21 Secrets MAC Employees Will Never Tell You
What's better than a name tag? A rose-gold necklace, that's what.
Our staff discount is pretty damn generous.
But the holy grail is our annual "gratis" where we get to order a selection of our favourite MAC products...for free!
You have to be a qualified makeup artist to work at MAC.
We always have to wear a full face of makeup to work...sometimes more than we'd actually like.
Because as brand ambassadors we need to showcase the products and our skills.
Thanks to Kylie Jenner, our best-selling product is a lip pencil in the shade "Soar".
But the product you won't see a MAC MUA without, has to be our FIX + spray.
We often catch bored men using the cotton buds to clean out their ears.
But we do get a lot of men coming into our stores for actual makeovers.
Our most requested celebrity makeup look is Kim Kardashian West.
But sometimes it can be frustrating trying to explain to a client that what works for a celebrity might not work for them.
Sometimes people try to be cheeky with our recycling scheme.
And testers are always being stolen or swapped with almost-empty makeup containers.
Our hygiene rules are extremely strict, so we have to clean upwards of 25 brushes per day.
We don't have name tags but when we're certified, or we've reached a certain level of seniority, we are given MAC jewellery.
There's never a dull moment in store.
But the never knowing what you might have to do next is what keeps the job so interesting.
And the absolute best part of the job is making someone feel good about themselves.
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