Luggage Packing & Travelling Tips For Makeup Artists
Being a makeup artist or professional hairstylist brings in so many liabilities, like the responsibility to make your client look attractive and meticulous makeup application to make the skin get even tone.
Besides that makeup artists need to travel a lot carrying lots of luggage that may include makeup artist cases, professional makeup cases, makeup traveling bags, rolling train makeup cases along with personal luggage.
As a makeup artist, you can grin as you have to travel with your work. Though traveling for a makeup artist is not partying on beaches and in a club but it also includes transporting and carrying makeup items, tools as well as managing them. Though you can call it a hassle- but with these traveling tips and makeup cases by Ver Beauty designed for makeup artists or professional hairstylists, it won’t be.
Make Conscious Choice Before Packing
To save your time, you must spare some time to think about the makeup essentials you will be carrying and make sure that you just pack the makeup items and tools you require, so you avoid over-packing and under-packing at once.
While shortlisting the makeup items you are planning to carry ask these questions to yourself,
- Who is your client?
- What kind of makeup your client is requesting?
- What environment you’ll be working in?
- Whether basic facilities like a mirror, electricity will be available?
Having answers to the above questions will help you to sort out your dilemma about what makeup items and products you will be carrying in professional makeup cases. Also, it will make you clear about what type of work you will be delivering. For example, if you are going to a place having warm weather some foundation formula won't work there in cold weather.
Likewise, you can leave them behind and carry the makeup items as per the type of makeup requested by your client.
Knowing about the availability of the facilities like mirrors and electricity you will be able to make decisions whether to carry a makeup rolling case with mirror and LED or not. The makeup artist cases by VER Beauty with LED lights and mirror are perfect for such workplaces.
Make List Of Your Makeup Kit
After shortlisting the makeup essentials you are going to carry, make a personal inventory for you. The reason behind making a list of makeup items is that you can have a clear idea of what you are carrying with you. So that while returning from work or after the completion of the assignment you can tally your list and the makeup items. If something goes missing you can easily get an idea about the missing item and find it.
As you are traveling with a lot of luggage and will be having a busy schedule with work, it is advisable to keep two copies of the list, one within the luggage and one with you, it is advisable to take the picture of the list with your mobile camera for extra surety.
Make Your Luggage Insured
Traveling to different places, especially with your work involves so much uncertainty, during an event or while traveling or loading-unloading your luggage, something unwelcoming may happen with your luggage and the makeup kit stored in it.
Makeup kits include so many expensive tools and products, and making the makeup collection is expensive as well as time-consuming.
So, to prevent such financial loss you may have to bear due to damage that may occur to the makeup kit, purchasing insurance for your kit and luggage is the best way to keep yourself protected from such monetary loss.
Contact the local and trustworthy agent to check the insurance plans they can offer, and make sure the insurance cover you are purchasing, can cover the possible incidents and accidents with your luggage.
Keep Eye On Your Bags
Your luggage will get loaded and unloaded from the flight you are traveling to even when you travel by car, this is a normal process. But when you travel by flight or train or any other public transportation there are chances of your luggage being handled roughly as you don’t know who is handling it.
Though it is not a thing that happens with every professional makeup cases, majorly they are handled properly and if there is an issue, most airlines are good about correcting the issue.
Many times when it is handled roughly, the cosmetic bottles carrying a smudge or nail polishes may get damaged and spillover to other items too. Keeping the chances of such catastrophes to happen, you should keep a backup kit with your makeup artist cases.
The Stuff To Carry On
As we know, when you are boarding on the flight there are some restrictions imposed on certain kinds of objects. Like, there are strict measurement restrictions on the liquids, and restrictions are there on sharp objects among other things. As a makeup artist you will be carrying sharp objects like scissors, razors with you, it is advisable to make sure your items don't get tossed by airport authorities!
Solid makeup items, palettes, brushes are good to go with your carry-on, as they don’t fall under any special restrictions.