ÚR Makeup

(ÚR is Irish for Fresh / New)

We are all about - Knowledge / Makeup / Expertise


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Partners Nichola Graham and Mark Totten have been together over 8 years now. They live in Kildare with their daughter Lily who is almost 2 years old.

With Nichola's knowledge of the Makeup Industry and Mark's knowledge of hospitality, they put their heads together and spent almost two years researching, gaining permission, interviewing and compiling everything and more to create ÚR Makeup Industry - The Ultimate Makeup Career Guide.

2017 saw the launch of the ÚR Makeup cosmetics range and pro makeup brush set.

NICHOLA GRAHAM - A freelance makeup artist for almost 20 years. Specialising in photographic, commercial and airbrush makeup. Clients include Vodafone, Diet Coke and Coors Light to name but a few. She looks after the creative side of ÚR Makeup.

MARK TOTTEN - Mark has worked in hospitality for over 20 years as far afield as the USA. He helps with the day to day running of ÚR Makeup.

First published in December 2016, 2nd printing in November 2017.
336 Page, 11" x 8.5" publication, RRP €28.
Aimed at Makeup & Beauty Professionals and students.
Includes interviews with national and international makeup artists and bloggers.

The Ultimate Makeup Career Guide
Ireland & Northern Ireland.
1st Edition
Written by: Nichola Graham & Mark Totten

Dedicated to: Our beautiful daughter Lily Totten

What it's about: The Ultimate Makeup Career Guide for the makeup industry in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Who it's aimed at: Professional Makeup Artists, Makeup Artists in training (students), Beauty Salons offering Makeup Services and basically anybody interested in a career in Makeup.

Full Colour, Soft Cover
Dimensions: 11" x 8.5"
Pages: 336

ISBN: 978-1-912009-59-6
Includes - Interviews with National and International high end Makeup Artists.

Information on:
Training & Education
Recognised Qualifications
Recommended Schools, Workshops & Masterclasses
Putting together a professional makeup kit
Recommended Suppliers
Pro & Student Discounts
Affiliate Programs
Compiling a professional makeup portfolio
Setting up a makeup business
Your Business Plan
Your Branding
Retail and Makeup
Compiling your makeup CV
Setting up a home makeup studio
Social Media
Makeup Artists & Beauty Influencers to follow
Areas of work – Fashion & Editorial, TV & Film, Theatre, Bridal
Airbrush makeup
HD Makeup
When is it OK to work for free
Pricing your services
Unions & Associations
The best Makeup & Beauty Books & Magazines
The best Makeup & Beauty Trade shows, Festivals and Events