Makeup Artistry Requires Emotional Intelligence
June 28, 2021

Makeup Artistry Requires Emotional Intelligence

Makeup Artistry Requires Emotional Intelligence(Quinn Murphy)

Today we have Quinn Murphy, a bi-coastal makeup artist. His celebrity clients include Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Kate Hudson, Olivia Palermo, Diane Kruger, Dakota Fanning, and Alison Brie. His work has appeared in publications such as Allure, Glamour, Vogue, Style, LOVE, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, and Interview. He is the host of the really popular podcast, In My Chair.

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Quinn’s background [0:32]

Quinn’s journey to starting a podcast [1:39]

Podcasting tips [3:34]

Quinn’s art background [6:16]

Quinn’s big break [9:14]

Life in New York vs. California [14:39]

Quinn talks about expanding his podcast [19:02]

Perfectionism and artistry [22:43]

Have a positive mindset [28:52]




Makeup artistry is such an intimate relationship. I don't think people understand that there's a particular type of emotional intelligence, you have to have.

Meeting a bunch of makeup artists who would do consulting made me realize I could do makeup as a career. Instantly, I knew that’s what I wanted to do!

You can't please everybody. When all you have is one client, you don't have anything to fall back on. If you have more clients, you still have other clients if it doesn't work out.

A lot of people that we ask to be on our podcast are excited to come. I think we underestimate the fact that people want to talk.

When doing a podcast, whenever things come up or wherever the conversation goes. That’s the best place to be!

Have a healthy mindset. If it doesn’t work out with a client, it’s not a judgment on you, your talent, or who you are as a person.

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