Beautifying The Professional Way

All little kids wanted to become either a doctor, nurse, dentist, engineers, chef, teacher, artists, etc. when they grow up. It’s very rare that you get to hear ” I wanted to become a beautician or make up artist when I grow up”. But you know, what? In this modern day technology that we had, things have changed in so many different ways.

Have you seen those makeup transformation going around the internet? Locally, Paolo Ballesteros, a host of a noontime show were noticed by his makeup transformations of famous celebrity worldwide. Megan Fox, Angelina Jolie, Beyonce, Kathy Perry, Caitlyn Jenner, Kim Kardashian, Britney Spears and many more other local celebrities here in the Philippines. It’s so amazing how he can transform with the help of makeups, brushes, contouring, chaging hairstyle and using  curlformers etc.  it seems like being done by a professional make up artist. He’s so very talented!

For those who are into beautification, read: makeups and cosmetology. One can go deeper by studying about it. We now had a wide variety of options that we could take into consideration as far as career is concern. If you are really passionate about becoming a professional makeup artist, you can do so by enriching and enhancing your passion through studying.  One doesn’t end up with just a dream, one has to nurture and enhance skills in order to grow more.


There are cosmetology schools in Phoenix that offers Skin Care Licensing Care Training with Professional Makeup Artist Certification. Students must complete over 600 hours of training and education and pass state board exams before they are licensed. They offer programs like;

600 Hour Licensed Aesthetic Program. This deals more on skin care as it focus mainly on the functioning and internal mechanism of the skin. here you will learn salon and spa techniques. There are weekly written tests,  practical examinations, a mock state board testing. See, how thorough the process is as you get to learn and get a hang of how things work around. Perfect for those who want to works as spa attendants. One can gain confidence as they enhance skills on facial and body treatments.

Under the 600 hour Licensed Aesthetic Program includes

  • Bio Elements
  • Natural Detoxification
  • Manual Lymphatic Drainage
  • Ayurvedic
  • Facials
  • Body Treatments
  • Acne Treatment
  • Spa Certification
  • Arizona State Law
  • Doing Business
  • Chemical Exfoliations
  • Skin Analysis
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Sun Damaged Skin Treatment
  • Sun Tan Application
  • Brow and Lash Tints
  • Consumer Makeup Application
  • Treatment Programs
  • Mature Skin Treatment
  • Waxing


Professional Makeup Artistry. This program is exclusively conducted by artists who work in the industry around TV, magazines, red carpet, etc. They are indeed armed with the needed experience in the industry. This has a 120 hour stand alone certification course that includes

Makeup I. This covers the basics on skin care, make ups, sanitation and tools to be used like brushes, basic make application process like highlighting, contouring on bridal and beauty makeup.

Makeup II. Under this class, they tackle on the enhancement and development of the art of makeup artistry. One get to learn the techniques like basic air brushing, Tattoo camouflage and the one that I’ve previously mentioned about makeup transformations. for those in the industry on TV, Film, and Print.

Makeup III. This it the advanced and intensive stage wherein training are provided to graduates, more like an application on all of the things that you’ve learned from Makeup I and II.

Aesthetics for Medical Office. This program works well in the aesthetics category for plastic and reconstructive surgeons, dermatologists who adds up a level notch and incorporates the used of technology like lasers in improving skin care conditions and treatments.

After completion of the required 600-Hour Aesthetics program, the student continues to study a laser course to become a certified laser technician. The Laser Technician Program will cover the following:

  • IPL Photofacial
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Cellulite and Fat Reduction
  • Laser Wrinkle Reduction
  • Laser Vein Reduction

  • Radiofrequency Skin Tightening
  • Laser Tattoo Removal
  • Laser Safety
  • Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Laser Acne Reduction

Continuing Education. In this program, once can further develop abilities and knowledge on the advances aesthetic classes.

If you’ll look around, professional MUA’s are doing great in the Industry- TV, film, print ads and on the ramp, see how amazing the results on their models. It is best to enroll to premium school like the cosmetology schools Also, for those who are in the aesthetic professions, they are also getting a fair compensation as to their earnings as clients get superb results from the procedure under their care.

This is a great opportunity to take your passion into professional level. You get to earn doing the things you enjoy naturally.  A win-win situation financially and career wise.


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