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  1. #1 Buying a Special Effects kit for a Makeup Artist 
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    Hey Guys I have a shoot next month that im producing and need some advice on a good special effects kit for our Makeup Artist. Does anyone have experience in this area that could give some recommendations?

    She recommended a Moulage Kit

    These run a pretty penny so I would appreciate any advice I could get.

    Thanks!
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    Those are pretty expensive, but back in college when I took a special FX makeup class that was pretty much the all around kit for what you need. You can probably cobble stuff together a bit cheaper, but with the pain of shopping around. If the shoot revolves around needing good special effects I wouldn't cheap out on their department! The $100 saved might impact the project quite a bit more in the end.
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    Wow!

    That's bloody (pun intended) expensive.
    You pay probably 200 bucks for the Ben Nye sticker alone.
    You can put together a kit like this for 200 max from Ebay - also you probably don't actually need all of it.

    My kit was even less than that, and also contains stuff for normal makeup.
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    I would suggest to first start with a script breakdown or talk to the director so that you know what you will actually need before waisting that much money on the Ben Nye sticker Frank mentioned.
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