10/12/18 Newsletter

Love Never Wasted

This week’s webinar will surely pull on your heart strings. Cara breaks down some common myths about foster care and provides some personal insight on how becoming a foster parent has completely changed her life and her family in the best way. If you’re currently certified, fostering a child, have been in the foster system, or just on the fence waiting for the sign to take the next step, you are definitely going to want to check it out.

Here’s just a few bits of information Cara shares:

“I attach so easily; I would be nervous about being attached”

Attaching easily is so much more of a positive attribute than a disadvantage! Children in the foster care system need to learn healthy attachment skills at a young age so that they can carry those skills over into adulthood. The old saying is true, it IS better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all. If a child can learn how to build a healthy attachment with you and your family, it could change the trajectory of the rest of their life. Yes, it will be difficult and emotional for both parties if there’s a need for separation, however, each of you has been given a permanent gift to last a lifetime and you will be forever changed.

“How will this affect my family”

The most needed families are the ones who are normal, happy families. The children in the foster system are in need of examples of healthy relationships and families. Removing expectations before you get into fostering is important to get rid of any misconceptions about fostering. Empathy, compassion, and love for your foster child surmounts any obstacles you may face. The relationship of foster parent and child is a therapeutic one. There is a magical thing that happens when you bring a foster child into your home, families are almost always changed for the better; what a better way to teach your family to be compassionate and make the world a better place.

Whatever it is that needs improvement in the foster system, the most important thing to remember is it is not the child’s fault. Getting certified as a foster parent is a beautiful opportunity to be a part of the solution. If you’re still on the fence and want some more resources, be sure to check back on the Maskcara Artist Group on Facebook to look at Cara’s book list and we will keep you updated on the official release of the short foster film, Love Never Wasted.

Maskcara Magic

Moonlit: Grab your broomstick and take to the skies with this soft and glowing highlight. Our lightest shade, Moonlit is perfectly suited for highlighting those gorgeous porcelain complexions- so light up the night and take a ride among the stars!

Shadow: What can be found lurking in the shadows? If you can brave the spooky dangers, you will be rewarded with this versatile shade of contour! Dark and mysterious, Shadow is perfect for contouring deeper skin tones or mixing with other shades to create something eerily spectacular.

ScarletBe the talk of the coven with our boldest, poison-apple red Lip + Cheek. We don’t want to give away any secret recipes, but we will say that Scarlet is the main ingredient in Love Potion #9. Own the witching hour with this daring new shade!

Dream: Sweet dreams, my pretties! This gorgeous, shimmery sheer cream gives your face a candlelit dewiness and perfects your complexion. So get your wand ready, because this beautiful new illuminator is just one magical incantation away!

Glow: If your nightly haunts keep you from seeing the sun, heat up your complexion with Glow! Ideal for illuminating darker skin tones and perfect as a warm and coppery cream eye shadow, you can defy gravity in style with this radiant shade from Maskcara Beauty!

Sabrina: Not just for teenage witches! This customer favorite eyeshadow is light and understated with a hint of shimmer that brightens your eyes. But don’t underestimate Sabrina, because this sweet shade is sure to cast a spell on anyone who gazes upon you! (**Limited quantity only, while supplies last!**)

Salem: Ravens, black cats, and pointy hats all join forces with our inky matte eyeshadow for the perfect thriller night. till looking for the perfect shade to create a smoky eye that leaves everyone spellbound? Quoth the Raven… “Search no more.” (**Limited quantity only, while supplies last!**)

Fleur De Sel: Don’t lug that heavy cauldron around because this deep and stormy compact is the perfect vessel for all your witchy ingredients. Available in 5 different sizes, you can mix up new color combinations and pop this light and convenient palette into the pocket of your cloak for touch-ups on the fly!


10,000 Club

Maskcara Beauty has officially signed up over 10,000 artists as of the end of September! We will be featuring the lucky lady who was the 10,000th artist signed up in the sisterhood on our Spotlight Artist next week. In addition, we are going to start updating some stats like how many artists are in each state and our total current artists each month when Honor Roll is posted. All the more reason to come back to HQ next week!