Styling industry vet Crystal Wright has just launched the seventh edition of her industry guide, The Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Career Guide. After working as a celebrity styling agent for more than 25 years, Crystal parleyed her industry know-how into business coaching.
The ‘guide’ book, which was first released in 1994, provides industry advice and step-by-step marketing and social media tips, insights and insider secrets to help industry hopefuls turn their passions into profitable businesses. Topics include everything from developing an online portfolio and pitching and finding job opportunities to how to price services and build lasting networks.
The newest edition has been updated with an interactive and social experience for both print and ebook formats, along with a host of exclusive to help aspiring makeup artists, hairstylist and fashion stylists. Featuring a foreword by Bobbi Brown, it also includes insights and tips from makeup artists, commercial producers, magazine editors and photographers such as Beyoncé’s makeup artist Sir John, photographer Mike Ruiz and styling agent Frank Moore.
The career guide has also been cosigned by such industry pros as Amika’s Global Artistic Director Naeema LaFond who called it an industry “blueprint” and celeb makeup artist Renny Vasquez, who said “This book was a game changer for me. It really helped my career.”
The Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Career Guide ($49) is available now. For more information or to purchase, click here.