So You Want to Be a Model

by Jett Middleton on May 15, 2011

Part 3

I Love Color!


Your Modeling Makeup Kit

A makeup kit is an important part of any model’s equipment.

You should have it with you for any photo shoot or job that you do – even if you know that a make-up artist has been scheduled for the assignment.

For Women

Toner (astringent for the oily skin and freshener for the normal to dry)
Liquid Foundation or powder based foundation that can be applied dry or with a sponge
Contouring and highlighting powders or cream sticks
Concealer in natural tones (not white)
Loose transparent face powder
Liquid eyeliner black or brown
Brown eye pencil
Eyebrow pencil
Pencil sharpener
Lip pencil (nude or skin color)
Lipsticks and lip pencils to match eye and cheek selections
Eye shadows (brown-beige palette)
Eye shimmer pale beige
Brushes (2-3 for the face)
Eye Drops (Visine – Also helpful for zits – it does “get the red out”)
Eye Make-Up Remover
Cotton Balls or rounds and cotton swabs
Travel size nail kit (including cuticle cream, hand lotion, nail buffer, base and top coat, cuticle clippers, orange stick emery board, three neutral nail colors, a clear, red, and an off-white for French tipping
Eye cream, eye gel for puffiness and body lotion
Toothbrush, toothpaste and dental floss

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