Class Info.

Take a class with Celebrity Makeup Artist, Debra Macki. Famous for her unparalleled private classes in an unobtrusive setting, Debra teaches her theories & techniques from the heart. Build a foundation for a successful career & learn business savvy strategies. Debra has been teaching this class worldwide for 20 years with rave reviews.

Photo: Lucas PassmoreThe 10 part Intro to Pro Makeup Class suits artists from beginner to intermediate because it’s the foundation for your career. Please see outline below for what the class covers. Master classes available for those who complete Intro to Pro or take an Aptitude test & practical. E-mail us for details.

Some classes sell out 6 months in advance. Class size is very small for the best learning environment (on average 4-6 students) Register early to ensure a space.

DAY CLASS meets for one week, Monday- Friday, from 10am-5pm. (5 days, 10 classes)

NIGHT CLASS is available at Salem, MA location only. Meets from 6:00-9:00pm, for 10 classes. Schedule varies.

Intro to Pro Makeup Class, makeup workbook, makeup/supplies for the week, certificate.Class Financing

COST: $2950 (USD) for US locations, 3400€ (EUR) for European locations – A 50% non-refundable deposit and signed registration form will secure your spot. Payment plans and financing now available.

Financing: Financing available for the deposit or the full amount. Check to see if you qualify for either one. If you don’t qualify for the full amount to be financed, you may qualify for 50% of it! Check out with PayPal and then choose PayPal Credit. Answer 2 quick questions and accept the terms. You’ll know within seconds if you are approved.

Certificate is mailed to you when the class is completed and paid in full.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS / Refund and Credit Policy:

The 50% deposit of $1475 is non-refundable under any circumstance. No exceptions. Registrations are non-transferable. We reserve the right to cancel any class, in which case you are 100% refunded.

If you cancel a class 30 days or less from the start date, it is non-refundable under any circumstance and you will be charged a $400 cancellation fee. A credit will be given for any amount that you paid except for the non- refundable deposit of $1475 and cancellation fee. Credit is good for one year. If you cancel a class 31 days or more from the start date, you will be charged a $400 cancellation fee per class and have the choice of a refund or credit that is good for one year. The refund/credit will be any amount that you paid except for the non-refundable deposit and cancellation fee. Credit is good for one year. To receive this refund, we must have a written request sent by certified mail only & postmarked 31 days or more from the start date of the class.  All credits are non-refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be redeemed for cash. NO EXCEPTIONS.


This is a basic outline of what the class covers. The class is part lecture with workbook, demos, and student practice time with critique. The class size on average is only 4-6 people for the best learning experience. We do not overbook classes to make up for last minute cancellations (industry standard practice). The small class size gives you an optimal experience with a lot of one-on-one attention you won’t get in bigger classes.

Tools & brushes, client analysis, designing a look

Color Theory Workshop

  • color analysis
  • custom blending
  • undertones
  • warm vs. cool
  • color balance

Bone Structure

  • face shapes
  • eye shapes
  • basic highlight and contour


Natural makeup

  • makeup for the office
  • the 5-minute application
  • Clean beauty makeup

Bridal makeup

  • the bridal industry and rules for success
  • contracts/deposits
  • building a dynamic business
  • the consultation- turning every consult into a wedding contract.
  • color balance and selection
  • timeless beauty
  • setting and lighting

Special occasion makeup

  • false lashes
  • red carpet

Anti-aging techniques: techniques that work best for 40+

The Business of Professional Makeup

  • marketing yourself the RIGHT way
  • networking
  • strategies for developing your business
  • how to get work
  • testings
  • fee structures
  • the pro makeup kit
  • freelancing
  • assisting
  • building your portfolio
  • your image
  • makeup agencies & unions
  • avoid career killing mistakes most amateurs make
  • career development and sustainability
  • keeping your business current
  • using social media properly
  • rules for success and working with celebrities

What to Bring to Class:

  1. Notebook & pen
  2. Facial cleanser/toner/moisturizer/- whatever your regular skincare regime consists of
  3. Tweezers
  4. 5 examples of natural and 5 examples of dramatic makeup looks that you like (best place to find examples is magazines)
  5. A good brush set (8-10 brushes) and brush sanitizer
    If you do not have a good brush set, you can order one from us before the first class.

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8 Comments on “Class Info.

  1. When are the classes and were. We live in West Virginia. Perpahs the closes is NYC ? How long do the classes last. Thank you Patti Joseph


  2. Hi my name is tanya I have emailed you before but work got busy and I could not even begin to try school I was wondering if we could talk about a payment plan. I have loans but the attorney general is wiping them off my credit due to the school closed down.
    Thank you
    Tanya sangster


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