Make-Up Designory Course

This course is designed as an introduction to beauty make-up with an emphasis on the techniques required today in this multi-faceted industry. Regardless of which of these areas you intend to work in, mastery of beauty make-up is a must. In this course you will start by learning facial analysis, base matching and application, correction, contours, highlights, as well as a focus on eyes and lips. The course finishes with complete make-up applications ranging from one hundred percent corrective to natural make-up.


The Salon Professional Academy’s, Lead Make Up artist, Katlyn Leal (pictured below) specializes in Bridal and Special Events Make Up. She has over 6 years experience, working for Urban Decay and Bobbi Brown. Ms. Katlyn will teach you make up techniques, that show you how to launch your beautiful career in Make Up Artistry. Learn the art of skin tone matching, eyebrow+lash beautification, contouring and highlighting, and much more.



“In just a few classes I felt completely comfortable doing complicated make up looks like a full smoky eye. I was truly amazed how much I had learned. Ms.Katlyn was very patient with us and explained proper make up techniques in a way that was clear and easy to comprehend. Ms.Katlyn is an extremely talented professional make up artist and educator!”

Cassandra Block, TSPA Cosmetology Student


“My experience in Ms.Katlyns make up class was an amazing education. She taught me how to mix and match different foundation shades to get the perfect skin tone match. And during class I became confident and comfortable, while I learned new techniques.”

Brenda Perez , TSPA Cosmetology Student



Course Objectives

Make-up Theory Unit

Able to answer questions regarding a positive attitude and a professional and sanitary workspace

Able to highlight and shadow two-dimensional objects to look like three-dimensional objects

Able to identify bone structure, skin tone, skin condition, coloration, imperfections, and the positive and the negative aspects of the face

Base Unit

Able to identify skin undertones and shades. He or she is able to identify the correct make-up that matches the model’s skin tone

Able to properly apply base to a model in an even application

Corrective Unit

Able to apply concealers to correct negative colors and blemishes in as thin an application as possible

Highlight and Shadow Unit

Able to correct the nose shape using shadow and highlight with cream and powder products.

Able to apply highlight and shadows for the cheekbone and jaw line.

Eye Unit

Able to correct eyebrows using the classic eyebrow theory and graphs

Able to correct the various eye shapes with highlight and shadow.

Able to apply the four Classic eyeliner positions. The student will be able to do the point-to-point method with: cake liner (wet applied), powder, pencil, and creams.

Able to curl eyelashes and apply mascara

Able to apply false eyelashes

Lip Unit

Able to apply lip color. He or she will be able to load the brush and use the point-to-point method to apply the color.

Able to correct lips using pencils and lip colors

Beauty Make-up Unit

Able to apply a 100% corrective make-up in 40 minutes

Natural Make-up Unit

Able to do a natural make-up. Student will complete the application in thirty minutes.


Able to pass written exam

Able to pass 100% Corrective Make-up Final Exam

Eye Lash Unit

Able to apply false eyelashes


All Students Receive the Beauty Essentials Kit (pictured here)