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Meet Alex Myrant of Colorado Makeup Mistress in Highlands Ranch

Today we’d like to introduce you to Alex Myrant.

Alex, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I started getting into makeup in college! I was doing makeup on all of my roommates and practicing with all different colors. I got a little crazy with it… eventually, after a lot of practice I was getting better and started to play with FX makeup. I really enjoyed doing horror looks, and Halloween makeup.

FX makeup is really difficult and takes a lot of precision and time. As I got better at FX Makeup, it helped me tighten up my skills doing beauty makeup. I started practicing a lot of bridal looks and eventually felt comfortable enough to open my own business. I really wanted to focus on weddings but I did not want to lose sight of what inspired me in the first place, events makeup! So I incorporated all of that into my business. My pricing is really affordable because I love making clients happy; it is my passion to serve all people the best way I can. Money is money, it will come and go, but being able to feel good about yourself is life long happiness you can’t put a price on.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
It has been a pretty smooth road! I taught myself everything I know using Youtube. It has been a long journey and its taken hours and hours of practice. When you are doing something you love and are passionate about, years go by quickly and before you know it you’re accomplishing your dreams and inspiring others.

So let’s switch gears a bit and go into the Colorado Makeup Mistress story. Tell us more about the business.
I am the Owner of Colorado Makeup Mistress! I do this as a part-time business on weekends or nights when I have time. I do work a full-time job outside of this, but because I enjoy what I do I continue to do it when I can. I specialize in weddings, parties, and events! I am most proud of my work because I take pride in making sure that every person I put makeup on leaves feeling beautiful! What sets me apart from others is I always give my clients a free lipstick with every booking! I also will teach my clients how to apply makeup properly and tips so they can do it on their own in the future.

Has luck played a meaningful role in your life and business?
I personally do not believe in luck, if you want to make something happen you make it happen! It is not up to the universe of anyone else how things turn out for you and your life. When it comes to makeup, I practiced and took the time to learn what I was doing for years. It took a very long time but it wasn’t luck that got me to where I am today, it was me! I believe if you work hard and put the effort into what you love doing you will succeed, and it won’t be because you’re “lucky” it will be because you are strong.

Pricing:

  • Wedding packages starting at $60
  • Party packages starting at $25 full makeover
  • Events Makeup (FX) starting $50 full face makeover

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Image Credit:
Rocio Salas, Kelsey Powell, Joanna Moorse, Nikki Peterson, Brittany Kunes, Shauna Scutella

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