5 of the Best Professional Makeup Brands Right Now
If you have expensive taste on an inexpensive budget; if you’re the type who thrives on getting the biggest bang for your buck but don’t want to sacrifice the quality of your cosmetics there are a number of makeup companies that offer top-selling cosmetics for an affordable price or if you’ve ever asked the question, “What are the best professional makeup brands?” you’ve come to the right place!
The right makeup can make you feel like a million dollars and the wrong cosmetic can make you feel self-conscious all day! In a world of Instagram stories and YouTube tutorials, more and more of us want to use the same tips, tools and products as famous makeup artists. Luckily, professional brands are now more available than ever to the average beauty consumer.
So if you want to up your game and bring professional products into your life, then check out these five top makeup brands used by professional artists.
Tarte Cosmetics is a cosmetics brand headquartered in New York City. Their products are sold at department stores in the United States such as Macy's, Sephora, Ulta, and Beauty Brands and in Sephora stores in Canada, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, and Thailand. Tarte Cosmetics is a favorite brand among Influensters and beauty editors alike, which can make it difficult to choose which products to purchase - we want them all! When you go with Tarte, you’re getting a quality product that is really user-friendly and pleasing to the eye. Their makeup selection is beautiful, and it’s impossible not to be drawn in by their original packaging.
Urban Decay is a brand that makeup users all over the world know and love.
Founded in 1996 with only two lines – lipsticks and nail polishes – over the past 21 years, UD has grown into one of the most popular beauty brands around. Despite its growth, the company still lives by its unique mantra, “Beauty with an edge”. Overall, Urban Decay is known for creating quality products at a higher-end (but not luxury) price range that consistently deliver. The company is also dedicated to being cruelty-free. By nature, Urban Decay is in constant development of new products, colors, and developments for their customers. That’s what Urban Decay does: innovate, so as to never stop pushing the needle and improving on their existing products and formulas.
URBAN DECAYVice Lipstick Game of Thrones Collection
NARS Cosmetics is a French cosmetics and skin care company founded by make-up artist and photographer François Nars. François Nars started his make-up brand with just 12 lipsticks, back in 1994 and sold at Barneys New York. Since then, NARS has created various multi-use beauty products and now is a subsidiary of Shiseido. NARS products are loved by many of us worldwide and are mostly known for their iconic longwear foundation.
Kat Von D
Katherine Von Drachenberg, known as Kat Von D, is a Mexican-American tattoo artist, model, musician, author, entrepreneur, and television personality but also famous for her award winning makeup brand Kat Von D! There's a time and a place for natural beauty, of course, but this makeup for any color enthusiast is a must. From the basics to the show stoppers, the colors and stay are flawless. Even the packaging is an eye-opener, seeing as Kat draws the designs herself. As Kat quotes, “Art is one of humanity’s most powerfully redeeming qualities. If I can continue to come up with these tools that inspire people to create, I am more than happy to do so.”
At Bobbi Brown, beauty is all these things and more. Founded in 1991 by legendary makeup artist Bobbi Brown, the prestige beauty brand is dedicated to empowering every woman with the tools and know-how she needs to bring out her best. At Bobbi Brown, beauty is all these things and more. Best known for their long wear weightless foundations they lead the way when it comes to professional makeup at an affordable price.
BOBBI BROWNSkin Long-Wear Weightless Foundation SPF 15
Even Tho I'm Working On My Outside Beauty.... 🦃
I'm very thankful for the beauty on the inside. This has been a tough year for me as an ICU nurse fighting covid. I can't even begin to tell you about the awful things I have seen but I will tell you that my coworkers have so much beauty on the inside. The great patient care, teamwork and uplifting spirits have keep us going everyday. Even though I wish covid 🦠🦠🦠 never ever happened it brought me to @cherie!!! I was looking for a solution to the awful Maskne that I acquired wearing a mask 12-16 hours at a time. In my journey to clear my skin I have found this platform to help me escape from this covid nightmare all awhile learning more and upgrading my skincare routine. What are you thankful for?? What are your beauty goals?? #cheriecreator
Glass skin? Uhm YES!
This mist is so fun to use. You can use it with makeup or on its own! I tend to use it on bare skin for a natural glowing look. It is a fine mist that moisturizes, nourishes and helps fight damage. It also helps fight irritation and calm the skin. I will be posting a video a little later of me using this before makeup application! Makeup glides on after using this to prep the skin. What’s in it: ￼peach extract ￼Hyaluronic acid ￼Reishi mushroom ￼lotus extract ￼cica ￼ceramides ￼much more! This product has so many awesome ingredients, it’s hard not to love! PEACH & LILY - Glass Skin Veil Mist I will give this a 5/5! Pros: ￼can be used to refresh makeup ￼can be used on bare skin ￼hydrating ￼calming ￼gives a wonderful dewy glow ￼smells nice Cons: ￼$30 for a mist is a bit pricey but this mist does so much in return 💞 let me know a mist you love!
Full Face Using Products from Nov Boxy Premium✨
Hey Cherie Fam! 🍒 I finally received and unboxed my November BoxyCharm premium. For those unfamiliar with Boxycharm, it is a subscription service that gives you 5 full size make up products monthly. The base box comes with 5 items for 25 a month. If you want premium, it is 35. You get 2-3 more items than the base box. I used the star ⭐️ of the show (or rather star of the box) which is Illamasqua artistry palette. This retails for $47 USD. This palette performs well. The mattes were not patchy and the shimmers were impactful. There’s quite a fall out so I recommend doing your eye first before complexion. Then I used DoC single block eyeshadow in the shade Night Sky. This is perfect for a cool toned Smokey eye look. I used this for a pop of blue on my lower lash. #Dose of Colors - Block Party[products]# The realher lip liners come in a duo. I love the packaging because it doesn’t require sharpening. The formula was so pigmented and creamy. I was pretty impressed to be honest. I received a pencil eyeliner from the same brand on my last box and I didn’t like it at all. The Too Faced canary diamond highlighter, Lilly Lashes triple x mascara and Alamar’s gloss are from the pop up. I got them 80% off retail price! I wasn’t a fan of the mascara at first, but after applying it with a lash primer, it was amazing. It lengthened, darkened, and gave me volume. The highlighter was okay. It’s pretty but it’s quite chunky. I’m more of a subtle, glow-from-within type of highlighter. If you’re a fan of blinding highlighters, this is for you. I am a huge fan of the packaging. The lip gloss is ok. I wouldn’t pay full price for it however. Too Faced - Diamond Light Highlighter Lilly LASHES - Triple X Mascara HOURGLASS - Arch Brow Micro Sculpting Pencil aLamar COSMETICS - Desnudeas Lip Gloss Coqueta So far I am pretty satisfied with my box this month. If you are subscribed, what is your favorite product from your box? Xoxo, Francesca 💋
Skincare Products ( that i have been LOVING )
Recently, I have been super into skincare and keeping up with my skin’s appearance as I am growing myself in the beauty industry ( meaning that I am now CONSTANTLY doing makeup on myself! ) Fluff and Starface both sent me these products to try out, and I have been LOVING them so far! I have combination skin, and this routine is PERFECT for me! My new three favorite skincare products that I have been enjoying as of lately are 1) FLUFF - Face Oil #1 , which is 100% jojoba oil, which I used as an all natural makeup remover! Jojoba oil is super moisturizing and amazing for literally all skin types- especially acne prone and sensitive skin! 2) FLUFF cleanser , which is again - all natural - containing jojoba oil, hemp seed oil (which moisturizes without clogging pores, and balances out oily skin), ashwagandha root (which stimulates production of natural skin oils), and aloe vera (which reduces blemishes and acne, as well as lightens blemishes on the face). This cleanser does a great job of removing makeup as well as leaving you skin moisturized and soft! 3) STARFACE Moisture on Mars Hydrating Face Cream! A little bit of this product really goes a long way, leaving your face super soft, hydrated, and all with a SERIOUS glow!!! I highly recommend checking these 3 products all out! They all work great separately, but in my opinion as I have been using them cohesively, my skin has been looking and feeling great ( besides that one pimple 🙄 ). xx Isabelle
✨HOW TO SPICE UP YOUR PONYTAIL✨
Hi guys!!! I’ve been so obsessed with this recently! Ponytails are my favorite when I’m running late! Putting a little braid in the ponytail makes it look so cute!! This takes me literally 5 minutes and I LOVE IT😍😍 HOW TO: -gather your hair into a ponytail -secure it with a hair tie -grab a little section of hair from the ponytail -section it into 3 parts -and braid all the way down! ☺️ ✨TIP✨(you can always add a couple more mini braids in the ponytail) I feel like that would be so cute! Let me know if u guys try it out or have any questions😊✨💕
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