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Start Your Career in Makeup this FALL!

Consolidated Basic Makeup I & II
November 18th-22nd | 10am-5pm

Get a jumpstart on your makeup artistry certification with our Consolidated Basic Makeup I & II course starting November 18th!

Our intensive, week-long course covers the entirety of our Basic Makeup I and II classes. This course is perfect for anyone looking to begin our certification program who may not otherwise be able to attend. If you’re traveling from out of town, or are restricted by other commitments, our consolidated course provides a great opportunity to start (and finish) your certification at an accelerated pace.

The course will cover all topics provided in Basic Makeup 1 and 2, including lessons on:

  • Contents of a complete makeup artist kit.

  • Proper hygiene and sanitation

  • Skin type identification

  • Color theory

  • Facial anatomy

  • Light makeup applications

  • Corrective makeup techniques (highlight and contour) to alter the face shape as well as the eyes, lips and cheeks

Additionally students will have the opportunity to apply makeup to models of varying skin tones, ethnicities, ages and genders.

This course is perfect for anyone who lives outside the city, has a demanding schedule, or wants to get a head start on their certification!


At Make Up First® School of Makeup Artistry, our certification program is streamlined to give you exactly what you need to become a pro. Our program, approved by the Illinois Board of Higher Education, offers in-depth makeup artistry training with extensive hands-on studio time using pro cosmetics and taught by the finest instructors. By offering professional instruction in all areas of makeup artistry, we prepare our students to be able to accept work in all avenues of the industry, including editorial, bridal, theatrical, media, clinical and more.