Category: Instructors

Injury Simulation Demo by MUD LA Instructor Kimber Parrish

Just in time for Halloween: MUD LA Instructor Kimber Parrish created this injury simulation using various MUD Cosmetics products including the FX Palette 2—a full assortment of wound and injury simulation make-up colors which can be used to create a variety of trauma or character-type effects. Read on to see how Kimber achieved this look….

Finger Wave Demo with MUD LA Instructor Ronda Althen

Our Beauty 201 course concentrates on the basic fundamentals of hairstyling, from simple blow-drying techniques to creating elaborate period-inspired hairstyles like the finger wave design. Students will learn to create modern styles, as well as edgy and creative hair designs using hot tools and roller sets. The finger wave style is the art of directing…

MUD Announces our Annual Symposium

We are pleased to announce the dates for our most exclusive industry training event of the year – our annual MUD Symposium! The Symposium brings 2 FREE days of make-up focused training to retailers, business owners, beauty schools and teachers. Classes will range from make-up application to business techniques. Each course is offered two times…

Meet Ronda Althen: LA Campus Instructor

Ronda Althen is a native of Minnesota. She began her career as a professional make-up artist and hairstylist after graduating from Fern’s Beauty School, Brooklyn Center, MN, in 1981. She owned a “Touch of Class Salon” in Minnesota before moving to Los Angeles to continue her education in make-up artistry, studying at Joe Blasco Professional…

Contouring Demo with MUD LA Instructor Ronda Althen

Contouring has been around for hundreds of years, dating back to the 1500s, and we’re pretty sure it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. The technique continues to evolve, but the purpose of contouring ultimately remains the same: to use dark and light shades to shape, sculpt and add dimension to your face. MUD LA Instructor…