ABOUT

Career Academy of Beauty has been teaching makeup for 45 years within our Cosmetology program but saw the need for advanced makeup training. Graduates and working licensed cosmetologists are not receiving proper industry theory and hands-on training needed to be successful within the beauty industry. CAofB decided to partner with the top of the line MUD makeup to become Orange County’s leader in makeup education. Our MUD makeup program will allow you to receive proper hands-on training working with a top shelf product. Our courses will give you the tools needed to become a highly sought after with skills to work in many facets of the entertainment, bridal, fashion/runway, advertising/editorial and beauty retail industries.

FREE MAKEUP WORKSHOPS: We are the only beauty school in the greater Orange County and Long Beach area that offers FREE Makeup workshops to the public.  To register for a FREE hands-on workshop click here.

MUD_team INSTRUCTORS

Jane Koo – Lifetime California Teaching Credential/Makeup Artist

Ms. Jane’s a working celebrity makeup artist, whose work spans from print to film. Her client list includes Target, Neutrogena, Amazon, Hallmark Channel, Travel Channel, LA Fashion Week, and has worked with celebrities like Darryl Hannah, Cary Elwes, F. Murray Abraham, to name a few. She is passionate about her work as an artist and educating future makeup artists looking to experience opportunities in the creative field. Jane has been teaching professional makeup for four years and is a graduate of Make-Up Designory (MUD) in Burbank California and is trained as a MUD partner school Instructor. Jane loves to teach beauty, film/television and special makeup effects.

Ting Lan – Entrepreneur/Makeup Artist

Ms. Ting’s a passionate local makeup artist who works in both the wedding and fashion industries. Makeup and hair was Ting’s childhood passion, which ultimately took shape into starting her own company, Ting Makeup & Hair. Ting received high quality training in her field from the prestigious Make-Up Designory (MUD) and performed at the top of her class. She has also taught a number of private makeup courses for her clients who wish to replicate her infamous natural beauty/everyday look she has become known for. Ting has been published in several top rated magazine’s and blogs including: Wedding UK Magazine, Modele Wedding’s Magazine, Style Me Pretty, Greylin Summer Lookbook, Found, Ruche and Threadsense. Having great attention to detail and a relentless pursuit for perfection, Ting is able to create looks that both inspire and impress. We are excited to have her teach our beauty and high-fashion makeup courses at CAofB.

These makeup courses are not accredited for federal financial aid.

CLASSES Beauty Essentials 

Course Description: 84 clock hours MUD_BeautyEssentials_Class

Beauty Essentials is the prerequisite to all CAofB professional makeup courses. 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 makeup applications ranging from one hundred percent corrective to natural makeup. See separate class schedules.

Prerequisite: Professional Cosmetology or Esthetician License, or CAofB students/alumni only.

Airbrush Course Description: 35 clock hours

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Airbrushing has become one of the premiere ways of applying makeup. In this course we demystify the tool and show you how to properly care and maintain it. In addition, we teach the techniques to do beautiful, flawless beauty makeup. Learn the techniques that are being required by the major studios, as well as, demanding clients. CAofB only uses quality high definition silicone airbrush makeup by MUD. See class schedules

Prerequisite: Completion of Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

Avant-Garde

Course Description: 14 clock hours

avant garde creative makeup course

Learn the techniques employed by professional makeup artists in runway & editorial to create creative and wild make-up creations. We will help the students open themselves up to the creative process and learn to harness that power of creativity. A professional photo shoot opportunity of your completed project will be shot on-site, with review and a copy of all your raw and two edited shots for your portfolio.

Prerequisite: Completion of CAofB Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

Bridal

Course Description: 21 clock hours

Wedding Makeup Course

Learn the techniques used to do a successful consultation with a bride and family members. We will focus on the lucrative world of wedding make-up and what is required to successfully run a bridal makeup business. We will learn how to apply the perfect bridal makeup that provides longevity and flawless photogenic quality.

Prerequisite: Completion of CAofB Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

Studio Makeup (for film and television production) 

Course Description: 35 clock hours

TV Movie Makeup

In this course students are exposed to film and television production and the make-up required for today’s demanding sets. Learn how to work with high-definition cameras and learn what is required of the makeup. We will also be focusing on the no-makeup-look. Prerequisite: Completion of CAofB Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

Special Makeup Effects

Course Description: 35 clock hours

Special Effects FX Makeup Course

Creating out-of-the-kit effects and applying prosthetics has been a staple of professional makeup artists for decades. Learn their craft in a hands-on course that covers two-dimensional and three-dimensional techniques to simulate injuries and other effects. Learn to apply foam gelatin and Pros-aide transfer prosthetic appliances. Our team of professional makeup artists will walk you through the process of applying and properly coloring prosthetics, whether they are translucent or more opaque.

Prerequisite: Completion of CAofB Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

High Fashion (For print & photography makeup)

Course Description: 35 clock hours – MUD_HighFashion_Class2-682x1024-1

Learn the techniques employed by professional makeup artists working on advertising and editorial. In this course, work with professional models and a professional photographer to create portfolio quality imagery. Course includes; hands on application and theory on photography & fashion makeup. Learn how to work in a studio and on a photo shoot. Work with the photographer to capture perfect makeup shots, review your work on site and receive all your raw and edited work on a CD upon completion of shoot.

Prerequisite: Completion of CAofB Beauty Essentials course or approved equivalent

MUD Makeup Kit

CAofB Make-Up 101

Enroll in all CAofB MUD makeup courses at the same time and save $976 by waiving 6 registration fees and 10% off all tuition! Includes all seven makeup courses and all course kits.

Prerequisite: Professional Cosmetology or Esthetician License, or CAofB students/alumni only.

These makeup courses are not accredited for federal financial aid.