Makeup Artist Life - Depotting my kit!

March 5, 2019

I can't believe I didn't do this earlier but I guess things like this only come with experience. After having had a variety of makeup cases to carry all of my kit in (which kept getting bigger each year), I realised I was buying bags to fit all of the pallettes, lipsticks, tools and everything else I needed to carry around with me. After biting the bullet and investing in a Zuca hair stylist backpack and  Zuca makeup artits pro trolley (which is also a seat)in 2018, I realised I was still struggling to fit all f my kit in. Although I managed to squeeze it in, this meant when  came to pack up after a job, my kit never went back in the same way it came out which was extremely frustrating! 

 

After looking at a few 'How to depot makeup' videos on YouTube then later and more specifically video's on how to depot the pallettes in my kit such as the Too Faced Chocolate Bar Pallette on the Z.Pallette website https://www.zpalette.com/pages/how-to-videos I eventually started the process.

 

To start off, before I tried depotting anything, I realised I needed to invest in a magnetic pallette in which to put my depotted makeup and after much research found an extra large double sided pallette by ADEPT COSMETICS which I purchased off eBay for around £43 including postage. Well what can I say this has turned out to be one of the best things I have ever bought as a makeup artist so much so that I bought a second a week later! The ADEPT pallette has saved me time and has enabled me to be more efficient as I can literally see all of my makeup in front of me which means no more wasting time rooting around my kit! You can check out the ADEPT pallette here https://w