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Yes, yes, and yes! I went to beauty school and unfortunately got little to no make-up education. I like doing hair, but I’d rather do make-up by 100%!

ooo… I definitely have thought about becoming one… but for uni/college, I’ve kind of already made up my mind about art and design. So maybe not anytime soon, but the thought of being a MUA has definitely crossed my mind, and the career is so exciting (though slightly unstable if there are no jobs). Maybe later on when I’m in uni… do some free lancing perhaps πŸ™‚

I am one!! I went to school and got my Certificate, but starting your own business is tough, but I’m working on it!

Yes, very excited of being a makeup artist. I had just finished a course at BCI in D.C. and now just wanted to receive my license in the mail. But I really would like to do it part-time.

Oh yes, this has been something I’ve wanted to do since I was about 10-11! I just realized one of my neighbor’s sister is like the manager of my entire region for Laura Mercier, so hopefully she can get me in somewhere! If not, no biggie, because it’s definitely one of my life’s ambitions aside from my criminology degree so I’ll do it some how. It would be a nice side job if anything! πŸ™‚

I have been thinking about it since my addiction to MAC started. I think I would really enjoy it, but I think the fun-ness would wear off after awhile.

I do!I’m actually going to take a class in stage makeup and get a job at Ulta.But I look at it not just a job, but a passion that I’ve grown to love.

I’ve considered doing some of the research involved in cosmetics, working new ingredients, formulas etc. but I think I’ll still be applying to Veterinary College!

Oh definitely! I don’t know if I’d really want to go to school for it—I’d rather just find myself a job at a counter, that’d be enough for me.

The only problem is that I’m a HUGE people-pleaser and I’d feel so bad if the person didn’t like the look I did for them.

In college, I did a friend’s makeup a couple times for a different look for her. I also like to do my mom’s and sister’s. My mom and I have similar coloring so it’s super easy. My sister is Koren, so that presents more of a challenege for me!!

But I definitely like it!

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Hey AmyLou! You know, most people probably won’t say anything if they didn’t like the look, lol. But at least you’re aiming to please, rather than just getting the job done!

Sure! than I’d have an excuse ( and a tax write off, LOL) for all the makeup I buy. I hardly ever do a full face for myself, but I find myself on this site and other beauty sites drooling, and all excited talking makeup with my friends who are MA or just laypeople like I am. I realized this weekend that it’s a career change I out to look into; I found myself in Sephora, at the MAC counter, and in the drugstore choosing and buying makeup for family members and friends, and beating faces in the freaking parking lot before my cousin’s graduation on Saturday. My train case put in some serious work over the course of the weekend, LMAO. They all looked pretty fierce, if I say so myself!

Since I already have a steady job, doing makeup would only be my favourite pastime. I am glad people would come around and ask me about makeup, not to mention people in my working place start to pay more attention to their looks since I come to work with them πŸ™‚

Even though I’tend to go for more ‘academic’ type jobs, I’d definitely consider make-up artistry, and I’ve actually applied to work at a couple of make-up counters in my time.
I think for me, the ultimate make-up related job would be to do make-up for theatre! I’ve always loved being involved with stage productions, and back when I was a performer, I was often roped in to do make-up for the rest of the cast!

Well it’s only ever been a fleeting thought and I could never do it as a proper job. I love make up but could never imagine myself standing at a counter all day. I love clothes and have worked in retail, and I know that I would be so broke if I did work at somewhere like MAC! Working in retail just makes you buy more! I like shopping for make up and it’s turned out as a bit of a hobby and I want to keep it that way! I know that it’s not the right job for me anyway!

I would love to be a MuA. But there aren’t any schools close and when I apply makeup on other people I shake, really bad. Shadow I can do fine but when I put on liner or mascara I shake. So I guess I’ll stick to going to school to be a pre-school teacher.

I’d not mind being freelance, if only for the industry discounts. πŸ˜› I wouldn’t want to be full time, though, by any means.

I don’t really want to be a makeup artist, but I want to be able to do other people’s makeup. I just got into makeup, so I still need LOTS of practice, but next year I’m going to do prom makeup for FREE to get some practice.

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