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Mother’s Day 2017 (VIDEO)

It’s Mother’s Day!! Happy day to all you awesome Mommas who follow my work. Thank you for caring for your little ones. I’ve written before about the videos my boys make for me. I love them SO much! It is my favorite gift every year (my hubby knows me well)!! Here’s this year’s. Enjoy! And,
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Best Wedding Make-Up Artist in Indianapolis Finalist AGAIN

I am SO honored to once again be voted as one of Indianapolis’s best wedding make-up artists! In City Voter’s A-List “Best Wedding Hair and Make-Up” category that has never been so full of talent (39 nominees this year) – Beauty by Crystal placed 5th. And, I don’t even do hair! 🙂 But, I do
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[VIDEO] 93 #mua Instagrams: 2015 In Review

I’m so blessed to finish off another amazing season. 2015 was so much fun! I hope you enjoy this short video collection of my #mua tagged Instagram photos (93 of them) set to some music by one of my favorite music artists, Adele (she had quite a year too! :)). I absolutely love what I
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Weekend at a Glimpse: Versatility and Adventure as an Make-Up Artist

It never ceases to amaze me – where my makeup adventure will lead. I feel so excited and blessed as I reflect on the last week. I love doing makeup and I love new relationships. Friday, 6am: To start the weekend I worked with the very sweet Kelsey Brewer, Senior Account Manager at Hirons and Company
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Top 9 Things You Must Have In Your Wedding Make-Up Artist

Crystal talks brides through the Top 9 Things You Must Have In Your Wedding Make-Up Artist

Beauty by Crystal Nominated Best Indy Make-Up Artist 5th Year Running

Thanks to awesome people like you – I have again been nominated as one of Indy’s best wedding make-up artists by my clients in City Voter’s A-List. Vote for Beauty by Crystal as Indianapolis’s best wedding make up artist by clicking here. Here are a couple tips people have left so far… Crystal is amazing!
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Such Great Models senior pictures photo and video shoots

In the Spring I was honored to be a part of a Senior Pictures shoot with some lovely female models. Not only did they get amazing photos taken by the splendid (and then very pregnant with her third) Maya Laurent of Such Great Heights, but they got an incredible video snippets from an amazing videographer
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Celebrating Mother’s Day

If you are one, you’ll agree swiftly to two things…1) Being a Momma is exhausting…and 2) Being a Mom is such a gift. I am very thankful to have Momma that continues to be an example of selfless in my life. And, I’m thankful to have boys that want to celebrate me! For the third
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Jessica and Yoni wedding photography and video

Jessica made SUCH a beautiful bride! It was so fun being her make-up artist. Her and Yoni’s families – as you’ll see in the wedding video below by Rewind Documentaries – were so much fun! Jessica wanted a natural flawless evening look that accented her beautiful eyes. The result was stunning!        
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Looking Back at 2013 and Forward to 2014

Wow!! What a great year 2013 was for me as a make-up artist in Indianapolis. I am always so blown away by the amazing people I get to meet. I feel so very blessed! As I looked through my business records on the year, I realized I was booked for over 100 events. I couldn’t
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