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MUD Honors Grad Achievements at 7th Annual MUAHS Guild Awards

The IATSE Local 706 Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild held its 7th annual MUAHS Awards this past Saturday night in downtown Los Angeles. The guild handed out honors in 23 categories for the year’s best make-up and hair styling in television, film, and live theater. On the television side, Big Little Lies and Fosse/Verdon…

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…

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…

Meet Kimber Parrish: LA Campus Instructor

MUD LA Associate Instructor Kimber Parrish is an accomplished make-up artist with over 16 years of experience. Her skills and talent include beauty and character make-up, as well as fabrication and hair styling. After graduating from the Make-up Designory Journeyman Program, she worked at Universal Studios Orlando for over 14 years. Here she worked on…

MUD Talks: An Interview with Vincent Van Dyke

Tweet Share Born and raised in Los Angeles, Vincent Van Dyke is an industry leader in special make-up effects. Getting his first job at just 14 years old, Vincent Van Dyke has gone on to work on TV shows and movies like I Tonya, Darkest Hour, Code Black, and Dexter. Acting as the owner and…