Student Resources

Build Your Own Professional Profile

A professional website is a crucial networking tool for any makeup artist, and we’ve made creating one simple! Our easy-to-use website builder allows you to create and customize your own professional website where you can list your services, photos of your past work, contact details, client testimonials, and more.

Once you have it all set up and to your liking you can choose to “enable” your profile, making it visible in our database of professionals. This free marketing tool is available to you even after you graduate, and will help you get your name out there!

Want to connect with professionals who have been through the QC experience? Find professionals in your area.

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Student Forum

As we’re an international makeup artist school, we feel it’s important to foster an active student community. Our Student Forum is yet another way to stay connected, and gives you the opportunity to correspond with your fellow students and other like-minded individuals.

You can head over to the Student Forum to discuss assignments, or simply to network and socialize. You never know what might come out of it!

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Virtual Makeup Boutique

QC’s Virtual Makeup Boutique is a makeup simulation tool that we’ve created to help you hone your color selection skills. As with any creative skill practice makes perfect, and the Virtual Makeup Boutique allows you to fine-tune your craft as any other artist would.

With unlimited access to the Boutique, you’ll have the opportunity to try out many different looks on many different faces, as many times as you like. Experiment with different styles and color combinations on different skin tones and face shapes, and become comfortable working with any client.

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Student Discounts

Current students and graduates of QC Makeup Academy are eligible for discounts from the following companies: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics (20% discount on all professional product), FACE atelier (30% discount), Le Cosmetique (10-30% discount), Inglot Cosmetics (10-20% discount), Three Custom Color Specialists (30% discount), Frends Beauty (10%-40% discount), and Lipstick Republic (20% discount).

This list is ever-expanding so keep an eye out for updates! We’re always looking for new and exciting partnerships to benefit our students. For more information on the application process for any of these discounts please contact our support team at

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics
Face Atelier
Friends Beauty
Lipstick Republic

Makeup Associations

QC Makeup Academy is a proud member of the Professional Beauty Association (PBA). This association provides its members with professional business tools, government advocacy, education, networking tools and events and much more to help advance and promote business success in the makeup industry. The PBA is the biggest organization of beauty professionals, salons, school, spas, distributors and manufacturers. Students and graduates of QC Makeup Academy may join PBA at a discounted rate and are eligible for access to all their professional resources. With your special discount of about 35-61%, you get your first twelve months for $75, or $45 if you sign up with a group of 5 or more people.

Learn More

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Social Channels

We love connecting with our students, and we’re proud to say we’re present on many of your preferred social platforms! Check us out on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, and the QC Blog. We update our channels daily to make sure our students stay current with top industry news and school updates. Connect with us and join in on the conversation!

Our Student Support Specialists even have their own Twitter account! If you don’t have time to call in or email, send us a quick tweet @QC_Support!

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View Our Students' Work

We are so proud of our talented students! We understand the level of effort and determination that goes into completing challenging applications. That's why we decided to give our students the chance to show off their hard work to the world! Students have the opportunity to submit their best work to the school for consideration and we if think their work is truly outstanding, they'll be featured in our Student Showcase.

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