Black Makeup Course

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

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Black Make Up Course


(1 Day)


Deposit Option Available: Pay 20% today and the rest later.

Course Description

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 overall confidence has increased after taking the course. My tutor provided me with lots of information and tips and encouraged me to push the boundaries and do more, this in turn left me feeling more confident with colours and my skills.”

Victoria Pashley – December 2015

“The tutors were great, couldn’t have asked for more. They supported me along the duration of the course and were so friendly and genuine. I am looking into completing further courses at the academy.”

Lisa Oluigbo – May 2015

“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.

We offer a wide range of dates throughout the year, find what best suits you
or contact us for more options.