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The Definitive Diploma in Makeup Artistry

Our ‘Definitive Diploma in Makeup Artistry’, as the title suggests, this intensive course offers a superior level of industry training.

The main aim of the course is to enable students to become highly Employable through a variety of disciplines within the Makeup Industry.

With many companies hiring our makeup artists you too could join companies such as Inglot, M.A.C or Benefit to name a few.

Awarding Body or Accreditation:ITEC Diploma

Saffron College of Hair & Beauty Certification

Admission Requirements: Junior or Leaving Certificate

Duration: Full time 8 Months, 4 days per week, 1 Days Work Experience

Frequency:Twice a Year


On completion of this course- you will be an expert in your field and will be open to Employment in a variety of disciplines within the Makeup Industry such as Makeup Counters, Brow Bars, Skincare Counters, Free Lance MUA, Teaching, Theatre, TV.

You will also become a specialist in performing Skincare Treatments. This will give you great knowledge when it comes to analyzing your client’s skin type and in turn ensure a flawless foundation application that every client demands.

You will have an advantage over your competitors with the introduction of ‘The Pro Brow & Lash Technician’. With this addition to the ‘Definitive Diploma in Makeup Artistry,’ you will master the art of the ‘perfect brow’ and ‘luscious lashes’.

We also incorporate modules of Dry Styling Techniques as this will enable you to offer hair services to your clients, such as the Full Bridal Package. T

his Qualification will permit you to work in Ireland and in over thirty countries worldwide. Experiment with bold shapes, creative colour, captivating textures, and adornment and prepare to take your artistry to astounding new heights!

Course Outline

Awarding Bodies:

ITEC Diploma in Fashion, Theatre & Media Makeup & Special Effects incl Makeup Certificate

ITEC Certificate in Skin Care, Eye Treatments, Waxing, Manicure/Pedicure, Facial Electricals

Saffron College Certificate in Dry Styling for Makeup Artists.

Saffron College Certificate in PRO Brow Technician

Saffron College Certificate in PRO Lash Technician

Course Fee includes:

Inglot Makeup Artistry Kit

Blank canvas brush kit

Dermalogica Skincare kit

Beauty Express kit

PRO Brow Tech kit

PRO Lash kit

1 x Uniforms

Exam Fees

Course Syllabus:


Trend Based Designs

How a professional make-up artist should look and dress

Tools of the Trade

How to Choose & Use Brushes

Face Charts – The Makeup Up Plan

Basics of makeup: skin tones, face shapes/nose shapes, cosmetic Products, colour theory, lighting

Contour, Highlighting & Shading

Daytime makeup, Changing Makeup from Day to Night

Evening/avant-garde makeup, Smokey Eye Techniques, Blown out smokey eye

Glamorous occasional makeup

Bridal Makeup including Classic, contemporary and vintage bridal looks

The business of Bridal & How to start your own Bridal Business, Mother of the bride and bridesmaid makeup.

Dramatizing the eyes: Cut-crease with colour using matt and glitter shadows spotlit eye.

The INGLOT Signature Eye Look

Fine detailing and precision: Perfecting symmetry and clean line work for photography.

Instagram, Cut Crease, Spotlight, Lash Layering Workshop

Building and blending pigment, sculpting, and defining the eye shape.

Brow Defining

False Lash Application (Strip & Individual)

Eye Liner: Natural, Classic, Winged & Double Winged, FUNKY, Smokey Eyeliner look, Neat Cat Style etc..

Lighting & Angle Techniques

Perfecting Lip Liner

Choosing Blush & Lip Colour

Specialized makeup knowledge for mature skin, male makeup, children’s makeup

Makeup for ethnic skin tones

Cosmetic science

Script work for Film, TV & Theatre

Period Hair & Makeup: 1600’s, 1700’s, 1800’s, 1920’s to the millennium

Geisha, Egyptian, Ballet, Theatre makeup

Pantomime, Fantasy, Fairy-tale makeup

Airbrushing Makeup

Tattoo covering & Temporary tattoos

Character makeup

Face & Body Painting

Special Effects: Bruises, Burns, Cuts, Grazes

Ageing with makeup & latex

Facial hair application

Build your brand

Live Photoshoots to produce professional looks for your digital portfolio

How to take the Best Selfie

Portfolio building


Anatomy and Physiology:

Study of the cells tissues and the main systems as they affect the face, hand and arm and the leg and foot: muscular, vascular, skeletal, digestive, respiratory, lymphatic, excretory, nervous, endocrine and reproductive, as they relate to the work of the beauty therapist


Detailed study of the skin and its appendages

Skin Analysis

Skin disorders

Contraindications to the salon or home treatments

Disorders of the eyes and eyelid

Facial Massage:

Excluding any type of medical treatment Theory and effects of massage

Contraindications to massage


Theory of masks

Choice and use of preparations

Specialized facial treatments

Eye Treatments:

Eyebrow shaping

Eyelash and eyebrow tinting

Contraindications to eyelash tinting

Eyelash perming


Application of products




Practical demonstration

Practice sessions

Face & brow shapes & measuring

Tinting & pre-pigmenting

Threading, tweezing & trimming, waxing,

High definition shaping

Brow enhancements cater for all clientele to redefine the shape, add volume and fill in any gaps, training include: Brow shaping

Application of individual brow extensions



Incorporating quick & easy Dry Styling Techniques for makeup artists to offer services to their clients.

Learners will learn various techniques used to create up styles.

Back combing

Pining and gripping to secure the hair

Braiding, curls using a straightener and curling tongs

Heated rollers, setting

Use of extensions to enhance the up style look.

Learners are given step by step demonstrations.

Then have to re-create these looks using human hair mannequins.