MASA AWARD – In Principles of Makeup Design

  • Beginners course, great as an introduction to the world of makeup 
  • Full-time, part-time and Saturday study options
  • Health and Safety, the role of the makeup artist and client consultation
  • Understanding skincare and how to prep the skin before makeup application
  • Key looks covered: Natural, Glam, Bridal, mastering Smokey eyes and classic makeup looks
  • Join MASA Alumni upon completion for jobs, events and master classes
  • Secure your place with a 25% deposit (balance due before course start)
  • The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years – no exceptions.
  • No previous experience required, although a good general education is essential.
  • An excellent level of English is required to attend this course, you must be able to speak, read, write and understand English fluently.
  • International students will be required to gain a ‘Standard Visitor Visa’.
  • If you have any medical conditions, please email contact@beauty-school.co.uk or call us on 020 3026 7453 BEFORE booking on to the course. This will allow us to discuss the practicalities of you completing the course. Failure to do so may result in you not being able to join the course.



  • Make-up Artistry Hygiene – understanding the importance of artist hygiene and professional standards
  • Make-up Kit & Tools – this covers in detail the make-up, tools, skincare and disposables that you will need to start off a professional kit, and the best ways to pack and transport your kit
  • Health, Hygeine & Safety – understand how to safely use and store hazardous chemicals
  • Posture and Positioning – how to position your client, and how to work safely around your client
  • Client Consultation & Psychology – how to identify and decipher the look your client is requesting
  • Skin Science & Consultation – different skin types, conditions, and how to prep the skin before make-up application
  • Contraindications and contra-actions – understand how to recognise these as they may restrict or prevent make-up application
  • Colour Theory – gain a full understanding of the colour wheel, colour combinations and colour correction
  • Facial Architecture & Contouring – how to highlight and shade to redefine the structure of the face
  • Priming, Colour Correction & Camouflage – learn the techniques used to create a flawless base application
  • Product Performance & Placement – understand how to enhance natural beauty, products to include: foundation, concealer, powder, blusher, eyebrow products, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascara, lash enhancements and lip products
  • Bridal Make-up Artistry – consultation, application and other considerations
  • False Lash Application – strip and cluster
  • Different Eye Make-up Styles & Techniques
  • Face Chart Design & Elements of Inspiration
  • Industry Codes of Conduct and Professional Ethics

SATURDAY STUDENTS Please note that Students studying this course on a Saturday will have all bank holiday weekends off, this will include the following Saturdays: 3rd April 2021, 1st May 2021, 29th May 2021, 28th August 2021.

There will be two practical assessments towards the end of the course, learners will be required to submit a portfolio of evidence upon completion of the course. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive the following qualification:

  • MASA Award in Make-up Principles



The following items are mandatory and are included in the total course cost.

Course Fee £1,122.50
MASA Award Registration Fee £60
MASA Face Chart Pad & Colour Wheel £17.50


The following items are not included but are highly recommended for this course, and are available to purchase on the first day of your course.

MASA Set of 17 Brushes & Brush Belt £119

To discuss payment options please call the administration team on 020 3966 8690.

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Anisah S
i had the best experience at this school! i just completed the two week makeup principles course and loved every second of it! our tutor who was Jolanta was absolutely amazing and helped & guided us throughout the two weeks. i learnt so much from this course and would definitely recommend the school to anyone!
Drishti Sethi
Enjoyed my two week MASA Makeup Principles course here. The tutor, Ms Jolanta was amazing and helped us out in each and every step of our learning. She is amazing and experienced. Loved the course. Definitely wanna come back.
Courtney Bradford
The best makeup school! I have just completed the Masa 2 week Makeup Principles course and I loved every second! Everyday was so enjoyable and I learnt so much in just 2 weeks! Jolanta was a brilliant makeup tutor, supporting me and helping me with everything I needed help with throughout the 2 week course! I got everything I wanted from this course and I am already wanting to come back for more!

Places are limited, reserve your space on this course today!

Total Course Price:



All prices are inclusive of course fees, mandatory course materials, awarding body registration & exam fees.

Payment Methods

Only a 25% Deposit is required to secure your place on this course if the course start date is more than 1 calendar month away. Any courses with a start date less than one calendar month away will be required to pay full balance. To discuss payment plan options, please call the administration team on 020 3966 8690.
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