Welcome to CHICSTUDIOS: A peek at our new session

We just welcomed our newest round of students at CHICSTUDIOS NYC School of Makeup. It’s always inspiring to see fresh new faces, passionate about the art of makeup. Here’s a sneak peek into what’s been going on in the classroom:

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Up Next…

5/8: 5 Tips for your Professional Makeup Career

5/22: Brush Basics

MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

 Voluspa ‘Maison Noir – Crisp Champagne’ Two-Wick Candle

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These luxurious candles are handmade and scented with a touch of vanilla and oak to give the sparkling feeling of champagne.

Kate Spade “Mom Said So” Idiom Pendant

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Remind mom how important her words of advice are to you with this beautiful 12 karat gold necklace.

Beautyblender Best Friends Set

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Share your favorite beauty secret with mom by giving this adorable detachable heart case!

OCC Lip Tar Trio

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Available in four different combinations that will give mom the look she desires.

Mother’s Little Helpers Made By MOUTH

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If you’re searching for a new type of gift to send to mom, make sure to check out NYC based MOUTH for fun tasting baskets!

#myCHICmom Mothers Day Giveaway

Don’t forget to also enter our #myCHICmom giveaway on our CHICSTUDIOS Instagram for a chance to win two great Kate Spade pieces of jewelery!

myCHICmom Contest Card

Next up…

5/15: OUR FAVORITES: SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

5/22: MEMORIAL WEEKEND-ER BAG: EAST COAST/WEST COAST

CINCO DE MAYO & SPRING EVENTS

CINCO DE MAYO

White Cosmo

For a CHIC Cinco de Mayo celebration, we highly recommend this White Cosmopolitan recipe from Style Me Pretty. The cocktail incorporates a wonderful blend of flavors as the hint of lime adds an extra zing to the white cranberry sweetness.

NEW YORK SPRING EVENTS

NYC Spring

  • NYC Ballet Family Saturdays  Starting at 11:00am on Saturday, May 10th, the NYCB guides you through a one hour preview of their diverse repertoire. 
  • Les Miserables at the Imperial Theater – This classic story has won over 100 international awards, with the Oscar-winning movie being one of the most successful movie musicals in cinema history.
  • The Manhattan Cocktail Classic – Returning for the 5th year and running from May 9th through May 13th this event is an “annual celebration of the intersection between cocktails and culture.”

LA Spring

  • 2014 IFS Film Festival – The 19th Annual Independent Filmmakers Showcase will run through May and June at the Beverly Hills Music Hall. 
  • Tea by the Sea – During the month of May, enjoy an ocean-view lunch at the Getty Villa for only $36 a person. Lunch is followed by a private tour of the Villa’s gardens and exhibitions. 
  • Generation Beauty by Ipsy – Join other beauty lovers and professionals at this 3 day event held from May 31st through June 1st at LA Live. 

Next up… 

5/8: MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

5/15: OUR FAVORITES: SKIN CARE PRODUCTS

4-Week Course - Jordan Design

Take advantage this summer & enroll in our 4-week makeup artistry course before prices rise in September!

Course includes:
-Pro makeup kit
-Pro photo shoot
-Access to Chic Community
-Hygiene & prep techniques
-Bridal makeup application
-Fashion & Runway makeup looks
-& MORE!!!

E-mail Christina@chicstudiosnyc.com to enroll TODAY!

CATCHING UP WITH CHICSTUDIOS GRADS!

We are so excited and honored to announce our new A CHIC LIFE Blog feature, devoted to our successful, amazing graduates! We will continue to showcase these talented Makeup Artists that have graduated from CHICSTUDIOS and what they are up to now! This week, we are checking in with Betty Chan, Rebecca Manning, and Montse Bonet, who share some beautiful work and inspiring career highlights

betty-grad

5 Highlights of BETTY’S Career

1.) Freelancing work with MAC Cosmetics.
2.) Working studio photoshoots with Wilhelmina Models.
3.) Runway shows for American Cancer Society, Ft. Miss North Shore Long Island, Mari Twins, Diaspora Models, and Miss New York United States.
4.) International Beauty Competition with Diaspora Models.
5.) Transitioning into bridal workBETTY-reel

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5 Highlights of MONTSE’S Career:

1.) Worked for Spring Fashion Night with Emporio Armani, Bebe, Guess, Michael Kors, and Nine West.
2.) Working “Photo” Fashion Show.
3.) Makeup artistry for Sears.
4.) Makeup artistry for Liverpool, a department store in Mexico.
5.) Work for Mexico fashion designer Patricia Palomino.MONTSEreel

rebecca-grad

5 Highlights of REBECCA’s Career

1.) Keynote Makeup Artist for “Between the Seams” fashion show.
2.) One of the keynote Makeup Artists for “RAWartists” fashion show.
3.) Working The Makeup Show 2012 with MAKE UP FOR EVER PRO.
4.) Working The Makeup Show 2013 with MAKE UP FOR EVER PRO.
5.) Working at Sephora as a make up artist for a year now.

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SERIOUS ABOUT A CAREER? BECOME A MAKEUP ARTIST!

OPEN HOUSE- FEB 27th

Want to check us out? See what Chic Studios is all about! Come and visit our school, watch a demo with one of our lead instructors and enroll in a course! Free to attend!

 Power Hour

Free event for our Chic Studios grads!! We want you to succeed and perfect your skills!

Advanced WorkshopAlready a Makeup Artist? Always good to brush up on your skills or gain that competitive edge with advanced training!

Our website will tell you everything you need to know about jumpstarting your beauty career with Chic Studios! We can’t wait to have you!

 

 

 

 

PEEK INTO OUR CHIC KIT

Ever wondered what products the pros use? Take an exclusive peek into our very own CHIC kit

 BH Cosmetics 36 Color Eyeshadow and Blush Palette
Our featured product is this fabulous palette, complete with 30 eyeshadow shades and 6 blushes is ideal for creating a range of looks. It includes neutral shades for everyday, dark grays and blacks for a perfect smokey eye and shimmery jewel-tones. Peach, pink and gold shades in both matte and shimmer create a flawless flush and a natural glow on just about any skin tone!

For perfect blush application, we recommend this Sigma F10 brush.
Other brands in our makeup kit include:

And each Chic Studios NYC grad receives one upon completion of our 4-week program!


You can see the complete products in our kit on our Pinterest board. You can also keep up with everything Chic on our Facebook and Twitter! Until next week dahlings!