Make-Up Certificates Programs in Hamilton

Advanced Bridal Make-up
Editorial Make-Up
Make-Up Artistry


Makeup Certification in Hamilton

International Beauty Institute’s Make-Up Certificate provides professional knowledge and tools needed to become a freelance makeup artist, or apply to work as a beauty expert in one of the strongest sectors of the thriving beauty industry. Through recognizing face shapes, identifying eye shapes, learn to apply corrective techniques to enhance the natural beauty of any client. Create colour combinations, highlight, contour and explore trending beauty looks to market yourself to your ideal client.

Upon completion, students will receive a certificate from International Beauty Institute (IBI). IBI is an accredited Private Career College that has certified thousands of beauty professionals over the last decade.

Prerequisites for Makeup Certification

There are no prerequisites for this course. 

Make-Up Program Modules

  • History of makeup
  • Sanitation and set up
  • Assessing and cleansing the skin
  • Tools of the trade
  • Natural makeup look
  • Colour theory and corrective makeup
  • Face, eye and lip shapes
  • Highlighting and contouring
  • Day makeup application
  • Evening makeup application
  • Mature makeup overview
  • Classic bridal makeup
  • Advanced blending techniques
  • Smokey eye applications
  • Cut crease eye applications
  • Brow shaping and filling
  • False strip lash application
  • The bridal business
  • Final practical exam

Make-Up Kit Description

  • 1 Glo tote bag
  • 1 Artistry brush belt filled with:
    • 5 cruelty-free brushes
    • Dual foundation/camouflage
    • Contour/highlight
    • Eye base
    • Crease shader
    • Dual brow and liner
  • 4 HD mineral foundation sticks (4 various shades)
  • 1 Smoothing face primer
  • 1 Volumizing mascara (black)
  • 1 Contour & highlighting pro powder palette (8 matte shades)
  • 1 Eyeshadow palette (40 various shades & finishes)
  • 1 HD setting powder (white translucent)
  • 1 Black gel eyeliner pot (waterproof)

*Due to availability, some kit products may be substituted

Makeup Certificate Program Length

You can complete your Makeup Certificate either full-time or part-time.

Schedule Options:

  • Full-Time: 2 weeks, Monday to Friday
  • Part-Time: Weekend or evening schedules available

Makeup Certification Requirements

An International Beauty Institute certification will be given to you upon completion of all theoretical and practical components.

Makeup Certification Program Cost in Hamilton

For program tuition inquiries, please fill out an application. An International Beauty Institute admissions advisor will contact you. 

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Ready to start your career? Register online! Have questions? Contact our Hamilton campus at: 289.674.0888

Career Opportunities in Hamilton with a Makeup Certificate

Upon completing your Makeup Certificate, you can find career opportunities in: 

  • Makeup artist
  • Entrepreneur/Freelancer
  • Wedding industry
  • Film/model industry
  • Spa
  • Makeup brand rep

Potential Salary for Graduates in Hamilton

If you are hired at a beauty counter or for a cosmetic brand, your starting salary could range from $35,000-$70,000/year. If you choose to open your own business, your salary could exceed $70,000/year.

Hamilton Campus Location

Our new state-of-the-art facility in Hamilton is located at 540 Upper James St. There is a bus stop in front of the entrance. It is easily accessible from downtown.

Other Related Courses Available in Hamilton

  • Classic Eyelash Extensions
  • Volume Eyelash Extensions
  • Brow Lamination
  • Lash Lift & Tint
  • Brow Technician
  • Brow Shaping
  • Dermaplaning
  • Skin Care

Complementary courses such as eyelash and eyebrow training are recommended. These courses are ideal for students who want to expand their business and add to their service menu. 

Why International Beauty Institute?

Our advanced curriculum will help you prepare for a career in the ever-evolving aesthetic industry. We adhere to the highest global standards. Our staff is committed to giving you a well-rounded education to guide you to your dream job.

  • Learn with the most modern technologies available
  • Use the most advanced skin care products on the market
  • Develop effective techniques through hands-on training
  • Perfect your craft alongside experienced instructors in small class sizes

Currently service Mississauga, Toronto, North York, Etobicoke, Hamilton, Oakville, Burlington, Niagara, and surrounding areas.

Our Team

International Beauty Institute instructors are spa owners, aestheticians, and entrepreneurs with many years of hands-on industry experience. 

What Students Have to Say

“International Beauty Institute is the best decision I’ve ever made. It’s amazing for all the hands-on learning you get and the teachers are incredible. There are so many opportunities and course selections that this school offers. I’m currently in the makeup program and not only do you learn so much but you gain so much valuable work experience as well! I would 100% Recommend this school to anyone looking into beauty schools.” 

– Alana

“The makeup artist program is amazing! The teaching staff at this campus are very knowledgeable and professional. They have lots of experience to teach the tips and tools to make you a great makeup artist once you’re finished your course. If you’re thinking about getting into makeup this place is where you want to go for sure!”

– Kayla




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Testimonial

A very interesting and valuable experience. I learnt a lot and my Instructor was always ready to answer my questions. By the end of my course and clinical internship, I had a lot of experience and I liked how it enabled me to interact with all kinds of clients through the practical work.
Sandra – Medical Aesthetics Diploma Graduate
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