Category: Tutorials

February 7, 2021

Beauty as a Business Digital Marketing Curriculum

Pivot Point Academy provides business training as part of its educational experience. A clear focus on soft skills and social media awareness. “Social media training is like any other skill, needs direction, practice, and recognition of a job well done and it should be fun!” (Denise Provenzano – Partner Pivot Point Academy and Owner of…

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December 13, 2020

12 Tips to Consider Prior to Applying Foundation

How to Apply Foundation to Your Face Foundation makeup is the literal foundation of your overall makeup look. You need to put your best beat forward if you want to go out feeling as good as you already look. If you’re new to makeup and need some guidance or are a budding makeup artist looking…

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December 10, 2020

How to Obtain a Barber License in Chicago, IL, & the Surrounding Suburbs

Barbers are assets to our community. Everyone needs a haircut. In a culture where creative expression is a popular and encouraging outlook, barbers in the Chicago land area bear the significant job of keeping up with the latest trends, while complementing an individual’s uniqueness with the haircut of his or her dreams. Pivot Point Academy…

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February 14, 2020

A Beginners Guide to Applying Eyeshadow & Makeup

The beginning stages of putting on eye makeup can be an absolute disaster. Where do you begin? What brush should you use? What eye colors should you choose? And how in the world do you blend your eyeshadow? If you’re a beginner with eyeshadow, you may feel discouraged by all your unanswered questions and ready…

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December 17, 2018

How to Perform a Facial Treatment: 9 Step Guide

Facials are a relaxing way to exfoliate and hydrate the skin, creating a bright, beautiful complexion. There are many reasons why your clients may request a professional facial treatment: they could want clearer skin, may need hydration, or may understand the anti-aging benefits of a facial. Whatever reason they have for scheduling a facial, you’ll…

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July 30, 2018

Six Common Makeup Mistakes & How to Fix Them

How to Care For Your Skin & Prevent Wrinkles or Aging Summer is the time to shake off those dry flakes from the cold and let your skin be free and exposed. But here are some tips to keep your skin healthy and glowing all year long. And of course, these techniques will give your…

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May 7, 2018

2018 Hints and Tips Edition 2

Makeup Application Hints and Tips Six Common Makeup Mistakes and How to Fix Them The world of cosmetology is full of different shades, products, and makeup application techniques, which makes it easy to fall into a few mistakes when applying makeup. Lucky for you, we put together a list of some of the most common…

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March 12, 2018

How to Apply Airbrush Makeup to Your Face

How to Apply Airbrush Makeup to Your Face Airbrush makeup was one of the most popular makeup techniques of the past, and it’s a popular trend that is here to stay. Airbrush makeup is characterized by three main components: a powered compressor to regulate air pressure and flow; a hose connecting to the makeup gun;…

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November 27, 2017

Top 6 Makeup Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

Gone are the days of glitter eyeshadow, bronzer as finishing powder, and wearing so much lip gloss that your lips looked constantly wet (of which we were all guilty). However, just because we’ve made it past these atrocities doesn’t mean we’re not still making makeup mistakes in our daily lives. These makeup “mistakes” we’re referring…

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August 28, 2017

Tips to Help You Achieve a No Makeup Look

Wearing barely any makeup – “barely” being the operative word – is one of the fastest growing, current beauty trends. Famous instagram influencers and social media hashtags have glamorized natural beauty. Unlike countless other fads, the no makeup look is here to stay for its sheer practicality: it frees up time, decreases maintenance, simplifies your…

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