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Extensive Makeup Program

This is an extensive, hands-on course, consisting of 50 in-class hours. This course is designed to teach you all the fundamentals and techniques of makeup artistry, mostly focused in personal education to ensure you feel confident with an everyday makeup look and how to transition it into evening looks. This course will also give an introduction to professional makeup artistry with bridal basics and some creative looks!

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Extensive Makeup Program

This is an extensive, hands-on course, consisting of 50 in-class hours. This course is designed to teach you all the fundamentals and techniques of makeup artistry, mostly focused in personal education to ensure you feel confident with an everyday makeup look and how to transition it into evening looks. This course will also give an introduction to professional makeup artistry with bridal basics and some creative looks!

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Tuition & Fees

Are you looking to take your first steps in learning how to elevate your own makeup and gaining confidence as a makeup artist that has the possibility of working with clients on beauty, glam and bridal looks? Then, you should dare to dream and enroll in the Extensive Makeup Program at The Makeup Academy.

$4000

*Includes $100 Nonrefundable Registration Fee

We have exceptional financing options and payment plans customized for each student! If you are passionate about makeup and focused on your goals, we have a plan that is right for you. 

APPLY and get PREQUALIFIED with no impact to your credit or obligation!  Just apply at the link below and see if EVE Financial will help you make your career dreams come true!

If you need additional options, contact us today and let’s discuss!

It’s impossible to get anywhere in the beauty industry without establishing and maintaining solid connections with other artists, professionals, and clients. That’s why we offer a Forever Family access to our well-lit classroom space, photoshoot studio, and academy rooftop for spectacular pictures with the NYC skyline in the background. With this space to practice and build their portfolio, alumni can stand out among the competition and show clients why they would be the perfect artist for their event or photoshoot.

Our studio is in high demand, from grads organizing photoshoots for the covers of magazines like Pump Mag to designers like Lisa Von Tang working with Vogue photographers. But the good news is that alumni get first access, so you can be confident you will always have the ideal space to work your magic and stay competitive in this tough global industry.

As one of the best international schools of makeup, we offer personal makeup lessons in New York City to prepare aspiring makeup artists from across the world for the rigorous challenges of the beauty and cosmetic industry. You could learn from the best by enrolling in our extensive makeup program at our New York City Makeup Academy campus.

If you’re ready to take steps towards realizing your dreams of being a makeup artist, forget the rest of the MUA schools and come to the best. Schedule a campus visit/tour today! We’ll share with you information about our beginnings, the importance of our academy being licensed by NYSED, and why you should consider our extensive MUA course and our other programs:

What You'll Get

Program Essentials

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What's Included

Program Kits

To ensure that your blossoming makeup career gets started on the right track, we’re also going to throw in brand new professional makeup and sanitation kits free of charge! Not only will you be prepared with proper training in our master makeup classes in New York City, NYC, you’ll also have the tools to be successful.

Sanitation standards are the mark of a professional makeup artist. We have partnered with the only hospital-grade and globally recognized sanitation training and certification company for makeup artists. This sanitation training is included with all our professional makeup classes and is required before classes begin. After training, you can be assured that you will always keep yourself and your clients safe.

  • You will also receive a sanitation kit that includes all the disposable products you need to maintain a hygenic environment, including mascara wands, sponges, lip brushes, etc.

  • Brush shampoo & cleaner, hospital grade disinfectant, hand sanitizer & alcohol

  • Disposable spatulas and wax palette sheets

  • Enough to service 20 clients

  • Sanitation Specialist Training & Certification

  • Digital Badge and paper certificate

  • Sanitation Specialist Pin

  • Recognition in the Nina MUA Sanitation Specialist portal — great for any future clients or hiring managers to see

  • Makeup Forever HD Skin Undetectable Longwear Foundation – 4 Shades
  • Makeup Forever Full Cover Extreme Cream Concealer – 3 Shades
  • Makeup Forever Brow Gel
  • Makeup Forever Step 1 Hydrating Primer
  • Makeup Forever Lash Arresting Volume Mascara
  • Inglot Translucent Loose Powder
  • Inglot AMC Eyeliner Gel 77
  • Inglot Duraline
  • Lorac Pro Palette
  • 25 Shade Lip Palette
  • Imagic Camouflage Cream Palette
  • BH Classic Blush – 10 Color Palette
  • LA Girl Contour Palette – 2 palettes
  • 24-Piece Set: Professional Makeup Brush Kit
  • Metal Plate with Spatula
  • Inglot Makeup Brush 31T
  • Comfortable Makeup Bag

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Kick start your makeup skills by Training With Our Professional Team Of Makeup Artists

Course Details

Curriculum

Tools, brushes & materials

Mua appearance

Hygiene and prep techniques

Skin philosophy. Skin care ingredients

Color theory and color wheel

Base matching

Corrective makeup techniques

Natural makeup application

Simple smokey techniques

Face shapes

Romantic smokey eye

Dramatic carbon black

Cat eye makeup

Perfect red lip

Natural makeup application

Flawless skin

Cream based contour

Halo eye

Glossy eye

Dewy face

Airbrush introduction

Long lasting makeup

Understanding client needs

Dramatic eye

Bridal makeup trial

Individual and strip lashes

Waterproof makeup

Mature makeup

Skin care

Explore new products

Ideal eye makeup application for droopy eyes

Glitter cut crease

Gold/Silver leaf

Colorful editorial smokey

Bright lips

False lashes

Makeup applications 1920’s-1990’s

Product selection

Blocking out eyebrows

Product selection

Freelancing

Building a website

Social media

How to network efficiently in the beauty industry

Runway makeup

Using glitter, studs, crystals

Creative makeup application

Graduation photoshoot (2 looks on a professional model)

Working on set

Build Your Portfolio

One Photoshoot & Retouched Images

Our MUA extensive course is not only filled with hands-on training but also offers an end-of-course photoshoot. This lesson provides essential experience makeup artists need when first launching their careers. The photoshoot will take place on a rooftop and the streets of NYC, so you can begin to build an impressive portfolio. Your instructor will guide you through creating your own mood board and face charts as you prep for the photoshoot. On the day of the shoot, you will be able to work with professional models and photographers as you receive on-set training. At the end of the program, you will walk away with in-depth training and six retouched pictures that you can use in your portfolio and resume.

Student Benefits

Pro Cards & Discounts

Upon graduation we provide guidance with PRO Card Applications as well as enable students to obtain memberships at our partners, Frends Beauty and Nigels Beauty Emporium. Just these two online companies will provide up to 40% off in brands such as Make Up For Ever, L’Oreal, Stila, Naked Cosmetics, Becca, Beauty Blender, Anastasia Beverly Hills, Morphe, Zuca, NYX, Smashbox, Too Faced, Temptu and much more. 

We understand that as you grow as a makeup artist, building and adding on to your collection is a vital part of your success.

DID YOU KNOW?
The average woman spends around $225,360 on enhancing their appearance over their lifetime with $56,340 spent on their face alone. This amount can be hard to swallow, but with your PRO Cards, you can help yourself and others by receiving up to 40% off the leading brands. Overall, you could save more than $20,000. It definitely pays to be a PRO!

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As part of our student’s curriculum, they participate in portfolio photoshoots working with professional models to showcase their makeup! If you are selected to join us, you will get 2-3 looks and 4-6 retouched photos and lunch is provided! These opportunities are unpaid, however, you will network with photographers, artist and other models and have a great experience on campus with us! Looks are at the discretion of our artists based on what they are looking to add to their portfolios. You will be on campus from 8:30 – 3 for a typical shoot and we have both weekday and weekend shoot dates.

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    Classes are designed for stylists of all levels, and highlights quick and powerful ways to Jumpstart your makeup artist career.

    There is no better way to feel the excitement of a graduation photoshoot, see our teachers as they complete a makeup demo in class, or get a real feel for the environment of our programs! Schedule a campus visit today! Learn more about our programs, see our makeup kit, meet the instructors and students, and tell us all about your makeup goals! We look forward to meeting you!

    2022
    portfolio

    From the basics to advanced techniques, insider secrets, importance of the consultation, expert techniques, insider tips, and how to market your services to brides and others.

    Please note: Photos sitewide reflect student work from their in-class photoshoot(s).

    2022
    portfolio

    From the basics to advanced techniques, insider secrets, importance of the consultation, expert techniques, insider tips, and how to market your services to brides and others.

    Please note: Photos sitewide reflect student work from their in-class photoshoot(s).

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