of makeup but their radiant skin. Metallic touches on eye makeup, doll-like spider lashes, winged eyeliner and the glow-getter where

Avoid These 6 Makeup Mistakes At All Costs

The whole point of wearing makeup is to enhance your appearance, or the appearance of your clients, and to help you or your clients feel as attractive as possible. “Enhance” is key: makeup should appear natural, never overdone. Unless a dramatic evening or fantasy look is the desired goal. Poorly applied makeup accentuates flaws rather

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