Own Your Beauty is a gift of the purest form, wrapped in generosity, and delivered from the heart. This debut guide is more than a how-to manual for makeup artists. Reading it is like sitting down with a wise friend who wants nothing more than to see you succeed. In the pages that follow, Vernitta (“Ninahwee”) Weddles walks you through the rich fabric of the beauty industry, with an attention to detail mastered only by true artists. She magically captivates you with her easy tone and vivid imagery. With each turn of the page, you envision yourself in a studio set, spa, or client home, standing side-by-side with her, gleaning intimate secrets of the trade that are delivered to you personally with care and compassion.In this thoughtfully concise text, you will find checklists and helpful hints for everything you’ll need – from social media and brushes to self-care and revenue optimization. But what’s most amazing, Vernitta has managed to offer sound guidance that transcends the beauty industry and can be applied to countless aspects of any career. And as any good, big sister would, she has provided so many invaluable tips to apply throughout your life. So, don’t be surprised when you find yourself going back to Own Your Beauty year after year, as a career refresher or wherever life’s path leads you.