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Make up Artist Program

Our Makeup Artist Distance Program is a detailed, in-depth course enabling you to learn makeup artistry that features lessons from basic to advanced, creative, editorial and tv makeup. Take a peek at the ins and outs of the industry, learn how to use tools and products and so much more.  This course leads you to become a certified professional makeup artist.


The education is for those who want to work with makeup, beauty & fashion. The course is 14 weeks long.


**Distance: We offer this course in Distance mode where your will have flexibility to choose your own schedule and have the opportunity to watch video recordings of the lessons whenever you want but within 24 hours of the lesson. The only mandatory presence is for the final certification exam (not applicable for international students). This course works perfectly for those who cannot be present physically in Stockholm or have a day job.


This education program leads to a Makeup Artist Certification.


Here is how to apply:

Fill out our online application and share your story. What ignites your passion for makeup? What career dreams do you want to chase? Once you submitted your application we will contact you with further instructions for the payment of the education. As soon as you pay the registration fee you have secured your spot at the program.

The course includes:


  • Product knowledge

  • Hygiene

  • Tool care

  • Basic skin care

  • Skin type analysis

  • Tweezing of eyebrows

  • Shaping of eyebrows

  • Face shapes

  • Face shape correction

  • Contouring

  • Strobing

  • Colour theory

  • Colour analysis

  • Eyeshadow technique

  • Application technique

  • Posture, Ergonomics

  • Medicine makeup/Camouflage

  • Eyelash and brow colouring

  • Creation of sources of inspiration

  • Research


Colour Analysis

  • Different skin colours

  • Different seasons

  • Colour Analysis for jewellery

  • Colour Analysis for clothes




Television, Film & Photography

  • Indoor Photography

  • Outdoor Photography

  • Lighting and its impact/effects

  • Makeup for color photography

  • Makeup for black/white photography

  • Makeup for film

  • Makeup for advertising

  • Makeup for a music video

  • Makeup for cover

  • Makeup for press and magazines

  • Editorials

  • Working in studio

  • Working under time pressure

  • Adapting the makeup, hair, clothing and background model

  • Day in the studio

  • Moodboards

    High Fashion Makeup

  • Glimmers Technology

  • Application of the eyelashes

  • Application of extreme eyelashes

  • Application of single lashes


  • Study of past and present

  • Epoch makeup theory

  • Tribal makeup

  • Egyptian makeup

  • Baroque makeup

  • Flapper girl makeup

  • 30`s makeup

  • 40`s makeup

  • Marilyn Monroe makeup

  • Twiggy makeup

  • Hippie makeup

  • 80`s pop makeup

  • 80`s punk makeup

  • 90`s supermodel makeup

  • Grunge makeup

  • Makeup in different cultures


  • Contouring

  • Using different types of foundation

  • Glowing skin

  • Natural makeup

  • Evening makeup

  • Dramatic makeup

  • Glamour makeup

  • Different styles of eyeliner

  • Trend makeup

  • Extreme makeup

  • Avant-garde makeup

  • Fantasy makeup

  • Bridal makeup

  • Prom makeup

  • Makeup for mature skin

  • Makeup for different skintones

  • K.pop makeup

  • Makeup for monolid

  • Oriental makeup

  • Makeup for a fashion show

  • Male natural makeup

  • Male make up for runway and photo

  • Drag queen makeup

  • Covering the eyebrows

  • Artistic makeup

  • Medical makeup

  • To hide scars, pigment changes, etc.

  • Face chart 3D

  • Introduction to airbrush HD makeup


The profession as a makeup artist

  • Marketing plans and individual guidance in your future career

  • Client treatment

  • Professional protocols

  • Individual Coaching for your future career

  • ConsultationGuidance and tips

  • Building a CVSelling

  • A technique to market oneself

  • Work ethics and morals

  • Portfolio Building

  • Portfolio presentation

  • Design plan

  • Teamwork

  • Call sheet

  • Freelance work

  • Work and fee

  • How to start your own business

Price & Additional information


In the course, you will receive a gift from Make Up Institute that includes a makeup artist kit with products and equipment to use during the education and in the practical part. This kit has a total value of

20,000 SEK. 

Autumn Term 2024

Course length: 14 weeks

Registration Fee: 4 000 SEK

Course Fee: 34 800 SEK 

Course No: MUADN2 - 2024

Course start: 05th of August 2024

Days: Monday,  Wednesday, Thursday

Time: 09:00-13:00

There are also opportunities to take bank loans. We cooperate with Human Finance that is offering various alternatives for the payment of your education.  Click here to calculate the costs.

Our terms & conditions apply.

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