Vintage Make-up Certificate Course

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Course Outline

To include a range of relevant demonstrations, skills tests and practical sessions to maximise learning


  1. Face and Skin Theory

1.1 Basic Face and Skin Anatomy

1.2 Skin Tones

1.3 Facial Structure, Shadows and Highlights

1.4 Contraindications

  1. History of Make up

2.1 Origins

2.2 Products and Ingredients

  1. Tools

3.1 Make up Brushes

3.2 Other Tools

3.3 Hygiene

  1. Vintage Make up

4.1 1920s

4.2 1940s

4.3 1950s

4.4 1960s

  1. Business and Promotion

5.1 Business Basics i.e. insurance, tax etc

5.2 Portfolio

5.3 Time for Shoots

5.4 Starting out

5.5 Social Media

5.6 Agencies

  1. Feedback

6.1 Feedback from Tutor

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding of the theory behind make up
  • Understanding of the anatomy of face
  • Understanding and adhering to strict hygiene practices
  • Understanding of the origins of make up
  • Understanding of the make up styles from history
  • Working professionally and with integrity
  • Ability to execute different make up techniques and looks to a high standard
  • Understanding of what different make up products are and how to use them
  • Ability to create new relevant and effective vintage inspired make up looks
  • Ability to create make up styles from previous eras
  • Ability to interpret and execute a client’s brief
  • General business principles and how to start business
  • Where to find work and how to promote business


  • Be 16 or over
  • Completed Starter Make up Course

Recommended Reading

  • Vintage lifestyle magazines
  • Vintage films
  • Anatomy and Physiology books

Required Materials

  • Notepad and pen
  • Selection of make up products and tools

Grading and Certificate

  • A certificate will be issued on the last day of the course if tutor is satisfied that the learning outcomes have been achieved