Launch Your Own Makeup Artistry Studio

Start a Full Time Makeup Business

Be the boss in a permanent makeup artistry studio that caters to a variety of clients!

What is a Makeup Studio

A permanent makeup business that has a stable client base, specializes in one or more areas of makeup, and employs or partners with other artists to offer a range of artistry services!

Most makeup artists are freelance artists, working either part-time or full-time out of their homes as independent contractors. Launching your own makeup studio is often the next step in that career track: you’ve established a reputation as a great makeup artist, and now it’s time to take your business to the next level.  You’ll establish a studio, ramp up your marketing game, and partner with other local professionals (or hire them outright) to help you out.

In addition to individual clients, typically a makeup studio will have the resources to handle larger contracts like local theatre productions, fashion shows, large scale luxury weddings, etc. that require more than one qualified artist for the gig. This is a highly competitive environment but also a very high-paying job opportunity for the business-savvy makeup artist!

How to Launch a Makeup Artistry Studio

Get educated

It’s hard for any professional to be taken seriously without a certification! Once you open your own business and start hiring employees, you’ll look for professionals who are certified, won’t you? You should be too!

Get experience

This is a career you’ll build up to over time. You’ll likely start out as a freelance makeup artist and work contracts for a few years while you practice your skills and build a solid reputation as a trendsetting professional makeup artist. Don’t take these years for granted!

Incorporate & start your business

You’ll need a solid business plan, including location, insurance, accounting, marketing strategies, and all the other essentials to make a business run smoothly.

Grow your makeup business!

As you gain more contracts and clients, you’ll be able to hire on additional makeup artists, hair stylists and other beauty professionals to continue expanding. The sky’s the limit!

What Course Should You Take?

If you want to one day launch your makeup artistry studio, start here.

Master Makeup

Enter the makeup industry with confidence and skills thanks to a well-rounded education. You’ll learn the foundations of what makes a great makeup look, then dive into more complex techniques to enhance your abilities as an MUA.

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Set Yourself Apart!

Upgrade your makeup artistry training with these additional courses, and set your future makeup studio up for success!

Never underestimate the value of extra certifications. And remember! As a QC student, you receive a 50% discount on all additional courses!

Pro Makeup

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

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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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Portfolio Development Workshop

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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Become a certified makeup artist

Graduate quickly and start on the path to opening your own makeup studio!