Amber Talarico is a hair & makeup artist in Los Angeles CA and creator of What It Takes. Incorporating her 12 years of experience, Amber teaches artists how to manifest money and success by sharing business and mindset techniques that every artist can use to achieve their wildest dreams.
The Most Important Question You'll Ever Ask Yourself
Amber talks about the most important question to ever ask yourself in the process of manifesting your goals.
This question has shifted Amber's perspective significantly and within 4 months has drastically changed who and what she embodies in order to not only manifest her goals but manifest them fast!
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The path of Illusion Makeup Artistry with Mimi Choi
Mimi Choi, aka @mimles, has an inspiring story of how she got to where she is today as one of the most famous makeup artists in the world. Mimi is a professional makeup artist from Vancouver, Canada who helped pioneer the illusion makeup genre. She's been a global brand ambassador for major makeup brands including Make Up For Ever, Kryolan, MAC, Mehron and her work has been featured on various publications, shows, music videos and most notably the last Met Gala.
Get ready to be inspired!
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The Importance of Celebrating Yourself
What have you accomplished in your life? Big and small? Have you taken the time to celebrate both your big AND small wins?!
This is our 10th episode, and I wanted to talk about the topic of celebrating yourself along your journey.
This is so important and detrimental to your confidence along your path to success. We all have major goals, but Stop to smell the roses every once and a while.
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Creating Characters with Donald Mowat
Donald Mowat is an award winning makeup department head and personal makeup artist to celebrities like Jake Gyllenhall, Mark Wahlberg, and Ryan Gosling. He is known for his work in The Fighter, Nightcrawler, Sicario, Prisoners, and Skyfall.
What I love most about Donald is his approach to creating subtle character makeups with his actors in each movie he works on. I came across his work in Nightcrawler and immediately became a super fan.
During this interview, Donald speaks about his experience creating character makeups, what his process is, and also how to have a good balance between being a department head AND a personal makeup artist to A-list celebrities.
You can connect with Donald Mowat on Instagram at http://instagram.com/mowatdonald
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BECOMING MAGNETIC W/ BRIANNA ROSE
In the last 4-5 years, my career has changed drastically in the most positive way possible. My day rates have sky rocketed, I am constantly busy, and I work with clients that I absolutely adore.
What's my secret? I've expanded my magnetic energy through practicing Kundalini Yoga.
In this episode, I bring the absolutely fabulous Brianna Rose, who was my mentor in her program The Ascension Academy.
Brianna is creating massive shifts in the world of entrepreneurship and yoga, and I am honored to say I have been a part of her program and continue to retake any and all her programs.
If you are interested in applying for The Ascension Academy Click this link: https://bit.ly/2WvawTl
You can also find her on instagram http://instagram.com/iambriannarose or request to join her private Facebook Group: The Rising Light Sisterhood
Interview w/ Eryn Krueger Mekash: The Truth About "Overnight Success"
Eryn Krueger Mekash is an 8-time Emmy Winning Makeup Designer and Makeup Dept Head for TV and Film.
You know her work on American Horror Story, Glee, Nip/Tuck, as well as the upcoming Netflix series Hollywood.
In this episode, Eryn shares her experience rising to the top, and how it didn't happen over night. Some may see the amount of success she has had, and think that this happened "overnight" when really, there were many years of hard work she put into her career before ever receiving multiple awards and working on the top shows in TV and Film.
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I love everything you talk about and I am so aligned with your message and what you are doing for Makeup Artist! ❤️
Can’t wait to hear more!
- Cassandra McClure
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This podcast has such great information for makeup artists. I’m so happy I found this because it’s helping me stay motivated and excited for the future! Thank you!!