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ExpertRating is an ISO 9001:2015 certified company offering online certification and training services to individuals and companies in over 35 countries. Over 25 million people in 35 countries have benefited from ExpertRating Online Certifications. ExpertRating is the exclusive provider of skills certifications on the world's top-four marketplaces for services -;;; and - and is trusted by thousands of employers for certifying employable skills. When it comes to certifying your skills as a Makeup Artist, it is advisable to go with a reputed organization that is well-accepted by companies and employers.

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About Makeup Artist Certification

With this Makeup Artist Certification, you have the opportunity to pursue your dream of becoming a certified Makeup Artist by learning professional skills from the comfort of your home. All you have to do is enroll for this course and your study material will be available to you right away. Through this course, you will get to learn the skills required to progress in the Makeup industry. This course is not just for those individuals who want to become professional Makeup Artists, but also for those who wish to learn how to correctly do their own makeup. In this course, you will be provided 70 video lessons to give you a better understanding of how to apply flawless makeup like a professional makeup artist.

About the Author

Based in Los Angeles, Megan has been a licensed esthetician, makeup and eyebrow artist, and hair stylist for over 12 years. Her flourishing career as a makeup artist has led her to become the Key Makeup Artist for productions in Los Angeles and Europe. Outside of doing makeup, Miss Vigil has held roles in product development, as the Head Copywriter for a boutique beauty marketing agency, and as a Beauty and Fashion editor for E! Entertainment. She has been responsible for either writing, producing or presenting beauty content for companies like COVERGIL, Pantene, Olay, Crest, and NuMe Professional Styling Products. Her goal is to advise and empower new makeup artists in the beauty field.


  • Makeup Artist Certification Program
    • videoMakeup Artist Certification Program Overview
    • videoThe Final Certification Test
    • videoAbout the Author
  • Introduction to Makeup Artistry
    • videoUnderstanding Makeup Artistry
    • videoDifferent Areas of Makeup Artistry
  • Color Theory for Applying Makeup
    • videoUnderstanding the Color Wheel
    • videoCategorization of Colors
    • videoUsing Different Color Schemes
    • videoAssessing Your Client’s Color Scheme
  • The Elements and Principles of Design
    • videoElements and Principles of Design Overview
    • videoHow to See Light and Dark with Makeup: Chiaroscuro
    • videoHow to See Makeup in Color 3D
  • Best Client Practices for Successful Salon Business
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoHow to Be Client Ready
    • videoHow to Do a Client Consultation
  • Essentials of a Basic Makeup Kit
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoThe Basics of a Makeup Kit
    • videoTypes of Makeup Brushes
    • videoLuggage for a Professional Makeup Kit
    • videoHow to Organize and Clean Your Professional Makeup Kit
  • Working with Different Skin Types
    • videoWhy It's Important for a Makeup Artist to Know Skincare
    • videoHow to Work with Dry Skin
    • videoHow to Apply Makeup on Oily Skin
    • videoHow to Apply Makeup on Skin with Acne
    • videoHow to Apply Makeup on Mature Skin
    • videoOther Skin Types—Sensitive, Normal and Combination
    • videoIdentifying Common Infectious Conditions
    • videoPerforming Effective Skincare Routine
    • videoDifferent Types of Primers
    • videoDifferent Types of Primers
  • Cosmetic Fundamentals
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoMediums and Formulations
    • videoDifferent Types of Makeup Finishes
    • videoHow to Do Different Makeup Finishes
    • videoHow to Get a Dewy Skin Look
  • Choosing the Right Eyeshadow and Eyeliner
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoDifferent Types of Eyeshadows
    • videoHow to Apply Eyeshadow
    • videoDifferent Forms of Eyeliner Formulas
    • videoHow to Apply Eyeliner
  • Different Eye Shapes, Colors and Looks
    • videoHow to Determine Your Client’s Eye Shape
    • videoHow to Apply Eye Shadow on Asian Eyes
    • videoHow to Apply Makeup on Hooded Eye Shapes
    • videoHow to Apply Eye Shadow on Blue Eyes
    • videoHow to Apply Eye Shadow on Brown Eyes
    • videoHow to Apply Eye Makeup on Green Eyes
    • videoHow to Do the Perfect Smoky Eye Look
    • videoCat-Eye Techniques
  • Color Correctors and Concealers
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoHow to Cover a Pimple
    • videoHow to Cover Dark Circles
    • videoHow to Reduce the Look of Puffiness
    • videoSelf-Study Multiple-Choice Questions for Chapters 2 to 11
  • Applying Different Types of Foundation
    • videoHow to Apply Liquid Foundation
    • videoHow to Apply Cream Foundations
    • videoHow to Apply Powder Foundations
    • videoHow to Apply Loose Powder
  • Contour, Bronzer, and Blush
    • videoIntroduction to Contour
    • videoContouring Noses
    • videoContouring Jawlines
    • videoContouring Cheekbones
    • videoContouring Foreheads
    • videoIntroduction to Bronzer
    • videoIntroduction to Blush
    • videoContouring Intensive Workshop
  • Working on Lashes
    • videoIntroduction
    • videoHow to Apply Individual Lashes
    • videoHow to Apply Strip Lashes
    • videoBest Tips to Apply Mascara
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Keep Learning

The ExpertRating 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.


You can buy this Makeup Artist Courseware (leading to Makeup Artist Certification) at a special offer price of only $99.99 that includes the in-depth Makeup Artist Courseware and the exam fee. This is the "best value-for-money" Makeup Artist Program available till date.

Worldwide airmail delivery of the hardcopy Makeup Artist certificate is provided. The certificate can be used to prove your certified status and does not mention the word "online". An online transcript is also provided that mentions your score and which you can use to prove your certified credentials on the Internet at any time.

In case you fail the final test, you can re-attempt the test for $10.

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  • I loved to learn this course. It gave me the skills I needed to advance my career and the confidence to pursue my dreams.

  • Great course! Thank You!

  • Great opportunity to enhance my skills in the makeup industry.

  • The course contained thorough reading material and informative videos. You learn a lot.

  • I appreciate the program as it provided very insightful information. It enriched my skills and interests.

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Career Prospects for Makeup Artists

As a Makeup Artist, you can work in various industries such as fashion, theater, and cosmetology. After completing this course, you can choose to work on freelance contracts for a range of employers including theatre companies, TV and film production companies, TV broadcasters, magazines and fashion show producers. Depending upon your experience, you can choose to work either as a trainee makeup assistant, makeup artist, or chief/key makeup artist. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (, employment of theatrical and performance makeup artists was expected to grow 3.1% from 2012 to 2022. Those looking to enter this profession should expect to face keen competition, and opportunities are likely to go to the most experienced and skilled artists.

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