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Ages 3-6 Dance Stage Makeup

Children have cute little faces that are bright and animated but on stage their small more delicate features can fade and be hard to see. A little makeup on these tiny performers applied correctly...

Clara nutcracker

Junior Stage Makeup “Age Appropriate”

Appropriate Stage Makeup Ages 6-10 Children from 3-10 years of age, have cute little faces that are bright and animated but on stage their small more delicate features can fade and be hard to...

Dance Competition Tips

Dance Competition Makeup Tips

JUDGES KNOW MORE ABOUT MAKEUP THAN YOU THINK Writing for Dance Magazines and touring with Dance Conventions has put me in the front lines with Dance Competition Judges. Many judges sit in the front...

Flapper Girl Makeup

1920’s Flapper Stage Makeup

1920’s Stage Makeup Look Words like The Charlston, Flapper Girl were related to dance but the 1920’s Flapper was more than a dance or a look it was an attitude. The original face of...

Natural Makeup

Natural Makeup Look

Want a natural makeup look for everyday? Here is an easy, ten minute face to keep your looks up and your stress down.  Perfect for those who want to look completely natural, yet polished....

Classic Stage Makeup

Classic Stage Makeup

Whether your a performer who dances, sings, presents in pageants or just needs to look beautiful under stage lights, you will need to understand the steps for a polished stage makeup look.  To simplify...

Arabian Makeup Look

Arabian Stage Makeup Look

Whether your are Belly Dancer or performing in Arabian Nights, Aladdin or Nutcracker this stage makeup look is exotic and easy to do.  Go from a standard stage makeup look to the Arabian dancer...

Cat Makeup Look

Cat Stage Makeup Steps

Feline Fancy By far the most popular animal on the stage is the Cat. House cats are very diverse and you can create many variations of stripes and spots. I did an easy to...