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Course cost

Tuition:   $2,700.00

Books & supplies:   $500.00

TOTAL:   $3,200.00

Program: MakeuP Artistry

This program is designed to teach students the art and science of Makeup. The student will go through the evolution of Makeup Artistry and learn the tools of the trade.


From start to finish, the student will learn how to create the canvas, utilizing Color Theory, Airbrush Makeup, and Eyelash applications. They will also learn about different looks for different events, including bridal, evening, and fantasy makeup.


  • Textbook (Hardcover-English) ISBN-13: 9781111539597
  • Textbook (Hardcover-Spanish) ISBN-13: 9781111539658
  • eBook ISBN-13: 9781285049298

Course details

COURSE NAME:   Makeup Artistry

PROGRAM LENGTH:  Three (3)  months


COST OF PROGRAM:   $3,200.00

PROGRAM CIP:   12.0414

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Job Placement Rate:


FBA gives the option/opportunity to purchase textbooks outside from the school, to new enrolled students for the Barber/Stylist, Cosmetology, Nail Technician, Makeup Artistry, Full Specialist, and Facial Specialist Makeup Artistry Programs. The institution will accommodate as such, to allow the students to use subsequent disbursement of Title IV Aid to pay for those funds. For further questions please contact the school financial aid office.


MU101 Evolution of Makeup

15 Clock Hours

 This course will discuss the evolution of Makeup Artistry, a cultural influence that has been around since 4000 BCE. Students will understand and appreciate the trends of today and the pressing media idea that "Image is Everything". The future of Makeup will also be discussed.

MU102 Infection Control

20 Clock Hours

State Laws & Rules and knowing the differences between them will be the main topic of this course. The students will distinguish the types and classifications of bacteria, and the differences between cleaning, disinfecting, and sterilizing. The discussion will cover Standard Precautions, and how to safely clean and disinfect the Makeup station, tools and equipment as a responsible Makeup Artist.

15 Clock Hours

MU103 Tools of the Trade

The differences regarding Makeup brush-types and Makeup bristle-types and various utensils required for every Makeup Artists' tool kit will be the main topic of discussion. Students will learn to identify types of single-use tools for makeup application and to describe different types of makeup cases.


MU104 Color Theory

40 Clock Hours

Students will learn to identify the components of the Color Wheel and the differences between warm colors and cool colors and to provide examples of each. Color saturation, color harmony, and how it influences makeup color choices will also be discussed. The "Real" Color Wheel will also be a part of the discussion.

MU105 Creating the Canvas

20 Clock Hours

Types of foundations and their descriptions, concealers, powders, and blush, along with their uses are informational in this course. Students will identify the six facial shapes, and how to determine the key objective in working with their characteristics.

MU106 Facial Features

15 Clock Hours

This course is about the identification of various eye shapes and ways to alter their appearance, eye makeup products and their uses, ways to create perfectly shaped eyebrows, and techniques used to enhance eyelashes. Different types of lipsticks and lip products, lip shapes and how to change the shape of the lip are included in this discussion.

MU107 Makeup for Men

15 Clock Hours

The 10 areas of the anatomy of the head that are important to know when applying makeup for men are discussed in this course, along with the 11 male features that may be challenging for makeup application. The 5 makeup products that are most likely to interest men are also included in the discussion.

MU108 Events

35 Clock Hours

Students will be familiarized with the tips for photography makeup applications, and the different needs for brides at different times of the day. The creation of the smoky eye look, pouty lip, and defined cheek and jawbone will be demonstrated by the instructor and performed by the students.

MU109 All About Lashes

30 Clock Hours

Contraindications for lash extensions and lash perming, tools and supplies needed for these techniques and the actual application of eyelash extensions will be demonstrated by the instructor and performed by the student. They will perform eyelash tinting and eyelash removal activities as well.

MU110 Camouflage Makeup

30 Clock Hours

Formulation of camouflage makeup and how to apply each formula will be discussed in this course. The identification of skin conditions that need camouflaging, retail take-home products and uses, along with the client's concerns will also be discussed.

MU111 Airbrush Makeup

30 Clock Hours

Students will learn to identify products and equipment used for airbrush makeup. They will learn the techniques required to control an airbrush, and airbrush maintenance, along with instruction on how to cover a tattoo using maximum coverage airbrush techniques.

MU112 Advanced Makeup Techniques

35 Clock Hours

This course provides hands-on activities in the creation of avant-garde and fantasy makeup application, its special features, characteristics, and purposes. The discussion includes permanent makeup, mortuary makeup, special effect makeup techniques and Mendhi makeup applications.

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Mornings:   Monday-Friday - 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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51 N. State Road 7 (441)

Plantation, FL 33317

(Located at the Westgate Plaza. NW corner of 441 and Broward blvd)

(954) 791-1792 Main

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