The Ultimate Makeup Artist’s Reference List

Have you always had an interest and an affinity toward makeup? Do you love creating the perfect look for the most beautiful bride? Or do you love stretching your creativity and technique to build the perfect monster of unique look for halloween? Or do you like a little bit of both?

No matter where your interest lies, or how deep your love of makeup goes, if you have thought about becoming a makeup artist, than this blog is for you!

At Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy (COBA) we have built a makeup program that focuses on the skill and techniques that your clients will be looking for, no matter where you find your beautiful journey taking you.

From wedding styles to airbrush techniques, and even special effect makeup, you can begin your journey toward an amazing career as a makeup artist!

Ready to get started? Or are you not quite sure where to begin? These blogs will help you break into the makeup industry, and understand your path from passion to perfection.

Getting The Right Education

man working on woman makeup

The foundation to any career in beauty is an education to help you master the skills and techniques that are in demand. The makeup industry can be competitive, which is why it is so important that you build the knowledge you need, from a school that knows, understands, and loves the industry!

Check out these blogs and learn about the makeup and beauty education options offered at COBA

Get Ready for a New Future at Colleen O’Hara’s Cosmetology School
Things You Learn as a Makeup Professional
Hands-on Training is Key for Cosmetology School
Take Special Effects Makeup Classes for Exciting Career Opportunities

Your First Job, And Beyond

woman doing makeup backstage

Once you have received an education and are striving toward a mastery in the skills you need to succeed, it’s time you put those skills to work! Getting your first job as a makeup artist takes more than just an application, you need to hustle, and showcase your skills in the best possible way.

At Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy, we include courses in business management and social media to help give our students the added edge they need to succeed.

Check out these blogs and see what else COBA offers our graduates, and ways you can make your portfolio sing!

Hollywood’s Latest Westerns and Their Makeup Artists
Create a Special Effects Portfolio Starting at COBA
Earning Higher Pay as a Makeup Artist

Embrace Your Career Potential

special effect makeup

Your future is build for your success, it takes hard work and hustle, but you can get there! There are so many possibilities and so many creative masterpieces just waiting for your unique eye, you don’t want to miss your chance to reach your dreams!

These blogs can help you understand what awaits you as a makeup artist, and help you get to know the industry in southern California as well as what your instructors at COBA do. Check them out and get ready to succeed!

Who Hires Freelance Makeup Artists?
After Special Effects Makeup Training – Potential Job Opportunities
How to Become a Successful Makeup Artist in Orange County
Making it as a Makeup Artist (MUA) in Southern California

Makeup in Your Everyday

A makeup artist working on their client

Even if a career as a makeup artist isn’t for you, the students and staff at COBA are ready to help you look your best. Schedule a service in our salon, or checkout those blogs for some makeup tips and tricks.

5 Looks to Take Your Holiday Makeup Game to the Next Level
How to Change Your Makeup Game for Fall

Are your ready to create makeup masterpieces?

A career in a makeup is waiting for you! Stop watching instagram tutorials! It’s time to be the one to create them!

Contact Colleen O’Hara’s Beauty Academy today to learn more about or makeup programs, as well as many other amazing education paths that we offer. From hair to makeup, and all the skin between, a career in beauty is waiting for you.

All services offered by students ander the direct supervision of licensed professionals.

Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.