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Mastery of Makeup
Parisian Beauty Academy, A Paul Mitchell Partner School

The program is conducted in a three-part learning system: lecture, demonstration and hands-on learning. Our team of qualified instructors are certified makeup artists with experience in beauty, fashion and film industry, each committed to bring excellence to makeup education. 

Fashion Pro

  • Advanced Mixology Techniques
  • Facial Feature Measurements
  • Facial Contouring & Highlighting
  • Skin structure, function and care
  • Principles of light, shade and color
  • Setting up your work area, proper sanitation
  • Application without cross-contamination
  • Making the Essential Face, Skin, Eyes and Lips
  • Participants duplicate skin, eye and lip techniques
  • Defining the client’s style through consultation
  • Appropriate colors and application on men and children
  • Consultation, client card, body language and dialogue
  • Runway and Show Makeup Techniques
  • Lighting, communication and professional etiquette
  • Service and retail follow-up plan
  • Create a look for runway highlighting the differences, application and color choices
  • Participants duplicate the client one-on-one instructive makeover session and create a runway look


  • Develop a bridal services menu
  • Bridal makeup for color and black & white photography
  • Bridal makeup for video
  • Lighting and tone techniques
  • Photographer requirements specific to each session
  • Determining outcome of printed work
  • Gray scale and Pantone® processed colors
  • Learn collaboration between photographe & makeup artist
  • Bridal makeup pre-consultation
  • Wedding day details
  • Day & night wedding looks
  • Skin- foundation techniques and feature contrast
  • Blush contour texture and highlighting
  • Blending foundation, wet-to-dry application for the bridal portrait and the wedding day
  • Eyes: day-to-night looks, Lashes, eyebrows, eye shading, liner techniques and wet-to-dry
  • Lips: bridal shapes and textures, colors


  • What is Editorial Makeup?
  • Principles of Editorial Work
  • Types of Editorial Images & Media
  • Developing a Portfolio for Editorial Work “TFP”
  • Preparing Yourself for the Editorial Job
  • Feature focus for editorial techniques
  • Correcting and shaping features and lashes
  • Participants duplicate editorial techniques
  • Business Cards and Building Your Resume and Portfolio
  • Public Relations and Publicity
  • Special FX Techniques for Editorial
  • Communication & Professional Etiquette
  • Beauty & Glamour Special Effects
  • Techniques for Photography, Film & Video
  • All Mediums Covered
  • Participants duplicate the special FX techniques.


  • TecThnical Guidelines
  • Types of Television & Film Makeup
  • On-Set Protocol
  • Terminology & lighting for types of image media
  • Keying a script, breakdown, continuity & scheduling
  • Sketching a work plan for the personality or character
  • Types of special effects for film & television
  • Health & safety while working on-set
  • Creating a character: retro, historical or futuristic
  • Injury effects: bruises, black eyes, burns, & abrasions
  • Blood, scars, tears, sweat and dirt
  • Facial hair work: burns, beards, moustaches & 5 o’clock shadows
  • Character & aging makeup
  • On-Set Reality or Simulated Technical Creation
  • Review the production schedule days shooting or simulation
  • Create look plan for the on-set reality shoot
  • Timing & staying on track with production
  • Hands-on application according to real on-set demands
  • In simulation, techniques are duplicated & timed for reality on-set.


  • The Business of Paramedical Makeup
  • Building your paramedical portfolio
  • Scope of practice
  • Consulting techniques for paramedical clients
  • Psychology and communicating with patients
  • Special FX in advanced camouflage
  • Techniques for correction of facial differences
  • Covering scars & tattoos
  • Types of facial differences
  • Paramedical Services Protocol
  • Preparing yourself for the paramedical job
  • Health & safety in the paramedical setting
  • Teaching clients to duplicate the techniques at home
  • Shapes textures, colors and contrast
  • Techniques for correcting, covering and reshaping
  • Participants duplicate camouflage techniques
  • Plastic surgery procedures
  • Skin conditions, disorders and diseases
  • Advanced skin care terminology
  • Complete step-by-step client makeover


  • Preparation and planning for photo shoots
  • Principles of lighting and photography
  • Types of specialized makeup artistry
  • Developing a portfolio for areas of specialization
  • Preparing yourself for the chosen job areas
  • Participants bring in their existing portfolio of work
  • Participants deliver presentations on areas of makeup specialization
  • Participants create two looks on two preselected models
  • Participants work on-set in a photography session
  • Gain invaluable real-world experience

School Supplies, Kit, And Tuition Costs

Tuition: $2,100.00

Application Fee (nonrefundable): $100.00

Kit, Equipment, Textbook, Supplies (nonrefundable): $1,050.00

School Required Hours

Commitment to Complete Program: 90 hours

Class Start Dates

July 10, 2017 - July 27, 2017 (Day Class)

July 10, 2017 - August 17, 2017 (Evening Class)

August 5, 2017 - August 27, 2017 (Weekends)

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm    &   6:00 pm  to  10:00 pm
Weekends (Spanish Class):
Saturday & Sunday   9:00 am to 5:00pm

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