Being a professional makeup artist can open up so many doors for someone who loves makeup! They get a chance to improve their skill daily as well as be included in their favorite brands’ PRO card programs. With this programs comes an endless list of discounts available for a pro makeup artist which means more makeup. With such a large selection of mascaras, palettes, and foundation– how are we supposed to know what to choose? We asked Chic Studios director, Amy Nicole, on her top foundations needed for a professional makeup school in Denver.
With enrollment at our makeup school in Denver, you’ll be given a starting point for your professional makeup kit. As your career grows, so will your collection! Enrolling in our Beauty and Bridal courses will give you the tips, tricks, and tools needed for your new journey. The next time you’re in a makeup store, check out the following foundations!
Makeup Forever – Ultra HD Foundation
The Makeup Forever Ultra HD foundation is a kit must-have, with its flawless natural finish and buildable to a medium coverage. Best thing about this foundation is the 40 color shades, for all undertones and complexions. With this foundation, you have an endless amount of options and can find a foundation suitable for any client!
Tom Ford – Traceless Perfecting Foundation SPF15
This foundation moisturizes and evens the skin tone, creating a flawless canvas, with its state-of-the-art formulation, that is buildable, with medium-to-full coverage. The best thing about this foundation is, it’s long-wearing and with SPF shields skin from UVA/UVB damage.
Graftobian – HD Glamour Creme Palettes
The Graftobian HD Glamour Creme Palettes are full of foundations that are versatile and can be used as a concealer as well, and comes in various shades to match any undertone or complexion, allowing the palettes to be a must-have in a makeup. The coverage is heavy to start but is easy to sheer into a medium coverage with a blending brush or sponge. The best thing about this foundation is that they come in palettes, making it easy to travel and pack your kit.
Mac Cosmetics – Face + Body Foundation
This foundation is lightweight and delivers a satin finish, which is buildable, allowing for a light to medium flawless sheer coverage. The best part of this foundation is it allows the skin to look like skin and provides a healthy dewiness.
Bobbi Brown Cosmetics – BBU Pro Face Palette
This well rounded BBU Palette is the perfect option for a makeup kit, allowing all shades for all skin tones in one palette. This palette included correctors, creamy Concealers, and foundations. The best thing about this palette 47 total shades to work with!