MAKE UP FOR EVER is expanding their Backstage Card Program. Originally created to offer product discounts to make-up artists, the program will now also provide industry professionals with VIP access to continuing education, special events, product previews and insider information. (This offer will continue to offer the Backstage card with no annual fee.)
The goal of this expansion is to provide up-and-coming and established artists with strategic benefits and services that will enable them to build new relationships, continue honing their skills and become even more successful in their respective careers.
The Backstage Card Program is extended to professional make-up artists and beauty students, as well as a newly expanded list of industry professionals.
Make Up Artist Discount: 40 percent - open to all levels of make-up artists who can provide two pieces of documentation with name credit including magazine tear sheets, a reel, programs/call sheets, union membership cards or proof of agency representation. All agency represented artists will now be automatically enrolled in the program, and cards will be distributed to them through their agents. Student Discount: 20 percent - open to all current students and licensed graduates of accredited schools of cosmetics, cosmetology and esthetics. Letter of enrollment or copy of professional license must be provided. Industry Professional Discount: 20 percent - open to all beauty and entertainment industry professionals who are required to use make-up in their career or craft, including models, actors, dancers, salon professionals, photographers, fashion stylists, speakers, stage performers and those who can provide proof of profession.
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