In this ever growing multimillion dollar industry of makeup there is no shortfall of artist needed and our mission is to ensure that the level of artistry leaving our school is of the top quality.
So why choose a career in makeup?
Besides the fact that it is super exciting, always eventful and you get to meet some pretty cool people along the way, here are some of the avenues a makeup artist can choose to go down.
Magazine and print media: From beauty, editorial to fashion, print media opens up a whole new world of creativity for any makeup artist
Music, television and film: South Africa is fast becoming a hotspot to film in creating an immense amount of job opportunities for makeup artists that can dive into the world of character creation.
Corporate: There are always companies needing still shots of their employees for websites.
Theatre: Work backstage in helping characters come to life. There are so many amazing theatre productions happening in and around Cape Town all the time so why not join the arts by creating works of arts on the actors?
Bridal: The bridal industry is so large and brides are in constant need of makeup artists. Bridal makeup could also be an amazing part time career for anyone that has a full time job and has a passion for makeup artistry.
Private Clients: Private clients are always a great way to build up your name in the industry, whether they are booking you for a party they are attending, a matric dance, Halloween or even just to feel glamorous word of mouth is your best advertisement here to grow your clientele.
Cosmetic retail sector: Most students leaving a makeup school often opt to join a cosmetic retail house at first. This is a great way to work on many different skin types, textures and learn about what it’s like to work with different personality types. It’s a great stepping stone into the industry as you can learn so much in such a short amount of time.
Now that you have decided to embark on a career as a makeup artist it’s time to choose a course that best suits your needs.
At the makeup academy our goal is to provide a wide variety of courses to suit everyone’s needs
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