About

A successful makeup artist can earn up to $100,000 per year with 83,300 jobs expected to open before 2022. Whether you want to freelance at weddings, work in TV or cinema, work in a beauty salon, become a writer or even a YouTuber - the opportunities are enormous.

Makeup artistry is a fantastic and rewarding career where you get to make others look and feel beautiful and get paid to do so. And the best part is that you can easily adapt it to the lifestyle that best suits you.

If becoming a makeup artist is the career you've been dreaming about, then this course is the perfect foundation for you. Get hands-on skills that you can take immediately to the makeup table. The primary goal of this makeup artist course is to ensure that you walk away with applicable skills that will help you no matter what you intend to do.

      Requirements

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lessons

      Module 1: Skin Types

      • Introduction
      • Normal skin
      • Combination skin
      • Dry skin
      • Oily skin
      • Sensitive skin
      • Determining skin type
      • Makeup removal
      • Skin care

      Module 2: Contouring

      • Introduction
      • Skin tones and undertones
      • Color correctors
      • Contouring, highlighting, and strobing
      • Different face shapes and enhancement techniques
      • Tips and tricks

      Module 3: Tools

      • Introduction to tools
      • Brushes: natural and synthetic
      • Brush types
      • Products

      Module 4: Foundations and Corrections

      • Introduction
      • Types and textures
      • Makeup allergy testing
      • Correcting problem skin
      • Choosing a foundation shade to suit skin tone
      • Color wheel

      Module 5: Color

      • Introduction
      • Identifying the correct color palette
      • Eye color
      • Skin tones
      • Hair tones

      Module 6: Eye Makeup

      • Introduction
      • Applying eye makeup to suit eye shapes
      • Choosing eyeshadow to suit eye color
      • Eye makeup: video tutorial
      • How to apply eyeliner: video tutorial
      • How to use an eyelash curler: video tutorial

      Module 7: Eyebrow Grooming

      • Introduction
      • Eyebrows in general
      • Corrections for eyebrows
      • Eyebrow makeup: video tutorial
      • Perfectly defined eyebrows

      Module 8: Lip Makeup

      • Introduction
      • Types of lip products
      • Lip types
      • How to determine lipstick shades
      • Lip makeup: video tutorial

      Module 9: Makeup Styles

      • Introduction
      • Makeup for daytime
      • Makeup for afternoon
      • Makeup for evening and parties
      • Smoky eyes
      • Nude makeup
      • Bridal makeup
      • Makeup for the groom

      Module 10: False Eyelashes and Eyelash Extensions

      • Introduction
      • Types of false lashes
      • Practical use of false lashes
      • Attaching false eyelashes
      • Removing false eyelashes
      • Introduction to eyelash extensions
      • Kit required for eyelash extensions
      • Step-by-step attachment of extensions
      • Customer tips
      • Maintenance sessions

      Module 11: Makeup For Different Ages

      • Introduction
      • Women in their 20s
      • Women in their 30s
      • Women in their 40s
      • Women in their 50s
      • Women over 60
      • Makeup mistakes that can age

      Module 12: Health and Safety

      • Introduction
      • Cleaning and hygiene
      • Stocking up
      • Good practices for prevention of infection and contagion

      Module 13: Creating Your Makeup Kit

      • Introduction
      • Personal kit
      • The basic professional kit
      • The complete professional kit
      • Typical makeup kit pricing
      • Our recommended products

      Module 14: Getting Started

      • Introduction
      • The importance of having a license
      • Staying on top of beauty trends
      • Getting your makeup career off the ground
      • Research before you begin

      Career

      Who is this course for?

      Individuals interested in learning more about the exciting and challenging careers available for makeup artists. From high fashion and Broadway to hometown weddings, there is always a demand for skilled makeup artists.

      Perhaps you'd like to become a beauty blogger, or simply improve your skills for personal use? This course will help any person learn foundational skills and build on them to achieve great results!

      Career path

      • Represent a cosmetics company in demonstrating product use
      • Apply makeup to fashion models using suitable catwalk theme
      • Provide professional makeup to assist photographers and stylists
      • Freelance doing makeup for wedding parties
      • Be a makeup artist on film sets and for theatre productions
      • Provide a professional makeup service to individual clients
      • Start a beauty blog, YouTube channel, or Instagram

      Certification

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.
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      About

      A successful makeup artist can earn up to $100,000 per year with 83,300 jobs expected to open before 2022. Whether you want to freelance at weddings, work in TV or cinema, work in a beauty salon, become a writer or even a YouTuber - the opportunities are enormous.

      Makeup artistry is a fantastic and rewarding career where you get to make others look and feel beautiful and get paid to do so. And the best part is that you can easily adapt it to the lifestyle that best suits you.

      If becoming a makeup artist is the career you've been dreaming about, then this course is the perfect foundation for you. Get hands-on skills that you can take immediately to the makeup table. The primary goal of this makeup artist course is to ensure that you walk away with applicable skills that will help you no matter what you intend to do.

          Requirements

          International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

          Lessons

          Module 1: Skin Types

          • Introduction
          • Normal skin
          • Combination skin
          • Dry skin
          • Oily skin
          • Sensitive skin
          • Determining skin type
          • Makeup removal
          • Skin care

          Module 2: Contouring

          • Introduction
          • Skin tones and undertones
          • Color correctors
          • Contouring, highlighting, and strobing
          • Different face shapes and enhancement techniques
          • Tips and tricks

          Module 3: Tools

          • Introduction to tools
          • Brushes: natural and synthetic
          • Brush types
          • Products

          Module 4: Foundations and Corrections

          • Introduction
          • Types and textures
          • Makeup allergy testing
          • Correcting problem skin
          • Choosing a foundation shade to suit skin tone
          • Color wheel

          Module 5: Color

          • Introduction
          • Identifying the correct color palette
          • Eye color
          • Skin tones
          • Hair tones

          Module 6: Eye Makeup

          • Introduction
          • Applying eye makeup to suit eye shapes
          • Choosing eyeshadow to suit eye color
          • Eye makeup: video tutorial
          • How to apply eyeliner: video tutorial
          • How to use an eyelash curler: video tutorial

          Module 7: Eyebrow Grooming

          • Introduction
          • Eyebrows in general
          • Corrections for eyebrows
          • Eyebrow makeup: video tutorial
          • Perfectly defined eyebrows

          Module 8: Lip Makeup

          • Introduction
          • Types of lip products
          • Lip types
          • How to determine lipstick shades
          • Lip makeup: video tutorial

          Module 9: Makeup Styles

          • Introduction
          • Makeup for daytime
          • Makeup for afternoon
          • Makeup for evening and parties
          • Smoky eyes
          • Nude makeup
          • Bridal makeup
          • Makeup for the groom

          Module 10: False Eyelashes and Eyelash Extensions

          • Introduction
          • Types of false lashes
          • Practical use of false lashes
          • Attaching false eyelashes
          • Removing false eyelashes
          • Introduction to eyelash extensions
          • Kit required for eyelash extensions
          • Step-by-step attachment of extensions
          • Customer tips
          • Maintenance sessions

          Module 11: Makeup For Different Ages

          • Introduction
          • Women in their 20s
          • Women in their 30s
          • Women in their 40s
          • Women in their 50s
          • Women over 60
          • Makeup mistakes that can age

          Module 12: Health and Safety

          • Introduction
          • Cleaning and hygiene
          • Stocking up
          • Good practices for prevention of infection and contagion

          Module 13: Creating Your Makeup Kit

          • Introduction
          • Personal kit
          • The basic professional kit
          • The complete professional kit
          • Typical makeup kit pricing
          • Our recommended products

          Module 14: Getting Started

          • Introduction
          • The importance of having a license
          • Staying on top of beauty trends
          • Getting your makeup career off the ground
          • Research before you begin

          Career

          Who is this course for?

          Individuals interested in learning more about the exciting and challenging careers available for makeup artists. From high fashion and Broadway to hometown weddings, there is always a demand for skilled makeup artists.

          Perhaps you'd like to become a beauty blogger, or simply improve your skills for personal use? This course will help any person learn foundational skills and build on them to achieve great results!

          Career path

          • Represent a cosmetics company in demonstrating product use
          • Apply makeup to fashion models using suitable catwalk theme
          • Provide professional makeup to assist photographers and stylists
          • Freelance doing makeup for wedding parties
          • Be a makeup artist on film sets and for theatre productions
          • Provide a professional makeup service to individual clients
          • Start a beauty blog, YouTube channel, or Instagram

          Certification

          You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

          Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

          All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.
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          20084 Students

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          Guarantee

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          Accredited

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          Accredited