If you want to get in on the know-how of professional makeup artistry, makeup classes are your best bet. Sharpen your skills with highly-experienced makeup professionals and receive first-hand training from the best of the best. Whether you are a makeup novice or a beauty veteran, you can expect to leave these classes with unmatched makeup skills to master those on-point makeup looks! Beauty Insider lets you in on 12 makeup classes you can attend in Singapore to help you brush up on your makeup skills.
Cosmoprof Academy is undeniably a pioneer in Singapore’s beauty scene. Established since 1986, this award-winning school boasts unparalleled training in beauty and makeup. With the plethora of courses the school provides, you can try your hand in fashion and bridal makeup or experiment with special effects makeup under the wing of highly-experienced trainers.
What’s more, Cosmoprof Academy also offers certificate and Work Skill Qualification courses that are SkillsFuture accredited. So you can turn your passion for makeup into a professional career!
Course Fees: $3852 for the Diploma in Professional Makeup Artistry, $3210 for the Diploma in Photographic, Bridal, Fashion Makeup and Hairstyling
Address: #01-09, #01-10 & #01-11 Wilkie Edge, 8 Wilkie Road, Singapore 228095
Contact: 6339 9115
For more information about Cosmoprof Academy, click here.
Bloom by Roseanne Tang
Bloom by Roseanne Tang is your go-to if you want to perfect your everyday makeup look. Led by well-loved beauty blogger and professional makeup artist, Roseanne Tang, this personal makeup school aims to change the way you use makeup and lets you in on the basics of makeup so you can achieve that flawless look. What’s more, this school offers three different class levels to cater to every person’s level of makeup knowledge.
If you are ready to seriously dedicate yourself to mastering the art of makeup, we highly recommend the Bloom Revolution Course. This makeup course includes 12 one-on-one sessions that last for an hour long. You also have the freedom to pick and mix classes tailored to your interests. Whether you are looking to master the perfect wing or creating those on fleek brows, there is sure to be a class for you.
Course Fees: $88 for Single Class, $295 for 3-Class Package
Address: 195 Pearls Hill Terrace, #03-57, Singapore 168976
Contact: 9631 7081
For more information about Bloom by Roseanne Tang, click here.
What better way to get in on the best makeup tips and tricks than from one of the world’s leading makeup brands? Aside from their complimentary makeup services, M.A.C Cosmetics also offers makeup lessons to teach you how to do it like the pros themselves. For a detailed guide to being a makeup-savvy, opt for the full 90-minute makeup class, where the makeup artist will guide you through step-by-step.
If you do not have much time to spare, we recommend going for the 30-minute crash course. Either way, you can be sure to pick up a few beauty tricks from the very best M.A.C makeup artists.
Course Fees: $150 for a 90-minute class, $50 for a 30-minute class
Address: 391 Orchard Road, Ngee Ann City Shopping Centre #B1-13/13A, Singapore 238872
Contact: 6735 6622
For more information about M.A.C Cosmetics, click here.
Always wanted to do your own wedding makeup or just want to perfect your everyday look? TheLittleBrush Makeup has got you covered! Jovie Tan, the makeup artist behind TheLittleBrush Makeup, boasts an impressive wedding makeup portfolio. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of makeup with this makeup master at Jovie’s Personal Makeup Course. From identifying the best colours and tones for your skin to mastering basic makeup techniques, there is no one makeup look that will be too difficult for you after attending this class. Plus, Jovie will let you in on the secrets of skincare to keep your skin looking flawless at its core.
The Personal Makeup Course holds a small class size of up to three participants at a time. However, if you are looking to train with undivided attention from Jovie, the class also offers one-on-one sessions. Each session lasts for around 2.5 hours or more depending on the class size.
Course Fees: $280 for a One-on-One session, $235 for a Three-participant session
Address: 19 Lim Liak Street, Singapore 161019
Contact: 9112 0466
For more information about TheLittleBrush Makeup, click here.
Shu Uemura is synonymous with professional makeup looks that raise the bars in the beauty scene. Now, you can learn the skills from the very best Shu Uemura makeup artists, who will let you in on everything you need to know about makeup with Shu Uemura’s signature makeup class, the ‘Learning Atelier.’
In this 90-minute session, you can find out more about your skin type, learn the steps to an effective skincare routine step-by-step guide to skincare and learn how to create your desired makeup look all in one session! Furthermore, all sessions are conducted on a one-to-one basis for a personalised training experience.
Course Fees: $200 for the Learning Atelier class
Address: 2 Orchard Turn, #B2-40/41 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Contact: 6509 8931
For more information about Shu Uemura, click here.
JR Makeup Class
Get in on the Hollywood glam with JR Makeup Class! Located in the heart of the West, JR Makeup Class offers a comprehensive range of services from Airbrush Makeup classes to refresher courses for both makeup veterans and beginners. What’s more, both trainers have been professionally trained by makeup artists who hail from Hollywood, so you can be sure to leave
For the red carpet-worthy look, opt for the Evening Makeup Glam class for that dramatic transformation. However, if you are looking to enter the world of special effects, opt for the Halloween Makeup class. Each makeup class is conducted for over 3 hours and holds up to 10 participants per class.
Course Fee: $99 for the Evening Makeup Glam class and the Halloween Makeup class
Address: 114 Bukit Batok West Ave 6, Singapore 650114
Contact: 9666 0557
For more information about JR Makeup Class, click here.
Make Up For Ever
Make Up For Ever is not an unfamiliar name to beauty junkies, but did you know that the brand also offers makeup classes? Enter the Make Up School, the brand’s very own makeup classes to help you recreate that gorgeous look you have always wanted! Get the hang of the proper application techniques with Make Up For Ever’s Full Face Lesson. With this one-on-one session, you can pick up on the best makeup techniques tailored for you to achieve any look you desire.
Course Fees: $60 for the Make Up For Ever Full Face Lesson
Address: 1 Kim Seng Promenade, Singapore 237994
Contact: 6738 9559
For more information about Make Up For Ever, click here.
The School of Makeup
The School of Makeup is your stepping stone to becoming a professional makeup artist. Founded by Peter Angel Wanneck in 1999, this school boasts an all-star team of experienced makeup trainers to provide thorough and intensive makeup courses. The school is also known for their work on prestigious events such as the Miss Singapore pageant competition and the Toni & Guy Hair Show, so you know that you are only learning from the leading pioneers of the industry.
Plus, The School of Makeup also offers a Work Skills Qualification (WSQ) certification programme in Makeup Essentials Product Advisory to arm you with the necessary beauty knowledge.
Course Fees: $1288 for the Certificate of Proficiency in Basic Makeup Artistry, $500 for the WSQ Make-up Essentials Product Advisory
Address: 162 Bukit Merah Central, #07-3545, Singapore 150162
Contact: 6737 0208
For more information about The School of Makeup, click here.
As its name suggests, Makeup Refinery is your best pick to refine and hone on those makeup skills. Helmed by Chief Artist Sherie Chen, the makeup artist has worked for fashion runway events and television commercials and aims to share her experience with aspiring makeup professionals.
If you want to achieve those smokey eyes seen on Blackpink’s Jennie Kim, we recommend going for the Kpop Smokey Eyes Makeup class. This class covers everything about the smokey eye look from the basic application techniques to picking the right shadows to match your outfit. The school also offers 1-to-1 makeup classes to tailor to your desired look and skill areas you wish to cover.
Course Fees: $65 for the Kpop Smokey Eyes Makeup class, $180 for the 1-to-1 Makeup class
Address: 261 Waterloo Street, Singapore 180261
Contact: 9438 5856
For more information about the Makeup Refinery, click here.
One Academy is seriously dedicated in budding makeup professionals. Headed by chief instructor, Ivy Chen, the makeup artist boasts over 15 years of experience under her belt and believes in helping her students build strong fundamentals to go above and beyond in the beauty industry.
The school provides Personal Makeup Courses for the enthusiastic beauty junkie as well as Professional Makeup Courses to help you establish a career in makeup. Both courses cover the essential skills needed in makeup, including proper application techniques and skincare steps.
Course Fees: $380 for a one-to-one session, $88 for a group session of 4-8 pax
Address: 36 Newton Road, #03-19 Hotel Royal, Singapore 307964
Contact: 8222 8887 / 9788 9113
For more information about One Academy, click here.
Yukiko Lim Makeup & Hairstyling
Yukiko Lim Makeup & Hairstyling is a must-go in our books for personal makeup courses. Headed by Yukiko Lim herself, she boasts years of experience training in Taiwan and Japan, so you can be sure that she knows her stuff! Plus, Yukiko offers customised lessons to suit your experience levels and individual styles.
In this personal makeup course, you can choose to learn two makeup looks from the wide array of themes offered from K-beauty looks to the sultry smokey-eye looks. On top of it all, you can pick up a hairstyling tip or two during the session. The classes at this school are often filled up at fast rates, so be sure to book your class early!
Course Fees: $250-300 for one-on-one sessions, $180 for group sessions
Address: Blk 69 Bedok South Ave 3 #02-488, Singapore 460069
Contact: 9186 9885
For more information about Yukiko Lim Makeup & Hairstyling, click here.
The Make Up Room
Dive deep into the power of makeup with The Make Up Room. Beyond just offering makeup classes, The Make Up Room aims to revolutionise the way you see beauty and bring out the confidence in you with makeup. Plus, the trainers boast a strong portfolio in fashion, wedding and theatre makeup. Being experts in many areas of makeup, you can expect to expand on your makeup knowledge extensively!
‘The Subtle Diva’ is The Make Up Room’s signature makeup class. This class is perfect for people looking for an in-depth guide that covers the necessary makeup skills needed. In addition, you can opt for ‘The Importance of Being Subjective’, which allows you to explore makeup techniques that are best suited to create looks that match your face and personality.
Course Fees: $350-450 for one-on-one sessions, $250 for group sessions
Address: 236A River Valley Road, Singapore 238294
Contact: 9231 2703
For more information about the Makeup Refinery, click here.