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The Make-up Chair

This introductory course is tailored to suit the very beginner with no previous experience. It's your first step to understanding makeup and it's basics providing comprehensive training from bridal to beauty to how to apply on oneself. Upon graduation of this course you will be able to demonstrate a basic understanding of makeup and most of the skills required to be able to prepare to becoming a freelance through advanced courses.

Course duration: 11 days ( 37 Hours ) 


Make-up Artist Hygiene
The importance and professional standards of artist hygiene. How to keep all your equipment clean, tidy and personal hygiene up to standards.

Skin Preparation
Preparing the skin is just as important as make-up itself. It is the base to any good make-up application. You will learn an understanding of 
skin care and different skin types. This will also cover the selection and application of cleansers, toners, moisturisers and primers.

Foundation Selection and Application
Foundation selection according to skin types and skin tones. Coverage levels, textures and finishes for different foundation types, 
and various mixing and application techniques.

Corrective and Camouflage Techniques
Correcting and camouflaging technique for imperfections such as spots and dark circles

Sculpting & Shading
Learn how to re-shape and sculpt areas of the face to emphasise certain features. Creating light and shadow on the face.

Creating glowing skin
Learn how to create fresh glowing dewy skin with a variety of products used by industry professionals.

Learn application aspects and uses of powders such as loose and pressed.

Learn the various techniques and ways to apply bronzers.

Eye Shadows in Powders
This will cover the application of eyeshadow in details. 

Natural Beauty Make-Up
You will learn the various ways to apply a perfect natural make-up focusing on the skin.

Bridal Make-up
This covers in detail the application and other considerations when applying bridal make-up

Smokey Eyes
Learn the many styles of smoky eyes. In this section you will learn application techniques, use of different textures, adding colour and adding a personal style.

Pencil/Liquid Liner
This covers pencil and liquid eyeliners and application techniques in detail.

This covers different mascaras, applications and their uses.

False Lash application
This covers eyelash strips, individuals, lower lashes and creative application techniques.

Powder blusher will be covered in detail including application techniques.

Lipsticks & Liners
This will cover all aspects from colour selection to application of lipsticks and lip liners. Understanding how to enhance or alter lip shapes.

This will give you a brief on Fashion Makeup

This covers the differences in commercial and advertising makeup.

Understanding of Photography Lighting 
A make up artist's understanding of photography lighting is crucial you will learn how to find the right balance of application for your make up.

Black & white/colour Photography Make 
You will learn make up applications and the key differences for both black & white and colour photography. 

Bonus: Amina will take all attendees make up shopping at the end of the course and each one will get a great discounts on their products 




Amina Metwally is a certified bridal and fashion make-up artist from the Academy Of Freelance Makeup "AOFM" London Bridal, Day, Night, Events & Fashion makeup. She worked in collaboration with many renowned wedding and fashion photographers. She is a very pleasant and giving instructor who is keen to deliver all her experience to her students. 

What our past student said about the Make-up Chair & Amina Metwally: 
"She was very helpful and knowledgeable & she helped us very well in matching skin tone" 
"Good materials,handouts, environment and the contents of the course"
"Learnt how to make the bride feel happy.. and I am very satisfied with the place and the teamwork." 
"The course outlines & handouts as well as the materials were used are 
good. and so was the environment of the course"

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