Building a Loyal Clientele: Secrets to Sustaining Long-Term Success in the Beauty Industry

In the competitive world of beauty, building a loyal clientele is key to long-term success. It’s not just about attracting new clients; it’s about keeping them coming back. In this blog post, we’ll share strategies for building and maintaining strong relationships with clients to ensure repeat business and referrals. Customer Service Excellence Providing exceptional customer […]

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As well as making the shift to working from home over the past 12 months, learning from home has also been on the rise. In fact, one online course provider reported that the number of people registering for their courses had risen by over 500%! Whether you are just looking to keep the boredom at […]

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Entering the world of makeup artistry is an exciting journey, but it can also be fraught with challenges, especially for newcomers. To help you navigate this path successfully, we’ve outlined the top five mistakes new makeup artists often make and provided actionable advice on how to avoid them. 1. Pricing Errors One of the most […]

The Top 5 Mistakes New Makeup Artists Make and How to Avoid Them

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In the ever-evolving world of beauty and makeup artistry, standing out is crucial. Developing a signature style not only sets you apart but also creates a unique brand identity that attracts your ideal clientele. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of having a signature look, how to develop it, and effective strategies for […]

Creating Signature Looks: How to Develop and Market Your Unique Style

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If you’re serious about making your mark and crafting your artistry dreams into a living reality, mastering the business side of your beauty career is non-negotiable! Here’s why – Reason #1: Creative Alone Won’t Cut It Anymore 🎨 Having the talent to create stunning looks is certainly important, but in today’s competitive market, creativity alone […]

💥 The Shocking Truth: Why Makeup Talent Alone Won’t Cut It If You Want To Build A Booming Beauty Biz

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Embarking on a freelance makeup artist career is a thrilling journey, but it’s not without its challenges. If you’ve ever felt daunted by the prospect of going solo in the beauty industry, rest assured, you’re not alone. In this guide, we’ll navigate the ins and outs of being a freelance MUA and most importantly – […]

Navigating Freelance Lifestyle: A Success Guide for Makeup Artist’s

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If you want to be taken seriously as a professional makeup artist, it is crucial to be proficient in working with people of all skin tones! If you don’t feel fully confident in your skillset when it comes to mastering all skin tones, it’s a good idea to brush up on your skills & get […]

Beyond the Palette: The Imperative of Makeup Artists Mastering All Skin Tones

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Dreaming of a makeup career but still stuck in the 9-to-5 grind? Transitioning to freelance artistry can feel scary at first, but with the right preparation you’ll be soaring in no time! Here are some easy-to-implement tips to make your freelance journey a glam success: Tip 1: Build Your Portfolio Like a Boss 📸✨ Your […]

How to Seamlessly Transition into Freelance Makeup Artistry!

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Dreaming of kickstarting a career in makeup – but finding that all available courses are just out of reach? At KLMA we have some discounts in place that are here to make your MUA career possible! Now’s your chance to get up to 50% off all our online courses. Plus, as an added bonus… our […]

Kickstart Your Makeup Career with our Black Friday Deals!

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We can’t quite believe that the festive season has crept up on us already. The Christmas lights are beginning to twinkle, but our bank accounts still aren’t quite ready for the last-minute gift rush that December will bring. That’s why, today, we want to help you get ahead of the game with our Makeup Christmas […]

Makeup Christmas Gift Guide 2022

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A career in makeup is so magic for many of us because it is more than just a wage. Life as an MUA encompasses passion, creativity, and a fulfilment in making the makeup dreams of others a reality during special moments and events in their life. There really is no better feeling than seeing a […]

5 Reasons to get your MUA Qualification in 2022

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Choosing to repeat affirmations on a monthly, weekly or even daily basis is one of the best choices we can make for ourselves. The magic of affirmation power is that we don’t even have to believe what we are saying (yet). Just the act of repeating affirmations to ourselves begins to reprogram and shift any […]

The Magic of Affirmation Power!

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One of the hardest things about growing your beauty business is actually betting on yourself and setting it up in the first place! It can be new and unfamiliar territory for a lot of people, and the fact that you’re reading this suggests you’ve already jumped this hurdle! Amazing stuff. The next step to moving […]

5 Ways to Grow Your Business Quickly

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At KLMA, one of the courses that we are most proud of is Glambitious. Glambitious is an online coaching programme for female entrepreneurs and beauty biz enthusiasts that we designed to take the guesswork out of creating a successful beauty business. But to us, it’s also about so much more than that. It’s about owning […]

Glambitious Success Story

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Going from feeling burnt out to being fully booked takes a little bit of commitment, but it’s so simple.

Going From Feeling Burnt Out to being Fully Booked

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Have you finally made the step to ensuring your future is within reach by signing up to your MUA training course? Perhaps you’re completely new to the makeup world, or you’ve been a beauty lover for years. However long you’ve been in the industry, we’ve got one small tip for your journey today. The importance […]

The Importance of Receiving Feedback when studying to be an MUA

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One of the more daunting things about being a makeup artist has to be the constant communication with new people! With your client base constantly growing, and numerous people to speak to everyday, coming up with a way to keep conversation flowing can seem like a big job. If confidence doesn’t come quite as naturally […]

How To Get Better at Talking To Clients as a MUA

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Here’s the situation. You’ve worked incredibly hard, learnt so many new skills, practiced more than you’ve ever practiced before, and you’ve earned your MUA qualification! You should be so proud of yourself. However, if you’ve stumbled across this post, I’m sure you’re aware the journey doesn’t stop there. Suddenly, you’re out in the real world. […]

5 Ways To Find Makeup Jobs When You’re Just Starting Out

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I’m sure you’re aware that each new makeup client or job has the potential to unlock many more. A positive experience can guarantee you a client for life as well as open your doors to many more. This is because people talk! If your client feels like they’ve had a good experience, they’ll tell their […]

5 Things You Should Never Do During Makeup Jobs

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Do you know how to avoid burnout as a makeup artist? Read on for our top tips. Working part-time or full-time as an MUA or beauty specialist certainly has its perks. Regarded as a job with a relatively good work / life balance – working in this industry can be flexible and rewarding. For freelance […]

How To Avoid Burnout as a Makeup Artist

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The beauty industry is one of the most creative industries to work in. Here’s how to stay up to date…

How To Find Inspiration as a Makeup Artist

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The link between makeup and self-esteem and the power it instills in us in undeniable. It gives control over insecurities by allowing more alone time and time to figure out our best features, allowing us to look and feel amazing both inside and out. Today we thought we’d lift our spirits by discussing some of […]

How Makeup Can Make Your Day Instantly Better

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Thinking of chasing your dream of becoming a professional makeup artist? We’ve all been there. Dreaming of the day we can get paid to do what we love. Brushing up on beauty trends, practicing looks we love, and working with a huge range of clientele – what’s not to love! But the step between learning […]

How to Become a Makeup Artist and have a Full-Time Job

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Beginning to brush up on your makeup artistry skills can seem daunting when you have no little to no experience. Where do you even begin? Just a quick scroll of the internet can provide you with thousands of tutorials and resources from a range of different people. If you feel overwhelmed, you’re not alone. Today, […]

How To Learn Makeup If You Have No Experience

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A career in makeup is ever changing. There’s no telling what your future as a Makeup Artist could look like! No two people want the exact same look, and there are always new people to talk to. Have you ever wondered what your life would look like if you combined your passion and your career? […]

What your future as a Makeup Artist could look like…

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Many of our students find that, after leaving the in the classroom, the hardest part is working out what comes next! With the unpredictability of the pandemic still in the air – we want to help take away some of that extra worry surrounding life after your training. A great option for beauty fanatics could […]

How to Launch Your Beauty Business Successfully

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When you meet your child for the first time, many people find themselves in a newfound baby bubble that they don’t want to burst. But as with everything, maternity leave can’t last forever and the return to work is always on the horizon. If you’re feeling uncertain about going back to the 9-5 we wanted […]

Why a Makeup Career is the perfect choice for Mums…

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The Price is Right… But Is It? When you’re starting out in the beauty industry for the first time it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to setting your prices. Knowing how to set your rates can often be unfamiliar territory – so we’re here with the beauty industry pricing […]

Beauty Industry Pricing Guide

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As women or men, wearing makeup gives us a new found POWER. We can take control of our appearance often by highlighting aspects of ourself that we love. Rather than attribute makeup as a tool to cover up imperfections, we should credit this ability to boost self-confidence. Makeup effects our self esteem in a number […]

How Makeup Effects Our Self Esteem

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Are you still applying makeup with the same methods you used 20 years ago? Navigating Makeup for Mature Skin can be a whole new ball game, with our skin changing dramatically over time. The obvious response to these natural changes is to update and refresh are beauty routine to suit our new circumstances. If you’re […]

40+ and Fabulous: Makeup for Mature Skin

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For many makeup fanatics, a good lipstick is ESSENTIAL. However, it can generally be the most difficult cosmetic to get right. Standing amongst the pink, orange and peachy hues of a makeup aisle, it’s hard to know where to begin. Even without the huge variation in choice knowing how to choose your perfect lipstick colour […]

How To Choose Your Perfect Lipstick Colour

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When it comes to starting your own beauty business, knowing where to begin can be a daunting task. Luckily, we’ve been on this journey before, and wanted to share with you everything we know. It’s time to become your own boss and take control of your own life! Make a note of these 5 things […]

5 Things You Need To Start Your Beauty Business

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Makeup can help you feel as good on the inside as you look on the outside!

6 Ways Makeup Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

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Do what you love, and you’ll never have to work another day in your life!

Do What You Love AND Get Paid For It

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Instagram is the best platform for a beauty biz, and Kylie Jenner even used it to find her MUA…

How Kylie Jenner Discovered Her MUA Through Instagram

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After a difficult 12 months, let’s get ready to create a brighter future…

The Importance of Planning for the Year Ahead

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Find out here what you could be earning, and how to increase this number even higher…

Your Potential Earnings as a Beauty-Preneur

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Clients make up a huge part of the recipe to business success – but they don’t just appear overnight. Regardless of your skills, passion, or ability, clients are an absolute necessity for your career to thrive and reach new heights. Believe us when we say all the hurdles we’ve faced this year will help us […]

How to get more clients for your Beauty Business

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Many beauty professionals are masters of both trades…

The Six Benefits to Learning Hairstyling as a Makeup Artist

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Beyond what we can do on a personal level, the beauty industry is also stepping forward to support IWD…

Celebrating International Women’s Day: The Beauty Brands who are Giving Back

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How to make sure that your budget doesn’t hold you back from achieving your dreams…

Financing Your Course

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There are a few different ways to become a Makeup Artist, but all of them have one common factor: Passion and Perseverance!

How to Become a Makeup Artist

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We’re all guilty of loving that glow up feeling that makeup provides, with our favourite products always at hand to help us look and feel our best. However, the act of wearing makeup is often linked with negative connotations – like the pressure of looking a certain way or an expectation to cover up imperfections. […]

Finding Your Inner Magic: The Link between Makeup and Self Confidence

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As a beauty-preneur in this digital era, we can no longer rely on just our talent to succeed…

Why You Need To Learn To Market Your Services

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Let me speak for all of us when I say 2020 was TOUGH. The light at the end of the tunnel seems to be getting smaller and smaller, and we are desperate to flick the switch so we can all see a clear route to our future once more. Fortunately for you, we’re not ready […]

How to go from Overlooked to Overbooked

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There is always something about the arrival of a new year that leaves us wanting to start anew. Whether you’re looking for a fresh start, or you are looking for an excuse to get involved in something you’ve always wanted to try – the 1st of January has us all prepared to leave the bad […]

New Year, New Career?

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I think I can speak on behalf of many of us when I say I’m not even over 2020, let alone ready for 2022! But however we may feel, it’s undeniable that a new year is just around the corner. There’s always something about the clock ticking to midnight and a new year arriving that […]

Making 2022 YOUR YEAR as a MUA!

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