Black Makeup Course

Course Content: Practical and theoretical
Time: 1 Day (10.00am – 4.30pm)
Price: £295 + VAT

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Portfolio: Live Models
2015 Dates: Wednesday 4th November 2015
Thursday 17th December 2015
2016 Dates: Friday 5th February 2016
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Thursday 31st March 2016
Monday 25th April 2016
Tuesday 24th May 2016
Tuesday 21st June 2016
Friday 22nd July 2016
Wednesday 17th August 2016
Tuesday 27th September 2016
Thursday 10th November 2016
Friday 9th December 2016
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Designed for students who would like to discover the art of professional makeup for deeper skin tones. This specialised course explores how deeper skin tones manage colour differently to Caucasian skin tone and how to create beautiful looks whilst working upon a deeper canvas.

// Who is this course for?

This intermediate course is designed for students who have completed one of our beginners courses, or have previous experience in makeup.

// What will I learn during this course?

This course includes:

  • Appreciation of differences between variety of skin tones within Global beauty
  • Industry brands suited to deeper skin tones
  • Foundation selection for a deeper skin tone client or model
  • Working upon clients with pigmentation or multiple tones
  • The principle of colour absorption upon a deeper skin tone
  • The power of pigment required for a deeper skin tone
  • The importance of highlight upon a deeper skin tone
  • Beauty make-up for deeper skin tones
  • London MakeUp School certificate awarded on completion of the course

Students are welcome to bring in a camera to take photos during this course.

// What can I do with this course?

This London Makeup School certificate allows students to apply these specialist techniques onto clients.

// What courses can I progress onto?

After this course students can explore other areas of makeup such as Fashion and Catwalk Makeup, Theatrical/Film/TV Hair and Makeup, Advanced Professional Makeup, Bridal Hair and Makeup, or extend their skills into courses such as our Professional Hair Styling course.

“My tutor delivered the course amazingly. I enjoyed it all and the premises was nice!”
L. Thomas

Does it matter what  age I am?
No, we welcome students of all ages (16+) and all levels of  experience.

When are you open?
6 days a week. 51 weeks a year (we close for 1 week over Christmas).
Where can I find your course dates?
Unlike most schools, we can be flexible with our dates and our courses run throughout the year. Please contact us for our next available dates. If you have specific dates in mind, let us know!
Can I visit the school?
Yes, but all visits must be booked in advance to ensure tutors are available. Please contact us to arrange a visit. Walk ins are not permitted as they cause class disruptions.
Can I study part time?
Yes, we offer flexible days and evening classes.
Am I ready to work within the makeup industry on completion?
Upon successful completion of any course you will receive full certification from LMS which will allow you to go and find work within the industry.

London MakeUp School

London's most progressive and well recognised makeup training school in the industry.
We run our makeup courses all year round, with a maximum class size of 6 students and provide live models throughout your course.
This makes us unique and sets us apart from any other training establishment in the UK.

 The London Makeup School are Investors in People and proudly part of ITEC, National hairdressers federation, Complementary  Therapists association



Contact Us

London MakeUp School
155 Curtain Road

0207 993 8101
Office hours 9.30am-5.30pm