Understanding Media Makeup and Fashion

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Media Makeup
Students tend to want to jump in straight away and create a perfect look; they can once they fully understand colour, contour and types of skin. Even when building a home, foundation is key. When is it a good idea to mix cream foundation with primer? What tools to use and when. It is not just a brush, but a sponge can help to pick up pigment when the actor has oily skin. Or when to brush and buff?

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Module Skills

  • Matching products to different skin type
  • Shading and highlighting
  • Shaping eyes, lips
  • When to use single eyelashes and full
  • Colour mixing
  • Corrective makeup

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We were taught all the basics every make up artist needs to perfect: basic skin care, choosing and applying foundation, the perfect eyeliner flick to the sexiest of red lips!

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Module Syllabus: Basic Makeup

Day 1

  • Prepping the skin for makeup.
  • What products to use on oily/dry and neutral skin type.
  • Foundation Cream/Base The different types available and which one is used for which skin type and skin tone.
  • Concealer, the different types that are available and when to use them and where.
  • Shading and Highlighting, when to use and demonstration given.
  • Face Powder, the different types of powder available and where to use it and when to use it.

Day 2

  • Pencil, when to use it and what stage it should be used.
  • Eyeliner, what effects can be achieved for different makeup’s.
  • Mascara, the correct way to apply mascara.

Day 3

  • Prepping the skin for makeup.
  • What products to use on oily/dry and neutral skin type.
  • Foundation Cream/Base The different types available and which one is used for which skin type and skin tone.
  • Concealer, the different types that are available and when to use them and where.
  • Shading and Highlighting, when to use and demonstration given.
  • Face Powder, the different types of powder available and where to use it and when to use it.

Day 4

  • Prepping the skin for makeup.
  • What products to use on oily/dry and neutral skin type.
  • Foundation Cream/Base The different types available and which one is used for which skin type and skin tone.
  • Concealer, the different types that are available and when to use them and where.
  • Shading and Highlighting, when to use and demonstration given.
  • Face Powder, the different types of powder available and where to use it and when to use it.

Day 5

  • Pencil, when to use it and what stage it should be used.
  • Eyeliner, what effects can be achieved for different makeup’s.
  • Mascara, the correct way to apply mascara.

Note: the above syllabus is illustrative of a typical module. It may be subject to change at any time.

Basic Makeup Course Photos

Here’s just a small selection of photos of students and work from our basic makeup course module.

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