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How to make money with make-up

Jasmine Birtles 2nd Feb 2020 One Comment

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Do you have an interest in beauty and fashion? Have you ever considered becoming a beauty influencer, or even a make-up stylist?

It’s likely, if you’re reading this article, that you have. It’s a dream job for a lot of people, after all.

If you’re looking to earn some extra cash to supplement your current salary, or want a career developing your own brand within the beauty space, check out ShowcaseBeauty. 

ShowcaseBeauty has been described as “Space NK meets Avon”, and is great if you’re looking for flexible work that you can do from home in your spare time. It’s designed to introduce you to a community of like-minded beauty-obsessives. Whether styling or influencing is your goal, you’re likely to find a home here. 


How does Showcasebeauty work?

There are two strands to ShowcaseBeauty: the Influencer Community, and the Stylist Community.

As part of the Influencer Community, you can make connections with top brands. You can then elevate their products through your beauty-focused content channels. If you’ve got a beauty-led Instagram or YouTube account and want to start to monetise it, this is the place for you.

As part of the Stylist Community you host parties and sell beauty products and make a commission on everything you sell. If you recruit new stylists you can earn a commission on what they earn too. A one-off fee of £99 will equip you with everything you need to take the plunge into becoming your own beauty boss. 

ShowcaseBeauty was created in 2012 by Nancy Crbeauty, avon, work from home, cosmetics, business, entrepreneur, mumpreneur, mums make money, makeupuickshank (founder of handbag.com) and Kate Shapland (all-round beauty guru and founder of the British Beauty Council). It’s now a community of 300+ beauty professionals, with more than 100,000 customers.

Nancy explains that the company “sells independent beauty brands in the comfort of a social event, be it at your own house or a friend’s house.”

She adds: “We gather together the best products from independent beauty brands and best selling labels. Apart from being a money-spinner, it’s a great way to discover some new products.”


How do you become a Stylist?

To become a stylist, you sign up and pay £99 for a starter pack that contains £350 worth of products to use at Showcases (basically social shopping sessions). beauty products, makeup, cosmetics, eye shadow, lipstick, blusher, foundation, nail varnish, make money from home, mumpreneur, mums make money, avon, This is your only outlay.

You don’t need to buy stock. You will be sent this is sent straight from the warehouse when you place the order.

After that you’re given training on how to use the website to plan your Showcases.You also get ongoing support with technology and marketing.


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what do Stylists earn?

Sbeauty, cosmetics, lipstick, eyeshadow, foundation, eyelash curler, mascara, hair, makeuptylists earn commission ranging from 15% for new starters to 30% as you sell more. When you recruit other Stylists, you earn commission on their sales too.

Already some of their Stylists are earning an extra £10,000 per year. You could potentially earn up to £40,000. 


working with The Influencer community

ShowcaseBeauty is a great way to make money with make-up. If you’ve got a content channel (think YouTube or Instagram, or a beauty blog) that you update regularly, you’ll definitely want to consider joining its Influencer Community.

The community links wannabe beauty influencers with companies that want their products tested and shared via the typical social channels. If you’ve got a bit of a following, you can monetise your videos, posts and Stories by making connections with companies who want you to review their products. Win win!

Find out other ways to make money from your YouTube channel here.

Are you tempted to try ShowcaseBeauty? Let us know by leaving a comment – we love to hear from you.


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9 years ago

sounds like a great idea

Jasmine Birtles

Your money-making expert. Financial journalist, TV and radio personality.

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