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Pro Shop Picks!

The weekend is almost here, and the Make Up First team has you covered on all our newest products, best sellers, and restocked favorites in our Pro Shop.


NEW ARRIVALS

DANESSA MYRICKS- EVOLUTION POWDER TRIO

This unique powder was designed in the studio under the scrutiny of professional photography, beauty illumination and state of the art technology to ensure it absorbs oil, sets makeup, reduces shine, and minimizes texture with skin blurring technology. Can be applied with a brush, or sponge on top or underneath foundation. Kit and travel friendly!

SENNA- BROW FIX X (NUDE BLONDE)

Hydrating, smooth gliding formula has conditioning Chamomile and Allantoin to strengthen brow hair, add healthy shine, and tame and soften course brows. Fine fibers plump and texturize for a fuller, thicker look. Unique precision brush delivers perfect payoff to coat and define individual brow hairs. Tints fill in sparse brows and cover light blonde or gray brow hairs while blending in with natural hair color. Gives all day hold and is water soluble to remove easily.

DANESSA MYRICKS DEW WET BALM (ROSEWATER)

A lightweight translucent highlighting & hydration balm for an instant “glass skin” fresh glow. Infused with jojoba oil and other hydrating and skin softening ingredients. Wear over makeup as an “instant filter” to soften and diffuse texture and the look of dry and cakey makeup. Wear alone as an instant hydrating/highlighting boost.


BEST SELLERS



LAST CALL—NEW SCHEDULE, NEW PRICE!
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August 26th: 9am-6pm

Demo-Only: $300 | Full-Day: $650


Final call to register for this incredible one-day workshop with international celebrity makeup artist, Roshar! This workshop includes:

MODEL PHOTOSHOOT
Roshar will direct attendees as they create flawless looks on agency models for their portfolios. Photographed by professional photographer Robert Beczarski.

DEMO BY ROSHAR
Get an exclusive look at the techniques Roshar uses to create his signature looks, with time for Q & A.

Roshar Portfolio Building Workshop
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FREE SWAG BAG WITH PRODUCTS FROM:

AND MORE!


All attendees entered to win a Glamcor Riki Skinny Mirror!
We’ll be giving away THREE!

Don’t wait, limited spaces available!

We're celebrating National Lipstick Day All Week Long!

Monday was National Lipstick Day, but why dedicate just a day when you can celebrate all week long? Spend $25 or more, online or in store, at the Make Up First Pro Shop and receive a FREE full-size lipstick! Add the shade of your choice from the Kevyn Aucoin ‘The Matte Lip Color’ Collection, and with any qualifying purchase, your lipstick cost will be deducted at checkout- no code needed! 💋

Check out our staff favorites below!


Danessa Myricks- Colorfix 24-Hour Cream Color- Matte

JILL: Colorfix by Danessa Myricks is a hybrid cream color and extreme long-wearing paint, that can safely be used on the eyes, face, and lips. Apply it and forget it, no need for touch-ups. Boldly saturated, ideal by itself or as a base for other products.


MODELROCK- Liquid Last Matte Lipstick

MOLLY: Modelrock is a flexible, full coverage, highly-pigmented matte liquid lip. This lightweight formula keeps your lips feeling hydrated and comfortable all day. You can eat, drink, and kiss your momma with this lipstick.


Stilazzi- Lip Vinyl

RACHAEL: I prefer glossy lips over matte, so Stilazzi’s Lip Vinyl is perfect. It is super creamy and hydrating with semi-opaque coverage and lots of shine. Bonus—it smells like a tropical vacation!


Kevyn Aucoin- The Sensual Lip Balm

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JUSTIN: Lipstick is always better on healthy, full lips. Kevyn Aucoin’s 'The Sensual Lip Balm’ is the ultimate go-to for keeping your lips in tip-top shape. Not only does this balm hydrate and repair your lips, it serves as a lipstick primer as well—so every application goes on flawlessly smooth.

Foundation Fridays!

You love foundation and we do too! The artists and instructors at Make Up First (enthusiastically) tried out dozens of different foundations to find the best ones on the market so you don’t have to. Check out our favorites below!

Cinema Secrets—Ultimate Foundation 5-in-1 Pro Palette

Cinema Secrets Ultimate Foundation Palettes are an industry favorite that provide expert-level customization to match any skin-tone with ease. Use to color correct, contour, and highlight for a perfect custom blend. The sheer-to-full coverage foundation provides a natural matte finish that’s water resistant and long-wearing. Comes in six universal shade ranges based on depth and undertone.


Danessa Myricks—Vision Cream Cover Palette Kit

The Vision Cream Cover Pro Palette is a 10 shade foundation/concealer kit that comes with it’s own 10+1 Flexi-Palette. This versatile collection allows you to match, blend, or customize your shades to any skin tone to create a smooth, even application on anyone. The compact and kit friendly flexi-palette allows you to customize and store your shades beforehand, and travel with them easily.


FACE atelier—Ultra Foundation Pro

FACE atelier’s Ultra Foundation Pro is a silicone-based emulsion foundation that floats on top of the skin, does not crease or flake, and lasts all day. Hydrating yet oil-free, Ultra Foundation Pro fills in tiny lines and pores to ensure a flawlessly smooth finish. With 12 different foundation shades (and 5 foundation adjusters), you can combine or adjust to create the perfect skin tone match every time.

Just Launched: ATTN! Beauty!

Introducing ATTN! Makeup Sanitizer Mist! 

This quick-drying formula cleans and disinfects all powder and cream-based cosmetics, as well as tools, palettes, and spatulas.

ATTN! Makeup Sanitizer Mist is a clean product: All ingredients are all-natural, organic, vegan, cruelty-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and artificial fragrance-free!

LAUNCH WEEK SPECIAL: Buy one, get one half off!


Coming later this summer:

Add a drop of Mixing Medium to your makeup to intensify, combine, or revive your product. Aloe Vera gel helps to seal your look in, creating a waterproof, sweat-proof look that also moisturizes.

Moisturizes skin while cleaning and removing all makeup—even waterproof products! Safe for sensitive skin; oil-free, alcohol-free. No added fragrance or colors.

Visit the ATTN! Beauty site to be the first to know about deals, new products, and MORE!

Prep for Pride!

The 19th annual Chicago Pride Fest is a legendary two-day street festival held the weekend leading up to the Chicago Pride Parade with up to 100,000 expected to attend, celebrating LGBTQ+ life, culture and community.

The festival features live music by popular artists, 4 stages, food and drink, 100+ arts/craft and merchant vendors, DJ’s and dancing, drag shows, pet parade, Out At Wrigley National Anthem Singing Contest, sponsor booths and more. Come out and celebrate, June 22-23, in Boystown on Halsted Street between Addison and Grace.

Prep for the festivities with some of our favorite products below!


Danessa Myricks- Colorfix 24-Hour Cream Color, Mattes and Metallics

This collection has a color for any outfit or look. These hybrid cream colors are durable in the heat, safe for the eyes, lips, and face, and extremely long-lasting. Use individually, or create custom colors!


LASHES IN A BOX- N°29/N°23 (10 Pack)

Keep your lash game going strong all week with this 10 pack. All lashes are handmade and cruelty-free, so you can feel good while you look good. Multiple styles available!


Stilazzi- Spellbound Eyeshadow Palette

With 18 different, vivid shades, from mattes to shimmers, this palette has something for everyone. This massive collection is your one-stop shadow shop for all of pride week, with enough shades to share with your friends!


MODELROCK- Liquid Last Liquid-to-Matte Lipstick

Long-wearing, ultra lightweight liquid to matte lipstick that will last for hours. These intense, highly-pigmented, sharp colors look amazing and leave you with a velvet-like feel to the lips. Wear alone or partner with your favorite lipgloss.

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Senna Powder Brow Pencil

First by Maqpro- Lip and Cheek Palette

Brow expert, Eugenia Weston, designed this perfect evolution of a brow pencil and powder in one. The long-wearing, fade-resistant color glides on with smooth precision to define, shape, fill in sparse areas, and create perfect arches.

This natural, wax-based palette is great on both cheeks and lips. The 10-shade variety provides full coverage in a wide range of colors that won’t dry out the skin and lasts all day.


Eve Pearl- Dual Salmon Concealer

Embryolisse- Anti-Age Re-Densifying Cream

Get rid of deep under eye tones and skin discolorations fast with this award-winning concealer. This dual-color combo works to eliminate darkness while the second tone brightens and highlights. Sensitive skin formula is perfect for mature skin.

Turn back the clock on aging skin with this firming, hydrating cream from Embryolisse. Visibly reduce fine lines while boosting collagen, elastin, and vitamins for healthy, radiant skin.


Glamcor- Riki Skinny & Riki Cutie

Make your mom feel special with the glamorous Riki Skinny. This countertop mirror features incredible lighting, attachments for a magnified mirror and phone, as well as Bluetooth capabilities. Perfect for a night out or getting ready each morning. For moms on the go, check out the travel-sized Riki Cutie, which has 3 brightness levels, a built-in leg stand, and retractable finger holder.

Check out the rest of the Mother’s Day Gift Guide here!

Catch Make Up First at the Chicago Women's Expo

Make sure to stop by the Make Up First booth at the Chicago Women's Expo September 15th and 16th! We'll be located in the Beauty Pavilion on the Expo floor. Graduates of the program will be giving mini makeovers to attendees, and while you're at our booth, make sure to check out our exclusive products from our Pro Shop!