Working embarks on a new series with the people who make sure that we look good. This week, we start with foundation. Christin Michelle, a professional freelance makeup artist helps clients get ready for weddings, photo shoots, galas, and more. She tells us how she began doing makeup artistry, what she carries around in the super heavy kit that she brings to jobs, and how she professionally manages the heightened emotions of a wedding day.
In a Slate Plus extra, Michelle tells us about how and where she shops for the makeup she keeps with her at all times. If you’re a member, enjoy bonus segments and interview transcripts from Working, plus other great podcast exclusives. Start your two-week free trial at slate.com/workingplus.
Community banks are making a comeback. Eight groups have filed applications in recent months with the FDIC to open new banks. That's not a lot, but it signals a positive trend, according to Rachel Witkowski, reporter for the Wall Street Journal.
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