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Get the Skills to Become a Makeup Artistry Professional

Image of a woman who has received a makeup look from a Makeup Artist.
During this course, you will learn the techniques and skills needed to become a Makeup Artistry professional

Online and In-Person Beauty Makeup Certificate Course

Makeup Artistry professionals use their talents and their tools to makeover and transform a person’s appearance. GLOW College’s Beauty Makeup Certificate Course includes practical lessons in base application, corrective base application, eyebrow mapping and shading, natural and smoky eye makeup techniques, and more.

This Certificate Course is delivered online and on-campus so you can advance your beauty career with the flexibility and support you need to succeed. You can balance work, family and other commitments while you get the skills to build a brighter future.

During the Beauty Makeup Certificate course, you will learn advanced techniques in:

  • Safety and Sanitation
  • Skin Anatomy
  • Skin Care and Preparation
  • Colour Theories
  • Kit Essentials
  • Product Life Span
  • Step by Step Makeup Techniques

The best way to see if GLOW College is the right fit for you is to come and tour the school. You can tour our facilities and meet with students and instructors. Schedule a tour now or Get more info.

Expected Outcome
Make it official and earn this Makeup Artistry Certificate to start towards building your Freelance Beauty Business or gain the confidence and credential to apply for a position with your favorite brands. This course is the ideal first Certificate level prior to completing other Advanced Certificates.


Payment Plan Option: Enroll Now for $450.00 a month for 3 months

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Course Outline

This comprehensive course will take you from the ground up. Learn the essential theory and step-by-step techniques. Review the course outline below and start your journey towards Makeup Artistry Certification.

1) Intro
  • How to manage your time with Self Paced learning

2) Safety and Sanitation

  • Safety Protocols
  • Germology Video Lesson
  • Germs on Makeup
  • Types of Bacteria
  • Lifespan of Makeup Products
  • Kit Sanitation Video Lesson
  • Quick Sanitation Steps
  • Washing your Brushes
  • Safety and Sanitation Quiz

3) Kit Essentials

  • Synthetic vs. Natural Brushes
  • Brush Description
  • Skin Prep Products and Steps
  • Face Primers and Purpose
  • Foundations and Concealers
  • Powder Products and Purpose
  • Eye and Brow Products and Purpose
  • Lip Products and Purpose
  • Highlight and Contour Products
  • Application Tools and Other Kit Essentials
  • Kit Essentials Quiz

4) Skin Anatomy

  • Layers of the Skin
  • Skin Types and Care
  • Skin Anatomy Quiz

5) Face Shapes

  • Characteristics of an Oval Face
  • Characteristics of a Round Face
  • Characteristics of a Square Face
  • Characteristics of a Diamond Face
  • Characteristics of a Pear Face
  • Characteristics of an Inverted Triangle Face
  • Characteristics of an Oblong Face
  • Characteristics of a Heart Face
  • Characteristics of a Rectangle Face
  • Celebrity Face Chart
  • Face Shape Quiz

6) Colour Theory

  • The Color Wheel
  • Elements of Colour
  • Colour Harmonies
  • Colour Reflectiveness
  • Seasons of Colour
  • Colour Draping Video Lesson
  • Colour Theory Quiz

7) Skin Preparation

  • Skin Preparation Video Lesson

8) Base Application

  • Choosing Foundations According to Surface and Undertones
  • Base Application Video Lesson
  • Before and After Base Application Assignment

9) Corrective Makeup

  • Corrective Makeup
  • Corrective Makeup Video Lesson
  • Before and After Corrector Application Assignment

10) Highlight and Contour

  • Base with Highlighting and Contouring Video Lesson
  • Highlight Contour Placement by Face Shape
  • Celebrity Highlight Contour Comparison Assignment

11) Blush Application

  • Blush Products and Purpose
  • Blush Application
  • Blush Application Video Lesson

12) Eyebrow Shaping and Filling

  • Eyebrow Mapping Guide
  • Eyebrow Mapping by Face Shape
  • Eyebrow Mapping Video Lesson
  • Brow Mapping Assignment
  • Before and After Brow Mapping Assignment

13) Eye Makeup Application

  • Eye Lid Chart
  • Eye Shape Chart
  • Eye Makeup Application
  • Lining the Eyes
  • Colour Selection for Eyes, Lips, Cheeks
  • Daytime Eye Application Video Lesson
  • Eye Liner Assignment

14) Lip Application

  • Anatomy of the Lips
  • Lip Shape Enhancing Chart
  • Lip Application Video Lesson

15) False Lash Application

  • Strip Lash Application
  • False Lash Application

16) Daytime Look

  • Full Daytime Look Video Lesson
  • Daytime Face Chart Assignment

17) Glamour Look

  • Smokey Eyes Video Lesson
  • Full Face Transition to Evening Look Video Lesson
  • Before and After Smokey Eyes Assignment
  • Evening Face Chart Assignment
  • Advanced Eyes Video Lesson
  • Winged Liner Face Chart Assignment
  • Advanced Base Video Lesson
  • Before and After Glamour Assignment
  • Glamour Face Chart Assignment

18) In-Person Class 1 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Theory Review and Q&A
  • Sanitation and Safety Review and Q&A
  • Client Consultation Role Play
  • Skin Preparation Demo
  • Corrective Base Demo and Practice

19) In-Person Class 2 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Daytime Look Demo and Practice

20) In-Person Class 3 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Evening Look Demo and Practice

21) In-Person Class 4 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Full Face Transition

22) In-Person Class 5 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Current Trends and Techniques

23) In-Person Class 6 of 6 (3 Hours)

  • Practical Assessment
  • Industry Q&A Session

24) Final Assessment

  • Final Exam
  • Practical Exam (3 Part)

25) Next Steps

  • You’re almost done!
  • Feedback

Enrollment Terms

This course is NOT subject to the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 Choose a pricing option that suits you and start learning today. Pay in full to save or choose the monthly payment option. Fees include Tuition and free Virtual Seat assignment. Digital Certificate will be issued upon completion of all lessons, assessments, and upon final payment (where applicable). Non-refundable once paid. Ask about Kit purchase options. By enrolling into this Non-Vocational Course, you accept the Terms and Policies as outlined on the College webpage

Is a Rewarding Career as a Makeup Artistry Professional For You? Get More Info…

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