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Tips & Tricks: Magic Mount Hack - Glue Down Method

Tips & Tricks: Magic Mount Hack - Glue Down Method

Michael Astalos, creator of The Makeup Light, details how to attach the Quick Release companion piece to the Magic Mount to create the "flush mount" hack. Also, the video shows what to do when the Quick Release doesn't thread onto the Magic Mount perfectly!   Magic Mount Hack - Glue Down Method Transcript: So, here's a tip when attaching this part of the Quick Release directly to the Magic Mount to create that "flush mount" hack that we've been talking about earlier. And you're going to use that center hole which lines up perfectly with the threads on the Magic...

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Quick Release and EZ Clamp Essential Tips

Quick Release and EZ Clamp Essential Tips

Michael Astalos, creator of The Makeup Light, shares tips and tricks on setting up the Quick Release, how to use it, and how to use the EZ Clamp to prevent breaking. Quick Release and EZ Clamp Essential Tips Transcript: Hey, everyone, this is Michael with The Makeup Light and today I want to talk to you about two things; the Quick Release and the EZ Clamp. And right now we are not only just including the Quick Release with the panel, we are attaching the Quick Release to the panel ahead of time. So when you receive it, you will...

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Why does light quality and Color Rendering Index (CRI) matter?

Why does light quality and Color Rendering Index (CRI) matter?

Light Quality and Color Rendering Index (CRI) Comparison of Various Light Sources for Makeup Artists Recently, Michael Astalos, creator of The Makeup Light, hopped on IGTV to talk about Color Rendering Index (CRI) and light quality of various light sources. Makeup artists, hair artists, estheticians, and all lovers of light: Watch the video below and/or read the transcript to see what you missed!     Transcript:  Michael: [00:00:00] Hey, everybody, Michael, with The Makeup Light here it is Wednesday morning, the 27th I believe... the 27th already. Wow. Um, and we are doing another Makeup Light Live, and we're going...

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Blueyes Conversation: Vivian and Her Sister Discuss Light & Makeup Over 40

Blueyes Conversation: Vivian and Her Sister Discuss Light & Makeup Over 40

Recently, Vivian Baker's sister, Vanessa, visited Los Angeles. During their time together, the sisters tried out new makeup looks. Photographer Chris Williams observed the sisters having a discussion about the experience, and The Makeup Light's lights, so he turned on the camera. What he caught was an honest conversation between sisters about light, makeup over 40, and beauty. Watch it or read the transcript below.   Vivian and Her Sister Discuss Light & Makeup Over 40 Transcript:  Vivian: We spent a couple of days exploring different looks with you. And, you're not a professional makeup artist is not what you...

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