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MUA Diaries: These Crazy Days | Beauty And The Drink

Hey all, sorry I've been MIA lately but I've been a little bit sick and lotta busy! Let's see, where do I begin ... here are the deets on what I've been up to:

MAKEUP JOBS have been calling and I've been trying to take advantage of all of them this holiday season! So right now I am juggling three jobs: 1) as a freelance MUA with a major makeup company 2) as a freelance MUA for a mobile beauty app that just launched in SF and 3) as a bridal MUA apprentice with an amazing MUA here in the East Bay. (And in case you are wondering, yes they all know about each other and are totally fine with it!) Whew! Sounds like a lot but its getting easier to manage as the days go on. I'm trying to get in as much makeup experience as I can before next bridal season. I WANT TO BE PREPARED FOR ANYTHING! 

Oh and I AM GOING TO IMATS LA in January 2015!!! WOOT!! *Happy Dance* I'm super excited!!! I missed this show last January so I was on a mission to get my tickets for 2015. If you haven't gotten yours, get'em now cuz they're gonna sell out! Now I gotta get hotel .... hmmmm where to stay??

And lately I've been doing a lot of PHOTOSHOOTS. Some of them I've been the MUA while on others I've been an assistant. They are one of my fave things to do as a makeup artist because I love the creativeness of it all. I love when creative people throw their ideas around. I love to see the end results. I love all the pretty pictures. SO MUCH FUN!!

Last but not least, I've been a little bit sick the past few weeks. I found out I was really Vitamin D deficient - probably because I wear a lot of sunscreen, hide from the sun (it's the estie in me!) and don't eat/drink enough things fortified with Vitamin D, so it created a lot of issues but my docs gave me some cool high dose pills that will get me back on the right track . Hopefully I won't be as weak and lethargic as I have been the past few weeks. Can't wait to feel normal again! Vitamin D deficiency is no joke ya'll! Make sure you're getting enough!

Okay, that's the latest for now ... I'll do my best to post more often!