Personal Makeup Techniques Course

Learn fundamental makeup techniques with low tuition payments.

Makeup education from the comfort of your home!

  •  No previous makeup training required!

  • Learn how to enhance your beauty and transform your features

  • Become an expert in basic makeup techniques

  •  Get access to some of QC’s exclusive makeup discounts

  • No previous makeup training required!
  • Become well-versed in makeup artistry techniques
  • Get access to some of QC’s exclusive makeup brand discounts
  • Start on an exciting path toward a makeup certification!




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Course Outline

Celebrity makeup artist and QC Makeup Academy instructor Nathan Johnson will walk you through every step of the makeup application process. You’ll build your skills from the basics of blending and contouring to full makeup applications in a series of hands-on practical assignments.

UNIT A: Intro to Makeup Artistry

  • How to capture photos of your makeup looks
  • Creating a well-stocked makeup kit
  • Maintaining and cleaning your makeup tools and products
  • Skincare considerations for makeup application

UNIT B: Foundation, Eyes, and Corrective Makeup

  • Applying foundation and concealer
  • Techniques for applying eyeshadow
  • Applying natural eyeliner
  • Lash curling and applying mascara

UNIT C: Full Makeup Application

  • An introduction to blush, highlight and contour application
  • Applying lip products
  • Combining all your new skills to create a full makeup look

UNIT D: Expanding Your Skills

  • Build on fundamental techniques
  • Create dazzling evening looks
  • Hygienic practices for applying makeup on another person
  • Opportunities to continue your makeup education

Interested in Becoming a Professional MUA?

This course is an introduction to basic makeup techniques that will make you a pro at applying your own makeup. If you’d like to learn how to become a professional makeup artist, you can look into the Master Makeup Artistry Course.

Makeup Starter Kit

Est. Retail Value = $150

Offering the widest selection of shades and colors to complete a large variety of looks on any skin tone, your makeup kit provides you with products and tools to help you successfully complete your course.

20-Shade Correct & Conceal Palette: A 20-shade correct and conceal palette that will allow you to correct and/or conceal any blemish or discoloration. This palette’s products come in a light cream consistency—perfect for mixing and blending for beautifully buildable coverage.
88-Shade Neutral Eye Shadow Palette: An 88-shade eye shadow palette you’re sure to love. Choose from the widest selection of neutral shadows to create a large variety of looks for any skin tone. Enclosed in a sleek black case, this palette is easy to bring wherever you’re headed!
32-Shade Lip Palette With Glosses: A 32-shade lip palette that will finish any look. Choose from gloss, partial shimmer, and full-blown sparkle to highlight your client’s lips and pull any look together. Impress clients, friends and family with your vast selection of lip colors.
28-Shade Powder Blush Palette: This 28-shade powder blush palette includes a full range of warm and cool toned pinks in matte and shimmer finishes. You’ll impress your clients with your ability to pull from this palette to create almost any hue.
16-Piece Professional Brush Set: You’ll receive a full 16-piece brush set featuring 100% synthetic bristles and real wood wands. This lightweight starter set comes in a faux-leather roll and is a must-have for any makeup artist on-the-go.

Your Executive Makeup Instructor

Nathan Johnson

Nathan Johnson, a New York City-based celebrity makeup artist with over 18 years of industry experience, is featured in all instructional video for QC makeup courses. Demonstrating professional makeup artistry techniques, he will take you through step-by-step video tutorials. Under his instruction, you’ll become a pro at applying your makeup.

Nathan has worked on over 300 famous faces and has been featured in numerous high-profile publications:

  • Paula Abdul
  • Alicia Keys
  • Paul McCartney
  • Lea Michele
  • Glamour
  • Elle
  • Harper’s Bazaar
  • Access Hollywood
  • Project Runway Season 4 & 5

Your Personal
Makeup Tutor

When enrolling in a QC makeup course, you will be assigned a personal tutor to provide you with individual feedback on every assignment. Benefit from a one-on-one learning experience unmatched by any online or in-class makeup school.

“Wish I had found QC Makeup Academy sooner. Loving all my materials and the wonderful feedback from all the tutors.”

Heather EvansMakeup Artistry Student

QC’s Makeup Artistry Certificate of Completion

Upon graduation, you’ll receive a certificate of completion indicating you have successfully completed QC Makeup Academy’s Personal Makeup Techniques course and have a foundational knowledge of makeup techniques.

This certificate can be a first step toward a professional makeup artistry career! If you find that you want to continue your education, your certificate will serve as proof of competency in basic makeup techniques.

Start your makeup training today!

Step 1:


& Access Your
Course Materials

  • Receive your makeup kit in the mail
  • Access all course texts & videos through QC’s Online Student Centre
  • Start your training right away!

Step 2:

Complete Your

Submit Your Assignments &
Review Your Feedback

  • Watch video tutorials
  • Read course books
  • Upload  assignments to the Online Student Centre
  • Receive feedback on each assignment from your personal tutor!

Step 3:

Graduate from
Your Course

Receive your

  • Receive your certificate of completion when you graduate
  • Lifetime access to course materials & updated content
  • 50% off enrollment in additional courses
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Build your skills in makeup artistry today!

Enroll in QC’s Personal Makeup Techniques course and begin your journey!