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London Eyes International Academy of Makeup, Chicago:
Established in 2004, London Eyes International Academy of Makeup is a leading makeup artist school in the Chicago IL area. With two conveniently-located schools in Rosemont (to the north-west) and Oakbrook Terrace (a western suburb of Chicago), we provide hands-on training, using state-of-the-art professional products, tools and techniques from around the world. We offer a range of makeup artist certification programs and master classes in subjects including Beauty Makeup, Media Makeup, Stage Makeup, Special Effects Makeup and Airbrush Makeup. All of our programs are certified by the Illinois State Board of Education. Upon completion of each course, you are awarded with an Academy State Certificate.

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Quality Makeup Artist Training:

Photo of Beauty / Makeup School in Chicago IL areaOur mission is to create an environment where students can learn basic, intermediate and advanced makeup skills in order to pursue a career as a Certified Makeup Artist. Our curriculum offers an extensive study of traditional makeup styles, as well as some of the newest and most innovative techniques.

Our intensive training gives our students real life work experience, and ensures that they graduate with the knowledge, confidence, and passion they need to soar in this competitive industry.

We provide high-quality education in all areas of makeup, including: fashion, beauty, film, multimedia, HDTV, SPFX and injury simulation, photography, and theatrical. In addition, we expose our students to current trends and techniques in airbrush makeup, through our advanced airbrush makeup training. Our programs are custom designed to allow you to learn new skills within a short period. They include Marketing Plan and Cosmetic Product classes that will help make our students feel more self-confident in building a new career, and in increasing their recognition on the job market.

Highly-Experienced & Qualified Instructors:

Image of Beauty / Makeup School in Chicago IL areaOur Educational Director and her team of talented and experienced instructors combine their own passion, personality and knowledge of the industry with the program guidelines. With backgrounds in all areas of the makeup industry, each one possesses a diverse perspective and skill-set, and experience working around the world. 

Their desire is to share experience and professional knowledge working within and outside of the US. This guarantees a unique experience for each class, and keeps the students engaged.

Benefits of Studying with London Eyes:
- Extended workshop time included in each class. You spend approx. 70% of your class time training and practicing in the workshop. 
- Photo-shoot with a professional photographer is included in the cost of the Media Makeup course.
- You get our support with building your own portfolio.
- We help build your self-confidence by teaching how to prepare a marketing plan and how to promote your newly gained skills in the market. 
- We also advise you on how to organize and create your makeup kit.
- Most talented students are eligible to participate in fashion shows or special events such as TV commercials - to practice their skills by working with models, designers and professional makeup artists.
- All of our students have the benefit of direct ordering from cosmetic manufacturers at deeply discounted prices.
- Students receive discounts at the Chicago area fashion and beauty shows.
- Our students are eligible to receive discounts from MAC Cosmetics and Make Up For Ever.

Make-up Artist Training Programs:

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Master Courses:
- Beauty Makeup Course - Basic, Clinical, Bridal & More (50 hours). Introduction to the art of makeup techniques used at beauty salons, special events and department stores.
- Creative / Media Makeup Course (28 hours). Ideal for those planning on working in film, television, print, or as a high fashion makeup artist. 
- Creative / Stage Makeup Course (28 hours). For those who would like to work for TV, movie or theatrical production companies.

Master Classes:
- Airbrush Master Class (7 hours)
- Special F/X Master Class (16 hours)
- Special F/X Advanced Master Class (16 hours)
- Business Master Class (3 hours)
- Portfolio Master Class (4 hours)

Student Testimonials:

Picture of Beauty / Makeup School in Chicago IL area"My experience was positive and educational. The entire team at London Eyes was very professional. I would recommend the school to anyone who would like to brush up on their techniques or take their makeup artistry to the next level."
- Rose A.

"I recently graduated from London Eyes International Academy of Makeup. Attending this Academy was a great experience. The school employs highly trained professionals who are still working in the field of makeup artistry. The instructors were multi-cultural and provided us with the knowledge to work with all ethnicities. They were very forthcoming with suggestions and ideas. The information we obtained geared us to help anyone achieve."
- Sarena W.

"The school was excellent! Very good course for first time students all the way to professional artists who would like a thorough refresher course! Thank you."
- Diane P.

"This school is great for hands-on training in makeup. The teachers were very skilled and the class size allowed for plenty of one-on-one instruction."
- Velorie M.

Convenient & Easily-Accessible Locations:

Both of our schools have easy highway access and large, free parking lots.

- Rosemont - to the north-west of Chicago: Our Rosemont school is situated near the Mannheim Rd. / Higgins Rd. intersection, and close to O'Hare airport on the North side. The Best Western and Holiday Inn Hotels are next to our building.
- Oakbrook Terrace - a western suburb of Chicago: Our Oakbrook Terrace school is located at the intersection of Butterfield Rd, & Midwest Rd. / Summit, with the La Quinta Inn next to the building.

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Address: Rosemont and Oakbrook Terrace, Chicago, Illinois , USA
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