Make-Up Artist magazine pro card

At Make-Up Artist magazine, we know you've worked hard to get where you are, and we want to recognize that with our Make-Up Artist Pro Card.
Please note: Processing may take up to six weeks. We strongly advise that you purchase tickets as soon as possible, before they sell out.
The Educator/Student Card is for current students and educators at recognized make-up schools.

REQUIREMENTS: Government-issued photo ID, proof of school affiliation
The Esthetician/Cosmetologist/Bridal Pro Card is exclusively for make-up artists who have attended cosmetology/esthetician school and have obtained an esthetician or cosmetology license.

REQUIREMENTS: Government-issued photo ID, résumé, current esthetician license
The Standard Pro Card is for media make-up artists.

REQUIREMENTS: Government-issued photo ID, résumé, three items from the following list: editorial page with name credit, diploma or certificate from recognized make-up academy, program / press materials listing your name, recent contract on production company letterhead, recent paystub from a production company, recent crew / call list on production company letterhead, IMDB listing, current dedicated website showcasing work
The Gold Pro Card is exclusively for make-up professionals who are represented by a recognized agency, affiliated with a trade union or make-up effects shop, or who work in theater.

REQUIREMENTS: Government-issued photo ID, union card (for union members) or résumé and link to a personal profile on an agency website (for non-union, agency-represented makeup artists).
The card will provide you with multiple privileges and perks throughout the year, including:

Pro Card Benefits



Discount on subscriptions to Make-Up Artist magazine 10% 10% 20% 50%
Discount on tickets to any IMATS in the world 10% 10% 20% complimentary entry
to IMATS events
Discounts and offers at the Make-Up Artist Shop promotional offers promotional offers promotional offers 10%
Expedited IMATS entry No Yes Yes Yes
Access to pro-only hours and events at IMATS Yes* Yes* Yes Yes
Special invites to pro-only Make-Up Artist events Yes* Yes* Yes Yes
Year-round pro discounts from participating partners Yes Yes Yes Yes
Unlimited networking opportunities Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sneak previews of new products Yes Yes Yes Yes
Exclusive Make-Up Artist gifts No No Yes Yes
Reserved seating for presentations No No Yes Yes
Expiration date 1 year 2 years 2 years 2 years
* Some events may require the purchase of a ticket to attend.

Still have questions? Check our the Pro Card FAQ here.

All Make-Up Artist Pro Cards are the property of Key Publishing Group and are provided for professional identification purposes and access to select services and products related to Make-Up Artist magazine, IMATS and its affiliates. The card is non-transferable and is valid for two years from date of issuance, at which point cardholders are welcome to renew their memberships. Any misuse, alteration or fabrication of the card will subject the cardholder to revocation of the card and its benefits. Revocation policy will be enforced at the sole discretion of Key Publishing Group.

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Pro Cards can take up to 4-6 weeks for processing.

We are working hard to process every application in a timely manner.

Apply today to secure your card in time for IMATS.