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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.

*Programs vary by location. Please use our location finder to determine which locations offer this program.

Technical Areas
Covered Include:

  • Sanitation
  • Editorial, Fashion and Balanced Beauty Looks
  • Face Chart and Face Design
  • Waxing, Tweezing,  and Fill-In
  • Bridal Industry and Photoshoots
  • Building a Professional Makeup Kit

*Due to the variation of programs offered the above areas may be altered based on that specific program.

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Professional Makeup Kit

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.


*Kit contents vary by location and program.

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Our programs graduate over 10,000 students every year from our 100+ schools. Programs vary by location, so please find a Paul Mitchell School near you for more information on class start dates, tuition and opportunities for scholarships and financial aid.

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