MAC Pro cosmetics is reserved for professional makeup artists or students currently enrolled in beauty schools. The benefits of MAC pro cosmetics are numerous including discounts on MAC makeup products, ability to attend MAC master classes, and access to the MAC Pro cosmetics websites with video and text tutorials.

~ Gather two forms of professional documentation ~

MAC cosmetics pro membership is only available to professional artists or students in beauty school. You will have to provide documentation of one or the other. In the professional artists category MAC Pro cosmetics will accept makeup artists, aestheticians, cosmetologists, photographers, models, hairstylists, nail technicians, performers/on-air talents, fashion stylists or costume designers. You simply need current documentation to prove it to MAC. This documentation could include current licensing papers, business card with name and specific profession, contracts on production company letter head, crew/call list, or other forms of identification listed on their application.

~ Photocopy your photo ID ~

MAC cosmetics requires identification to prove that you are who you say you are. You can use your driver’s license or your passport to fulfill this requirement.

~ Download the application from MAC cosmetics Pro website ~

The application is a relatively small file and easy to download from Note that there are different applications for North America and the United Kingdom. Be sure to download the appropriate one.

~ Include a check for the proper amount ~

Students at the time of this article’s publishing pay $10 per six month membership in MAC cosmetics pro. Professionals pay $35 per 12 month period for MAC pro membership. Make sure the check is addressed to MAC Cosmetics. Do not include cash for obvious reasons.

~ Fill out the application and send it to MAC pro Cosmetics ~

You can either deliver the application with all of the necessary identification to any MAC cosmetics store in person for them to forward for you, or send it directly to the address below. Dropping it off at the store saves you postage but loses time.

M-A-C Pro Membership
P.O. Box 435
3219 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3S1

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  • If you have any difficulties or questions call MAC pro membership services at 877.553.5535

  • Professionals currently receive 40-50% discount and students receive 20% discounts on all products.

  • Discount MAC cosmetics for MAC pro members are not for resale.

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