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Makeup Artist Schools

For makeup artists, the human face and body are the canvas. If you have passion for beauty and makeup and possess a creative edge, makeup artist training may be a great fit for you.

In a school of makeup, you will learn how to design makeup looks, pair makeup with hairstyles, apply corrective and full makeup, and customize makeup regimens for different people and much more. Though many schools offer specialized makeup-only programs, makeup artist certification is often paired with skills learned in a comprehensive cosmetology program.

The field of makeup artistry is very diverse so training takes many forms. Privately owned career and cosmetology schools offer training courses of varying lengths, ranging from three to six months or longer, on makeup and cosmetic artistry. Regardless of where you go you will practice on live models, and may also offer services to the public while in training.

Some community colleges offer makeup programs in cosmetology or aesthetics that have a makeup component. These programs can lead to an associate's degree or a certiicate in cosmetology with an emphasis on makeup. Large cosmetic companies and salons may also offer their own private makeup training programs of varying lengths, and online courses are also available.

If you are passionate about all things makeup and cosmetics, and love to be creative in beautifying the face and body - then a career as a makeup artist may be for you! Reach out to makeup artist schools near you to receive additional information.