Infographic: Become a Makeup Artist Online in 7 Steps - QC Makeup Academy

These days, you don’t need to commute to a crowded campus or spend thousands on tuition in order to become a certified makeup artist. It can be as simple as completing seven steps…

Check out the infographic below to see how you can start your career in makeup artistry in 7 steps!

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1. Realize your potential and passion

You may have already completed this step. Just knowing you’re passionate about makeup is the first step to becoming a makeup artist!

2. Research online academies

Some questions to ask yourself while researching:

  • What’s my budget?
  • Who will be my instructor? Are they experienced?
  • Can I find plenty of reviews from past students?
  • Is there good student support available?

3. Enroll!

Once you’ve decided on the best school for your career goals, it’s time to take the next step and start your makeup education.

4. Receive your course materials

This is the exciting part! Receive your makeup starter kit and course books. Once you get your hands on professional products and tools, you’ll start to your development from a makeup lover to a makeup artist.

5. Complete your assignments

Read your course texts and complete practical assignments. Remember to practice, practice, practice! Before you know it, you’ll be finished your first unit.

6. Get feedback & perfect your skills

With QC Makeup Academy, you’ll receive personalized audio feedback for all your assignments! Your tutor, a professional makeup artist, will provide you with feedback that you can use to perfect your makeup skills.

7. Graduate & Receive your certificate!

Repeat step 5 and 6 until you’re done all your units. And TA-DA! You’re a certified makeup artistry professional. Receive your official certification in the mail and start your career in this fun and lucrative industry!


You’re a certified makeup artist!

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