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DUBAI The Professional Hair and Makeup Course

Sun-Thurs, 18 days, Hair, Makeup, Photoshoot, Student Work Opportunities, Unlimited Aftercare Classes, 15500 AED
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  • Syllabus
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  • Overview



    AOFM international academies are world-famous and we have been VOTED the Number One makeup school in Europe and in the top 3 of the Best makeup schools in the world on Google


    This starts from absolute Beginner’s level taking you to an Advanced Level to become a Professional Makeup Artist.

    Upon completion of this course you will be awarded:

    “The Professional Hair and Makeup Certificate”
    This certificate includes Hair Styling, Foundation and Creative makeup from the (London Academy of Freelance Makeup)
    And students can obtain 3 further Optional International Acadeditions




    Benefits and Exclusive Opportunities for Students include

    Train from Dubai’s-largest accredited makeup school offering more Internationally recognised and accredited qualifications and certificates to our students than any other school in Dubai

     Dubai’s- Only British makeup school who is accredited and awards students with certificates By the UK government Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual)

    Learn from several Guest International Makeup Artists especially flown in from London, New York, Europe and North America as well as Top Local Makeup Artists

    Includes a Professional photo shoot day with International Fashion Photographer and Agency models, as if you were on a working magazine shoot.

    AOFM offers student Pro discounts on over 300 Makeup brands including, Charlotte Tilbury, Nars, Bobbi Brown and MAC

    AOFM is the ONLY makeup school listed on the MACPro cosmetics website. We have 3 International Makeup School locations that are MAC registered schools for Professional Makeup Artists.

    Dubai’s ONLY school to offer a FREE and unlimited aftercare program after graduating with brands such as Tom Ford, MAC Pro, Bobbi Brown, Charlotte Tilbury Chanel and international contacts and guest speakers.. See our Aftercare page for full


    Upon graduating from an eligible course, we offer students the opportunity to take advantage of our exclusive International Work experience and work placements through our creatives agency aofmpro.com .The ONLY makeup school in Dubai to place graduates on more than 700 plus global work placements every year after training so students can build industry contacts to kickstart their careers. Please note these are not guaranteed – each student is required to demonstrate to us they are professional and reliable to take advantage of these amazing opportunities and to work with our clients. Graduates are also required to pass an internal practical test. Please note that our work experience placements are not included in the course fees – they are an extra bonus of support offered to our graduates. To see where in the world you could be working with our AOFM Pro team, check out our Opportunities page.


  • Syllabus


    Week 1 Foundation level Course

    • Make-up artist hygiene
    • Health and safety
    • Anatomy and physiology
    • Skin preparation
    • Foundation selection and application
    • Natural beauty makeup
    • Contouring and highlighting
    • Corrective and camouflage techniques
    • Creating glowing skin
    • Powders, bronzers and highlighters
    • Glamour makeup
    • Eyebrow shaping using makeup
    • Eyeshadows in powders and creams
    • Smokey eyes
    • Pencil/Liquid liner
    • False lash application
    • Bridal makeup
    • Blusher in cream and powder
    • Primers for face and eyes
    • Consultation techniques
    • Mascaras
    • Lipsticks, glosses and liners
    • Male, mature and ethnic makeup
    • Corrective techniques for different skin tones
    • How to apply male makeup
    • Different types of foundations and which to use depending on skin type
    • Ethnic makeup
    • Photography makeup
    • Commercial/Advertising
    • Understanding of photography lighting
    • Black & white/colour Photography Make Up
    • Using pigments to create intensity


     Week 2 Creative Makeup Artistry

    • Period makeup
    • How to block out eyebrows
    • Winged eyeliner
    • Stencils/Tattoo
    • Blending and 3D techniques
    • Textures and avant garde
    • Glitters, pigments, crystals and grease paints
    • Creating face charts
    • Fashion editorial and magazine Makeup
    • Hands and body makeup
    • Catwalk makeup
    • Fashion industry knowledge
    • Backstage etiquette
    • Getting started in the industry
    • Building a professional makeup kit
    • Photoshoot session with a professional photographer, Hairstylist and agency model


    Week 3 Hair Styling Course

    • Hair product selection
    • Tools and equipment
    • Sectioning
    • Blow drying
    • Setting hair
    • Creating curls with hot tools
    • Hair pieces and clip in extensions
    • Bridal hair up
    • Fashion editorial and catwalk
    • Hygiene
  • Fees & Dates

    Course Fee:

    AED 15500 +5% VAT
    AOFMpro 25 piece brush collection included FREE  AED1500
    OPTIONAL INDIVIDUAL Accreditation fees for 3 extra certificates  AED 970 +5% VAT
    All makeup and materials are provided during training. Students will use full cosmetic ranges from MAC PRO, Nars, Bobbi Brown, Charlotte Tillbury, Huda Beauty and more. 


    Payment Plan:

    The Academy will accept a 50% deposit to hold a student place at the time of booking.

    All fees must be paid in full no later than 5 weeks prior to the course date.

    When booked as a course package rather than individual modules you will receive a AED 4000 discount


     Course dates and times

    This course runs from 10 am – 6 pm

    19 days Sunday to Thursday over 3 weeks


    JULY 26th July 2020 – 18th August 2020

    Accreditation Test Dates  To be Confirmed


    SEPTEMBER 20th September 2020 – 13th October 2020

    Accreditation Test Dates  To be Confirmed


    NOVEMBER 08th November 2020 – 1st  December 2020

    Accreditation Test Dates  To be Confirmed


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