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Makeup Artists are in the industry of using disposables because we have to make sure our clients stay safe! Disposables can go beyond just using them for their intended use though, and we have to purchase and use them every day, so why not extend your purchase and make your life easier!   Disposable Cotton Rounds Make your cotton rounds go beyond just removing makeup and applying toner. Use disposable cotton rounds to lightly apply powder. - Separate a cotton round and place powder in between! This allows you to control the amount of powder that goes onto the skin...

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Sanitation Conversation had the pleasure of meeting and gifting a sanitation kit to Celebrity Makeup & Hair Artist, Alex LaMarsh, at the NYC IMATS 2019.  Here is what Alex had to say about the kit and about Sanitation Conversation: "I cannot speak more passionately about proper sanitation practices which I feel isn't preached about enough or talked about to artists in the community. Artists either don't know or get lazy and their actions can affect the talent long term and financially. If you skip sanitizing products and you pass along an eye infection the model will lose out on work...

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I’ve been in the beauty industry a long time, and am now the CEO of several companies, and yet, I still get butterflies in my stomach before a big show...especially one like IMATSNYC. I love this industry. I pretty much eat, sleep and breath all things beauty and education. And yet, I continue to be amazed and inspired by the growth, knowledge and artistry that takes stage - front and center - at shows such as these. This year was a little different, in my experience. While the show brought in 2,000 attendees with several amazing makeup lines, what we...

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Certification elevates the standards of any industry and helps to advance the profession and create value. It also provides a measurement of knowledge and skills which regulate who within the industry is competent and hirable. Being certified in Sanitation Standards distinguishes you from other artists because you now have industry-recognized credentials that confirm you are skilled in safe sanitation practices. One of the most vital elements of makeup applications that is often overlooked is proper sanitation. This applies to instructors, freelancers, makeup enthusiasts, and film, commercial and high fashion artists. On social media, we see countless cases of diseases, viruses, lawsuits...

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Makeup is art, sanitation is its armor. Bad sanitation habits can lead to acne breakouts and even dangerous diseases, such as MRSA or Herpes. Don't be scared! Here are 5 ways that you can enjoy your makeup AND avoid the risk of spreading dangerous bacteria! Washing your hands before applying makeup is so important! Your hands carry so many germs around, especially when you touch your phone every 5-10 minutes. We also touch our faces around 15 times an hour. All those germs can translate to diseases if around your eyes, nose, or mouth. It is also useful to keep...

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