WHICH PRO CARD IS RIGHT FOR YOU?

At Make-Up Artist magazine we know you have worked hard to get where you are and we want to recognize that. Our cards determine which area of the Industry you are currently working. We value each and every artist and try to create programming and events that are tailored to you.
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND
You are never guaranteed a certain card type. Cards are awarded based on the credentials uploaded.

 

The Red Card is for current or recently graduated students at recognized make-up schools.

 
 
 
 
CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Government-issued photo ID (e.g., passport or driver’s license) and current, detailed proof of make-up student enrollment with the school name, courses being taken and dates enrolled in make-up school.

PLEASE NOTE: Recognized make-up schools have a physical location, have been open for at least a year and offer at least 100 class hours of make-up training. Online courses do not qualify.

*Starting Monday, April 8, 2019

Annual Membership Fee: $10

 

The Blue Card is for professional estheticians, cosmetologists, bridal make-up artists or cosmetic sales associates.

 
 
APPROVED CREDENTIALS
Professional Estheticians and Cosmetologists
  • Copy of your esthetician/cosmetology license

Cosmetic Sales Associates

  • A make-up-related résumé/cv
  • A current pay stub from a make-up company showing employment within the last six months*

Bridal Make-Up Artists

3 out of the following 6 are required

  • A make-up-related résumé/cv
  • Current dedicated website showcasing your work (Instagram and Facebook—will not be accepted)
  • Diploma/certificate from a recognized make-up academy
  • Signed bridal contracts
  • Copies of paychecks for make-up work done
  • Other proof of performing bridal make-up as a paid profession

PLEASE NOTE: Discount cosmetic cards and personal business cards/brochures are not considered part of our approved credentials.

*Starting Monday, April 8, 2019

Membership Pricing: $25

Renews every 2 years

 

The White Card is for media make-up artists who work in print, film, theater, television and/or runway.

APPROVED CREDENTIALS:

Please submit four different documents from the list below:

  • A make-up-related résumé/cv
  • Current dedicated website showcasing your work (blogs and social networking sites—such as Twitter, Instagram and Facebook—will not be accepted)
  • Diploma/certificate from a recognized make-up academy
  • Recent editorial page with name credit, program/press materials listing your name
  • Recent contract on production company letterhead
  • Recent pay stub from a production company
  • Recent crew/call list on production company letterhead
  • IMDB listing
  • Any other document proving you are a working paid professional make-up artist.

PLEASE NOTE: Discount cosmetic cards and personal business cards/brochures are not considered part of our approved credentials.

*Starting Monday, April 8, 2019

Membership Pricing: $25

Renews every 3 years

INTRODUCING THE INDUSTRY CARD!

OUR NEWEST CARD YET

The Industry Card is for all members of the make-up industry who do not fit into our traditional card types. If you are a Make-up Manufacturer, Make-up Store or Salon Owner, Agency Owner, Photographer or Model—this card is for you! 

APPROVED CREDENTIALS:
Make-up Manufacturers
  • Website
  • Business card
Make-up Store or Salon Owner
  • Brick and mortar location open at least 1 year
  • Business license
Agency Owner
  • Business license
  • Website
Models and Photographers (2 credentials required)
  • Link to page on agency website
  • Current pay stubs/contracts for relevant work
  • Business license
  • Editorial page
If you would like to be considered for this card but don’t see your category on this list please reach out! Our goal is to be inclusive of all artists passionate about this industry. Email [email protected] for more information!

*Starting Monday, April 8, 2019

Membership Pricing: $45

Renews every 3 years

 

The Gold Card is for professional make-up artists affiliated with certain trade unions, represented by an approved agency, working in an approved make-up effects shop or working in professional theater.

 

 

CREDENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Artists Represented by an approved union

  •  A copy of your union card from IATSE 798,706, 873, 891 or NABET

Artists represented by a approved agency

  • A link to a personal profile on an agency website (please see pull-down menu in application for approved list)

Artist working in an approved make-up effects shop

  • Proof of employment for 1 year or more at a make-up effects shop

Artists working for a professional theater company

  • A signed contract or pay stub from an approved professional theater company

*Starting Monday, April 8, 2019

Your membership is complimentary. 

Renews every 5 years

 

The Platinum Card is awarded to individuals for their leadership and contributions to the industry.

This is our highest-level, invitation-only card. It’s awarded to select individuals for their leadership and their contributions to the industry. Applications are not accepted for this card.

If you would like to opportunity to be considered for this card, please send in nominations from 2 existing Platinum members.

How to Apply

  1. Create an account
  2. Complete the application
  3. Be patient (we carefully review each application)
  4. Once approved, you’ll have access to your profile with news, events and offers specific to Make-Up Artist Pro-Card holders.

How to Renew

  1. Log in to your old account.
    • If your card was issued before December 2016, you may need to click “Lost your password?” for a temporary password to be sent to your original email address. After doing that, go to your email inbox, click the link and add a new password.
  2. Once you are logged in, click the “Renew” button under “Your Card” and follow the instructions.

*The Red Card cannot be automatically renewed. It may only be renewed by emailing [email protected] with proof of current school enrollment. If you are no longer in school, please apply for one of our other cards by logging into your account and clicking the “Upgrade” button under “Your Name” and then follow the instructions.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Applications can take 4 to 6 weeks to process. If you’re having trouble, or need to change your email address, please contact [email protected] for assistance.