Business Owner Account
Must be a business related to the beauty industry such as a hair salon, beauty salon, spa, makeup studio or beauty supply store.
Must provide a business documentation such as a business license number, tax ID (USA only), resellers permit (USA only), or GST and PST numbers (Canada only).
Beauty School Account
School must have a makeup artistry program or esthetics program that requires makeup application lessons.
High schools with beauty programs are accepted.
Makeup Artist / Esthetician / Cosmetologist
Must have a diploma from a makeup or cosmetology school with at least 60 hours of completed studies. We understand that in some cases there are courses or programs that are under 60 hours. In this case, we ask that the newly graduated student please allow us to review, we may look into the school or program for further details to see if we can open an account.
Must have a license or certificate of esthetics or cosmetology (for cosmetologist and estheticians).
Self-taught Makeup Artist
Must provide proof of work as a makeup artist by providing the following:
- Business cards
- Working resume
- Online Portfolio or Website
- Tear Sheets with name
- Cast call
Hairstylists and Nail Technicians
Must provide proof of completed schooling or training in hairstyling (certificate, diplomas, license).
Must provide proof of completed schooling or training for nail technicians (certificate, diplomas, license).
Providing a proof of employment for a salon, spa, makeup studio, or nail salon.
Unfortunately, we cannot open accounts for businesses or professions unrelated to the beauty industry.
Yes, we carry a full line of professional quality cosmetics. Our team of developers and makeup artists work together to constantly review, revise and improve our formulations. The products that we carry are manufactured according to our exacting specifications. We are always comparing our products to other brands in the industry in order to maintain the highest quality of wholesale and private label cosmetics on the market. We feel very strongly that you will be impressed by our products. We invite you to try them and give us your feedback.
We have makeup artists on staff and we can assist you in learning how to use the product and how to sell it as well. Please use our contact page to reach our makeup artist team.
Yes, almost all of our products come in boxes except for brushes, some accessories and some pencils.
Modern Basic attends a large number of trade shows each year. Please see our trade show schedule to find the one closest to you.
The minimum order is $100. However, we do make exceptions for businesses or individuals looking to make a sample order before ordering larger quantities. Please see sample orders instructions here.
Our website is the best place to find all of our products and prices. Note that you will need to create an account and login to see pricing. We also have a bulk order form where you can see pricing for groups of products on a single page. You can find the bulk order form here. If you have any questions, our sales associates are happy to assist with sample orders. Please contact our team by phone 1-877-438-1120 or email using our contact page. If you prefer to have a paper version of our catalog, we can mail one to you for a small fee.
Yes, we have a bulk ordering form on our website. You can find it here. You can use the bulk order form if you already know what to order and you want to save time by not clicking through to each individual product page. Keep in mind that the bulk order form currently cannot process private label orders.
We do not have pre-set sample bundles for purchase. However, you can order samples of the products that interest you. There is no minimum purchase for samples order but we do limit customers to only 1 sample order. Please see our sample order page for instructions on placing a sample order here. If you have any questions, our sales associates are happy to assist with sample orders. Please contact our team by phone 1-877-438-1120 or email using our contact page.
For international shipments, please visit our international website.
In general, we ship all orders using standard UPS Ground or USPS Ground. In some circumstances, we may be able to ship your order using express service. If you require express shipping, please contact our team by phone 1-877-438-1120 or email using our contact page. Additional charges will be applied for express shipping.