The Professional Beauty Makeup Artist

The Professional Beauty Makeup Artist Course Chicago, IL

This extensive course develops the skills of makeup artistry and covers all aspects of beauty makeup including basic and commercial beauty makeup and principles of fashion and photography makeup. After completing this makeup course you will have the knowledge and technical training to work in many areas of the beauty and cosmetic industries, some of which include: working as a makeup artist in a salon or spa setting, bridal makeup artistry, image consultant, freelance makeup artist for cosmetic companies and for photographers. A makeup kit is included with the class.

This course is comprised of three phases:
Phase I (The Basic Principles of Makeup Application) Sanitation and Tools of the Trade Skincare Knowledge

  1. Client Preparation and Consultation
  2. Color Terminology and Product Selection
  3. Day Time/Natural Makeup
  4. How Lighting Effects Your Makeup
  5. Corrective Techniques and Highlighting and Shading
  6. Evening, Special Occasion, and Party Makeup
  7. Application vs. Lesson
  8. Successful Cosmetic Retailing

Phase II (The Essential Principles of Makeup Application)

  1. Makeup for the Mature Client
  2. Multicultural Makeup
  3. Corrective Camouflage Makeup
  4. Eyebrow Shaping, Tweezing, and Defining
  5. The Bridal Business Bridal Makeup
  6. Intro to Airbrush Makeup

Phase III (The Principles of Commercial Makeup Application)

    1. Photographic Makeup
    2. False Eyelash Application
    3. Current Looks and Trends
    4. Runway Makeup
    5. Building your Professional Makeup Kit
    6. How to Market Yourself as a Freelance Makeup Artist

Final Exam
This course if offered as a Full Time or a Part Time. Each day includes theory and demonstration followed by hands- on student workshop. Final practical exam is administered at the end of the course.

Certification
All students will qualify for a certificate based on attendance, class work, project completion and final practical exam. Upon request and approval different phases of this course maybe taken separately.