Our Backstage Pro Program is a complimentary discount program extended to makeup artists, students, and select industry professionals (estheticians, cosmetologists, salon/spa professionals) who purchase products through, our NYC pro studio, or with our industry partners at Nigel’s Beauty Emporium, Naimies Beauty Center, and Frends Beauty Supply in California.

Become a Member

Beauty Industry Professionals & Students: Enjoy a 30% discount that is valid for 1 year. This is open to cosmetologists, estheticians, cosmetic retail employees, salon employees, and students of makeup that are taking a minimum of 120 hours of makeup courses. Please provide ONE of the following along with US photo identification.
• Current paystub (within 30 days)
• Professional License
• Letter from salon owner (dated)
• Letter of reference on school letterhead
• Student ID

Professional Makeup Artists: Receive a 40% discount that is valid for 2 years by providing TWO of the following along with US photo identification.
• Executed contract
• Professional website with credited work & list of services
• The Knot listing (or comparable)
• Testimonial on letterhead (from photographer or wedding planner)
• Proof of business
• Tear sheet
• Call sheet
• Union card
• Letter of reference on production letterhead
• Station ID
• The Powder Group Pro card

Any submitted credentials must be current (within 90 days). Please provide two different types of credentials. Call sheets, tear sheets, and other published work must credit the applicant by name. Gallery sites and social media (including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, & YouTube) are not accepted. Business cards, diplomas, and certificates are not accepted. *We accept pdf, png, jpg file formats. Only applications that have been completed in their entirety will be considered.

To apply for or renew your Backstage Pro membership online, please follow the instructions below.
Please note: You must create an online account to complete the application process.
1. Log in or create your account here.
2. Select “Are You a Pro?” this will lead you through the application process.
We are unable to accept a renewal application before your current membership expires. Once your membership reaches its expiration date please log into your account and submit a new application with current credentials. Existing members can choose “Pro Space” to view membership expiration date.

Please contact us at or (855) 575-3820 opt. 2 if you have any questions. Our hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 9:00AM EST – 8:00PM EST

Canada Pros
To apply for or renew a Canadian Backstage Pro membership, click here if you are a professional working Makeup Artist, click here if you are an Industry Professional and click here if you are a Student to download the application.

Pour appliquer ou renouveler pour notre Carte Backstage canadienne, cliquez ici si vous êtes un Artiste Maquilleur, cliquez ici si vous êtes un professionnel de l’industrie et cliquez ici si vous êtes un étudiant.

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As part of our dedication to artistry and education, Make Up For Ever offers professional accounts. Enjoy discounted payment options forTV, film and stage productions.. The school account program is dedicated to educational programs focusing on makeup artistry and offers a discount off suggested retail price on all Make Up For Ever products and merchandise. This program is open to school owners and directors only.

To inquire about opening a school account, please email

*Members are not permitted, under any circumstances, to sell MAKE UP FOR EVER products. MAKE UP FOR EVER reserves the right to investigate and/or revoke any discount that [potentially] breaches these terms.