I'm back with another post. This is a slightly different one- it's one of these posts for makeup artists who need help and advice on what tips and techniques, what to buy, how to store their makeup etc. A lot of people ask me what I stock in my professional kit. It depends on what your needs are. For aspiring makeup artists, you need to research and find products that suit you ( and your budget ) the best. Of course, building up a basic kit can be hard work and a lot of dedication. Here are some things that you'll need in a basic professional makeup kit.