Course overview

On this course you will discover how to provide the perfect base to apply makeup. Skin care is the single most important thing when trying to achieve the perfect glow up. Your tutor will guide you through the process, teaching you how to do a professional standard facial including cleansing, benefits of exfoliating, facial massage, choosing the correct face mask for skin types, explaining serums and moisturizers. Once you have mastered that, you will move onto techniques to apply basic makeup, looking at skin types and their suitability for cosmetics, how age affects the skin and will use live models to practice your skills.

Course description

This course is suitable for the absolute novice or beginner in the journey of beauty therapy or maybe you would just like to improve your existing skills. Starting with the basics, you will learn why skincare is important, why we should start at an early age, what to look out for in the way of infections and how to give friends and family the ultimate glow up. Skin care is the single most important thing to looking fresh and healthy. Your experienced tutor will demonstrate how to achieve this and show you trade secrets of how to look amazing.

Once you have the basics, you will move onto basic make up application. You will learn how to apply a flawless foundation, eyebrow shapes and how they can change your face, how to choose colours, contouring and how to get the perfect lipstick shade. You will work on live models and experience the differences between doing your own makeup and working on another's face.

Your tutor will provide everything you will need but you are encouraged to bring your own make up brushes, mascara and eyeliners for hygiene purposes.

Alongside this course, you will also study Health and Safety in the Beauty Industry and Starting Your Own Business.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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