City & Guilds
Apply Makeup

Learn how to effectively apply different types of make up.


Why take this course?

You will learn how to apply different types of wedding, evening and special occasion makeup on clients.

What you will experience

You will get to grips with different techniques and approaches, effectively enabling you to apply make up in a high quality and professional manner. This includes the application of makeup using different products and techniques in:

  • Colour correction using concealers
  • Defining face shapes
  • Matching base colour
  • Contouring using highlighting and shading
  • Enhancing eyes using corrective techniques
Hairdressing student styling hair

Key facts

Mode of study

What you need to know

Next steps



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Please note that timetabling changes can often occur after the Part-time Course Guide is published, and as a result the printed version of the guide may not hold the most up-to-date information.

We therefore advise you that all start dates and times listed on the website are at all times accurate, and should be used as your main point of reference before booking your course.

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