Tag: MUD Cosmetics

MUD Sits Down with LA Grad & Beauty Business Maven Nicole Faulkner for MUD Portraits

Celebrity make-up artist Nicole Faulkner, aka “Lipsticknick,” has put herself on the map with a vibrant artistic style characterized by bold lips, feathery eyelashes and flawless skin. After graduating from MUD in 2010, Nicole established a career distinguished by Emmy®-nominated work on RuPaul’s Drag Race, a stint on an MTV reality show, and a beauty…

Meet Sean: LA Campus Instructor

LA Campus instructor Sean Conklin is a freelance make-up artist and graduate of several of MUD’s educational programs. His commitment to perfecting his art and years of dedication implementing MUD’s brand philosophy earned him the role of MUD’s Lead Artist. He is an active contributor to the development of MUD products, designer for MUD’s seasonal…

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….

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…