Tel: +4420 7499 5771
Course Title

2 Week Foundation Certificate Course

Course Dates

23/01/23 - 03/02/23

2 Weeks 30 hours per week
Monday to Friday



Cost: ₨103,350.00*
Deposit: ₨20,670.00*
*Applicable taxes extra



Course Description

Our two-week Foundation make-up course gives you the chance to work in a professional make-up studio environment and be taught by industry expert make-up artists. This course takes you through all the basic skills in professional make-up artistry. It covers day, evening, special occasion and bridal looks plus all the techniques required to achieve them.

What is included this Course:

  • All Makeup & Hair Products
  • All skincare Products
  • All Disposables
  • IMA Registration Fee
  • IMA Foundation course notes
  • First External IMA Exam included

Who Is this course for?

This makeup course is suitable for both beginners, and those who wish to refresh or update their natural skills. You will be working in a professional make-up studio environment. The courses are balanced between demonstrations and hands-on practical elements. This course is the prerequisite for moving on to a Creative Course.

  • Leading Fashion brands are provided for our classrooms.
  • Including; Bobbi Brown, Nars, Inglot, Mac, Illamasqua, Make-up for Ever, Laura Mercier…
  • The minimum age for entry to this course is 18 years
  • Brushes are 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: 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 course.
Please note: Male students are required to supply a female model to work on.
Please note: All students will be working on each other. If you have problematic skin, or cannot be worked on for any other reason, you will be required to bring in a model to replace yourself.

Foundation Level

  • Tools of the trade and product knowledge
  • Cleansing Procedures
  • Hygiene and Safety
  • Skin analysis, Face shapes and Skin tones.
  • Warming and cooling colours (the colour wheel)
  • Colour-Correcting and Concealing
  • Correct application and choice of foundation
  • Highlighting, shading and blushers techniques
  • Achieving perfect lips
  • Application and blending of Eye makeup (Colour Wash, Block Eye, Smokey Eye and Socket Line)
  • Application of Eyeliners (Liquid, Cake, Gel, Crayon and Kohl)
  • Eyebrow Shaping
  • The application of false eyelashes both individual and strip
  • Client consultation techniques
  • Building your make-up kit
  • This part covers Both; Day and Evening looks and Special Occasions plus traditional & natural Bridal
  • Consolation techniques
  • Trial
  • Individual & Strip lashes
  • Primers and Setting sprays
  • Total look with a veil & deputta
  • Business and self-marketing

Bridal (from tradition to natural)

  • Consolation techniques
  • Trial consultation
  • Individual & Strip lashes
  • Primers and Setting sprays
  • Total look with a veil & deputta
  • Business and self-marketing

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

Towards the end, or a few months later, depending on the date of your course of there will be a short multiple-choice question paper set by the IMA (International Make-up Association) examination board, as well as a practical exam overseen by an independent examiner from the IMA.

Students will be given a brief to follow and asked to demonstrate their skills in a day makeup look followed by an evening makeup look. They will also be asked to complete a project at home in their own time. Once the project is handed in and passed, they will receive the prestigious IMA certificate.

Students who are continuing onto the creative and media diploma courses will be judged and marked by the IMA solely on the work they have achieved in class without a further examination.

To find out more about the examination process please have a look at our qualification page.

LSM Pro Store Cleaning Soap by Da Vinci ₨930.00

Cleaning and Maintenance of the brushes

Metal box with a content of 40 g

Our special soap for cosmetic brushes, based on vegetable oils, and comes in a practical round metal box. Through its reconditioning action, it keeps natural hair and synthetic fibers smooth and elastic. Your cosmetic brushes can feel damaged especially if product remains in the body of the hair and the remaining cosmetics become hard. This can take away the suppleness and make the hair break.

For regular maintenance i.e. washing out all make-up residues, is recommend so we especially developed a cleaning soap which is based on pure vegetable oils with reconditioning effect.

Cared for in this way the brush hair will retain its elasticity and remains robust and smooth for a long time.

Do you accept overseas students?

Yes, we take students from outside of India. An overseas student is someone who lives outside of India and requires a visa.

London School of Makeup India