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Introduction to Professional Makeup Short Course

Course description

An introduction to the basics of makeup artistry and an insight into the makeup industry. On this makeup course you will learn the key techniques for creating impeccable makeup styles and find out what a career as a makeup artist involves. This course is an ideal first step towards a career in the makeup industry, or for students wishing to learn the basics of makeup application to create a beautiful face.

Demonstrations will be followed by the chance to practice on your fellow students and looks covered will include a natural beauty look, a daytime look and a smoky eye evening look, as well as false lash application.

Clear, easy to understand lessons:

  • Our tutors will explain things in easy to understand, accessible English. If they need to use any special terminology they will make sure they explain what they mean.
  • New methods will be shown to students through live demonstrations, in a way thats crystal clear and easy to understand.
  • Experience life on campus
  • Network and share ideas with students from across the globe
  • Access the technology and materials relevant to your discipline
  • Shop in our college shops for any materials you might need
  • Ask questions of your tutor in real time
  • Receive feedback and critique on your assignments
  • Experience the many sights of London on your down time

A certificate of completion:

  • You've put the work in so we want to make sure you have something to show for it!
  • As long as you attend a minimum of 80% of your classes, we will provide you with a certificate of attendance.
  • We always recommend you attend all of the classes so that you get the most out of the experience!
  • Certificates are great to compliment your cv.

Available dates

Enquire about this course and we will contact you when new dates are published.


Topics covered:

  • The role of the makeup artist
  • Skin and skincare
  • Working with makeup artist brushes
  • Skin tone / foundation selection and application
  • Corrective make-up techniques
  • Beauty makeup styles
  • Eye makeup
  • Eye line techniques
  • Brow grooming
  • Lash building techniques and false lash application
  • Cheek colour application
  • Lip colour application
  • Current beauty trends
  • Top tips for working in the industry


Please bring the following items with you to each class:

  • Your own mascara
  • Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser
  • Headband
  • Notepad and pen
  • Eyelash curlers
  • Powder puff
  • Laptop/ iPad/ tablet

Course price includes a high quality brush set.

Please note:

Students are advised to remove any permanent eyelash extensions before the course starts, to ensure they are able to complete full makeup looks.

Meet the Tutor:

On this Introduction to Professional Makeup course you will learn the key techniques for creating impeccable makeup styles and find out what a career as a makeup artist involves.

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