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January 4, 2017

Advanced Makeup Education: Where Can It Take Me?

makeup artist in action
The world of makeup artistry has a lot more opportunities than one would think! At Avalon School of Cosmetology, we know that a great future starts with a great education. Our basic course can give you a good foundation, but if you want to really take your education to the next level, our advanced course is the right place to be. As an advanced makeup artist, you could potentially have one of these great careers.

camera filming tv set

Film/TV

Actors and actresses don’t magically look amazing when they step in front of the camera. Shocking, right? There are makeup artists on set to ensure that each actor or actress is looking flawless on set. Whether you are dreaming of working on huge productions with large casts or working on a small project with a few people, the film and TV industry may be for you!

ballerinas on stage

Theater

Although working in theater is similar to working in film and TV, there is a certain spark to it that film and TV lack. Theater is all about the here and now, there are no retakes if there is a makeup malfunction and no 5-second countdown before you go live. If you’re quick on your feet and enjoy a good rush, you should consider checking out your local theaters!

models on runway

Fashion Industry

Runways, photoshoots, behind the scenes; the fashion industry offers many open doors. The fast paced industry provides an environment that is welcoming to creativity and individuality. With the fashion industry being a place where growth is unstoppable, tradition is something that you won’t find often. If you are a trendsetter, the fashion industry might be your calling.

mall escalators

Retail

The hustle and bustle isn’t for everyone, though. Some people prefer working a 9-5 but still enjoy doing what they love. If you are one of those people, you should consider working in a retail store as a makeup artist. You can seek out makeup artistry jobs at makeup counters and makeup retailers, like Sephora.

audrey hepburn

Personal Artist

Working one-on-one with someone definitely has its benefits. You really get to build relationships with your clients and get to know them on a more personal level. If you’re interested in being a part of the land of Hollywood, this career is it. You could work with your favorite celebs! Start off by working with friends, family, and peers on personal projects, build your portfolio, and get noticed online! After you’ve established a good reputation, there is no telling what you can do!

The Importance of Certification

Having a certification in makeup artistry can give you a head start in the industry. At Avalon School of Cosmetology, you can attain a basic makeup education by enrolling in our cosmetology or esthetics programs. For a limited time, you can get a FREE ADVANCED MAKEUP EDUCATION by enrolling in our cosmetology or esthetics program for the 27th of February. Normally, this advanced education would be at additional cost. Right now, you can get it for FREE (over $900 in value)! Request more information on this great deal here!

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