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6 months course Makeup Artist

Become a professional Makeup Artist in 6 months: discover techniques, create your own looks, specialize in fashion makeup

Objectives of the Makeup Artist training

The 6-month Makeup Artist course aims to teach the fundamentals of Beauty and Fashion makeup. It gives an overview of the skills to master to become a professional makeup artist in the fashion and beauty industry. It allows the student to collaborate as a make-up artist within a team for photos, advertising films, events and to assist a chief make-up artist on fashion shows and shoots.

At the end of this training the future make-up artist will be able to :

master beauty and fashion make-up techniques
understand and take into account the needs, requirements and wishes of the various parties involved (photographers, clients, stylists, etc.)
create make-up from cultural and artistic references
develop make-up trend books – moodboards
represent make-up sketches – face charts
organize a work plan and write an estimate


Our Makeup Artist course is designed for beginners who wish to become professional makeup artists. In addition to acquiring solid theoretical knowledge, you will have the opportunity to practice your skills by doing makeup sessions with experienced makeup artists. These hands-on sessions will allow you to perfect your technique and develop your confidence by working with industry professionals.

Makeup Artist Professional Training Program:

The Makeup Artist training program spans 6 months, including the basic Makeup Artist Pro training, followed by a 3-month specialization. It covers the skills and knowledge needed to become a professional makeup artist in the fashion and beauty industry.

Theory Based Courses

Art and Culture
History of Costume
Masks and Ornaments
Ethnic Arts

Still photo makeup practicals courses

Print Publication (Magazines): Studio,outdoor, black & whitte, colour, cover, beauty series, fashion series…

Practical  lessons/Creation of a make-up  line project

Clear identification of campaign objectives and target audience
Creation of an inspiring moodboard
Use of storytelling

Fashion shows makeup practicals courses

Ready to Wear / Haute Couture
Study of Trends and Research Projects

Sources of inspiration practicals courses

Researching and Putting into Practice.

Every makeup artist draws his / her inspiration from the art world and diverse cultures:
Icons and the Muses
Ethnic Cultures
Flora and Fauna

Free Style / Stylised Faces and Figures practicals courses

Free Expression with Makeup
Face and Body Painting, Collage, Transformation / Metamorphosis of Products

Manicure practicals courses

Natural nail and hand care
Traditional or Conventional Hand Care with Scrub, Paraffin Bath, Mask and Conventional Hand Massage
Applying Nail Polish
Applying False Nails

Makeup for HD TV Broadcasting practicals courses

The Rendering of High Definition TV: Explanation
Understanding the Differences from Makeup for Traditional Video
Makeup Application Techniques with Sponges and / or Brushes
The different types of HD Makeup foundation for different skin tones (liquids, compacts)
Skin Tone: Very Transparent But Powdery
Study on Colourimetry in HD TV
The Technique of Airbrush Makeup Application

Makeup for traditional video practicals courses

In Studio and Outdoors :
Working with skin tones (on women and men)
Structuring of the eyes
Colorimetric Study for correcting skin tones and blemishes: dark circles, redness, acne and pimples …

Dates: September 30 2024 to march 27, 2025


Modality : On-site

Limit of participants for an optimal experience

To ensure a quality experience, the D-mai Paris makeup school maintains a small group of 16 participants maximum. However, to ensure the viability of the training, a minimum of 6 participants is required.


Admission requirements

Have a passion for art and creativity,
Have an appreciation for images and artistic culture.

Public concerned
– Be at least 18 years old,
– Have a diploma of Bac or equivalent for an optimal training experience.



The Make-up Artist training is taught by Houda Remita and other instructors who are experts in their field.



Deposit requested upon registration to confirm the course: 2 000 €.
First payment at the beginning of October: 2 300 €.
Second payment at the beginning of November: 1 600 €.
Third payment at the beginning of December: 1 200 €.
Accepted means of payment: checks and transfers.