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Becoming a makeup expert allows you to learn a versatile, creative, and gratifying craft. Well-trained makeup professionals can build careers within a wide variety of lucrative industries, including entertainment, fashion, and bridal. Our makeup courses provide the opportunity to explore your passion for makeup and develop marketable skills to build a portfolio.

You can get the education that fits your goals and experience level – from learning the fundamentals to understanding evolving trends and styles, to mastering specialized disciplines. The expert makeup instructors at Christine Valmy can do – and teach – it all!

Makeup instructor applying makeup to demonstrate application techniques.
New York
Basic & Advanced Makeup

Become proficient in the full breadth of makeup techniques, from color theory and daily application to high fashion and theater. You'll start with the fundamentals and work your way to achieving the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain a Makeup Artist Certification.

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Christine Valmy makeup instructor demonstrating makeup techniques on a client
New York
Basic Makeup

This course starts with the basics, including color theory and working with an individual’s facial anatomy. We’ll teach you how to apply makeup in a variety of settings, correct issues, properly use products and tools, and create an artistic look.

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Christine Valmy makeup instructor demonstrating eye makeup techniques on a client
New York
Advanced Makeup

If you've already conquered Basic Makeup, you're ready to take your skills to the next level. Our experienced instructors will train you to become a Certified Makeup Artist. Learn specialized techniques, from high fashion to theater to monster makeup.

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Next Makeup Courses

We offer multiple start dates each month, so you can get started as soon as you're ready!


Part-Time Evening Esthetics Course (Mon.-Thu.)

Oct 17 2022, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Part-Time Spanish-Language Esthetics Course (Wed.-Fri.)

Oct 19 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm