Beauty, Bridal & Editorial Makeup Module

Would you like to make a career as a freelance makeup artist?  Do you love makeup and all things about beauty?  This intensive 12 week course (run over 3 days per week) covers hygiene, tools of your trade, colour theory, skin care analysis, natural day to evening makeup, and understanding lighting for photography.  You will also learn numerous bridal looks, how to conduct a trial, makeup for the Bridal Party and Makeup for Mature Skins and how to market yourself in the bridal industry.  The final section of this course leads into makeup for fashion and editorial, where you will learn about makeup in advertising, the Catwalk and Avant Garde.  You are provided with a full workbook for this module and a written and practical assessment is held on the final week, including a full professional photo shoot!

Course Content

Making a Career in the Makeup Industry

  • Hygiene, Health & Grooming
  • Tools of Your Trade
  • Facial Analysis
  • Colour Theory & Schematics
  • Face Charting

Beauty Makeup

  •  Introduction to Beauty
  •  Skincare & Analysis
  •  Preparation
  • Facial Dimensions
  • Correctional Makeup
  • Natural Makeup
  • Eye Makeup
  • Day Makeup
  • Evening Makeup
  • Trends and Fashion
  • Special Occasion Makeup
  • Photography and lighting
  • Photographic Makeup

Bridal Makeup

  • Introduction
  • Core Products
  • False Lash Application
  • The Classic Bride
  • The Modern Bride
  • Themed Weddings
  • Ethnic Weddings
  • Makeup for the Bridal Party
  • Makeup for Mature Skins
  • The Trial
  • Business and Marketing

Makeup for Fashion and Advertising

  • Introduction
  • Make-up preparation
  • Make-up application
  • The effects of photographic lighting on makeup
  • Makeup for Men
  • Makeup for advertising
  • Makeup for Fashion and Catwalk
  • Commercial make-up
  • Professional image


12 Weeks (3 days per week)


No prior learning is required but the following class kits must be purchased for the course:

  • PRO Advanced Makeup Kit which includes a 16 piece professional SLA Paris Brush Set and bag (approx $1600 – valued at $3300)

Course Fee

$4800 (Payment plans are available upon application)