Saturday, January 18, 2014

Mercenary Makeup Artist Resources

The Book

Stylish. Efficient. Professional. These are the hallmarks of a distinguished mercenary — and if your mission is to make money as a makeup artist, then your success will be judged by the same criteria. Seasoned pro Kaylin Johnson equips you with the tools you need to complete your mission, covering everything from basic training to establishing your business repertoire. Think you've got what it takes?

Now available on Kindle and in paperback.

The Resources

This list of resources is a companion to The Mercenary Makeup Artist. Links are arranged roughly in the order in which they are mentioned in the book.

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Downloadable Resources

Click the links below to download each document.

DISCLAIMER: The following contracts were not created by a lawyer. Downloading them does not constitute legal advice. Please consult a lawyer before using.

The Store

Check out the Mercenary Makeup Artist's Exclusive Loot Shop. Kaylin has hand-picked dozens of items from Amazon just for you!


Beauty School Resources
Business Links

Kit Resources

Makeup Brand Resources
Makeup Brands and Top Products
Check out Kaylin's top brands in the
Mercenary Makeup Artist Loot Shop!
Note: “MUA Discount” refers to brands which offer a makeup artist discount. For tips on where to splurge and save, check out this post.
Makeup Reviews and Recommendations
Other Items
Makeup Specialty Stores
Recycling Makeup

Marketing and Networking

Portfolio Building
  • Instagram - Highly recommended instead of Model Mayhem, as of 2018
  • Model Mayhem
  • Also check for Influencer connection websites, such as The Hub.
Social Media
Business Cards

Other Resources

Makeup Masters
Makeup Agencies

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