3. Ingredients- Professional makeup is suitable for sensitive skin as the products are made from quality ingredients that are non-reactive and free of known irritants. Pro makeup companies try to avoid highly “active” skincare ingredients, comedogenesis and scent. This greatly minimizes the possibility of allergic reactions and allows pro products to be used safely and comfortably, for long periods, on a broad spectrum of skin types. The Jean d’Arcel High Definition Mascara is a hypoallergenic mascara that is perfect for contact lens wearers and sensitive eyes.
4. Packaging- Professional product packaging is not elaborate- it is minimal, utilitarian, and makeup kit-friendly (not bulky or heavy). An authentic pro makeup company spends money on the formula, not the packaging.⠀For example, the eyeshadow palette Metallique 5 Colour Palette is sturdy yet lightweight.
5. Drugstore Products – Professional products may appear to have “drugstore” prices, but don’t be fooled. Pro makeup companies don’t waste money on-trend ingredients, expensive packaging, advertising, beauty influencer pay-offs, affiliate programs.The money is in the formula, so the cost is kept “makeup kit-friendly” as pros purchase a lot of makeup.⠀
6. Labelling and Trends- Putting the word PRO on a label, or using words like “artistry” in marketing does not make a product or brand professional quality. A “pro” makeup company doesn’t follow trends or create products targeted to appeal to beauty influencers and their followers- that is not their target audience.⠀Authentic Professional Makeup companies create products that address the needs of the professional community. They utilize feedback from working pro artists and employ formulators who understand these needs. These brands are often also pioneers in cruelty-free makeup!
We hope this assists you in understanding what “Pro Makeup” is and help you select the right products for you! Credit to Kevin James. Visit www.blinkinfauxmink.com.au Online Lashes and Kryolan Makeup Stockist.