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Must haves for your makeup business/studio

The makeup industry is thriving, now more than ever. This high-demand industry grows by the day, with new styles and trends emerging, there will always be a call for makeup artists for all types of occasion.

But what are the vital must-haves for any makeup business or studio? Let’s have a look, shall we?

Makeup business must-haves

When setting up your own makeup business or opening a new studio, there are some vital things you will need to have in order to ensure the success of your dream:

The plan 

When it comes to setting up your own business, organisation is KEY. You are going to want an easy to use system to help you keep on top of everything – from stock numbers and orders to client appointments and payments, setting up a system that works for you will keep all the parts running smoothly, allowing you to focus on the fun parts of the job.

You may be a forward thinker and want to make something of a longer term plan, perhaps a few months or a year in advance of what you would like to have happen in your business. This could be promotions, in person and social media events, various marketing strategies and so on.

The kit 

Where the magic happens! Having all the right kit as a makeup artist is paramount. Depending on the different services you provide, you are going to need to ensure you are always well stocked up on studio favourites.

And makeup isn’t the only thing you will need. Beauty tools and products, mirrors and so on are all vital parts of the beauty business process, and without them things are unlikely to go according to plan.

The cover 

A super important step for any small business or studio owner, practising makeup artists must follow the appropriate regulations for their business sector in their area or work. 

Not only that, they must consider customer allergies, the use of corrosive products, as well as any studio damages that may occur. It is vital to cover your back with client waivers and consent forms, as well as business insurance for any losses or damages that may occur.

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How to become a certified makeup artist

One of the best ways to kickstart your career in the beauty industry is to take a makeup course. Undertaking structured training will equip you with all the skills and techniques you will need to succeed in your chosen beauty industry career, as well as offering a supportive space to explore your craft and ask questions.

Our Certificate in Professional Makeup Artistry teaches you all the key theoretical and practical skills you will need in order to to work as a MUA for all occasions: think formal occasions, bridal make up, cut crease, smokey eye or even on set for the fashion and entertainment industry!

MUA services are always in extremely high demand, making it a very promising career path. Our online course will equip you with all the skills and knowledge needed to excel in an existing salon, as well as guiding you in setting up your own makeup artist business.  

Curated by industry professionals and taught through video tutorials and text-based learning – not to mention the fabulous kit we send directly to your door, so you can practise your new skills – this course offers a firm foundational knowledge to help you thrive in the beauty industry. 

Whether you are looking for a makeup course for beginners or already have some experience in the MUA life, come and join one of the most comprehensive online makeup courses in Australia.

Why choose My Learning Online?

Here at My Learning Online, our comprehensive courses come with a downloadable brochure with further information about course content, modules and assessments, accessing your learning online and tutor support. Once you have completed the course you will receive a certificate of attainment, adding that touch of impressive professionalism to offer to potential employers.

No more wondering ‘how long does a makeup course take?’ or endless searching for ‘makeup courses near me’ – with My Learning Online, YOU are in charge. Choosing to study with My Learning Online will give you 24/7 access to your studies, allowing you the flexibility to work your learning around your schedule and lifestyle.

We also recognise that financing training can seem like an overwhelming task, and can often be the reason people choose not to expand their studies. We recognise the challenges of navigating tuition and course fees, and so we came up with a solution to make following your dreams that little bit more accessible. We offer an interest-free payment plan where you can pay your fees in instalments of a small amount per week, or you can receive a discount if you choose to pay your course fees upfront

One of the biggest expenses in makeup artistry is the cost of tools and equipment. Our makeup courses online come with a custom-designed kit, containing everything you will need to complete your training, sent right to your front door. The kit will have all the necessary gear to give you the best start to your career as a MUA, allowing you to experiment and explore from the comfort of your own home. 

And you won’t just be learning about the beauty side of things – we will equip you with the knowledge needed to succeed in the business, such as organising appointments, stock orders, salon management, customer rapport and more.

Want more than one string to your bow?

As well as our makeup course online in Australia, there are hundreds of jobs within the beauty industry to pick from, each with their own specific skill and technique requirements. There is sure to be something to spark your interest!

We know that choosing from the buffet of beauty jobs can feel like an overwhelming task, so here at My Learning Online we have a clear, informative list of our available courses, to make finding the right career for you as easy as pie!

Our courses include:

The world is your beautiful oyster!

Get in touch today to enquire about any of our online courses and take the first step towards becoming one of the best in the beauty biz.

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