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Can you do online makeup courses?

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Do you love makeup? Are you the one your friends always turn to for their hair and makeup before an event or big night out? If so, you may have considered turning this passion, your hobby, into a career in makeup. And we’re here to tell you that, yes – you can do online makeup courses! 

If you’ve been put off by high study costs or if you have other responsibilities that make full-time commitment to training in professional makeup artistry difficult, then look no further. There are now short beauty courses available online that will help you work towards attaining a makeup certification at a time, pace, and cost that suits you. 

Whether you’re a beginner or more experienced in the beautiful art of makeup application, these makeup courses allow you to study makeup basics so you can begin practising your new skills with confidence! 

Professional Makeup Artistry Certificate

A makeup artist course for the modern age – the Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry is a cutting edge course designed by industry insiders. Once complete, you can be confident in your expertise and ability to thrive in this competitive sector. 

This introductory course will not only teach you the technical skills of makeup application, such as skin and colour theory, day and night looks, smokey eye, winged liner and bridal makeup application. It will also focus on the ever-important preparation and setup with the client, the consultation process, and how to give great customer service that keeps people coming back or requesting to book you! 

Additional and vital aspects of day-to-day work, like client legalities and contraindications that you need to be aware of, are also covered in this certificate; essential knowledge for you as a future makeup business owner or employee. 

If you fancy yourself the next Charlotte Tilbury or Pat McGrath but didn’t know where to start – this course is perfect for perfecting a solid base in the industry.

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Never tried an online course before? Unsure about what it entails? No worries, we’re here to spill the tea.

The course is delivered through video-based tutorials and text, suiting every learning and training style, with full tutor support as you work through the modules. You’ll also receive a top class makeup kit that means you can begin working and refining your skills immediately! 

Only the highest pharmaceutical grade products are included in this kit, all our equipment meets European safety standards, which is essential to building trust with clients – who will expect you to only ever use the best quality products. 

Better yet, the products in your beauty kit are suitable for 4k photography and film. This means your clients will be camera-ready from all angles – and looking flawless for their close-up! 

Career prospects

Makeup artists are consistently in demand for formal occasions and events, weddings, as well as in the entertainment, theatre, film, media, fashion and other arts industry sectors. Makeup artists are needed in these areas worldwide – so the sky truly is the limit with this career! 

When you’ve mastered the basics, you can diversify into many different areas of beauty therapy, such as in hair, lashes, brows, spray tanning, facials and nails if you like. And the great news is that once you’ve discovered your favourite area of beauty, you can specialise in this particular skill.

It’s a creative career with great earning potential and the possibility to work flexibly if that’s something you’d love for your future career – whether you choose to work in a salon or start up your own business. The low startup cost combined with the networking, travel and progression opportunities makes studying makeup courses online a no-brainer! 

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New Zealand Beauty School

The opportunities are endless – are you ready to begin? 

With Online 24/7 access to your course, no restrictions to suit your schedule and access to a variety of learning formats including ebooks, self-assessment tests and assignments – joining New Zealand Beauty School is a wonderful way to get started on your new career path. 

Full tutor support is available to you via phone and email 6 days a week, meaning you’ll have all the help you need to absolutely smash this process out of the park. Plus, with your very own Beauty Kit to hand, you’ll not only master these skills but also have the essential equipment you need to kickstart your business. Not to mention that you’ll also be awarded a certificate of completion and attainment when you conclude your course – the perfect document to frame and hang in your salon!

So now you know what opportunities are on the table; what are you waiting for? Contact one of our friendly course consultants today and let’s get your makeup course underway!

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