- How to choose a ring lamp for a makeup artist
- Rating of the best ring lamps for makeup artists
- LED RING PROFESSIONAL FC-480
- MEDISON VZ-480
- Image Inverter FD 480 ll
- Nail FT-R480
- Color QS-280
- ZOMEI 35
*Review of the best according to the editors. Selection Criteria. This material is subjective, not an advertisement and is not a guide to purchase. You should consult with an expert before buying.
Correct lighting is key for makeup artists. The versatile ring lights help create warm or cool light in any room without creating shadows or changing the tone of your face or the color of your makeup.
How to choose a ring lamp for a makeup artist
- The first thing to consider when choosing a ring lamp is the ease of use. The preference for a makeup artist working on the road, should give preference to compact, lightweight, small-sized models.
- Another important point – it is a tripod and mounts for phone and camera, so you can conduct quality photography and video.
- You should also pay attention to the number of LEDs that provide the level of illumination. The simpler models of the ring lights have 240 LEDs, the professional models have 480.
- Lamps for makeup artists should have adjustable color temperature and brightness, which can vary depending on the purpose of makeup. Warm light (2000-3000K) is required for party makeup. A neutral shade (3100-4500K) is required for everyday makeup, cool white light (4500-6000K) corresponds to the light in stores, offices and malls.
Rating of the best ring lamps for makeup artists
|Rating of the best ring lamps for makeup artists||1||LED RING PROFESSIONAL FC-480||16 900€|
|2||MADISON VZ-480||14 000€|
|3||Image Inverter FD 480 ll||14 590€|
|4||Nail FT-R480||6 512€|
|5||Color QS-280||6 490€|
|6||ZOMEI 35||4 500€|
LED RING PROFESSIONAL FC-480
The FE-480 opens our rating of the best ring lamps for makeup artists. The lighting device has a power of 96 W. The model uses 9600Lux LEDs, with a lifetime of up to 100,000 hours. Brightness setting is adjustable thanks to LSD screen. The main advantage of the model is the color flux control from 3200 K to 5500 K and color rendering index. Also the lamp has a bracket for technology: cell phone and camera.
Comes with a separate remote control, white matte filters and a mount with a flexible main. The inner diameter of the lamp is 30 cm and the outer diameter is 45 cm. The lamp tilts 180 degrees, the light range is at least 30 m. For ease of use, the model has connectors for battery installation, which allows you to use the ring lamp anywhere.
Reviews indicate that the lamp gives a good level of illumination, buyers like the equipment – bag, tripod, mirror, and white filter. In general, this ring lamp is recommended for purchase.
- Provides quality light;
- Powerful built-in LEDs;
- Complete package;
- Ability to install batteries;
- Flexible base.
Madison began developing products for the beauty industry more than 20 years ago. Today, the manufacturer has a large number of offices in cities across Russia. Model Madison VZ-480 is one of the most popular, because it does not require special skills in operation and maintenance. Our experts gave the VZ-480 the second place in the rating. Good lighting in the lamp is achieved thanks to the many LED bulbs (480 pcs).
Gives a natural and distortion-free light, allowing you to adjust the uniformity of light, brightness, and light temperature. Mounted on a metal tripod, and is adjustable in height. Comes with a bag, cord, camera and phone holder. VZ-480 is very easy to assemble and disassemble, carried in a special bag made of waterproof material. Suitable for makeup artists with no prior experience.
- Adjustable flux (3200-5500K);
- Up to 60 degrees visibility;
- Low weight;
- Flexible foot with adjustment;
- Waterproof pouch included;
- Can be used off-line.
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Image Inverter FD 480 ll
Makeup lamp IMAGE INVENTOR FD 480 ll, which is a union of European technology and materials with domestic engineering, is in our third place in the ranking. Model has earned 18 international certificates and is widely used by makeup artists, beauticians, etc. by experts in the beauty industry.
480 LEDs and 9600 lumens provide perfect light without any distortion, and light temperature adjustment from 3200k to 5500k allows you to adjust to any ambient light. When shooting photos and video light does not flicker, does not give spots and streaks, allowing for quality broadcasts due to the plastic matte light diffuser. Average lamp life – 5000 hours, weighs only 1.5 kg. Due to the special “hot shoe” attachment, it is convenient to attach a cosmetic mirror or camera to the lamp. Digital displays allow you to see power and flux settings on 2 digital media.
- Convenient and compact lamp;
- Light temperature adjustment;
- 2 digital displays;
- Weight of 1.5 kg;
- Shelf life – more than 5000 thousand. hours;
- Suitable for filming and broadcasting.
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Ring Lamp for makeup artists, beauticians, lezmakers, eyebrow specialists, a diameter of 45 cm Nail FT-R480 becomes in our ranking on the fourth line. The model is suitable for tattoo parlors, nail studios, photo salons.
The Nail FT-R480 is popular with video bloggers, makeup artists and other professionals who need natural, even light for their work, as well as photographers use it for photo booths and press walls. 480 LEDs and 4,500 lumens for professional quality lighting. Additionally included in the kit is a tripod, a height of 2 meters, an adapter for attaching the phone and camera, a bag to carry the lamp and two-way mirror.
- A convenient lamp for professional use;
- 480 LEDs for a steady stream
- 2 meter tripod;
- Bag and mount for equipment in the kit.
The Color QS-280, a 280-LED lamp designed for studio photography, ranks fifth. Has a rounded classic shape with a diameter of 25.5 cm and shines at a distance of up to 10 meters. Frosted diffuser does not create shadows or reflections on the illuminated surfaces. Dimmer allows you to adjust the light temperature, making lighting warmer or cooler.
The lamp is equipped with a USB-port for charging your smartphone, a universal mount for your camera and camera, phone. Floor tripod allows you to conveniently mark the lamp near the desk. Also comes with a mirror and connection cable, adapter, and pouch. In general, buyers like Color QS-280 because of its compactness, power and unusual design. Available in black, mint, pink.
- Convenient compact lamp;
- Matte diffuser;
- Basic configuration;
- Port for charging your phone;
- Dimming and lighting control.
- Doesn’t work with wall outlet.
On the last step of our rating was placed a ring lamp ZOMEI 35, which is designed for both home and professional use. The model has optimum power (41 watts) and directional light output, with adjustable tilt and color temperature (2700 to 5500K). External diameter – 35 cm, runs from the network, the number of LEDs – 336 pcs.
Includes tripod, camera and smartphone mounts, mirror. Can be tilted up to 180 degrees, and can be locked in position, making it easy to work. Additionally there is a connector for batteries. Buyers like the lamp’s even light, stability, and ability to work independently.
- Adjusting light and color;
- Supplied with a tripod and mirror;
- Compact and flexible tripod;
- Battery connector.
- No display.