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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Makeup School


Certificate and Reputation

Ensure the makeup school is in good standing and has a great reputation within the industry. Certifications for a course and that the school meets certain standards of quality and credibility. Look for 5 star reviews and testimonials from former students to get a sense of their experiences.

Curriculum and Specializations

Examine the curriculum to see if it covers a wide range of makeup techniques and specializations. A comprehensive curriculum should include courses on beauty makeup, bridal makeup, special effects, airbrushing, and more. Chic Studios School of Makeup offers an extensive curriculum designed to equip students with versatile skills for various career paths in makeup artistry.

Experienced Instructors

The expertise and experience of the instructors are crucial. Look for schools with instructors who have substantial industry experience and are actively working as professional makeup artists. At Chic Studios, our instructors are seasoned professionals with over 8+ years working experience each, and who bring real-world knowledge and insights into the classroom.

Hands-On Training

Practical, hands-on experience is essential in makeup education. Ensure the school provides ample opportunities for students to practice on live models and participate in real-world projects. Chic Studios emphasizes hands-on training, ensuring students gain confidence and proficiency through practice.

Career Support and Networking Opportunities

Investigate whether the school offers career support services such as job placement assistance, resume building, and portfolio development. Networking opportunities with industry professionals and alumni can also be invaluable. Chic Studios provides robust career services and hosts networking events to help students transition into successful careers.

Class Size and Learning Environment

Consider the class size and learning environment. Smaller classes often allow for more personalized attention and better interaction with instructors. Chic Studios maintains an intimate class size with 4-6 per class or in some classes there are 1on1 options, to foster a supportive and engaging learning atmosphere.

Location and Schedule

Think about the school’s location and whether it fits your lifestyle and commitments. Additionally, consider if the school offers flexible scheduling options, such as evening or weekend classes, to accommodate your needs. Chic Studios offers locations in Los Angeles, New York City (Manhattan) and Denver.
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