Chic Studios NYC: Master Certified Makeup

Course Level: Beginners – Intermediate – Advanced
Course Duration: 4 weeks // EVENING: 4 weeks evening + 2 weeks day or online)

Enroll in our Master Certified Makeup course, and set yourself apart from the others in the beauty industry. This is a full-time, hands-on, well-rounded professional course. Including all things in pro makeup, starting with the fundamentals, hygiene, skin care, tools and then moving into advanced techniques for your dream career! Chic Studios is pleased to offer this comprehensive Master Certified Makeup course that covers a multitude of Professional Makeup Artist skills. Our Master Certified Makeup Course includes 3 photoshoots to set our students up for success, which includes 1 headshot for professional use and 2 portfolio looks. The Master Certified course consists of 106 hours of comprehensive classroom experience, as well as out of class professional development, for a total of 118+ hours.

About this Course

This intensive, hands-on makeup course in New York City (NYC) is designed to provide you with everything you need to excel as a professional makeup artist, from beginner and intermediate makeup fundamentals to professional and career promotion. This course includes Beauty Makeup, Bridal Makeup and Business. Professional advanced week: TV and Music Video Makeup, Fashion and Runway Makeup, Digital Beauty, Social Media. And, Master Week: Hairstyling, Airbrush Makeup and several photoshoots.

This course includes some priceless aspects for any artist: Mentorship. Career Services. And, a Life long of Learning (meaning you can take any part of this course over again, to brush up on your skills!)

During the fourth week, the airbrush course, there is no kit included, however, one can be purchased for an extra cost $200.

The Master Certified course consists of 118+ total hours 

  • Week 1:  26 hours (30 total hours, with out-of-class work)
  • Week 2: 26 hours (30 total hours, with out-of-class work)
  • Week 3: 26 hours (30 total hours, with out-of-class work)
  • Week 4: 14 hours Airbrush + 14 hours Hairstyling.

Graduates of this course can expect to be prepared to achieve more advanced makeup artistry techniques throughout the course while learning business basics to marry with their makeup artistry career. Chic Studios supplies everything needed for learning purposes, with the material, tools, supplies, and products, to find success within this makeup course and beyond.

Meet Chic Studios New York

Our New York City campus is located in the bustling downtown Financial District, easily accessible by a number of subway lines. This location is equipped with several classrooms, on-site makeup lab and content studio, and all of the tools you need to learn and grow. Chic Studios welcomes students to use the content studios to work on building their portfolio and create content, free of charge to graduates. Chic Studios offers a supportive, hands-on learning environment led by our dedicated professional educators and staff. With a clean, upbeat facility, Chic Studios is a leading makeup school offering the highest quality of education to all. To learn more about our courses, or schedule a tour, please contact us today.

Course Schedule:

Day class: Monday to Thursday from 10:00am – 4:30pm

Evening class: Schedule upon request 

Included: Master Certified Makeup Course

  • Basic Kit with Brush Set
  • Skin Care Set
  • 3 Professional Photoshoots (1 headshot + 2 portfolio looks)
  • Diploma upon successful completion
  • Pro Card Membership Applications (over 25 brands – for discounts 20%-40% OFF)
  • Access to the Chic Pro Community (a private group for hiring fairs, job postings, networking events and more)
  • Online Shopping 40% OFF MAC Cosmetics kit essentials
  • Pro Makeup Event (Sephora, MAC or Makeup Forever)
  • Airbrush kit is an extra cost ($200)
  • Mentorship + Career Services
  • Real Techniques
    • Full Brush Set
  • Billion Dollar Brows
    • 9 piece brow set
  • Bioderma
    • 5 piece skin care set
  • Extra Supplies
    • 1 Hand Sanitizer
    • 2 Powder Puffs
    • 2 Small Bottles (Alcohol + Brush Cleaner)
    • 1 White Tote Bag

Chic Photo Shoot

Included in several courses is a professional photo shoot, with a professional photographer, hairstyling, on-set etiquette experience, snacks, beverages, music, access to the content studios for selfies, content creation and more. A well-rounded experience and additional photos for their portfolio to showcase their talent.



  • History of Makeup Artistry- who, when + what happened, styles + more
  • Hygiene + Prepping Techniques
  • Foundation Testing, Color Matching + Applications
  • Station Setup, Tools, Brushes + Materials (uses/functions)
  • Skin Philosophy, Skin Care Ingredients & Product Knowledge
  • Brow Shaping, Perfection + Defining
  • Step-by-Step Beauty Makeup Applications
  • Day Makeup Notes + Applications
  • Color Theory
  • Evening Makeup Applications
  • Red Lips notes, application + perfecting techniques
  • False Lash Applications
  • Corrective Makeup Techniques
  • Smokey Eyes
  • Highlighting + Contouring Techniques
  • Male Grooming Notes, Products + Application
  • Liquid Eye Liner Application + Techniques
  • Natural Makeup Applications


  • Bridal Makeup Applications – Global Look
  • Bridal Makeup Applications – Natural Look
  • Bridal Makeup Applications – Traditional Look
  • Bridal Makeup Applications – Heavy Glam Look
  • Cut Crease Eyes
  • Social Media Notes + Tips
  • Business: Branding + Marketing
  • Business: Freelance Makeup Artistry
  • Business: Sales + Cosmetic Retailing
  • Business: Bridal Clients + Invoices + More
  • Photoshoot (of your choice, beauty or bridal)


  • Fashion + Runway Makeup
  • TV + Music Video Makeup
  • Digital Beauty Makeup + Social Media
  • Professional Development (career)


  • Hairstyling Course
  • Airbrush Course
  • 2 Photoshoots (beauty + freestyle)

Pro Card Membership

A package of Pro Membership Applications are given to each graduate of a professional course. These application provided, is a direct access to the brands pro membership, which results in a discount from the brand, ranging 20% – 50%. The membership process and fee is the responsibility of the applicant.

Reviews About Chic

Enroll in our master makeup course in New York and start your journey into your dream career!

Chic Studios School of Makeup is pleased to offer this comprehensive Master Certified Makeup course that covers a multitude of fundamental makeup artist skills that will set each student apart in the beauty industry as strong, talented, knowledgeable and professional artists.

Our Master Certified Makeup Course consists of a total of 118+ hours, which includes required out-of-class work.  This course is a career course, with hands-on training, and a well-rounded comprehensive curriculum.

For all workshops, Photo shoots or Social Media class, there is a $250 non-refundable fee.

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