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1. Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Located in Beverly Hills, Bosso Intensive Makeup School Los Angeles is one of the most sought-after makeup training facilities in the world.

Taught by celebrity make-up artist, Kimberley Bosso, our unique make-up training programs are offered to novices, aspiring make up artists and professionals.

We provide affordable 6-day and 4-day Intensive Make-up Training Courses with a professional certificate awarded on completion, which will prepare you for a successful career in the make-up industry.

There are ONLY a maximum of 4 students per course to ensure the utmost meticulous attention and makeup education.

We also offer a 1-day intensive course for the novice or professional makeup artist wanting to learn basic to advanced techniques, or wanting to refresh their existing makeup skills. Students come from all over the U.S. as well as from as far as Australia and Dubai.

An industry established make-up artist since 1997, Kimberley trained and received her professional makeup artist certificate in Los Angeles, and took her training and research further, studying in Paris learning airbrush and working throughout Europe with top designers for runway shows, as well as visionary photographers.

Student Testimonial:
"I took her intensive course over a 4 session span, which fit into my schedule perfectly. I was blown away by all I learned in the short time and how it literally elevated my ability from 'just that girl you know who does makeup really well' to a professional."
- Sara, Austin TX
4-Day & 6-Day Intensive Professional Make-up Artist Certification Programs:
- Traditional and Airbrush Make-up
- Techniques include: Smokey Eyes; Contouring; Bridal Makeup; Men's Grooming; High Fashion; Business & Marketing; Product  & Brush Knowledge; Hygiene & more
- 6-Day program also includes Red Carpet Makeup and Fashion Week with extensive airbrushing

1-Day Intensive Make-up Artist Course:
For beginners or those looking to sharpen existent makeup skills.

Private Make-up Classes:
1-hour & 2-hour
2. Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - Onsite & Online
Courses / Programs
• Gain spray tan certification in California or online with Aviva Spray Tanning Academy - we offer the longest-running spray tan classes in the world!

• Aviva provides 1-day spray tan certification programs in Los Angeles and San Diego in Southern California and San Francisco in the Bay Area.

• In each city, our spray tanning training takes place in a leading hotel.

• We also offer convenient, short and comprehensive online spray tan certification programs to beauty professionals and complete beginners based in California and nationwide.

• On completion of your course, you receive a Certificate.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee.

• Our students are those who are looking to add sunless tanning certification to their beauty career portfolio, or to start a successful spray tanning business, want to host mobile spray tan parties, or improve the profitability of their current spray tanning business.

• We offer in-class spray tan training in a host of other venues throughout the U.S. & Canada, including Las Vegas & Reno NV, NYC, Boston MA, Houston & Dallas TX.

Student Review:
"I had taken several online courses and what set Aviva's apart for me was the in-depth demonstration of spraying technique. It completely changed my game up 100%.

I would recommend Aviva to others because they are amazing at what they do. They are leaders in this business and simply the best."

• Sophia Rocha, Owner, Golden Glow Studio Mobile Spray Tanning Services, Long Beach CA
Onsite Spray Tan Training Courses:

Sunless 101 Spray Tan Certification Program:

• A 1-day comprehensive course for basic beginners up to intermediate level.

• All of our spray tan classes come with a 100% money-back guarantee

Online Spray Tan Certification Programs:

Sunless 101 Online Course:

• 3 hour course for beginner to intermediate level spray tanning professionals.

• This is a web-based course to study at your own pace
3. MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print
Courses / Programs
Located in Hollywood, just north-west of Downtown Los Angeles, MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is the creation of world-renowned makeup artist and author Margaret Kimura.

MKC Academy provides a unique experience for novices, students and professionals who want a makeup school to help them excel in in the beauty makeup industry, in Fashion, Film, Television, Runway and Print.

Known for excellence, MKC Academy, a State of California-approved institution, offers makeup courses in beauty, special FX makeup, fantasy, avante garde and airbrushing. MKC also offers a Hair Styling School with courses in celebrity and print hair styling for fashion, runway and television.

MKC Academy of Fashion, Beauty & Print is ideally situated in the heart of the entertainment industry of Hollywood on Seneca Avenue (just off Glendale Boulevard and close to the Golden State Freeway).

It is just a short drive from Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Disney Studios and the world-famous Hollywood sign, and within easy reach of neighborhoods such as West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Oakwood, Burbank, Pasadena and Alhambra.
- The Works-Makeup & Hair program (504 clock hours)
- Master's Makeup Artistry program (343 clock hours)
- Professional Makeup Artistry program (147 clock hours)
- Professional Hairstyling program (140 clock hours)

- Short Makeup Courses
- Short Hair Styling Courses
- Makeup Workshops
- MKC Internship Program
and more...
4. Kisses 'N Makeup, Bay Area
Courses / Programs
Based in Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay Area, Kisses 'N Makeup offers a 5-day make-up artist training program called "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques".

This course takes place at the Hilton Garden Inn in Emeryville (between the cities of Berkeley and Oakland, CA), and is offered five times per year.

Our course is designed to prepare the student for working in the TV/ Film, print, advertising, fashion and retail industries and a career as a professional makeup artist.

Our quality makeup workshops are divided into two sessions. The first session of the workshop is conducted with a lecture and demo of techniques.

The second session consists of a hands-on session for students to apply what they have learned during the lecture and demo on a model.

A completion certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.
5-Day Make-up Artist Training Program - "Intro to Makeup Artistry and Basic Techniques"

Modules include:
- Skin Prep
- Bone Structure
- Foundation Applications / Colorings
- 3-D Skin
- Eye Shapes
- Eye Brows
- Natural Makeup
- Evening Makeup
- Eyeliners
- Fashion Makeup, and more...
5. CHICSTUDIOS LA - School of Professional Makeup
Courses / Programs
Situated in the heart of stunning Santa Monica CA, just 30 minutes west of Downtown Los Angeles, CHICSTUDIOS LA is a fashion-centric makeup artist school that provides a range of intensive makeup courses to local and international students.

CHICSTUDIOS students learn through course instruction, live hands-on lessons and opportunities with the CHICPro Community after graduation.

Our courses are designed to teach the fundamentals and techniques of makeup artistry. The programs are taught by the industries leading makeup artists, who inspire each class they teach.
Intensive Makeup Artist Training Courses:

- 4-Week Pro Makeup Artistry (100 total hours)

- TV & Music Video Makeup (14 hours)

- Fashion & Runway Makeup (14 hours)

- Period Makeup (7 hours)
6. Vizio Makeup Academy
Courses / Programs
Based in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles CA, Vizio Makeup Academy is an online makeup artist school that provides beginner to advanced level online courses to locally-based and international students.

Our courses are online and flexible, which means one can choose to attend them at any time - 24/7. Through our online makeup courses, we can take you to the next level of success by giving you the best education that you can use as a tool in this competitive market.

Our mission is to be the leader in the makeup industry by providing an exceptional makeup artistry education.

Our makeup artist school is renowned for its excellence in providing education to every professional who is seeking for careers in film, television, fashion and more.
Online Introductory Makeup Course:
- Designed for beginner students who want to begin their journey to becoming a pro makeup artist

Online Elite Makeup Course (with FX)
- Recommended to people who are already in the makeup artistry industry who want to learn more makeup techniques and style

Online Premier Makeup Course:
- For students who want to take their skills to the next level, and become a professional makeup artist

Online Master Makeup Course:
- Includes basic introductory through advanced levels of makeup lessons
7. All About FACE Academy, Los Angeles
Courses / Programs
Conveniently located in Culver City, just 10 minutes south of Downtown Los Angeles CA, the All About FACE Academy is a leader in hands-on Professional Makeup Training.

Makeup artists are in demand like never before. The All About FACE Academy is a private makeup school that specializes in precise and extensive training in the areas of Professional Makeup Design, with Beginner & Master courses including Beauty Makeup, Makeup Tools, Teen Beauty, and more.

Our students gain the education & skill that it takes to become a successful Makeup Artist for Film/TV (Including HD), Bridal, Runway, Editorial & Commercial Print. Students learn specific techniques & proper makeup application for every skin type & for every ethnicity.

Students also learn Wardrobe Styling and Hair Styling. We focus on teaching techniques that are sure to take our students to great heights.

We’re proud to develop true artists with great skills & magnificent craftsmanship. Here at AAF Academy, we are committed to each & every student as we give personal attention while providing hands-on training. We take extreme pride in our educational program.
Professional Makeup Artist Training Certification Programs:

- Beauty Makeup
- Hair Styling 101
- Makeup for Fashion
- Makeup for Photography, Film & TV
- The Art of Special Effects Makeup
- Portfolio Development
- Beauty Business 101
- Advanced Bridal Beauty
- Advanced Blush Application
- Foundation Matching, Highlighting/Contouring
- Eyeliner Techniques
- Pro Smokey Eyes
- Lash Application (Strips & Lash Tabs)
- Lash Extension Course
- Proper Lip Application for Day & Evening
- Red Carpet Glam
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