The Makeup Artist's Social Media Calendar for January 2019

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M / 1ST

THE ONE LINER.

Create a piece 
WITHOUT lifting 
your brush, or pen, 
from the canvas. 
#oneline

image from  @quibe

image from @quibe

T / 2ND

MAKEUP MAGIC.

Create a piece where one side of your face is mute and a slither has makeup.

image from  @cakefacerj

image from @cakefacerj

W / 3RD

RE-CREATION.

Recreate and interpret a @milk1422 piece but still instill your style into it.

image from  @milk1422

image from @milk1422

TH / 4TH

POINTILISM.

A pattern of dots to form an image. Whatever your style, try it using this technique.

image from Sincerely Her

image from Sincerely Her


F / 5TH

YOUR WHY.

Share your 'why' with your audience. What does doing makeup art mean for you? What is the impact you're trying to have.

black-girl-red-curly-hair-listening-to-music

S / 6TH

THIS IS LIVING.

You don’t have to be all BAE all the time. Show the audience what you do when you’re not beating your face. #gooutsideandchill

girl-and-skater-boy-black-and-white-photo

SU / 7TH

RETRO.

Recreate and interpret this piece your way. What do you see when you look at this? #sundayfunday
#mytake.

image from  Etsy

image from Etsy

M / 8TH

CINEMAGRAPH.

Create a cinemagraph to showcase in your IG Stories. Don’t know what that is? Check THIS video tutorial out.

image from  Giphy

image from Giphy


T / 9TH

RE-CREATION.

Recreate, in your own interpretation, a Kimberley Margarita piece.

W / 10TH

STOP. MOTION.

Create a stop motion piece. Don’t know how? Watch THIS.

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TH /11TH

SHOUT OUT.

Showcase an artist, or a fan, doing awesome work on, or outside, of IG.

F / 12TH

#IHEARYOU

Tell your audience to leave question in your comments. Answer a few.

blonde-girl-texting-on-phone

S / 13TH

#SATURDAYTIP

You’ve been doing this for a while and you have some wisdom to share. Give your audience a useful tip/hack they can use.

image from  @vladamua

image from @vladamua

SU/ 14TH

FACE CHART.

Give your interpretation of one of your favorite face chart artists. Don’t know any? Check out the one below.

image from  @by.sulli

image from @by.sulli

M / 15TH

#MIDASTOUCH

Add a little (or a lot) of gold to your face art - whether it’s via makeup or adornments you wear. Show off your bling.

T / 16TH

KNOW U BETTER.

Have a question so you can get to know your audience better? Ask them and create a tag to keep everyone in the loop.

two-girls-on-phone

W / 17TH

#THEBREAKDOWN

Ever have someone tell you, “I could NEVER do that”! Whether through images or a video, show them step-by-step how to do something.

TH/ 18TH

QUEEN.

If you were going to be royalty, what kind of queen would you be? Whether it’s a cartoon character or one you create, have fun with this!

image from  @tarajosu

image from @tarajosu

F / 19TH

#DIDYOUKNOW

Share a fun fact with your audience whether it’s something about yourself or something you’ve researched and found fascinating.

black-girl-reading

S / 20TH

#LIVINGCORAL

Did you know that the official color of 2019 is Living Coral? Create a piece using this as an accent or the dominant hue.

image from  WVNews

image from WVNews


SU / 21ST

#MAGICHOUR

When magic hour hits, go outside and take your shot. And fyi, it’s the time right before sunrise and right before sunset.

image from  @jessicapettway

M/ 22ND

I’M NO HERO.

Sure we all root for the heros of the story, but if you had to walk on the other side of the line, what would you look like? Show us.

image from  @thealexisstone

image from @thealexisstone

T / 23RD

BIRDS OF A FEATHER.

Let the origami work of Cristian Marianciuc inspire a look for you. Whether via makeup or fashion.

image from  @icarus.mid.air

image from @icarus.mid.air

TH/ 24TH

THE COLLABO.

Reach out to at least 7 other artists and ask to do a collaboration. Agree on a theme, a date when you’ll both post and go for it.


F / 25TH

#INLOVEWITHME

There’s an age old question: If I asked you to name all the things you love, how long before you said ‘yourself’? Go do something to show your body some love.

image from  @_hananelazaar

image from @_hananelazaar

S/ 27TH

#GREENJUICEDAY

Yesterday, we loved our body. Now let’s nourish it with some freakin’ good, non-greasy food that’ll have you feelin’ light and satisfied. Thanks for all you do, body

healthy-eating-buffet

SU/ 26TH

#INLOVEWITHME3

We’ve loved our body and nourished it. Let’s keep that trend going. Today, it’s our brains. Go pickup a book, attend a lecture, or watch a biography. Feed your mind.

girl-reading-near-sunlight

M / 28TH

INSPIRED.

Today is #inspireyourheartwithartday. Check out Colossal, MyModernMet, Dribbble, or your local art gallery and let other artists work inspire you.

image from  @colossal

image from @colossal


T / 29TH

GOOD KARMA.

If you’ve read my article about leaving comments, then you know I’m a big fan of it. It helps build relationships, your brand, and it’s plain NICE! Leave a 2+ juicy, nice comment on someone’s feed today.

girl-texting-under-tree

W / 30TH

#IMPERFECT

“The furthest thing from perfect like everyone I know…” -Drake / Even though you’re a semi (or full blown professional) show or tell people how you don’t get it right all the time. Have fun and embrace it!

girl-oh-my-gosh

TH / 31ST

BEHIND THE SCENES

People think your setup is fancy or that you do a full face of makeup EVERY. DAY. Give them a glimpse of your behind-the- scenes so they can get to know you better and see your process.

image from  @giuliannaa

image from @giuliannaa

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