Course Title

10 Week Saturday Class IMA Foundation Course

Course Dates

23/01/16 - 02/04/16
Fully booked
13/02/16 - 23/04/16
Fully booked
09/04/16 - 25/06/16
Less than 5 seats left
17/09/16 - 19/11/16

10 Weeks, 6 hours per week
Saturday Class


Cost: £995 Deposit: £199

Our 10 Week Saturday Class IMA Foundation Course takes place over ten Saturdays and includes all the basic skills required for professional makeup artistry. It covers day, evening, special occasion and bridal looks plus all the technics to achieve this end. It is suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refresh or update their natural skills. Each Saturday you will build up your skills from preparing the skin then on to eyes, lips and powders. This course is the pre-requisite before taking a creative makeup course.

•    Leading Fashion brands provided for classrooms.
Such as; Bobbi Brown, Nars, Shu Uemura, Mac, Illamasqua, Make-up for Ever, Laura Mercier…
•    IMA Foundation course notes provided
•    The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years
•    All products including make-up and skin care plus disposables items are included
•    Brushes NOT included. You will require Professional make-up brushes. You can buy our LSM PRO Brush set & cleaner when booking a course online.

Please note: that you will be required to bring a digital photographic device(phone/camera) to keep a record of your work. Please backup your photographs regularly during the education.
Please note: male students are required to supply a female model to work on.
Please note: that if you have problematic skin, that all students will be working on each other. Therefore if you cannot be worked on you will be required to bring in a model to replace yourself.


•     Tools of the trade & product knowledge
•     Cleansing procedures
•     Hygiene and safety
•     Skin analysis, face shapes and skin tones.
•     Colour-correcting and concealing
•     Warming and cooling colours (the colour wheel)
•     Correct application and choice of foundation
•     Highlighting, shading plus the use of blushers
•     Achieving perfect lips
•     Application and blending of eye make-up
•     Application of eyeliners (liquid, cake, crayon and kohl)
•     Eyebrow shaping
•     The application of false eyelashes both individual & strip
•     Client consultation techniques
•     Building your make-up kit

IMA International Make-up Association

Make-up Application Certificate

Day, Evening & Bridal make-up
There are six components to the qualification:

•     Attendance
•     Evidence of Practical Skills
•     Theory Paper
•     Coursework
•     Evaluation
•     External Examinations

Each student will need to pass two External Examinations in order to obtain this qualification. There will be a separate ‘brief’ for each External Examination:

•     Day Make-up
•     Evening Make-up

make up ima qualification

LSM Pro store Make-up Brush set (14 brush) £98.00

14 high quality sable & hair brushes in a protective brush roll

Powder, Blush, Concealer, Foundation, Bronzer, Finishing Fan, Large Eye Shader, Flat Smudger, Tapered Blender, Smudger, Detail Liner, Sharp Brow, Lash Brush, Lip and Brush Roll

LSM Pro store Instant Brush Cleaner
(per bottle) £12.00

LSM Pro Store Brush Cleaner cleans and sanitises natural and synthetic makeup brushes by removing product residue, oil and pigments and kills 99.99% of bacteria within 60 seconds.