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There’s more to being a professional makeup artist than having a love for makeup, or being able to blend a smokey eye really really well. That’s why QC Makeup Academy provides its graduates with a professional designation – Certified International Makeup Professional (CIMP).

become a certified international makeup professionalYou need to learn the basics:

  1. What each makeup brush is for and how to use it
  2. Creating a clean and sanitary work environment
  3. Basic client etiquette

You need to learn the techniques:

  1. Identify skin types and choose products accordingly
  2. Create interesting contours and dimensions with highlighting and contouring techniques
  3. Conceal any flaw your client may have using concealer

You need to learn the special topics:

  1. Take any makeup application from daytime to evening
  2. Create subtle makeup looks for your male clients
  3. Bridal makeup trends and how to create a timeless bridal look

You need to learn good business sense:

  1. Choose a unique and catchy business name
  2. Write an effective business plan
  3. Market your skills to grow your makeup artistry business


As a Certified International Makeup Professional, you’ve received a professional designation that acts as your proof that you’ve received industry training by a reputable online school. QC Makeup Academy specializes in makeup artistry training, and you’re sure to leave with the skills you need to launch an exciting career in the makeup industry.

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