Master Makeup Certification- 50 Hours Chicago, IL     Art Institute of Makeup School

If joining ranks of top makeup artists has always been a dream, don’t stop dreaming with the basic fundamentals of makeup artistry.  Supercharge your skills in our advanced certification courses available which will provide you with the competitive edge instruction to propel your professional makeup artistry career.

Prerequisite:  Basic Makeup Certification and Experience is required. This is an advanced makeup  program. A written and practical test is administered before certifications are given.

You will learn:

  • Artistry Tips and Tricks
  • Sculpting the Face
  • Digital Beauty + Social Media for Makeup Artists
  • Makeup for Black and White Photography
  • Aging Beautifully
  • Creative and Fantasy Looks
  • And Much More


PROGRAM: Master Makeup CertificationDateTime
Saturday & Sunday
(Weekends Only)
TBD9:00 am- 5:00pm


Career Track:

  • Makeup Artist in a Salon or Spa Setting
  • Bridal Makeup Artist
  • Image Consultant
  • Freelance Makeup Artist
  • Makeup Artist for Cosmetic Companies
  • Makeup Artist for Photographers

*Illinois does not recognize make-up artists or hair stylists. Master Makeup Certification is available to licensed Estheticians and Cosmetologists.

*Per the Barber, Cosmetology, Esthetics, Hair Braiding and Nail Technology Act of 1985 you need to hold an active Illinois license as a cosmetologist to arrange, braid and/or dress hair (up-do’s) and you would need to hold either a cosmetology or esthetics license to offer make-up or eyelash services.

The Department has adopted rules to permit the issuance of citations for unlicensed practice and/or abetting unlicensed practice or any violation of sanitary rules which shall not exceed $500 per violation.

If you use the link listed below you will find our full Act and Rules, a list of schools and applications for licensure.


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