Makeup Artistry Sneak Peek: Corrective Makeup Tutorial

Becoming a makeup artist is something that many people dream about. It’s a creative and rewarding career choice that allows people to express their passion in their everyday work! Unfortunately, factors like cost and distance can be discouraging when it comes to selecting a cosmetology school.

Did you know that learning makeup artistry online is an effective and affordable way to reach your makeup goals? To show you the kind of fundamental topics that you can learn from home through great online programs like QC Makeup Academy’s Makeup Artistry course, we’ve outlined a sample of one our lessons for you!

Check out this excerpt of our instructional tutorial on corrective makeup techniques for under eye circles to get a taste of how professional and informative learning makeup artistry online can be!

Corrective Makeup Tutorial: Covering Under Eye Circles!

Our Makeup Artistry course’s instructional tutorial on corrective makeup techniques outlines great tactics for covering dark circles under the eyes! For students taking the course, written materials are also provided so that they have resources in a variety of formats while learning a new approach! Whether you’re a visual learner or a bookworm, you’ll have everything you need to master your skills each step of the way.

Check out the video, and let your energetic tutor, celebrity makeup artist Nathan Johnson, show you how effective online tutorials can be!

For your reference, here’s a breakdown of what our video on corrective techniques for under eye circles teaches, so you can try at home!

  • Preparation: Before you start, always sanitize your hands. While you work, remember to take from your product using the back of your brush or a palette knife to ensure that it stays clean and hygienic!
  • Identify the area: Have your model tip their head down slightly so that you can more clearly see which area needs to be corrected.
  • Apply color-correcting concealer: Apply a little bit of correcting concealer under the eyes. Remember to correct any darkness in the inside corners too! Keep both your touch and your amount of product light- you can always add more, but you can’t take it away very easily!
  • Blend your concealer: Make sure your coverage reaches pinkness near the edge of the eye, and blend lightly to that the concealed area matches the natural skin. Try not to over-cover! This can actually draw more attention to the area.
  • Powder: With a feathery brush, apply a light amount of translucent powder. This sets the concealer and blends it into the skin, concealing the area better! Remember not to apply too much; you don’t want the powder to look caked on!
  • Extra tips: If your model wants a fuller coverage, you can apply foundation after your corrections. Be sure to blend well and to apply in light layers so that the foundation matches with the skin. Set your foundation with powder to avoid creasing throughout the day!

Whether you’re interested in learning simple techniques for yourself and your friends, or advancing your skills to become a freelance artist, our online makeup courses have everything you need to take the world of makeup artistry by storm! Check them out on our website and see the exciting things you can learn!

The Makeup Artistry and Master Makeup Artistry courses both contain hours of video – check out the online makeup course outlines to learn more!

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  • CRAVE Beauty says:

    Thanks for releasing this. I was wondering about how the videos are for the training. This is a good indication of what your online training provides. I’m impressed.

  • Carri Kovanda says:

    Great tutorial. Will be stating as a student in march. Have resesrched and this program is fantastic. .

    • Mireille Pitre says:

      That’s so wonderful to hear Carri! We look forward to welcoming you to the school in March! Please don’t hesitate to contact us in the interim should you have any questions 🙂


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