Often we don’t have to reinvent the wheel to learn something new – we can just ask experts in the field who can draw on their experience to enlighten us. Below, we’ve shared insights insiders from various industries have shared with us.

Jenn Velez | Bridal Hair and Makeup Artist, Color Specialist

I think a great stylist not only has a niche for colors but also needs to know her psychology, math and science as well. While my industry gets to play with a lot of blushes and hair it also takes a lot of knowledge to build something incredible. Firstly, of course, psychology is crucial in the industry. Psychology is important for a variety of reasons- it takes a lot of body language, communication and interaction to get to know who we are working with today. Read more>>

Melanie and Justin Albrecht | Barbers/ Owners of Good Barbers

One thing people don’t realize about the barber industry is you have to obtain a license which requires going to school for about a year and passing final exams. We also have to maintain continuing education and spend a lot of time behind the chair to become a Good Barber. It’s something that takes years of practice and patience. Read more>>

Molly Farrell White | Cinematographer and Assistant Camera

The film industry is always portrayed as this glamorous, “easy” industry to be in, but before I even got into film, I was incredibly oblivious to the insane amount of work, time, and people it takes to make just one project. It is quite literally a “blood, sweat, and tears” line of work for the crew members behind the scenes. But while all this is true, it is also one of the most incredible industries to be apart of. Read more>>