Makeup Course for Beginners: Foundation & Concealing

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Learn to be your own stylist with our makeup & personal presentation courses in Sydney.

Please note that we currently offer two types of courses – classroom and live online via zoom platform. If you choose our live online option, please refer to the “Materials for live online courses” heading underneath to be prepared

Taught by an ABIA bridal makeup artist of 2019 award winner, this makeup foundation workshop is designed for both beginners & intermediate students of all ages. If you have been wishing to learn how to apply makeup more confidently, then this course is for you! You’ll take home valuable skills like how to apply primer, foundation & conceal flawlessly.

You will learn the benefits of primer and how to select & use foundation and concealer successfully to a more professional level. We’ll prepare you with simple and quick makeup tips and techniques with personal guidance from a leading industry expert, Kerry Howell. Come take advantage of her expertise and let Kerry show you how to use your makeup most effectively.

You will learn all the tricks of the trade to transform your look in minutes. Get direct advice on your makeup form, which products are best for you, and how to bring out your very best features.

Looking to expand your knowledge even further? Check out our contour & highlight, eyebrow & lips, and eyeshadow courses.

Course outcomes

By the end of this course, you will have learned:

  • To use primer, concealers, and foundation to a more flawless look
  • What primers do for your foundation
  • Which types of foundation are best suited for your skin type, tone & age (fluid, stick, powders)
  • Which concealers & colours are best for problem areas
  • Confidently shop for foundations, concealers & primer that best suit your skin tone, texture, and features

Ideal for

Beginners and anyone thinking of becoming a makeup artist. This is a great introductory course!

Course content

  • Hygiene – Basic steps to good makeup hygiene
  • Primers – What a primer can do for your foundation & skin tone
  • Concealers – Using correct concealer/colour for pigmentation, rosacea, dark circles & acne
  • Foundation – Selecting the correct colour & product
  • Setting powders – Enhance the longevity of your makeup by adding a setting powder
  • Retail makeup purchasing – selecting makeup in makeup/retail stores that best suits your skin tone, features & age

What to bring:

  • Headband
  • Notepad and pen
  • Your own makeup bag & brushes ( if preferred, your tutor can supply brushes and makeup. However please bring these basics along – mascara, eye makeup remover, and moisturiser)
  • Magnified mirror if required (small general focus mirrors will be provided)

Please note: If you would like to use false lashes these can be purchased directly from your tutor for a minimal cost.

Materials for live online courses

Please start with a clean moisturised face and have handy these products before we start (if available)

  • Mirror
  • Primer
  • Concealer
  • Foundation
  • Translucent Powder
  • Makeup brushes, face cleansers/makeup wipes/cotton tip/beauty sponge

If you don’t have some of these products, don’t worry our teacher Kerry can also advise what best suits your skin type/age/the look you feel comfortable wearing & then advise where to source the appropriate products.

  • If you have various products please keep these handy and Kerry can help with your selection – any questions please email Kerry before the session commences –


Makeup Course for Beginners: Foundation & Concealing

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$88 Limited inc GST / $70.40 / $79.20
Enrol in all 4 makeup workshops for $280 only. Discounted price applies automatically.

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Course testimonials:

  • said: Glad that I signed up for this class. It was a small group and Kerry has been excellent in giving us feedback. Learnt a lot.

  • said: You think you know everything about make up but there is so much to lean. Kerry had a lot of patience and was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed the class a lot.

  • said: Kerry makes make up application easy and accessible for everyone. She is an incredible teacher. Everyone in the class really improved over the course. Highly recommended.

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