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Course Title

3 Day IMA Foundation & Bridal Make up Course

Course Dates

28/09/20 - 30/09/20
Fully booked


3 DAYS 19.5 hours
(6.5 hours per day)
Monday to Wednesday
10.00-17.30 (*Saturday & Sunday class)


Cost: ₨38,250.00*
Deposit: ₨7,650.00*
*Applicable taxes extra



Course Description

This course covers Day & Evening looks plus a day of bridal work, covering consultation techniques with the bride-to-be, and choosing the correct colours for the occasion. The whole course provides training in professional makeup artistry skills leading to an industry recognised qualification.

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?

The course is aimed towards beginners who are looking to make a full-time career out of bridal and special occasion make-up plus be proficient in all the basic skills in professional make-up artistry or for those who wish to refresh or update their current skills for retail. It covers day, evening, bridal and special occasion looks plus all the techniques required to achieve them. You will be working in a professional make-up studio and you’ll be taught by a working make-up artist over the 3 days. The course is balanced between theory, demonstrations and hands-on practical tasks. No previous experience is necessary.

For all make-up courses, you will require your own set of professional make-up brushes and brush dry-cleaner (not included).

  • Leading fashion brands provided for classrooms. Including; Bobbi Brown, Nars, Inglot, 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, skin care and disposable 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: 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.

What happens after the three-day training course?

Following on from the three days of intensive training, students will complete at home a study program using the course notes provided and complete a training portfolio of evidence including a practical and written assignment, plus approximately 15 make-up looks to complete on family and friends.

You will be required to come back for one day once you have completed your portfolio work (We estimate this work can take up to 2 months to complete) then you can take the practical exam and multiple choice theory paper. Only once you have completed the home study programme can you come back to take this practical examination.

On completion of the programme, you will receive an industry-recognised qualification through the IMA (International Make-up Association).

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
  • Individual lashes
  • Primers and Setting sprays
  • Total look with a veil
  • 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 fibres smooth and elastic. Your cosmetic brushes can feel damaged especially if the 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 student?

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

Do you offer student visas?

No, we do not offer student visas as our courses are less than six months long. You can undertake a course for up to 30 days in duration with us providing it is part of your visit using a visitor’s visa. You will have to apply independently for this visa from your own country.

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