MASA CERTIFICATE – In Professional Makeup Artistry and Hairstyling

COURSE DESCRIPTION

During this 4 week course, learners will become competent in the foundation skills of make-up artistry and hair styling. The course is suitable for those who would like to start their own bridal make-up business or use this course as a stepping stone for the more advanced make-up courses. In addition to learning the foundations of make-up artistry, the course combines the more creative aspects of make-up alongside intensive hair styling for beauty, bridal and photographic. The course is accredited by MASA (Make-up Art Standards Authority) and learners will receive a MASA Award in Make-up Principles qualification along with two 1 week MASA module certificates: D100: Fashion & Media Hairstyling and D200: Fashion, Photographic & Editorial Make-up Artistry.

The course concludes with a professional fashion photographer and agency model photo shoot to gain a portfolio image.

MASA Make-up courses are taught by a hybrid of permanent in-house make-up & hair lecturers alongside guest freelance make-up & hair artists who are all currently active within the industry. You will learn the most current and up-to-date industry techniques by leading professionals.

No previous experience is necessary. This course is ideal for those who are looking to break into the make-up industry and top-up their existing skills.

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£2,500

PLEASE NOTE

All prices are inclusive of course fees, mandatory course materials, awarding body registration & exam fees.
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. International students will need to pay an International student fee. 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.

  • 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 ‘Short-term Study Visa’.
 

2 WEEK MAKE-UP PRINCIPLES

MASA AWARD IN MAKE-UP PRINCIPLES
  • 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, Hygiene & 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

1 WEEK SESSION HAIRSTYLING

MASA D100 MODULE CERTIFICATE IN FASHION & MEDIA HAIRSTYLING
  • Hair Structure & Anatomy- understand the structure of the hair and how to identify condition, density and texture
  • Client Care, Products & Hygiene – client consultation, product selection and performance, proper sanitisation of tools
  • Equipment & Tools – the correct use of styling tools and tricks of the trade
  • Product Training – how to prepare hair with the appropriate products to set the hairstyle
  • Plaiting and Pleats
  • Blow Drying Techniques – straight & curly
  • Roller set and Root Movement Theory
  • Pin Curling
  • Different Curling Techniques – heated tools
  • The Perfect Pony Tail
  • Twisting and Pinning Hair
  • Preparation for Putting Hair Up
  • Understanding Different Hair Lengths and Behaviours
  • Bridal Hair Styles & Accessories
  • Various Styles for Dressing Long Hair i.e. Chignon, French Pleat, Classic bun
  • Back Combing/Brushing
  • Hair Pins and Accessories – the different use of hair pins and accessories

1 WEEK FASHION MAKE-UP ARTISTRY

MASA D200 MODULE CERTIFICATE IN FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHIC & EDITORIAL MAKE-UP ARTISTRY
  • Editorial, Fashion & Photographic Make-up Artistry – learn the art of creating dewy skin, adding freckles/gloss, different eye lining and shading techniques, the perfect red lip, high shine lips, metallics, glitter and different mascara application techniques
  • Product, Performance and Placement – understand how to use specialised products for fashion and beauty editorial
  • Photographic Lighting Effects – create black and white, colour and contemporary photographic styles
  • Inspiration & Reference – learn how to think like a designer and effectively research a brief
  • Male Grooming & Children’s Make-up
  • Location, Backstage, Studio & On-set Protocol – understand what is required of a freelance make-up artist working in the fashion, beauty & media industries. Backstage etiquette and working as a team is also discussed
  • Runway and Catwalk Workshop
  • Professional Photographer & Model Studio Shoot to gain a professional portfolio image

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: 11th April 2020, 9th May 2020, 23rd May 2020, 29th August 2020 and 26th December 2020.

Students will be assessed in the form of two practical examinations, and are required to submit a portfolio of evidence upon completion of the course. You will be allocated 1-month after the course completion date to complete and submit your portfolio.

Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive the following qualification and unit certificates:

  • MASA Award in Make-up Principles
  • MASA D100 Module in Fashion & Media Hairstyling
  • MASA D200 Module in Fashion, Photographic & Editorial Make-up Artistry

 

MANDATORY MATERIALS

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

ITEM PRICE
Course Fee £2,422.50
MASA Award Registration Fee £60
MASA Face Chart Pad & Colour Wheel £17.50

OPTIONAL MATERIALS

The following items are not included but are highly recommended for this course.

ITEM PRICE
MASA Set of 17 Brushes & Brush Belt £119

 

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