The Beginning of What It Takes Film

The Beginning of What It Takes Film

This is the start of something very exciting: My name is Amber Talarico. For those of you who do not know me, I am a freelance hair and makeup artist in Los Angeles, CA. I work in both film and fashion, mostly in film. I am from Indiana, and decided to take the big...
The Rollercoaster Ride of Freelance Makeup Artistry

The Rollercoaster Ride of Freelance Makeup Artistry

All of you ladies and gentlemen out there who are considering this career, please do not take this photo lightly. I am probably on that second loop that you see up there; just coming off of the backwards loop, dipping down and getting ready to hike back up the...
Passion for makeup artistry

Passion for makeup artistry

“Talent is good, practice is better, passion is best.” What a fantastic quote by Frank Lloyd Wright.  What It Takes is highlighting this in all aspects. I have met countless artists who have the talent, but the passion just wasn’t there. To be...

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