Top 10 Makeup Academies in Singapore

Top 10 Makeup Academies in Singapore
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Are you looking to jumpstart your career in the makeup industry? Or perhaps wanted to learn every essential makeup technique to boost your self-confidence? Here are the top 10 makeup academies in Singapore to get you started.

1) Makeup Refinery

Makeup Refinery

Founded in 2013 by Sherie Chan, Makeup Refinery is a one-stop beauty agency that covers various makeup classes and services. You get to learn Korean celebrity-style of makeup techniques via group teaching for a reasonable price of $70.00 per person. Makeup Refinery also offers a personalised one-on-one workshop, which allows you to master different types of makeup ranging from choosing the right products to application methods. | FB: MakeupRefinery | IG: @makeuprefinery

2) Karis Chiu Makeup

Karis Chiu Makeup

A former graduate of The Make Up Room, Karis Chiu led her own makeup studio at Keat Hong Close in Choa Chu Kang. She provides a personal makeup lesson for those who want to learn basic makeup techniques and skincare routine. The class, which only accommodates three clients per lesson, is personally conducted by Karis herself. Apart from the makeup lesson, Karis Chiu Makeup also provides a comprehensive range of bridal packages ranging from pre-wedding to the actual day itself. | FB: karischiumakeup | IG: @karischiumakeup

3) Makeup Course Singapore

Makeup Course Singapore

Makeup Course Singapore is particularly known for being “the first and only makeup course in Singapore without using concealer”. Each course is mentored by Liren Neo herself, a veteran makeup artist who has over 20 years of experience. Some of the lessons available include personal makeup course, bridal makeup course and hairstyling course. Makeup Course Singapore also provides extensive lessons from the fundamental understanding of Asian skin to various makeup techniques via 2-day or 4-day courses. | FB: makeupcoursesingapore

4) Style and Beauty Experts

Style and Beauty Experts

Style and Beauty Experts made its debut in 2010 at Sultan Plaza. The founder of the academy, Julia Aw, is a reputable style coach who led a team of highly-trained makeup artists in providing various services and makeup/grooming workshop for individuals, schools and corporations. Some of their well-known clients who previously took parts in their workshops include Singapore Women’s Weekly, Mediacorp, DBS Bank and National University of Singapore. Style and Beauty Experts also offers a comprehensive online e-course for aspiring style consultants to learn everything from fashion personality to makeup and hairstyling. | FB: stylejulia

5) TheLittleBrush Makeup

TheLittleBrush Makeup

The LittleBrush Makeup is a brainchild of Jovie Tan, a former secondary school teacher who is now a makeup professional. She offers a range of bridal packages as well as wedding photography in collaboration with her husband, Sze Lee under A Little Moment Photography banner. Those who are looking to learn basic makeup techniques can also enrol a personal makeup course under the mentorship of Jovie Tan herself. | FB: TheLittleBrush | IG: @thelittlebrush

6) Bloom by Roseanne Tang Make-up School

Bloom by Roseanne Tang Make-up School

Located within a walking distance from Chinatown MRT, Bloom By Roseanne Tang Make-Up School specialises in personal and corporate make-up courses. Some of the courses available include basic makeup techniques, bridal & prom makeup and eyeshadow masterclass. If you are a first-timer looking for a tryout, why not sign up for Bloom’s trial make-up class at just $45 per person? From there, you get to learn hands-on makeup lessons like Basic Eyeliner and Flawless Base. | FB: bloombyroseanne | IG: @bloombyroseanne

7) MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy Singapore

MAKE UP FOR EVER Academy Singapore

MAKE UP FOR EVER was founded in Paris by Dany Sanz and her husband, Jacques Waneph in 1984. The reputable cosmetics brand has since expanded its presence with the launch of an academy to nurture aspiring makeup artists around the world such as New York and Singapore. Some of the courses and masterclasses available including bridal, backstage and brow artistry. | FB: makeupforeveracademysg | IG: @makeupforeveracademy

8) Makeup Artist – Singapore Professional Consultant – Liren Neo

Liren Neo

Liren Neo, whose name also associated with Makeup Course Singapore (see #3), operates another company called Beauty Magic. Founded in 2007, Liren practices the art of “less is more” makeup technique that has won her various accolades from her high-profile clients like SAP and Mediacorp. Apart from professional makeup services, she also offers makeup courses for both beginners and professionals.

FB: makeupartistlirenneo

9) The School of Make-up

The School of Make-up

The School of Make-up was founded by Peter Angel Wanneck in 1999, where he led a team of highly-skilled trainers including Agnes Lee, Adeline Goh and Julia Ong to teach makeup classes ranging from bridal to fashion, theatre & media. The school is also reputed for serving high-profile clients like L’Oreal Singapore, Cleo and Her World. | FB: theschoolofmakeup | IG: @theschoolofmakeup

10) ICN Academy

ICN Academy

Established in 2003, ICN Academy provides an extensive range of beauty courses for certificate and diploma level including makeup, nail, body and facial & skin treatment. The academy is conveniently located at Jurong East Central 1 in JCube Shopping Mall and Havelock Road near Clarke Quay. | FB: ICNAcademySingapore | IG: @icnacademy

That’s not all! More Top 10s in Singapore are waiting to be discovered!

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