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Hi All! Updates on my life…….

12 Aug

First thing first, last I was here I told you about my interview that I thought I nailed. HAHA, foolish me! I apparently did nail the interview, but the manager already had someone else in mind.  :^/ 

So she wants to keep my info on file and keep me in mind for the Freelance Artist opportunity, if one ever comes available. Now don’t get it twisted that I took it well when I finally talked to her. I kept my calm while on the phone with her, but when I hung up, I let it rip! I was really looking forward to this panning out for so many different reasons. But I guess it’s not my time. It’s funny really, I’ve stop trying in my makeup applications, I’ve stop with all my efforts. I don’t have the motivation to even begin anymore. Maybe it’ll come back or I’ll push myself to get there and start over. Have to take a step back and start over. UGH!

Any whoo, I’m still job hunting. Oh what joy that is. The constant seeking of employment is beyond my frivolous understanding of how the world should work. But  I’ll keep going on it because I need funds. This is the first time I’ve been out of a job this long. I pray that I don’t get to 12 months. But that’s enough of that.



Missing In Action

31 Jul

Hello Everybody.

It’s been a while since I’ve been on here. Honestly its really hard to come up with a reason to blog. My life right now is bland. Nothing major had been happening in the last few weeks. No reason to hop on and share with you what’s new…. Till now.

I was asked to come in for an interview with our local MAC counter this past Monday. Being beyond super excited, I want to make the best impression possible. Knowing the manager and a few of the artist there means a little, but I still wanted to be known that I have what it takes to be an artist on my own right, not just cause I know people.

I went in with my fiercest makeup look, Purple smokey eye, natural foundation with plenty of coverage (achieving a flawless look), a bold lip statement with Rebel and centered with RiRi boy. Wearing my multiple strand pearl necklace with pearl earrings, and rocking a big white rose in my hair. I new I was on point! Receiving compliments from my artist friends along with random people I met. 

The interview was pretty basic. Questions ranging from, “Why MAC? What do you know about MAC? What can you tell me about MAC’s skin care line? How would you rate your skills in makeup application? In Customer Service and Sales? How would you rate the makeup you have on now?” Things like that. 

Confidence is a must with MAC. All my friends that are artist and all the YouTube videos in reference to interviewing with MAC told me that was really #1. Then customer service & sells, then application (which can be thought to some degree).

After ending the interview, I felt relieved to have the initial interview over with, but I’m nervously waiting to hear back for the second call back to do the makeup application portion. It’s only been a few days but its still nerve racking.


Hoping I hear something soon or I’m going to bust! 🙂


13 May

Yeah, it’s been that kind of a week!! Getting thoughts and confidence together to do my first photo shoot. Which in the end, I did complete, Check out that out here. But after the photo shoot was done and everything, the photographer treated brother and myself to dinner, along with another photographer and the main photographers wife. It was a thoughtful suggestion.

We spoke about different things like doing different types of photo shoots, more editorial shoots, my possibly writing the latest trend articles related to Makeup Tips, Tricks and ideas for the new season. So far I’ve yet to get the meat of the article together. I just have the pictures and a title line. Maybe I’ll get some inspiration today as I continue to work up my blogs today. He also wants me to start helping out in more ways then just MUA. Possible creative director for shoots, along with a being a in a more hands on way to collaborate in the creative process. 

We will see how all that turns out. His work is pretty nice! Check him out, Derek Palmer Photography.

Now that was the biggest amount of drama, however that was only at the end of my week. The beginning of the week was much more problematic. My ex Beau had a bone to pick with me over a huge misunderstanding. 

A friend of his wanted to get a few plus size ladies to model for photo he wanted to do. There wasn’t a lot of information given, which a the time I was unaware of that. I asked some important questions to help determine whether or not I would be interested in modeling or helping out. Well the ex thought I was just being difficult on purpose and not wanting to do it. So he got agitated and bothered by my questions and information seeking. Little did he realize that I was honestly impressed and grateful that he thought so highly of me to think I would be pretty enough to be a model. For him to think of me as such a beauty to promote plus size women was touching. 

To me it was a treat to think that he was still physically attracted to me to share my looks with a wide range of others. But somewhere in the conversation it broke down to “you asking to many questions I don’t have the answer to, if you don’t want to do it then don’t.” Things like that. Shameful. The thought of arguing with him shakes me to the core to no end. When we don’t get along it bothers me something terrible. 

He’s been my bff for over 13 years. He’s seen me through some of the toughest times in my life. I don’t always come at him with a tude or a problem. Honestly, I just want to sit and watch movies and relax when we’re together. I mean who doesn’t want to do that?! 

But after I figure out that it was just a misunderstanding on my part and his, he couldn’t even agree that I was right. That it was just that simple. He chose to continue with his jackassery. Knowing that he just wanted to push it to the limit. Three days later of way too much assholery to be around he finally broke. 

He laughed at my joke!!! I knew I could get to him. He cares about me too much to stay mad at me too long. Finally getting passed the problem, he showed me the attention I only really wanted. There maybe hope for us yet. Lol. Maybe.  


My Life is better than I thought….

28 Apr

Me So apparently my life is way better then I thought…. I started a blog for my Makeup Business, BeautyMarq’ds Blog, and it’s slowly coming into its own. However, my personal life seems to be more fun. I enjoy my life, don’t get me twisted. But I never thought I would have as much interest in my life as I do. This is truly mind boggling!!

Who’d a thunk it! LOL.

Makeup is my passion, please believe me. I can enjoy the new shades of the season in practically anything. I sit at my vanity and practice looks. I YouTube, Google, and Instagram looks most days to see the last fashion and trends to be in the “know.” And at the end of the day I snap away at myself to try the capture the best sides of myself and my work.

My Makeup is my passionate side. It stands out. It literally have people stop me and ask if I have a professional Makeup Artist that does my makeup….

Uh Yeah!! I do! Her name is Me! Lol. She’s a pretty cool cat! I like her.

It’s always nice to know your work is appreciated…..

But when all that’s said and done I’m back to being me. Simple and quiet. Goofy at times, but always a realist. That’s who I like to be. It’s refreshing to know that my Alter Ego isn’t the only personality that people like.

Happy Days

21 Apr

I finally have my MUA sites up and running. Please check them out.

Instagram: @beauty_marqd
Twitter: @beauty_marqd
Wordpress: http://beautymarqd.wordpress.com

#Excited #Winning