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Graduate Spotlight In the 20 years Make-up Designory has been teaching students, numerous graduates have gone on to achieve prosperous careers. Meet three graduates who have taken the knowledge they gained into different thriving directions. Lora Arellano graduated from MUD in July of 2006. She has since started her own cosmetic line, Melt Cosmetics, with her business partner, Dana Bomar. Lora also has a successful career as a celebrity make-up artist, working with Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, and Serena Williams to name a few. Angel Radefeld-Wright, one of MUD’s first graduates from 1999, has built a flourishing career in the film and television industry with over 50 credits to her name, including the largely successful film, La La Land. She is currently the Department Head on Showtime’s Ray Donovan. Nicole Faulkner, who graduated in August of 2010, has quickly made a name for herself in the beauty and entertainment industries, working with Jeffree Star, Pentatonix, Def Leppard, and more. Earlier this year she was nominated for an Emmy Award, and is currently touring the world teaching master classes on her “Lipsticknick Beauty Tour.” These graduates prove that with passion and drive you can make your own mark in the world of make-up.


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