So you want to become a makeup artist — we support it! Whether that means doing each and every one of your friends’ makeup on the weekends or casually working backstage at Fashion Week, being able to call yourself a makeup artist is a skill that looks seriously cool on anyone’s resume. But a makeup look can’t come together without the necessary tools: i.e. tons of different eyeshadow shades to get creative with or foundations to help you achieve that airbrushed skin finish you’ve been dying to master. The solution? Finding the perfect makeup kit that lets you practice and perfect your craft.
To help you reach your full potential, we rounded up five starter makeup kits perfect for aspiring makeup artists. Check ’em out, below.