Is It Possible To Learn Makeup Online?

Of course it is! We’ll give you all of the tools you need to become a professional makeup artist. Our online makeup courses will guide you through your hands-on assignments, which means you get to practice your skills in real-life scenarios. Our students find the flexibility of an at-home course much easier to fit in with their lifestyle, and prefer learning at home vs. having to go to a physical location. If you're someone who would rather attend classes in person, we have a New York City location that just might be a fit for you!

How long does the course take to complete?

Because our courses are designed to fit into anyone's schedule, you'll have unlimited time to complete the course, so no worries about late assignments, etc. Most students tend to complete the coursework in about 2 to 6 weeks.

Are there payment plans available?

Yes! We offer installment plans.

Will I be able to receive discounts toward makeup / Hair products as a student or graduate?

Yes! Online Makeup Academy students and graduates are all eligible to receive discounts from a variety of top cosmetic brands.

What if I decide the course is not right for me?

If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us within the first 21 days and we will provide you with a refund. The 21 days start when you get access to the course. The value of the Master Makeup $700, SFX $300 and Hair $200 kits are not refundable.

How Do I Become a Cosmetic Makeup Artist with MAC?

MAC is one of the biggest brands out there when it comes to makeup, which is why they only hire professional makeup artists. They don't accept aspiring artists and they don't hire those who are just starting out as a professional makeup artist, making it a good idea to check with them before you start building your portfolio. Believe that you have the right qualifications? Then it's time for you to start building your portfolio, as well as a video reel and resume.

What Do I Need To Do If I Need To Talk To You?

Simply send an email to We're here for you!

What Mistakes Do People Make When Doing Makeup?

Mariana intentionally makes a number of applying makeup mistakes in our online makeup school courses so that you can see how to best correct and/or avoid them.

What Would Happen If I Get Asked To Give My Customer A Specific Type of Makeup?

One of the many benefits you'll receive when you sign up to take our online makeup courses is a list of questions to ask your clients before applying any makeup. These questions are specifically designed to help you understand exactly how your client wants their makeup to look, or how they want to be represented. For example, say your customer wants a simple day-to-day makeup look but they're not sure how to achieve this. By asking the right questions, you can help them solve this dilemma. Also, you're able to find out if your client is allergic to any makeup products by asking these questions, which is important.

How Do I Know If My Customers Are Satisfied?

Only once you've finished taking all of your online makeup classes, can you then begin to work as a professional makeup artist. It's now important for you to start building up your reputation, as well as creating an expert makeup portfolio to show prospective clients. The best way for you to know if your customers are satisfied is to make sure that you listen to them very carefully. Since most of your customers are going to already have an idea of how they want their professional makeup application to look, all you have to do is listen. Even though most clients enjoy getting advice from the fashion makeup artist, it's a good idea to ask them if you can make a few suggestions for them.

What Is The Best Makeup Industry For Me To Get Into?

The best makeup industry For You To get into is the one that you're most interested in working in. Some of our graduates have moved on to have successful careers any entertainment industry, which means that they get to apply makeup to a variety of factors. Other graduates are currently working in the fashion industry, and are extremely excited about their new career applying makeup professionally to models for both fashion shoots and runway shows.

I'm Great At Applying My Own Makeup... Do I Need Your Course?

Of course, there are many women who already know how to apply their own makeup. The majority of women wear makeup every single day. But when it comes to applying other peoples makeup, it's a whole different story. If you think about it, it probably took you awhile to figure out how to apply your makeup so that you we can look your best. And when it comes to applying makeup professionally, you're going to need to understand the many various makeup techniques that the professionals use. Also, if you're applying makeup to a celebrity, it's important that you understand how this makeup is going to look win the celebrity is being filmed.

I'm A Beginner and I've Never Applied Makeup Before... Can Your Course Help Me?

Yes! Our online makeup academy courses were all designed to be watched from the very beginning to the very end, so you'll receive all of the makeup application information you'll need to know for your new career in makeup artistry. If you're an absolute beginner and don't quite know the first thing about applying makeup, that's okay. We have lots of course materials that will help you learn everything you need to know about the world of makeup. And because we have the wonderful and experienced Mariana explaining everything to you, you're sure to understand everything after completing the online makeup courses.

How Does Your Course Help With The Recession?

We all know that the current economic times are tough, for everyone, and finding work is getting more difficult by the day. Our online makeup courses can help you take control of your own financial future, because we give you the education you need to be a successful makeup artist. No longer do you have to rely at other people hiring you, because you can start your very own company once you graduate from our credited Online Makeup Academy. We can even show you how easy it is for you to setup your own makeup application business. The best way you can take care of yourself in a recession is to get use of the education you need to be your own boss, which means you're in charge!

How Do I Know What Makeup to Purchase When There Are So Many Different Brands Available?

Yes, there are many makeup products available, which can be very confusing if you don't know exactly what you're going to need to buy. There's no need to worry as we'll help you understand about the many different makeup brands for sale these days. And don't forget that you'll get a free makeup kit with our Master Makeup Artist Course, which includes many top makeup brands.

How Do I Know If I Can Apply Makeup If My Clients Are All Part of a Particular Ethnic Group?

Our online makeup university truly allows you to access everything you need to know about applying makeup to a variety of skin tones. Our makeup application expert Mariana will show you how to apply makeup to 5 different types of models - Asian, Latin, African American, Caucasian and Mature. When you sign up to take our online makeup courses, you'll find that the basics of applying makeup professionally to these models are the same. But since there are different skills involved, you'll need to master them all if you want to perfect every ethnicity.

Will Your School Makeup Course Help Me To Build A Business?

Our professional team are always available to answer questions for our students.

How Easy Is the Course?

Our online makeup school course is specifically designed to suit your lifestyle, as well as your particular style of learning. We offer our expert makeup information in a variety of learning formats, including written text and visual, because we understand that not everybody learns in the same way. Mariana will show you clearly and slowly every single makeup application technique that you're going to need to know in order to be successful in your new venture. All of the content is split up into easy to understand chapters, so you will need to watch each chapter in order to view all of the technique that you want to learn. We also make it very easy for you to go back and see previous chapters as well, if you feel the need to go over if a certain topic again in order to understand it better. 

I'm 16, Can I Do This Course?

We welcome students of all ages who are interested in learning how to professionally apply makeup. For any students under the age of 18, we do require parental consent upon enrollment. It doesn't matter where you live, we can teach you the essentials you need to know in order for you to set up your own makeup artistry business. This course was designed so you could learn all of the makeup application essentials you're going to need for a successful career applying makeup professionally to others.

I'm A Certain Ethnicity or Race. Can I Do the Course?

Yes! This course has been fully designed to suit anyone who wants to apply makeup professionally.

How Are You Different From Other Courses?

We're very different from other online makeup courses! Mainly because we cover everything you need to know to start your own business and we also supply you with a professional kit (Master Makeup Artist Course). And we don't just teach you common techniques that many people already know. We teach you the professional application techniques that only the true professionals use. We can also help you find clients, set up your own online portfolio, and more!

Who is This Course Suitable For?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to work in the field of makeup artistry. We can show you how to become a professional makeup artist so that you can learn how to apply makeup and get paid for doing so. We can show you how to work in private parties, which is a sector that a lot of makeup artists work at in order to generate additional income. When you're to the a qualified makeup artist, you can organize your schedule so you that you're working as much or as little as want to. You can even do it in your spare time, or you can make it your full time job; the choice is completely yours! Applying makeup professionally is a great way for stay at home moms, students, and more to earn some additional income.

Should I Do This Over Going To College?

This course is designed for people who need a career, as it also allows them to manage their time more efficiently. It's also great for those who aren't sure whether or not they want to become a makeup artist. Some schools will charge you thousands of dollars for a course that has 30+ people attending, which can make it difficult for you to get the personal attention that you need and deserve. When you sign up for our own online makeup courses however, you'll not only get to experience the convenience of learning from your own home, you'll also get the individual attention you deserve. Our of online makeup classes are also very affordable, and you get to work at your own pace.

What Is Beauty Makeup?

Beauty makeup is a specific style of makeup that many women wear on a daily basis. This includes things like a smokey eye or natural makeup. It does not include things like fashion makeup, runway makeup or special effects makeup.