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Begin a Career in Makeup

Do you enjoy colors, fashion and experimenting with new looks? If so, you may have what it takes to begin an exciting career in makeup. Makeup artists work in salons and spas, as well as in the TV, entertainment and fashion industries. Depending on what type of makeup artistry you’re most interested in, you may find yourself helping brides get ready for their big day, creating special effects makeup for Hollywood movies or working as a personal makeup artist for a celebrity. Not to mention, you’ll be able to give yourself a professional makeup application whenever you’d like!

Before you can begin your career in makeup, you’ll need to compare makeup artistry schools in your area to find the school that will best prepare you for your new career. According to Jolie cosmetology instructor Monica Richendrfer, you’ll want to look for a school that is clean, organized and that has a passionate teaching staff. Also important, is the school’s commitment to keeping on top of the latest makeup trends — this will ensure you’re up to speed on the latest tricks and application techniques when you get ready to start your new career!

Curriculum in Makeup Artistry Schools

The best makeup schools offer a comprehensive curriculum focused on skin care, makeup selection, blending and shading techniques and sanitation. At Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy, for example, you can expect to receive a thorough education in the following:

  • Skin care and preparation
  • Selecting a foundation
  • Facial structure
  • Shading and highlighting techniques
  • Eyebrow shaping
  • Basic application techniques for day and evening wear
  • Commercial makeup application techniques
  • The basics of stage makeup
  • Sanitation and hygiene

Jolie Hair and Beauty Academy has makeup artistry schools in Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania that are commitment to training individuals like you for a career in makeup. Our curriculum is based on each state’s licensing requirements, ensuring you have the proper training you need to become a licensed makeup artist in the shortest amount of time possible.

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