After completing Class 10 with any subjects, you can enroll for Modular Employable Skills (MES) course for ‘Beauty Therapy and Hair Styling – 1’ based on Skill Development Initiative Scheme (SDIS) framework under the Ministry of Labour and Employment of India. You may follow it up with the next level ‘Beauty Therapy and Hair Styling – 2’ or similar. The total number of training hours is 500 for each level.
After completing Class 10 with any subjects, you can go for National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) Level 2 Training and Certificate program for ‘Integrated Course in Hair, Skin and Make-Up’ or similar courses. The total number of training hours is 750. You have to be at least 14 years of age for this course.
The total number of training hours is 500 for each level. Then you need to work for at least 24 months as a Makeup Artist in any professional salon or beauty parlour providing commercial beauty and makeup services to customers. Then you can go for National Skill Qualification Framework (NSQF) Level 5 Training and Certificate program for ‘Bridal, Fashion and Photographic Makeup Artist’, ‘Senior Makeup Artist’ or similar courses.
After completing Class 10 with any subjects, you can go for training at any Industrial Training Institute (ITI), National Skill Training Institute (NSTI), Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI), National Vocational Training Institute (NVTI), Industrial Training Centre (ITC) or other vocational institutes for ‘Beautician’, ‘Beautician Assistant’, ‘Beauty Therapy and Personal Grooming’, ‘Beauty Culture & Hair Dressing’, or similar trades. You will sit for All India Trade Test (AITT) to get a National Trade Certificate (NTC) after this course. This exam is held twice a year in the months of February and July.
· Class 10 with any subjects – Class 11-12 in any stream - Certificate / Diploma courses in ‘Professional Makeup’ or similar.
After studying Class 10 with any subjects then Class 11-12 in any stream, you can go for Certificate / Diploma courses in ‘Professional Makeup’, ‘Fashion Media Makeup’, ‘Beauty and Makeup’, ‘Bridal Makeup’ or similar topics.
A makeup artist is someone who uses cosmetic techniques and processes to create beauty upon the human body. In its simplest form, it enhances a person's appearance, bringing out colour and features and hiding or smoothing out flaws, using cosmetic products.
At its most extreme, makeup artistry creates imaginative characters and special effects for films, television, photography and theatre.
Makeup artists can work in several industries, including film and theatre sets, photography studios, makeup counters at department stores and other retail locations, or on-site for individual clients.
Most makeup artists spend much of their time standing and bending over clients who are seated. Schedules and hours can vary significantly, depending on the work location and type. Freelance makeup artists tend to work more varied schedules, while those who work for a studio or on a set may have fixed hours