Makeup Artist Course (Certificate) | LaSalle College Montréal & Laval

Artistic Makeup - Fashion and Beauty

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Do you have a desire to explore the art of creative beauty? Do you love fashion, entertainment and the big screen? Dive into the magical realm of Artistic Makeup at LaSalle College!

Artistic and technical makeup artists are in high demand. Receiving core techniques with instructors who remain current in the industry is a great start to your career and that's exactly what LaSalle College offers you in this makeup artistry course.

LaSalle College International School of Fashion, Arts and Design has an incredible network with industry leaders who regularly approach the college with exciting projects, exposing students to great opportunities to participate in professional make-up sessions and photo shoots, fashion shows, theater pieces and videoclips.

As a graduate, you will be able to apply for exciting positions in the field of entertainment, in fashion, on a variety of different sets, as a professional makeup artist.

*Artistic Makeup - Fashion & Beauty is a prerequisite for Artistic Makeup - Stage and Special Effects Techniques and Artistic Makeup - Master Class trainings.

This program is offered at the Montréal and Laval campuses.

Why Study at Our Laval Campus?

Here are five reasons why you should choose to do this training at the Laval campus of LaSalle College!

A Beauty Space Just Like in the Industry

LaSalle College devotes a whole floor to the fabulous world of beauty, open to the public.

Signature Fashion Show Makeup

A Fashion Show More Spectacular Than Ever

LaSalle College students designed and provided hairstyles, make-up and nail treatments for the Signature Fashion show’s models.


  • At the Montréal and Laval campuses

This program leads to a LaSalle College Certificate.

  • Explore the basic theories behind Artistic Makeup
  • Apply professional makeup techniques based on specific market requirements

To be considered for admission, you must present your curriculum vitae or a letter of intent.

  • Introduction to Makeup (55 h)
  • Instagram Makeup (40 h)
  • Morphology and Corrective Makeup (55 h)
  • Basic Makeup (50 h)
  • Photo Makeup (45 h)
  • Fashion Makeup (40 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

On the first day of class, the teacher will provide you with a detailed list of the required materials for the semester and then help find the best deals.

  • You are a good at communicating and interpersonal relations
  • You have artistic skills and a sense of aesthetics
  • You demonstrate manual dexterity and creativity

This training is offered in English or French.

  • Full-time students will complete a program in one semester (66 in-class sessions over a 15-week period)
  • Part-time evening students will complete a program in two semesters (66 in-class sessions over a 30-week period)
  • Total of 330 hours (66 x 5 hours) of training