DISCOUNT PROGRAMS FOR MAKEUP ARTISTS

Have you ever looked through your kit, checking any top-ups or what you need to add to your kit but your budget is a little limited? I know that struggle. Building a kit and maintaining them is so expensive especially if you are just starting out. I might have a solution that could help you. There are discount programs for makeup artists and students! Yep, you heard that right! So you no longer have to break the bank. Here I will be displaying information on discount programs you can sign up for so you can save some coins!

NARS COSMETICS

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

STUDENT AND MAKEUP ASSISTANTS

25%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to renew your membership once a year.

Sign up at www.narscosmetics.co.uk/en/discover/nars-pro

You need to submit your legal identification (ID). This can be a provisional or driving license. You will also need to submit one of the following below:

  • If you are a student you need to submit proof of enrolment of your college, university or an accredited makeup school you are studying at, including the date and your name.
  • If you are an assistant you will need to submit proof of employment as an assistant, that includes dates and who you worked for.

INDUSTRY

(BRIDAL, BEAUTY, FILM, THEATRE AND TV)

30%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to renew your membership once a year.

Sign up at www.narscosmetics.co.uk/en/discover/nars-pro

You need to submit your legal identification (ID). This can be a provisional or driving license. You will also need to submit one of the following below:

  • Provide a link to your professional website (not social media).
  • Call sheet, or a contract or a memo sheet dated within 6 months and proof of job role.
  • Theatre programme must be dated within 6 months, stating job role with major production.
  • Active union card.

ARTISTS

(CELEBRITY, LEAD EDITORIAL & HEAD OF DEPARTMENT ARTISTS, REPRESENTED BY AGENCY)

40%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to renew your membership once a year.

Sign up at www.narscosmetics.co.uk/en/discover/nars-pro

You need to submit your legal identification (ID). This can be a provisional or driving license. You will also need to submit one of the following below:

  • Call sheet, or a contract or a memo sheet dated within 6 months and proof of job role.
  • Represented by an agency and must be listed on the agency’s website.
  • Credited editorial shoot that was published within 6 months of application.

BOBBI BROWN

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

STUDENTS

20%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements must have been obtained within the last two years.

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to renew your membership once a year.

Sign up at www.bobbibrown.co.uk/bobbi-pro#bpsections2

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You will also need to submit two of the following below:

  • Proof of enrolment of your college, university or an accredited makeup school you are studying at, including the date and your name.
  • Valid student card.
  • Social media page that features your makeup work.

MAKEUP ARTISTS AND INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS

35%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements must have been obtained within the last two years.

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to renew your membership once a year.

Sign up at www.bobbibrown.co.uk/bobbi-pro#bpsections2

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You will also need to submit three of the following below:

  • Proof of qualifications and certificates.
  • Business card with your name and profession.
  • Editorial page with name credit and job title.
  • Call sheet with name credit.
  • Proof of business insurance of makeup artistry.
  • Social media page that features your makeup work.
  • Union card.
  • Contract on production company letterhead.
  • Programme or press material with name credit.

MAKEUP BY MARIO

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

MAKEUP ARTISTS

30%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements must be valid within the last 12 months.

RENEWAL:

Lasts for three years. You will need to re-apply every three years.

Sign up at www.makeupbymario.com/pages/professional

You must submit two of the following below:

  • Call sheet or contract.
  • Union card.
  • Provide a link to your professional website (not social media).
  • Represented by agency and listed on the agency’s website.
  • Editorial page with name credit, job title and date validated within 12 months.
  • Cosmetology or Esthetician License.
  • Program or Press/Media (print or digital).

STUDENTS AND APPRENTICES

20%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

The requirements must be valid within the last 12 months.

RENEWAL:

Last for 1 year. You will need to re-apply once a year.

Sign up at www.makeupbymario.com/pages/professional

You must submit one of the following below:

  • Social media page that features your makeup work and makeup artist profession.
  • Proof of enrolment of your college, university or an accredited makeup school you are studying at, including the date and your name.
  • Call sheet or contract stating your name and job title as a makeup assistant.
  • Proof of beauty retail employment (e.g. makeup counterwork, retail artist).

DANESSA MYRICKS

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

MAKEUP ARTISTS AND PROFESSIONALS

20%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Expiry date of the membership is unknown.

Sign up at www.danessamyricksbeauty.com/professional-discount

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You must also submit one of the following below:

  • Union card.
  • Editorial page with name credit and job title.
  • Production call sheet.
  • Non-union TV network credentials.
  • Provide a link to your professional website (not social media).
  • Screen Actors Guild (SAG) or American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) card
  • Cosmetology License.
  • Esthetician License.
  • IMDB Credit.

CHARLOTTE TILBURY

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

MAKEUP ARTISTS

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

30%

RENEWAL:

Last for two years. You will need to re-apply every two years.

Sign up at www.charlottetilbury.com/uk/pro-program

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license and passport. You must also submit two of the following below:

  • Editorial page with name and job title.
  • Business card.
  • Makeup qualifications.
  • Production call sheet.
  • Reference from a beauty brand and proof of job position.

STUDENTS

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

30%

RENEWAL:

Last for two years. You will need to re-apply every two years.

Sign up at www.charlottetilbury.com/uk/pro-program

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You must also submit one of the following below:

  • Proof of enrolment of your college, university or an accredited makeup school you are studying at, including the date and your name within the last 12 months.
  • Course completion dated within the last 6 months.

ILLAMASQUA

AVAILABLE INTERNATIONAL

ARTISTRY LEVELS

MAKEUP ARTISTS

40%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Expiry date for membership is unknown.

Sign up at www.illamasqua.com/professional-accounts/about-pro.list

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You must also submit two of the following below:

  • Provide a link to your professional website (not social media).
  • Proof of qualifications and certificates.
  • PGCE qualification.
  • International Makeup Association (IMA) qualification.
  • Production call sheet.
  • BECTU Membership with ID card (makeup and hair branch).
  • BAFTA membership with ID card.
  • National Association of Screen Make up (NASMAH) member.
  • British Association of Beauty Therapy & Cosmetology (BABTEC) Membership.
  • Business insurance (beauty industry).
  • Represented by agency and listed on the agency’s website.
  • Programme or press material (e.g editorial page) with name, date and job title.

STUDENTS

20%

DOCUMENT REQUIREMENTS:

RENEWAL:

Expiry date for membership is unknown.

Sign up at www.illamasqua.com/professional-accounts/about-pro.list

You need to submit your legal identification (ID), this can be a provisional or driving license. You must also submit one of the following below:

  • Proof of enrolment of your college, university or an accredited makeup school you are studying at.
  • Illamasqua college kit letter.
  • Short course must be more than 50 hours (certificate must show proof of hours).

INFLUENCERS

(YOUTUBE, INSTAGRAM AND TIKTOK)

  • Email directly to pro@illamasqua.com.

Published by Precious Richards

Makeup artist based in Birmingham, United Kingdom

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