Razor/buzzer (trim beards, clean shaven, etc.)
Set bag(for film) to do touch-ups
Capes (barber cape)
Brushes(full brush set that rolls up) Bdellium brushes. Good for effects/beauty
Set up towels(piece of paper to keep things clean.)
Note: Most jobs are going to be 75% regular makeup and only a quarter will be effects.
Rake – Used to create little grooves in clay to break up and soften it. Use this to fine tune the shape of your creation.
Texture Stamps — For creating textured surfaces like scales, skin, etc. Helpful for finishing touches and blending edges.
Calipers – Used to measure distance between two sides. Making sure features are evenly placed.
Loop and Ribbon Tools – For cutting deeper grooves into clay. Helpful for setting basic structure of your look.
Needle Tools – Used to create textures.
Clay Cutter – A tool that easily cuts blocks of clay.
Slab Rollers and Rolling Pins – Used for flattening out clay.
Sponges – Used to smooth out surfaces or use for textures.
Silicone/Beauty Blender – Made for textures or blending edges.
Contouring – Good for contouring face. Applying a light foundation can make your face lighter or darker.
Lip Brush – Brushing on lips for lipstick.
Brow Brushes – A brush used to color or shape brow.
Lash Brushes – Usually disposable. Made for adding definition to your lashes.
Eye Liner Brushes/Angle Brushes – Good for eyeliner, or even small details like painting little veins.
Blush Brushes – Used to apply blush.
Powder Brushes – Used to powder areas.
Base Makeup – Used to blend edges and set a skin tone
Cream Makeup – Used for highlights, special effects (cuts, burns, etc).
Bronzers – Powder to give tan tones.
Alcohol Activated – Makeup that requires alcohol to activate.
Water Based – Used for face and body.
Concealers – Made to hide features like bruises, cuts, etc.
Spirit Gum – Alcohol based adhesive used to hold prosthetics.
Spirit Gum Remover – Used to remove spirit gum adhesive from skin.
Pros-aid – Water based adhesive to adhere prosthetics to the skin.
Pros-aid Remover – Used to remove pros-aid adhesive from the skin.
Stippling – Used to create a pattern on skin, like creating a 5 o’clock shadow.
Tip: Get a sponge and pat instead of brushing. Helpful for creating bruises, etc.
Shadowing – Create dimensions, highlights and shadows. More toward you makes a highlight. More sunken makes a shadow. This is what makeup artists use to change the shape of the face.
Tip: Look in mirror, observe, look for spots on your face that are more outward looking (brows, cheeks, bridge of nose, etc.). Put a nice clean foundation with a sponge on your face, especially by the eyes. Take darker tones and go under cheek bones, on sides of nose, temples, and under your chin. Make darker with a couple shades deeper than your skin tone. Go a couple tones lighter than flesh tone to put on brow, nose, tip of chin.
Contouring - Like shadowing but less subtle. Good for noses, brows, cheek bones. If you want to pump up cheeks and noses.
Edges – Refers to edges of prosthetics.
Blending – Blending in prosthetics or features of makeup.
Contrast – The difference between two items/shades/color in makeup.
Color in the face – More blush, more color, etc
Tones – Tones of skin, make darker or lighter
Corrective makeup – Correcting small details, blemishes, under eye bags, to make look natural.
Natural looking – Make them look natural.
Glam – Use makeup to make them look artificially more beautiful . Opposite of natural over the top.