Become a Certified Makeup Artist

Start a Career You’ll Love with QC’s Interactive Online MUA Training

Enroll with QC and you’ll get:

  • Professional course texts, videos, and practical assignments
  • One-on-one mentoring from makeup experts
  • professional makeup starter kit
  • An internationally recognized certificate of completion
  • Exclusive makeup discounts from makeup brands
  • Lifetime access to your course materials
  • Full business training to prepare you for a new career

Halloween Special

Enroll in QC’s Master Makeup Artistry Course and receive the Special FX Makeup Course at 60% off!

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Courses & Tuition

Whether you want to work in Hollywood, on Broadway, or specialize in bridal makeup –  QC’s online courses can turn your dream into a reality. Choose from QC’s 10 courses!

Did you know? Enroll in more than one course and receive 50% off any additional course you choose (of equal or lesser value)!

Master Makeup
Artistry

Learn basic techniques like blending and corrective makeup. Then move on to advanced techniques including bridal, editorial, and special fx makeup.

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Makeup Kit Included

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Pro Makeup
Workshop

Take your skills to the next level with this advanced workshop. Learn the makeup techniques Nathan Johnson uses on celebrity clients.

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Skincare
Course

Become a Professional Skincare Consultant and add a huge revenue stream to your booming makeup business!

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Global
Beauty

In this advanced makeup workshop, you’ll develop an expertise for makeup applications from all over the globe. A must for any serious artist!

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Airbrush Makeup
Workshop

Learn airbrush makeup. Find out how to apply foundation and blush, learn corrective makeup, stenciling techniques, and create fantasy characters!

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Airbrush Included

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Portfolio Development Workshop

A professional-quality portfolio is a must for serious makeup artists looking to advance in the industry. Work with Celebrity MUA Nathan Johnson to create yours!

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Special
FX Makeup

Learn to be a special effects makeup artist. Create ghoulish creatures, age characters, simulate wounds and much more!

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SFX Makeup Kit Included

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Hair Styling
Essentials

Learn how to do blow-outs, updos, period looks, and more. Combine hair styling with your makeup course and round out your beauty training!

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Styling Wand Included

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Fashion
Styling

Makeup clients can also be fashion styling clients! Expand your business by becoming a professional fashion stylist.

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Makeup
Artistry

Learn the fundamentals of makeup artistry including daytime, evening, and bridal makeup. Perfect for if you want to learn to do your own makeup!

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Makeup Kit Included

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Course Decision Guide

Wondering which course is right for you?

Use the free Course Decision Guide to help you choose the courses that best match your career goals and interests.

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The M.A.C. Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

The M.A.C. Pro Student Program

Learn From a MAC Eligible School

QC Makeup Academy is a MAC Pro Eligible School! Students in the Master Makeup Artistry course are eligible to apply for the MAC Pro Student Membership and receive a discount on MAC products, in-store and online!

QC Makeup Academy Product Discounts 

Students that graduate from QC can take advantage of the exclusive product discounts offered by QC’s preferred makeup partners. Product quality is an important part of becoming a successful makeup artist!

Meet the Tutors

At QC Makeup Academy, you’ll get one-on-one mentoring and detailed feedback from one of our tutors, all professional makeup artists in the industry

Nathan Johnson,

Executive Makeup Artist

Nathan is a New York City-based celebrity makeup artist with over 20 years of industry experience. Nathan has worked on over 300 famous faces including Alicia Keys, Lea Michele, Paul McCartney, and more. His work has been featured in Glamour, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and more. He was a makeup artist on seasons 4 and 5 of Project Runway.

As the executive makeup artist for QC, Nathan is responsible for ensuring that all the course materials are in line with best industry practices. He’s also featured in the instructional videos for all of QC’s makeup courses.

Azzi Williams,

 Professional Makeup Artist

Azzi is a Sydney-based makeup artist with over 10 years of experience. Her career has taken her to exciting cities around the world including London, Barcelona, and Istanbul. Prior to launching her own successful business, Azzi worked as an international model. She credits her sharp eye for detail to her many years of experience in the modelling industry.

She has transformed countless models, dancers and actors, including Rihanna’s backup dancers!

Michele Mulkey,

Special Effects Expert

With 14 years of experience working as a special effects makeup artist and prop maker in New York City and Los Angeles, Michele is the perfect tutor to introduce you to the world of special effects!

Throughout her career, Michele’s work has been featured in such feature films as The Last Samurai, The Chronicles of Riddick, Sin City, Seed of Chucky, Constantine, and more. She has also worked on CSI Miami, Firefly, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, and Charmed.

BBB Accreditation

We know that some students are anxious about enrolling for a distance education course in makeup artistry. Rest assured that we have the highest possible consumer satisfaction standing (A+) with the Better Business Bureau. We’ve had thousands of satisfied students take our courses who are now running their own successful businesses. We hope you’ll be the next person to follow this path!

BBB Accreditation

We know that some students are anxious about enrolling for a distance education course in makeup artistry. Rest assured that we have the highest possible consumer satisfaction standing (A+) with the Better Business Bureau. We’ve had thousands of satisfied students take our courses who are now running their own successful businesses. We hope you’ll be the next person to follow this path!

Our Guarantee

We stand behind our quality courses. That’s why we offer a full money-back guarantee. From the day you receive your course materials, you have 21 days to review the makeup artistry course.

If you do not find that the course is a good fit for you, simply return the materials, unused, with a tracking number, and your course fees will be immediately refunded. All that we ask is that you call the School to receive shipping instructions.

Our Guarantee

We stand behind our quality courses. That’s why we offer a full money-back guarantee. From the day you receive your course materials, you have 21 days to review the makeup artistry course.

If you do not find that the course is a good fit for you, simply return the materials, unused, with a tracking number, and your course fees will be immediately refunded. All that we ask is that you call the School to receive shipping instructions.

Ready to Enroll?

Take the first step and head to our online enrollment page to get started.