We're often asked by artists who are just starting out, "What products do I need in my professional makeup kit?" While personal preference, technique, and the gig at hand will play a large part in many of the products you choose, this is a guide to the basic essentials—or must-haves—we recommend for your pro kit [...]
How To Use Professional Makeup Tools at Home
Professional makeup artists use a variety of products and tools, whether for makeup application or for maintaining a clean and organized kit. There are many must-haves for the pro, and you've no doubt come across them on the Alcone Company website but may have passed them by, unaware of how handy they are at home too.
Digital Color Palettes: The Masters and Makeup
Whether I'm using an app, cutting up pieces of paper, or arranging pans of makeup, I'm always excited by creating color palettes. Today, I'm trying something new purely for visual pleasure. Here, fine art is both the inspiration and the backdrop for these digital color palettes that replace swatches or "chips" with makeup. I hope [...]
RCMA No-Color Pressed Powder is Here!
RCMA No-Color Pressed Powder officially launched today and we could not be more excited! The loose version has been a pro favorite for decades because it can be used with all of the brand's Color Process Foundation shades, from the very lightest to the very deepest, and this one also promises to be a hit! [...]
Alcone x Viseart: The Downtown Eyeshadow Palette
Introducing the Downtown Palette, an exciting collaboration with our friends at Viseart. This limited edition eyeshadow palette was inspired by the many artists we’ve come to know and love and whose dynamic, creative energy keeps the heart of New York City beating. WHY DOWNTOWN? Downtown is a place, but it’s also a word used to [...]
Bridal Makeup Must-Haves
Spring is finally here, and so is the official beginning of Bridal Season. With that comes an increase in bookings for makeup artists who specialize in making brides their most beautiful for this momentous occasion. For those who choose to do their own wedding makeup, the search begins for new and exciting products to help [...]