Makeup artists is a full time job. So, if You love doing makeup and you have made it your career. You should always consider having quality over quantity. Over stuffing products does not help. Even if you have a product or two less and the remaining products are of good quality. Then you are going to do an excellent job. So, It’s very important for makeup artists to choose right products for their clients. Hence a professional kit is required.

In this article let’s go through different sections of must haves for makeup artists.


Skin care is very important before starting any kind of makeup weather it is party makeup, bridal makeup or even a simple no makeup look. The essentials which you need for skin care are:

  • Sunscreen
  • Toner
  • Moisturizer

Face Makeup products

Good quality makeup products are very essential. You can gather products according to the skin types and use on your clients accordingly. Must haves for face makeup are:

  • Face Primer
  • Foundations (Various shades)
  • Concealer/Corrector Palette
  • Priming/Setting spray
  • Powder- Loose and Pressed
  • Powder contour/Bronzer Palette.
  • Blush Palette
  • Highlighter palette

Eye Makeup Products

Makeup artists are well versed with various eye makeup looks. However, To put the eye makeup look together the must haves include:

  • Eye Primer
  • various shades of Eye shadow Palettes
  • Eye shadow pigments of various colours with glue
  • Shimmer eye shadows
  • Eye Liners
  • Mascara 
  • Eye lashes with the glue
  • Kohl liner
  • Eye brow powder/Gel/Pencils.


Lips are the most essential part of makeup. Therefore, The must have lip products for makeup artists are:

  • Lip Moisturizer/Lip Balm 
  • Bullet Lipsticks/ Liquid lipsticks (Matte & Glossy)
  • Lip liners


However, Without proper Makeup tools you cannot achieve a proper makeup look. So it is very important that a makeup artist should have proper tools to work with. Must have tools include: 

  • Beauty blenders/Foundation sponge
  • Make up brushes
  • Handy Mirror
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Eye lash Curler
  • Brush Cleaner
  • Sharper
  • Mixing plate and a Spatula


Disposals are very necessary so that you can use them to correct minor mistakes and dispose them. Does not reuse them. Some of them are: 

  • Spoolies/Makeup wands
  • Q tips
  • Paper Towel
  • Wet wipes
  • Shadow shields


Hygiene has to be made a top priority for which keep Hand Sanitizers with you available all the time.

  • Other essentials: Other essentials include:
  • Business cards
  • Camera 
  • Lightening
  • Makeup chair

CONCLUSION: Makeup artists should always have essentials so that you can be ready to doll up your clients whenever required. The above are some of the most required must haves to build your professional kit.

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Must Haves for Makeup Artists
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