Makeup artists that stand out from the crowd earn the most. Add advanced makeup artist skills to your portfolio with ExpertRating’s Advanced Makeup Artist Certification and become a shining star of makeup artistry.

Learn how to do wet look makeup, HD makeup, high fashion makeup, and vintage look makeup. Get trained in the art of working with wigs, braids, updos, curls, and waves. And get some great tips on how to submit to magazines and get represented by an agency. All this and much more for just $300.

for just $300.


About Advanced Makeup Artist Certification

This Advanced Makeup Artist Certification brings you the opportunity to upgrade your makeup artistry skills. You get to learn advanced skills like HD makeup, period makeup, high fashion and editorial makeup, and movie makeup – all this without having to step out of your home. The course also offers precious tips and advice on how to use social media to grow your own makeup business, how to get published with magazines, and how to get represented by agencies. This course is video-enriched. With as many as 35 video lessons, it makes learning advanced makeup skills not only easy but also fun.

Why Get Certified?

While it is not mandatory for makeup artist to be certified, it is certainly very beneficial for job and work prospects. Showing that you have been certified gives confidence to clients and hiring managers that you possess the essential knowledge and skills to get the job done.

This certification comes with everything you need including an in-depth online courseware with plenty of examples and expert tips. The course usually takes 2-4 weeks to complete, after which you can take the online test from your own device. You receive an online transcript as well as a hard copy certificate delivered at your physical address. We also provide highly responsive feedback to hundreds of employee verification requests annually. Taking this certification could be the smartest move for your career.

About The Online Advanced Makeup Artist Certification


Advanced Makeup Artist Certification ProgramThe Final Certification TestAbout the Author
What to Expect from This CourseGet a Job in Beauty to Begin a Career in BeautyHow to Stand Out in the IndustryGoalsKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionBlocking Out EyebrowsCreative Eyeshadow and a Cut CreaseIndian Bridal MakeupThe Wet LookAll About HD MakeupHow to Block Out EyebrowsHow to Achieve a Colorful Eyeshadow Look with a Cut CreaseHow to Do Indian Bridal MakeupHow to Do Wet Look MakeupHow to Do HD MakeupKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionCleopatra Makeup LookThe Makeup of the Roaring 20sMakeup During the 60s1970s MakeupThe Popular Makeup Style of the 1980sHow to Do Cleopatra Makeup LookHow to Do Makeup from the Roaring 20sHow to Do a Makeup Look from the 1960sHow to Do a Makeup Look from the 1970sHow to Do a Makeup Look from the 1980sKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionMakeup and Geometric ShapesHow to Use Gold Leaf in MakeupNatural Dewy Skin for a Runway LookEditorial MakeupHow to Add EmbellishmentsHow to Achieve Shapes in a Makeup LookHow to Apply Gold Leaf in a Makeup LookHow to Do a Natural Dewy Skin Makeup for the RunwayHow to Do an Editorial MakeupHow to Apply Embellishments in a MakeupKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
Introduction to HairWorking with WigsBlowoutsBraidsCurls and WavesUpdosIntro to Hair and Hair ProductsHow to Apply a WigHow to Do a BlowoutHow to Do Braids in a HairstyleHow to Do Curls and WavesUpdos and Don’ts: How to Do a Basic UpdoKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionThe Responsibilities of a Film Makeup ArtistBreaking Down a Script and ContinuityCharacter BreakdownsAssisting on a FilmProfessionalism on SetNatural Movie Makeup for a WomanMale GroomingMen’s HairKeeping Skin Matte During a ShootKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionBrand BuildingBuilding Your PortfolioBuilding Your WebsiteBusiness CardsBuilding Your BlogHow to Brand Your Beauty BusinessKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionBasic Writing SkillsPhotography BasicsVideo and Social Media BasicsEditingIntroduction to MarketingBasic Photography SkillsKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionTypes of Photo ShootsInterpreting the Brand and ConceptMood Boards and CommunicationBuilding TeamsLocation, Location, LocationHow to Produce a Photo ShootKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
The Importance of Using Social Media to Grow Your BusinessSocial Media GoalsFind Your MessageYour Content: What to Post and HowEngagementKeywordsSocial MediaSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionThe Networking MindsetJob BoardsSocial Media and NetworkingNetworking in Your NeighborhoodNetworking in Your Beauty CommunityGetting Your Name Out ThereKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionCover Letters and ResumesComparative PricingFiguring Out the RateHow to Negotiate and When to Cut Your LossesContractsJob SkillsKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionWhy Submit Your Work? Pros and ConsHow to BeginSubmission GuidelinesPlanning Your ShootSubmitting the WorkHow to Submit Your Work to PublicationsKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionRepresentation: What is it and Do You Want It?Who is Looking for WhatAssisting an Agency Represented ArtistHow to Submit to an AgencyThe Life of an Agency ArtistHow to Get Represented by an AgencyKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice Questions
IntroductionTime ManagementWork Ethics and EtiquetteRolling with the TideContinuing EducationLong-Term GoalsKey TermsSelf Study Descriptive QuestionsSelf Study Multiple Choice QuestionsRecap

This course has been developed by Megan Vigil. Megan has been a makeup artist for over 15 years. From apprenticing with celebrity makeup artists – Eugenia Weston and Sharon Gault – to working on music videos for Pharrell, and from keying on feature films in North America and Europe to writing for over nine beauty and lifestyle brands and blogs, Megan has done it all. She is currently a full-time educational content creator for Anastasia Beverly Hills and a freelance makeup artist. She also represents multiple beauty brands, traveling as a corporate educator and training staff in Southern California on how to talk about some of the leading brands in the industry.

Keep Learning

The ExpertRating Advanced Makeup Artist course is designed keeping in mind your comfort and convenience. You can access the course and all the videos in it from anywhere, anytime. Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or always-on-the-go working professional, you can keep learning. Access it from your home computer, your tablet or your mobile phone - whatever or whenever is convenient for you.

When you choose the ExpertRating Advanced Makeup Artist Certification, you can be sure that you are choosing a respected certification that is recognized by hundreds of private employers and government bodies in the US and other countries.

ExpertRating offers its training and testing services to some of the biggest and best companies in the world, such as Convergys Corp, UPS, GAP, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Coke, Citrix, IKEA Systems, Google and Ericsson, to name a few.


Advanced Makeup Artist Certification

When you purchase the Advanced Makeup Artist Certification, you also receive the highly recognizable hard copy certificate at your physical address within 12-15 days of taking the exam.

  • The certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the word "online".
  • You will receive an online transcript that mentions your score and you can use it to prove your certified credentials on the internet or to employers and customers.


For taking this course, you need internet access, an e-mail account, and any web browser.


The fee is all-inclusive, and includes the in-depth Advanced Makeup Artist Courseware, exam fee, hard copy certificate and mailing charges.


Most people take 2-4 weeks to complete the course studying 1-2 hours a day.


In case you fail the exam, you can re-attempt the exam for $10 up to three times.


The certification can be renewed after one year by paying a fee of $30. You will receive a new hard copy certificate upon renewal.


Yes, you can access your study material at any point of time after successfully completing the certification.

The ExpertRating Advanced Makeup Artist Certification is by far the "best value-for-money"
Advanced Makeup Artist Certification -- FOR JUST $300

Career Prospects with the Advanced Makeup Artist Certification

A certification in advanced makeup artist skills opens up opportunities in motion picture and video industries, personal care services, performing arts companies, fashion magazines, and so on. You can also become a freelance makeup artist and use your expertise in a wide variety of settings like weddings, proms, corporate parties, and other special occasions.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median hourly wage of theatrical and performance makeup artists is $51.40 and the median annual wage is $106,920. The average wedding hair and makeup cost is around $300, and $75 to $125 extra for each extra person. For special occasion and glam makeup, makeup artists usually charge from $50.00 to $70.00 per person.

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Makeup Artist Certification - ExpertRating Advantages


At just $300, the ExpertRating Advanced Makeup Artist Certification is your best value-for-money option for enrolling in an Advanced Makeup Artist Program. Payments can be made using all major credit cards or PayPal. All payments are through secure online transactions. ExpertRating is a PayPal verified seller with 20,0000+ sales through PayPal.


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