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The Mentee Program

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One on One Sessions

Custom curriculum. 1-hour long. Online via Skype. It's a therapy session for your profession!

Cost | $90/Session

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» Getting Started — Breaking into the Makeup Industry
  • Salon
  • Retail
  • Video
  • Bridal
  • Sales
  • Film
  • Celebrities
  • Photography
  • Manufacturing
  • Special Effects
  • Editorial
  • Grooming
  • Television
  • Runway
  • Fashion
  • Makeup Counter
  • Production
  • Agency
  • Location
  • Head-shots
  • Corporate Grooming
  • Live Performance
  • Stage/Theatre
» Career Path Options — A Day in the Life...
  • Salon
  • Retail
  • Video
  • Music
  • Bridal
  • Sales
  • Film
  • Celebrities
  • Photography
  • Manufacturing
  • Special Effects
  • Editorial
  • Grooming
  • Television
  • Runway
  • Fashion
  • Makeup Counter
  • Production
  • Agency
  • Location
  • Head shots
  • Corporate Grooming
  • Live Performance
  • Stage/Theatre
» Financial Education for Makeup Artists
  • Starting a Business
  • Keeping Good Records
  • Taxes for Freelancers
  • Accounting / Invoicing
  • Budgeting
  • Retirement
  • Health Care
  • Insurance Options
» Makeup, Hair and Grooming Kit Assessment
  • Makeup Station Setup
  • Industry Standards
  • Essentials of a Kit
  • Getting Sponsored
  • Pro Memberships
  • Types of Kits
  • Saving Money
  • Discounts
» Tracking, Receiving and Editing Pictures
  • Ethics of Image Owndership Rights
  • Who's Responsible for Retouching?
  • When Photographers Flake
  • Tracking Tear Sheets
  • When to Rash Images
» Identity and Branding for Individuals and Businesses
  • Types of Branding
  • Brand Architecture
  • Brand Management
  • Predicitive Analytics
  • Market Research
  • Private Label
» Attracting and Keeping Clients for Life
  • Who is your Potential Client?
  • How to Pursue Clients
  • Know When You're Not Ready
  • Standing Out, In a Good Way
  • Branding and Marketing Advice
  • Demographic Research by Region
» Portfolio / Reel Evaluation and Editing
  • Image Review and Assessment
  • Constructive Critique
  • Assessment of Skill Level
  • Suggested Changes / Additions
  • Advice on Portfolio/Reel Options
  • Recommended Portfolio & Reel Suppliers
» Guiding Principles of a Great Picture
  • Art Theory and History
  • Elements of a Strong Image
  • Composition, color and Creativity
  • What clients are looking for...
  • What photographers are looking for...
  • What agents are looking for...
» Industry Standards and Set Etiquette
  • Crew Breakdown — Titles & Responsibilities
  • Hierarchy of a Prodcution Crew
  • Who's the Boss?
  • How to Act on Set
  • What's in a Call Sheet?
  • differences in TV, Film, and Photography Sets
» Marketing and Ongoing Promotions
  • Marketing Calendars
  • Industry Research
  • Pursuing Clients
  • Public Relations
  • Relationships
  • Trade Events
  • Politics
» Assisting and Networking Protocol
  • How to successfully pursue professional artists to assist.
  • Set etiquette and professional guidelines.
  • How to assist, wht to do.
  • Learning while assisting.
  • Ethics of assisting
  • Avoiding exploitation
  • Finding a mentor
» How to Build a Strong Portfolio / Reel
  • Guiding principals of a great portfolio.
  • How to build a portfolio.
  • Industry standards and guidelines
  • What's expected in a portfolio?
  • Where to get a portfolio / reel.
  • What's required in a reel?
» How to Test...Successfully
  • What is a Test?
  • Pay or No Pay?
  • TFCD / TFP Rules
  • What to expect on a Test.
  • Pursuing crew and photographers.
  • Tracking and Receiving Prints
» Starting an Enterprise Business in Beauty
  • Developing a Cosmetics Line
  • Private Label Cosmetics
  • Starting a Small Business
  • Opening a Salon or Spa
  • Branding & Identity
  • Financial Options
  • Business Plan

Products
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Services

Everything a Professional Makeup Artist needs..often at Discount. Added a' la carte.

Costs Vary | $100 and up

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» Branding and Company Identity Services
  • Custom Logo / Identity Design
  • In House Graphic Design Team
  • Custom Business Card Design
  • Logo, Letterhead, and Invoice Design
  • Full Ownership of All Artwork Created
  • Business Card Printing at Discounts
» Professional Test Shoot with On-Site Training
  • Genuine Photo Production
  • Professional Photographer
  • Educational Environment
  • Mini Lessons Throughout Shoot
  • Work Alongside Other Mentees
  • Create Multiple Beauty Looks
  • Professional Portfolio Images
» Industry and Business Publications and Books
  • Makeup Career Guides
  • Makeup Artistry Text Books
  • Financial Guidance & Information
  • Industry Magazine Subscriptions
  • Many Items Discounted for Mentees
  • Instructional DVD's and Videos
» Opportunities for Assisting Gigs & Events
  • Referrals from Inquiries
  • Makeup Mentor Sponsored Events
  • Ongoing Promotion of Mentees
  • Assistance Finding Artists to Assist
» Quality, Industry Standard Portfolio
  • Industry Standards and Options
  • How Much Should You Spend?
  • Referrals for Portfolio Companies
» Reel Development, Editing, and Printing
  • In-House Reel Review
  • Assistance Finding AV Crew
  • Referrals for Reel Developers
  • Affordable Options for Beginners
» Professional Fully Stocked Makeup Kits
  • Custom Kit Development
  • Pre-Packed Professional Kits
  • Complete Airbrush Systems
  • Referrals for Discount Programs
» Arrangements for Traning and School
  • Review of Education / Training Options
  • Assessment of Educational Needs
  • How Much Should School Cost?
  • Options for Financial Aid
  • Letter of Recommendation for Mentees
  • Assistance with Selecting a School / Teacher
  • What to Expect from Makeup School / Teacher
» Complete Website Development
  • Design & Function Consulting
  • Discounts for Mentees
  • How Much Should You Pay?
  • What's Involved in Web Design?
  • Referrals for Developers and Programmers

Our Success Stories

Michelle L. Johnson

Michelle L. Johnson

I just can't say enough good things about the Makeup Mentor program. I am very lucky and feel proud that I have Spring Super as my Mentor. Spring took time to get ...

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