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The Makeup Program

Learn the art of makeup. This program goes beyond the makeup basics taught in the cosmetology program and delivers in-depth preparation for a career as a makeup artist. Learn every aspect of professional makeup from instructors who are knowledgeable, experienced makeup specialists. From hands-on training in application techniques and portfolio development to consultation and retail skills, the program teaches the skills you need for a career as a makeup artist in salons, spas, bridal, editorial, runway, film and television.

Become a Certified
Makeup Artist

Welcome to your journey toward becoming a true professional in makeup. The Ultimate Face® certified team of instructors understands the importance of real-world application, so the classes are formatted to educate and empower the working makeup artist. The program covers all aspects of specialized professional makeup artistry, including client makeover, runway, bridal, multimedia, camouflage, editorial, special effects, film, and television.

The 96-hour course provides comprehensive and creative makeup instruction to those interested in working in the world of multi-media makeup in a professional salon, freelance or independently contracted makeup artist. The program is conducted in a four-part learning system: Lecture, Demonstration, Hands-On, and Online Learning.

Our team of qualified instructors are certified makeup artists working in a salon or school as freelance artists.  Our objective is to meet the training needs for salons, spas, medical spa clinics, and career freelance makeup artists.

The 100-hour program focuses on all aspects of specialized makeup artistry: Client Makeover, Runway, Photographic, Bridal Multimedia, Paramedical, Editorial, Special FX, Film and Television.  We focus on specific techniques for maximizing the formulations of Ultimate Face Cosmetics to produce the perfect end product within that area of application.  Each topic builds a a solid foundation in those areas to help launch a makeup career and build a versatile portfolio.

Our program prepares students for work in the field of makeup, so our classroom and floor eitquette follow all salon and “on-set” standards of sanitation and scope of practice.

This course is a vocational course and is not an accredited program.  This course does not lead to licensure and is not intended to prepare graduates for specific employment.

Attendees who are present for the full course and pass the final assessment will receive a certificate of completion and be listed as a graduate on the Ultimate Face website. Attendees who wish to certify to become an Ultimate Face National Makeup Artist may do so if they successfully graduate from this course.  Ultimate Face reserves all rights to determine who meets the qualifications to become a National Ultimate Face Makeup Artist.

*The Makeup Program is not an accredited program and applicants cannot receive Title IV for this program.

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We want you to be prepared. That’s why our Future Professionals receive their own professional kit packed with all the essentials—brushes, cleansers, lip and eye color pallettes, liners, blush, mascara, lash extensions, and more—so you’re ready to succeed in school and launch your dream career.


Learn more about our graduation, placement, and licensure rates, and much more.

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Artist Programs

Makeup Artist

School Supplies, Kit, and Tuition Costs


Tuition: $2,442.07

Registration Fee (nonrefundable): $10.00

Technical Kit: $1000.40

Sales Tax: $72.53

Total: $3,500.00

How long will it take?

School Required Hours


Commitment to Complete Program: 100 hours

When can I get started?

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