Join the World’s Leading Online Makeup Academy

Learn makeup online with flexible training from professional makeup artists! Gain all the skills you’ll need to become a certified makeup artist.


Watch the video below to find out how you can learn makeup artistry online. QC’s executive makeup artist, Nathan Johnson, guides you through each step of your online makeup training.



Learn about the professional makeup artistry classes at QC Makeup Academy:

Master Makeup Artistry Course
Makeup Artistry Course
Special FX Makeup Course
Pro Makeup Workshop
Airbrush Makeup Workshop
Hair Styling Essentials Course
NEW: Portfolio Development Workshop


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QC Makeup Academy student testimonial: Makeup Artist Samantha Chavez

Student Testimonial

“I have nothing but positive things to say about QC! I really enjoyed the whole experience. I have learned and my love of makeup has grown so much! QC has given me so much more confidence and the drive to keep following my dreams & to continue to learn! I look forward to seeing the other courses you will be coming out with!”

Samantha Chavez
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student testimonial: Makeup Artist Monica Gabra

Student Testimonial

“Samantha and Nathan were both very informative and provided great feedback on how to improve on my work. I appreciated all the time they put into critiquing my work as well as how quickly they marked the units! The whole experience was really inspiring and encouraging.

“Big Thanks to QC and especially to Samantha and Nathan for this wonderful experience!”

Monica Gabra
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student testimonial: Makeup Artist Amanda Williams

Student Testimonial

“Submitted Unit A last week, just waiting for my grade…didn’t expect to feel quite so nervous about it! So far…I’m really impressed with the course and QC Makeup Academy as a whole, really helpful at answering questions and they respond really quick! Super excited to be moving on to Unit B very soon!”

Amanda Williams
Master Makeup Artistry student

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Michael Shepherd

Student Testimonial

“I just want to thank you for your awesome teaching skills! Since graduating I have booked so much work! Thank you!”

Michael Shepherd
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Sheila Rodriguez

Student Testimonial

“The course material is so professional and up to date, and the books and DVDs are amazing. I feel the student support is great, since someone is always there to help you with anything. I would definitely recommend this course to others! It has been such an amazing learning experience.”

Sheila Rodriguez
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Michael Smith

Student Testimonial

“I found the distance-learning lessons to be convenient. The materials that come with the lessons are good references to have even after graduation.”

Michael Smith, Blushstrokes Makeup
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Joshua Gilchrist

Student Testimonial

“I was very happy with the great source of information. The Student Support Specialists are amazing and the assignments were a great way to evolve me into a wonderful artist.”

Joshua Gilchrist, Noir Makeup Artistry
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Jess Itano

Student Testimonial

“QC Makeup Academy has given me the opportunity to learn artistry techniques and history, as well as the business aspect of makeup, all while being a full-time student in college.”

Jess Itano
Master Makeup Artistry graduate

QC Makeup Academy student review: Makeup Artist Jennifer Howell

Student Testimonial

“I am officially enrolled as a Master Makeup Artistry student at the QC Makeup Academy! Get ready, because I am going to bring it! I am proud to be associated with the Academy. Thank you so much!”

Jennifer Howell
Master Makeup Artistry student

QC Makeup Academy student testimonial: Makeup Artist Amber Moss

Student Testimonial

“I cannot explain how much I am learning! Since starting with QC, I’ve already gotten so good that I’ve been hired for a wedding and have a consultation lined up for another bride. Not to mention the engagement pictures that I’m doing! All of this would not be possible without QC. I’m ecstatic!”

Amber Moss
Makeup Artistry graduate

3 Steps to a Successful Makeup Career!

Become a professional with QC’s online makeup classes. Start your career in makeup artistry anywhere in the world!

Work as a professional makeup artist in New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Brisbane, London, Toronto, Montreal, and more!

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Enroll in an Online Makeup Course

Enroll in a course and QC Makeup Academy ships your course materials for FREE. You’ll receive study guides, course texts, video tutorials, and a business start-up series. Your starter makeup kit is included!

Online Makeup Courses

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Complete Your Makeup Training

Learn makeup skills through practical assignments. Upload your work to the Online Student Center. Your makeup artistry tutor reviews your work and provides you with personal feedback to build your makeup skills.

How It Works

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Be a Certified Makeup Artist

Once you successfully complete your makeup course, QC sends you your certificate showing your professional designation as a makeup artist. Start your exciting career in the makeup industry right away!

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“QC Makeup Academy has gone above and beyond by launching a top of the line brush set…” –Nathan Johnson

“The QC Makeup Academy brushes are so incredibly dense that they give a stunning, airbrush-like finish that looks gorgeous in photography, on brides, and in high definition video and film…” –Azzi Williams

“The versatility of this brush set is fabulous, the quality is that of other high-end brands and, must I say it again? They are simply stunning.” –Brittany Hall

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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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Special FX/Bridal Trial/Glam

Bridal Photo Shoot

Bridesmaid

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