top of page
  • Writer's pictureAdmin

Discounts for Industry Professionals

Updated: Jul 16, 2023


Updated 7/16/2023 - If you're a professional in the cosmetics world you know that building your kit can get real expensive. From your tools to the makeup your bank account can really take a hit. Luckily for us there are a ton of brands that offer licensed professionals discounts up to 40% off! Some brands are harder to get approval from than others but check out the list below and make sure to take advantage of these savings!



Anastasia Beverly Hills

https://www.anastasiabeverlyhills.com/abh-pro.html

"Coming soon"


Ardell

https://www.ardellshop.com/professionals/create

How: Visit website, click on pro discount, fill out demographic and licensing info.

Credentials: License type, license state, and license ID #


Beauty Blender

Receive 40% off

How: Email artistry@beautyblender.com a copy of your credentials and a valid US ID.

Credentials: Must show proof of professional license or a call sheet, editorial credit or contact.

May take up to three weeks for approval.


Benefit Cosmetics

Receive 40% off all Benefit products and 15% off all Benefit services

How: Complete online form

Credentials: Submit 1 form of proof: union card, professional license, or publication masthead. Or show to 2 forms of proof: Composite card, Business card, Editorial page with name credit, Program or press material with name and profession, Contract on professional letterhead, Link to professional website, Professional letter of reference from employer.

May take up to two weeks for approval.



Camera Ready Cosmetics*

* A retail professional store that sells and offers discounts on many different professional brands. My go-to place for shopping.

Receive up to 40% off. Two tiers Pro Gold: 40% off, Pro Silver 20% off

How: Visit website, create account and submit License and proof of profession.

Credentials: Camera Ready Cosmetics is probably the more flexible brand when it comes to proof of profession. They allow multiple different ways to show proof such as cosmetology/esthetic license, business liability insurance, editorial in magazine, website, tax returns, copy of pro card from another brand, and more.


Charlotte Tilbury

Receive up to 30% off

How: Create account and email documents to mail pro.applications@charlottetilbury.com

Credentials: Offered to professionals and students. Submit valid photo identification (passport or driving license)Acceptance letter from accredited makeup artist school dated within the last 12 months. Professional business card with a URL link to a professional website or social media account, Editorial page or commercial magazine feature with name credit,URL link to a professional website, Accredited makeup school acceptance or graduation or professional valid license, Crew call list on production company letterhead, Reference letter from professional beauty brand detailing artistry position, Active professional social media business account (Instagram or Facebook).

May take up to 30 business days to process


Cinema Secrets

Receive up to 40% off. Two tiers Platinum Pro - 40 %. Silver Pro 20% off.

How: Complete online form.

Credentials: Offered to makeup artist, estheticians, cosmetologists, manicurists, on-air talent, models, actors, and performers. Must submit two of the following credentials: Photo ID, (required)Union Card, Cosmetology or Esthetician License, Professional ZED/Composite Card, Makeup Artist Certificate, Production Call Sheet, Business Card, Business Website & Portfolio.

May take up 10-15 days to process


Dermalogica

Receive up to 30% off

How: Complete online form

Credentials: Must show proof of professional license. Available to cosmetologist, estheticians, manicurists, barbers, and massage therapists.

May take up to two weeks to process.




Frends Beauty*

* A retail professional store that sells and offers discounts on many different professional brands.

Receive up to 40% off

How: Create online account and email credentials to fwb@frendsbeauty.com

Credentials: Open to makeup artists, cosmetologist, estheticians, and students. Must submit two of the following: Beauty School diplomas from a recognized beauty/makeup school, Call Sheet (with name credit), Tear Sheet (with name credit), Union Card (with name printed on it), IMDB Web Link (with name credit), Cosmetology/Esthetician License (must be valid and legible)Makeup/Hair, Business License (name must be printed on the license), Business Website (website must offer a menu of services), TPG Membership.

Takes up to 2-3 business days


House Of Lashes

https://houseoflashes.com/pages/mua-program

30% off for pro MUAs and 20% off for industry pros

How: Visit website and click on button to email them to apply

Credentials: Business website, agency comp card, union card, call list, and/or pro license


Hourglass

https://www.hourglasscosmetics.com/pages/hourglass-pro-program

30% off for professionals and 20% off for students

How: Create account and apply online. May take 3-4 weeks to approve

Credentials: Online portfolio, socials an valid ID


Illamasqua

40% off for professionals and 20% off for students

How: Create account and apply online

Credentials: Website link (not social media), Business insurance certificate (must be for the beauty industry), BABTEC MembershipCertificate/diploma from full time school of makeup artistry (minimum 50 hours), Call sheet (full LTD company address), BECTU Membership with ID card (makeup and hair branch), BAFTA Member ship with ID card, Nasmah Member, Proof of agency representation (name listed on agency website), Program or press material (must include name and profession), Tutor college badge, Tutor post graduate certificate in education (PGCE), IMA Qualification


Inglot

Up to 30%, varies depending on profession

How: In store, online, or mail credentials to INGLOT USA LLC 14563 226th Street, Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

Credentials: Open to Makeup artists, cosmetologists, estheticians, manicurists, performers, hair dressers, bloggers, and models.

Credentials: Submit 3 of the following:

-Pro Membership Card from other approved Makeup Programs - License of accredited schools of cosmetics - Magazine tear sheet with name credit - Real with name credit - Program/call sheet - Union Membership Card - Makeup Artist Business Card - Agency Representation - Student ID - Enrollment Documentation - Professional Head shot


Koh Gen Do

Up to 30% off

How: Email credentials to customerservice@kohgendo.us

Credentials: Business card with name, editorial credit, union card, call/crew list sheet on production letterhead and professional license.


Krylon

https://us.kryolan.com/procard

Discount amount not clearly listed

How: Apply online and email credentials

Credentials: Business card, certificates or call sheets.


Laura Mercier

40% off

How: Email credentials to makeup.artists@lauramercier.com

Credentials: Agency Representation- Provide link to agency websiteFilm or Television Experience- Email crew list with name credited as a makeup artist on set, Tear sheets with name credit, Copy of your Union Card. Professional license not accepted.


Living Proof

https://www.livingproof.com/pros.html

Discount amount not clearly listed

How: Visit website and sign up online.

Credentials: Proof of professional license.



MAC

Up to 40% - varies depending on profession. This pro program does have membership fees that do vary.

How: Apply online

Credentials: Open to makeup artists, aestheticians, cosmetologists, hairstylists, fashion stylists, manicurists, costume designers, models, on- air talent/performers and photographers. Agency listing, comp card, union card, editorial page, press material, professional website(not social media), certificate, salon site listing.


Makeup By Mario

https://www.makeupbymario.com/pages/pro

30% off for pros, 20% off for apprentices

How: Apply online

Credentials: Call Sheet/Contract/Deal memo document, Active Makeup Artist Union Card, Cosmetology or Esthetician License, Program or Press/Media (print or digital),Agency Representation listed on agency website, Makeup Artistry website (personal), Credited Editorial Shoot;documented, Retail Pro Makeup Artist Membership (screen grab of current status)



Makeup Forever

https://www.makeupforever.com/us/en/for-pro.html

Up to 40% off - varies depending on profession

How: Online application

Credentials: Open to estheticians, cosmetologists, salon/spa professionals, cosmetic retail employees, and students. Magazine tear sheet with name credit, Program or call sheet, Comp Card, Union membership card, Proof of agency representation (letter from agent or link to roster), Website, Blank Contract, IMDB Credit.


NARS

Up to 40% off- varies depending on profession.

How: Online application

Credentials: Open to artists, cosmetologists, performers, estheticians, costume designers, stylists, photographers, producers, models, talent agencies, set designers, actresses, art buyers and directors, students and more. Requirements are professional license, LLC, call sheet, professional website, school transcripts, union card.


Natasha Denona

30% off ( Not valid on eyeshadow palettes)

How: Apply online

Credentials: Makeup school and diploma. Licenses may be valid, recommend trying to submit.


Nigel Beauty*

* A retail professional store that sells and offers discounts on many different professional brands.

How: Apply Online

Credentials: Cosmetology license, esthetic license, school diploma, another pro card, website, invoice, call sheet.

May take 7-10 business days to process.


Nudestix

https://www.nudestix.com/pages/nudestix-pro-artist

Discount price unclear

How: Email credentials to hello@nudestix.com

Credentials: Agency branded composite card, Certificate/diploma from full-time school of makeup artistry (minimum of 50 hours), Editorial page with name credit (must include date), Professional license listing profession, Program or press material with name and profession, Publication masthead, Union card, Self-hosted professional website, Proof of agency representation (listed on agency's website), Call sheet on production company letterhead, Pay Stub noting profession


NYX

30% off

How: Apply online

Credentials: Professional license or proof of current enrollment at a school of artisry

May take up to 14 days to process.


Omnia

https://omniabrush.com/pages/royalty-red-pro-member-program

40% off (with additional 20% off purchases of $250+)

How: Apply online

Credentials: Unclear - will need to go through online application prompts for more info


Sigma

https://www.sigmabeauty.com/pages/sigma-pro

Up to 40% off

How: Apply online

Credentials: Professional business website, Call list on production company letterhead, Editorial page and publication, Professional license (cosmetology, aesthetician), Union CardIMDB Credit

Business card, Current pay stub from client, salon manager or cosmetic retailer, Completed contract, Makeup Artistry course certificate.

May take 5-10 business days


Smith Cosmetics

Receive 20% off

How: Email credentials to proartist@smithcosmetics.com

Credentials: magazine tear with name credit, agency representation, professional license, website, union card.



Temptu

Up to 30% off - two tiers

How: Apply Online

Credentials: Varies depending on tier application- Professional website with portfolio, Tear Sheet w/Name Credit, Agency Comp Card, Valid Union Card, Crew/Call Sheet with Name Credit, Valid Cosmetology or Esthetician License-Letter of Employment.


Urban Decay

40% off

How: Apply online

Credentials: Open to aesthetician, hair stylist, nail technician, actor, model, dancer, fashion stylist, costume designer, photographer, or other jobs related to the beauty industry.Professional license (cosmetology), Editorial page with name credit , Crew/call list on production company letterhead , Union card, Link to website, Business Card , or Professional letter of reference.




11,140 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page