Beauty Lab

Beauty 301: Beauty Lab

Refine Your Skills and Build Your Professional Portfolio

Spanning 77 clock hours, Beauty 301: Beauty Lab prepares students for professional work through a series of challenging, real-world projects. Students will complete makeup and hairstyle setups on professional models for a series of photo shoots, simulating actual working environments. Each setup will be captured digitally by a professional photographer for use in the student’s portfolio. Additionally, students will learn how to start and manage their freelance careers, providing a comprehensive understanding of the makeup industry.

Master the Professional Application of Makeup and Hairstyling

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Beauty Lab  Overview:

Advance your journey in the beauty industry with the Beauty 301 course at Make-up Designory (MUD), designed to prepare you for real-world professional environments. This course focuses on challenging, hands-on projects that mirror actual industry scenarios. 

Learning Outcomes:

  • Real-World Projects: Engage in hands-on projects that simulate actual working environments in the beauty industry. These projects are designed to provide practical experience and help you develop the skills needed to excel in professional settings. By working on real-world scenarios, you will gain confidence and proficiency in various makeup and hairstyling techniques.

  • Professional Photo Shoots: Complete makeup and hairstyle setups on professional models, captured by a professional photographer for your portfolio. These photo shoots will allow you to see your work in a high-quality, professional context, providing valuable experience in working with photographers and models. The resulting images will be essential for your professional portfolio, showcasing your abilities to potential clients and employers.

  • Portfolio Development: Develop a professional portfolio with high-quality images of your work, which is essential for showcasing your skills to potential clients and employers. A strong portfolio is a critical tool for any makeup artist, as it demonstrates your range, creativity, and technical proficiency. Throughout the course, you will receive guidance on selecting and presenting your best work to create an impressive and effective portfolio.

  • Freelance Career Management: Learn how to start and manage a freelance makeup career, including business management, client acquisition, and marketing strategies. This component of the course will cover essential topics such as setting up your business, managing finances, building a client base, and effectively marketing your services. You will also learn how to navigate the challenges and opportunities of a freelance career, ensuring you are well-prepared to succeed as an independent makeup artist. 

Course Schedule:

Day Classes:

Duration: 3 weeks

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Clock Hours: 77 hours


Who Should Enroll:

This course is ideal for makeup artists who have completed Beauty 101 and Beauty 201 and are looking to advance their skills in a professional setting. It is also suitable for those aiming to build a strong portfolio and learn the essentials of managing a freelance career.

Key Features:

  • 77 Clock Hours of Intensive Training: Engage in a detailed curriculum that bridges theoretical knowledge with practical application.
  • Expert Instruction and Mentorship: Learn from industry professionals who bring extensive experience and insider knowledge to the classroom.
  • Hands-On Learning: Benefit from daily projects and skill-building sessions that provide practical, real-world experience.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities: Equip yourself with the skills needed to excel in various beauty industry sectors, including film, television, print, and retail.

TUITION: $1,848.00 / MAKE-UP KIT AND MATERIALS: 0 / LAB FEE: $1,000.00 

Total institution charges for this program including a $100 registration fee: $2,948.00. * 

Jan 30 – Feb 20, 2024 

March 13 – April 2, 2024 

April 24 – May 14, 2024 

June 6 – June 27, 2024 

July 23 – Aug 12, 2024 

Sept 4 – Sept 24, 2024 

Oct 17 – Nov 6, 2024 

Dec 2 – Dec 20, 2024


This course meets Monday through Friday and consists of 210 clock hours. Day sessions are 6 weeks long, between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. Maximum class size: 22 students. This course is a part of the Fashion Make-up Artistry, Film & Television Make-up Artistry, Multimedia Make-up Artistry, and Master Make-up Artistry programs. The course when offered on a stand-alone basis is not accredited.* In addition to the listed amounts above, the State of California requires we add an addition $2.50 per $1,000 of institution charges for the State’s Student Tuition Recovery Fund. 

Explore educational excellence with Make-up Designory (MUD), globally recognized for top-tier makeup artistry training. Our accredited main campuses in Los Angeles and New York, along with MUD Studios across Europe, Asia, Central America, Africa, and the Middle East, provide advanced programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Through our MUD Extension program, we also partner with select cosmetology and esthetician institutes worldwide, enriching their offerings with our expert makeup courses. Discover the perfect location to advance your career in professional makeup artistry. Learn more about our school locations.