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Introduction to Makeup Artistry

East Los Angeles College @ 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez, Los Angeles, CA

Embark on a transformative journey into the world of makeup artistry. Explore foundational techniques, from sanitation to color theory, guided by seasoned professionals. Unleash your creativity and master the art of makeup application in an engaging, hands-on environment.

(253) Beginner 18 and older
$350

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Introduction to Special Effects Makeup - Level 2

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Elevate your special effects makeup skills with Level 2! Dive into advanced techniques like working with latex and silicone prosthetics to craft your own full-face character design. From realistic wounds to intricate zombies, master the art of special effects under expert guidance.

(793) All levels 18 and older
$89

4 sessions

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Makeup Artistry Certification (17+)

Mt. San Antonio College @ 1100 N Grand Ave, Walnut, CA

Discover the secrets of makeup used by professionals in the field and develop your skills with the Makeup Artistry Certification course at Mt. San Antonio College. This class offers live demonstrations and hands-on learning to enhance your confidence and techniques. This course covers a wide range of topics to help you create stunning looks.

(85) All levels 17 and older
$380

5 sessions

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Makeup Artistry 101

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

This 6-day workshop is designed for the makeup artist who needs to know the essential principles of makeup artistry. We will discuss some of the ins and outs of the business. This intensive program will give you a solid foundation from which to start or enhance an exciting career in makeup artistry Topics include: Brushes & tools Color theory Preparing the skin Color correction Foundation matching & application Conceal & camouflage...

(793) All levels 18 and older
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$325

6 sessions

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Introduction to Special Effects Makeup - Level 1

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Unleash your creativity and learn the art of transforming faces with cutting-edge techniques. Discover the secrets behind creating jaw-dropping special effects makeup that dazzles and amazes. Elevate your skills and unlock a world of endless possibilities in the realm of makeup artistry.

(793) Beginner 12 and older
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$89

4 sessions

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Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

El Camino College @ 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA

Are you a cosmetologist who wants to offer more to your customers? Or do you just love make-up and want to know everything there is to know about applying beautiful make-up? Then, this class is for you!   Jennessy will teach you the step-by-step stages of make-up application: Skin care and prep --why and how it affects your make-up applications. Foundations--how to pick out the correct color and coverage for each application. Brushes--the...

(176) Beginner 18 and older
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$325

2 sessions

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Makeup Artistry Beginner`s Course

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

This in-depth 2-day makeup workshop will teach you how to create a professional personalized makeup application. Create ways to apply your makeup quickly, effectively, and in the correct color scheme. Transform your makeup application from day to night! It's a perfect workshop for someone looking to perfect their own "personal" makeup application.

(793) Beginner 18 and older
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$150

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Airbrush Makeup: Full Face Beauty

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Elevate your makeup skills with precision and finesse in the "Airbrush Makeup: Full Face Beauty" course. Master the art of airbrush application for flawless day-to-night looks, covering everything from foundation to corrective techniques. Dive deep into the world of makeup artistry, honing your craft in foundation, blush, eyebrows, eye shadow, contouring, highlighting, and more.

(793) All levels 18 and older
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$89

4 sessions

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Digital Beauty

Chic Studios - School of Makeup @ 833 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA

Included in this course: Professional Brush Set Skin Care Set Certificate The curriculum consists of the following:  Makeup Fundamentals  Digital Beauty Applications - lips, brows + contouring Perfecting Beauty: Facebook, Twitter + Blogging Mastering Makeup for: Instagram + YouTube/Live Videos Business of Beauty & Achieving Success Mastering Filters, Retouching + Collages Making it happen Digitally X Makeup Artistry Professional...

(15) All levels 15 and older
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$995

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Beauty & Bridal Makeup + Business/Social Media Workshop

Chic Studios - School of Makeup @ 833 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA

Master the art of beauty and bridal makeup while also gaining essential business and social media skills in this comprehensive workshop. Elevate your makeup career to new heights with hands-on learning, expert guidance, and practical theory. Join us at Chic Studios - School of Makeup for an unforgettable journey into the world of professional makeup artistry.

(15) All levels 18 and older
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$995

3 sessions

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Dia De Los Muertos Makeup

Los Angeles City College @ 855 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA

Unleash your artistic creativity and learn quick techniques to create stunning designs for the vibrant celebration of Dia de los Muertos. Join us as we explore the world of makeup artistry and discover the magic of transforming faces into beautiful symbols of remembrance and celebration.

(793) All levels 18 and older
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$69

3 sessions

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Airbrush Makeup

Chic Studios - School of Makeup @ 420 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA

During these 2 days of professional airbrush training, you will learn both airbrush makeup followed by sunless tanning training. This workshop is 14 total hours. The curriculum consists of the following: Airbrush Fundamentals  Equipment, Supplies & Product Knowledge Prepping & Preparing Skin Airbrush Foundation Applications Color Matching Business of Airbrushing & Client Etiquette Included in this workshop: Airbrush Kit...

(15) Intermediate 18 and older
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$995

2 sessions

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Fashion and Runway Makeup

Chic Studios - School of Makeup @ 1639 11th St , Santa Monica, CA

This class can be taken individually for those who have previous makeup training, or as a selected option during the Professional Makeup course. During this course, you will understand trend forecasting and focus on how trends are executed into makeup looks within the fashion industry, and seen in magazine editorials such as Vogue. Also, this course covers looks inspired from the runway. Included in this course: Certificate Pro Card Membership...

(15) Advanced 18 and older
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$395

3 sessions

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TV and Music Video Makeup

Chic Studios - School of Makeup @ 1639 11th St , Santa Monica, CA

This class can be taken individually for those who have previous makeup training, or as a selected option during the Professional Makeup Course. During this course, you will gain expertise and confidence in managing celebrities or private clients and understand production in television, music videos or commercials. Included in this course: Certificate Pro Card Membership Applications (over 15) Access to the CHICPRO Community The curriculum...

(15) Advanced 18 and older
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$395

3 sessions

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Basic Beauty Makeup Weekend Workshop & Certificate

West Los Angeles College

If you love makeup or are a cosmetologist looking to offer more to your customers, this class is for you! In just one weekend, you can get to know the terminology, tools, and techniques of the makeup business. Topics include proper tools to achieve the correct looks for different occasions, which tools you really need, what makeup artists can and can’t do, color matching, Class consists of lecture, demonstration, and hands-on practice. Get the...

(58) Beginner 18 and older
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Private Makeup Lesson (up to 10 people)

Makeup Tonight

Makeup Tonight also allows you to go from drab to fab in the comfort of your own home! Learn stunning makeup looks, without lifting a finger...other than to pick up a makeup brush of course! We are excited to offer our Makeup Tonight events for ladies who prefer a night in with friends. Whether you are at home relaxing with a few friends or having a party with your girls in a hotel room, we can be there to teach you some of the hottest makeup trends,...

(39) All levels 18 and older
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Private Makeup Lesson (up to 6 people)

Makeup Tonight

Makeup Tonight also allows you to go from drab to fab in the comfort of your own home! Learn stunning makeup looks, without lifting a finger...other than to pick up a makeup brush of course! We are excited to offer our Makeup Tonight events for ladies who prefer a night in with friends. Whether you are at home relaxing with a few friends or having a party with your girls in a hotel room, we can be there to teach you some of the hottest makeup trends,...

(39) All levels 18 and older
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Certified Makeup Artist (MUA)

Boudue Beauty Academy @ 435 W Katella Ave, Anaheim, CA

This course takes an in-depth look at the structure of the face and skin, the types and conditions of the skin, the make-up of the cosmetics themselves, and situations in which certain products should not be used.  Another element of the course deals with the setting up of your working environment, and how to work with clients. Course Structure: Salon layout Dress Code Client Consultation and Preparation Record Keeping Body language ...

(1) All levels 15 and older
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$250
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Private Makeup Lesson (up to 3 people)

Makeup Tonight

Makeup Tonight also allows you to go from drab to fab in the comfort of your own home! Learn stunning makeup looks, without lifting a finger...other than to pick up a makeup brush of course! We are excited to offer our Makeup Tonight events for ladies who prefer a night in with friends. Whether you are at home relaxing with a few friends or having a party with your girls in a hotel room, we can be there to teach you some of the hottest makeup trends,...

(39) All levels 18 and older
No upcoming schedules
$295

13 sessions

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Photo & Runway Makeup

Last Looks Makeup Academy Los Angeles @ 4400 Riverside Dr, Burbank, CA

Your makeup training includes techniques to produce appropriate makeup for headshots, and techniques to add the “fantasy” look seen in fashion ads. Learn the right makeup for black & white, and color. Learn how to work with lighting to help produce clean and effective beauty shots. This makeup class will cover the makeup techniques used to produce the images of our daily lives. Whether it’s for billboards, magazines, or advertisements,...

All levels 13 and older
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$949

3 sessions

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Reviews for Makeup Classes in Los Angeles

Makeup Classes in Los Angeles are rated 4.4 stars based on 1,420 verified reviews from actual CourseHorse.com purchasers.

  • Makeup Artistry Certification (17+)

    Reviewed by Maribel C. on 11/27/2020
    This class was so much fun, our teacher Carolyn was amazing and so informative! I learned a lot and the only negative is that it was too short and I'm going to miss it!
  • Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

    Reviewed by Maria L. on 4/1/2019
    The instructor was amazing!
  • Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

    Anonymous review on 4/1/2019
    The class was very informative. I enjoyed it a lot.
  • Introduction to Makeup Artistry

    Reviewed by BRENDA G. on 3/17/2019
    This is a great class for the person who really wants to know deeply about make up and the beyond of just simple application on the face. I graduated and got my certificate.
  • Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

    Reviewed by Vanessa Manzi on 2/27/2018
    The instructor is very knowledgeable. She makes make up easy(ier) and fun. She breaks down each area allows for questions and let's you learn at your speed. I loved that class and would recommend it for anyone that's interested in makeup! :)
  • Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

    Reviewed by Usha M. on 2/27/2018
    Teaching was great! Learnt a lot! Ambiance was awesome! I wish to learn other courses here.. Regards!
  • Makeup Artist 101 Certificate Seminar

    Reviewed by Jane C. on 5/23/2017
    Informative. It's definitely information overload, but I feel I got the information that I wanted out of the class. Instructor is nice, detailed and very knowledgeable.
  • Makeup Artistry 101

    Anonymous review on 6/26/2015
    Jason Sanchez and his makeup 101 class was fabulous. I learned so much and he was a great instructor

Discover the Best Makeup Classes in Los Angeles

Makeup has been used through the ages for religious rituals and cultural traditions, and for enhancing one's beauty. The ancient Egyptians used kohl as a smoky eyeliner, the Greeks sought a pale complexion with lead-based makeup, and Renaissance women created a matte complexion with egg whites and colored their lips and cheeks with natural pigments.

Makeup is more popular than ever now as both an art form and a mode of self-expression. People use makeup to express their personality and individuality, and many follow new trends and styles they see from makeup tutorials and beauty influencers. 

Makeup lets you create a unique personal style, whether it’s subtle and natural-looking or a bold, dramatic look that makes a statement. It can enhance your features or conceal imperfections.

You can use a full complement of makeup, like foundation, concealer, blush, eye shadow, mascara, and lipstick, or keep it simple with just a few products. Use high-quality, safe, and certified products to keep your skin healthy. Quality makeup is easier to apply and it will give you better-looking results.

Why You Should Learn Makeup in Los Angeles

Many people in Los Angeles enjoy applying makeup as a hobby or a profession. Makeup gives you a way to express your creativity, individuality, and personal style, and feel like you look your best. When you wear makeup that enhances your natural features, you feel more confident and empowered.

Applying beautiful makeup is a learned skill – even if some people make it look effortless. Once you know how to use makeup, you can create your own style to enhance your career and your personal life. Plus, it’s fun to learn to apply makeup, spend time with friends, or meet people who share your interest in beauty and fashion. You may even become the makeup expert who your friends call on for their special occasions, or build an exciting new career as a makeup artist. The cosmetics industry is a 45 billion dollar market in the United States, and almost 400,000 people work in the beauty industry.

In-Person Makeup Classes in Los Angeles

In-person makeup classes in Los Angeles are a great way to build your skills fast. From the latest skills and tips to advanced techniques, in-person classes give you hands-on practice and guidance from industry professionals.

Makeup Artistry Certification for ages 17 and up is offered at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. In this class, you’ll learn the secrets to beautiful makeup through live demonstrations and hands-on experience. You can build your skills and confidence by working with clients or just practicing on your own face.

If you want to pursue a career in the makeup industry to help others look and feel more beautiful, this class is for you. You’ll improve your confidence and application skills if you are already working in the beauty industry. If you just want to apply your own makeup beautifully, this class will show you everything you need to know.

This course is part of the Makeup Artistry Certification Program which consists of six classes: 

Beauty Makeup and the 101 Basics, The Eyes Have It, Runway/Drama, Character Makeup,

Bridal Bliss, and Makeup in Review. Upon completion of all six classes, you’ll receive a certificate of completion from Mt. San Antonio College.

Mt. San Antonio College is a community college that has served the Los Angeles area since 1946. They prepare students to succeed in new careers, gain admission into top-tier universities, or advance in their current line of work. 

Introduction to Special Effects Makeup - Level 1 at Los Angeles City College - East Hollywood in Los Angeles, California provides hands-on training in special effects makeup techniques. Learn all the pro tips for creating theatrical makeup like realistic-looking cuts, gashes, scars, burns, bruises, wrinkles, and zombies. This class covers safety, hygiene, and proper use of special effects makeup and materials, and is aimed at people who are beginners in special effects makeup.

Los Angeles City College Community Services offers classes and events for people of all ages in the community, whether they are pursuing a new career or exploring an avocation. None of these classes count for college credit and they are supported by fees or donations and contributions. 

Virtual Makeup Classes 

In-person classes are a fun and engaging way to learn. You can chat with your classmates, get instant feedback from your instructor, and ask questions as you go. Many students thrive with the structure of an in-person class. Unfortunately, there may not be any in-person makeup classes in your community. 

You have a great alternative, though, with online classes taught by expert makeup artists. When you enroll in an online makeup class, you’ll share your journey with online classmates and learn from top industry professionals anywhere in the country – without commuting or leaving the comforts of home. 

Students often provide their own supplies when taking an online class. Your teacher will provide a supply list for you to fulfill from an online seller or local store.

Private Group Makeup Classes in Los Angeles

If you’re looking for a fun team-building activity for your employees, a day of fun for a birthday party, or to learn a new skill to share with your friends, schedule a private group makeup class. Live online group classes from Coursehorse bring makeup lessons from a top industry professional right to you in Los Angeles. 

Makeup classes for private groups in Los Angeles cover essential makeup skills and show you how to use makeup tools, products, and techniques to look your best. If there are no classes listed right now, plan your own – Coursehorse will create a course just for you. Click on the Contact Us button and let Coursehorse know how they can help you.

It’s simple to book your private group makeup class with CourseHorse. You don’t even need to know exactly how many people will attend when you book – just schedule your class with an estimated number of class members and confirm your group size one week before your event. There are no booking fees, and you’ll receive a confirmation within 24 hours of your reservation. 

CourseHorse recommends using the Zoom platform for your class, but they can accommodate Google Meets, Microsoft Teams, and WebEx. Many courses can even come to your office or home space if you’d like.

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