So, after a hectic weekend running errands, tidying the garden and washing the car, I haven't had a moment to reflect on my first weeks as a blogger and owner of a website! I do recall a conversation I had with Simon about how it's amazing how my business idea has grown, solidified, materialized right in front of my eyes. It's now 'out there', becoming a reality and evolving all the time, the more I think it through. For example, I had thought that I would do things a certain way when working with clients, to ensure they're well looked after and their needs met. Then I did some research into what other make-up artists are offering and discovered that I can simplify my approach so that the client is well served and taken care of and my role becomes more streamlined, efficient and focused.
So, lots of stuff has been going on recently, which is why I haven't been writing. I attending my eldest son's end of school picnic at a local park; 2 Teachers, 28 8/9 year olds and a few mums and their youngsters, Me and Reuben included. The children were asked to bring an outdoor activity to share with the class and we couldn't think of what to bring. So I brought my face paints along. It was a hit! I think I managed to paint about 15 kids faces in about 90 minutes, so I need to speed that up a bit, but it was great fun and the kids loved it. The major thing I noticed was that one particular face was the most popular - the dragon. About 8 of them chose it and I started to run out of paint. Another success was the cheek art - dinosaur, shark and unicorn. I would like to add more to my repertoire as these didn't take very long to do and used less paint as a result. I will be adding photos to this post as soon as I get permission from parents to do so. My friend Kim, one of the mums on the day, was kind enough to take lots of photos of the day including the kids newly painted faces. Thanks Kim.
The greatest thing that happened to me last week was...I booked my first Canadian client!!! A mum from school is going to a wedding and she wants me to apply her make-up! I'm so excited and can't wait for the consult. She has a beautiful face and it's an honour to provide her with this service. Stay tuned for before and after photos!
Have a great day!