M·A·C PRO MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

M·A·C Pro Membership is the industry's leading preferred customer program for the makeup professional (makeup artists, aestheticians, cosmetologists, hairstylists, fashion stylists, nail technicians, costume designers, models, on-air talent/performers, and photographers). This complimentary membership offers the makeup professional a direct link to the M·A·C world as well as member-exclusive benefits. Throughout the program you can count on us to provide you with the highest level of service, unique educational experiences and the most comprehensive selection of professional makeup. For anyone attending an eligible school or institution of Makeup Artistry or the Performing Arts, we also offer the M·A·C Pro Student Program. It's the beginning of a dynamic relationship with any industry professional just starting out. Contact Ria Burger.

How do I become a member?
For information about program eligibility and details about membership benefits visit the online application website www.macproapplication.com or contact Ria Burger on rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

PRODUCT DISCOUNT

Present your Membership Card at selected M·A·C stores and selected partnered stores around the world to receive a product discount on M·A·C Products, including Pro products. You may not use your discount online at maccosmetics.co.za at this time. International discounts may vary. Whether you’re on a shoot or preparing for the stage, M·A·C Pro helps to keep your kit stocked with the must-have shades, formulas and tools for any industry.

PRO-ONLY EVENTS

Master Classes: Integral to the philosophy of the M·A·C culture, inspirational Master Classes foster the growth of the artist community. Refine and build skills. Meet face-to-face with celebrated industry pros. Watch makeup demonstrations to gain insights into application and technique theory.

INDUSTRY PRIVILEGES

M·A·C Pro Membership affords you special Pro-only privileges, special offers and discounts on subscriptions, classes and more.

M·A·C PRO ONLINE

Stay informed with everything that’s new and now! Log in to M·A·C Pro to enjoy all of your online benefits including:
Pro-only event schedules, Trend reports, Member Voice community and networking, Online Membership Renewal, Artist Tips and Articles, Email An Artist, and the best in Pro Product information.

Visit M·A·C Pro to learn more about the benefits of membership.

 

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Support for the makeup professional comes in many ways at M·A·C and the M·A·C Pro Student Program is just the beginning of our relationship with any new makeup professional. It is ONLY open to students attending a school or institution of Makeup Artistry, Cosmetology, Hairstyling, Aesthetics, Photography, Fashion Styling or Performing Arts. This paid-for membership program offers students a direct link to the M·A·C world as well as member-exclusive benefits. M·A·C Pro Student Members must attend an eligible school or institution of Makeup Artistry or the Performing Arts. It's the beginning of a dynamic relationship with any makeup professional just starting out.

How do I apply for the Pro Student program?
The M·A·C Pro Student program is open to individuals enrolled in a school or institution of Makeup Artistry, Cosmetology, Hairstyling, Aesthetics, Photography, Fashion Styling or the Performing Arts that is on our list of eligible schools. For full details on the Pro Student Program, Eligible Schools email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

I am a M·A·C Pro Student member who has graduated. How can I obtain a Pro membership?
Congratulations on graduating. If you are now working in the industry, we invite you to join our M·A·C Pro Membership program and receive even more benefits. Please visit our How To Apply page for details and to obtain an application.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Whether you’re interested in becoming a M·A·C Pro member or you’re a member and you still have a few unanswered questions, here are some of those answers for you. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. Still have more questions? Contact rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

1 Where can I use my discount?

Category 1: MAKEUP ARTISTS who have meet the qualifying criteria as laid out on www.macproapplication.com will, upon acceptance into the programme, qualify for a 30% discount on all fully priced merchandise, excluding Viva Glam, in selected MAC stores nationwide.
Certain limited edition collections are excluded. Terms & conditions apply.

Category 2: OTHER INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS who have meet the qualifying criteria as laid out on www.macproapplication.com will, upon acceptance into the programme, qualify for a 20% discount on all fully priced merchandise, excluding Viva Glam, in selected MAC stores nationwide
Certain limited edition collections are excluded. Terms & conditions apply.

Category 3: STUDENTS who have meet the qualifying criteria as laid out on www.macproapplication.com will, upon acceptance into the programme, qualify for a 10% discount on all fully priced merchandise, excluding Viva Glam, in selected MAC stores nationwide.
Certain limited edition collections are excluded. Terms & conditions apply.

Members in South Africa cannot use the discount benefit online at maccosmetics.co.za. It can be used at selected M·A·C Stores nationwide. Unfortunately, at this time members outside of South Africa are unable to purchase product online at maccosmetics.co.za.

To locate a store location that accepts the M·A·C Pro discount closest to you please review the list below:

Gauteng:
M·A·C Sandton City (Lower Level)
M·A·C Melrose Arch
M·A·C Rosebank
M·A·C Eastgate
M·A·C Cresta
M·A·C Menlyn (Edgars)

KZN:
M·A·C Westville (Pavillion)
M·A·C Gateway

Western Cape:
M·A·C V&A Waterfront
M·A·C Canvendish
M·A·C Tyger Valley

Eastern Cape:
M·A·C Walmer Park

Mpumalanga
M·A·C Riverside Mall

If you cannot find a store in your area, please contact Ria Burger via phone +2711 516 3189 or email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com to determine if delivery options to your area are available.

2 How do I become a member, what discount will I get and am I eligible for the program?

For M·A·C Pro members in South Africa, email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

3I want to train as a M·A·C Makeup Artist. Can you recommend a place where I can train? Is there a course run by M·A·C?

At this time, M·A·C does not offer makeup artistry certification and does not operate a school or offer courses. We offer complimentary consultations in store with our M·A·C Events team members in order to coach and mentor emerging talent. We support certain makeup academies. For more information or to book an appointment, email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com
T&Cs apply.

As a benefit of M·A·C Pro and M·A·C Pro Student Membership we offer Master Classes (generally two-hour seminars on a specific aspect of makeup) in selected MAC doors.

4Does being a part of M·A·C Pro help me qualify for a position to work at a M·A·C store or counter?

Thank you for your interest in M·A·C Pro. We are always in search of bright, energetic individuals to represent us.

For a Makeup Artist position in a M·A·C store, please register on elccareers.co.za

5I want to sell M·A·C products. What should I do?

While we appreciate your interest in selling M·A·C products, our products are distributed for sale only at our authorized retail store accounts, the majority of which are located in major department stores. While there are other points of sale, we are not seeking to expand our distribution network at this time and we do not offer franchises.

6Where can I buy Pro product?

Pro product can only be purchased at this time on maccosmetics.co.za. For M·A·C Pro members in South Africa, email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

7How long does it take for an application to be processed and how long would it take to be notified if I was approved or not?

If you submitted your online application please allow for up to 1 week for approval in order for your membership to be processed. If your membership is approved, please allow another 5-6 weeks for the delivery of your card to a MAC store of your choice for you to collect. If your membership is declined, we will promptly send you a letter with an explanation.

Please remember that your card will be sent to a MAC store of your choice for collection. A notification will be emailed to you upon the delivery of your card. Alternative arrangements can be made if you dont live in close proximity of a MAC store. Please contact our Artist Relations Deparment directly on +27115163189.

8I am a M·A·C Pro Student member who has graduated. How can I obtain a Pro membership?

Congratulations on graduating. If you are now working in the industry, we invite you to join our M·A·C Pro Membership program and receive even more benefits. Please visit our How To Apply page for details and to obtain an application.

9How do I apply for the Pro Student program?

The M·A·C Pro Student program is open to individuals enrolled in a school or institution of Makeup Artistry, Cosmetology, Hairstyling, Aesthetics, Photography, Fashion Styling or the Performing Arts that is on our list of eligible schools. For full details on the Pro Student Program, Eligible Schools email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

10How do I change my address and contact information?

Please log in and go to the My Account section, you can change your address, contact information and email. If you are having difficulty changing your address please email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

If you changed your name and require a new card please call our Artist Relations deparment directly at +27115163189 / rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com

11What do I do if I have lost my card?

Please contact our Artist Relations department directly at +2711513189 or email rvdmerwe@za.maccosmetics.com