Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Makeup Schools in the Phil.

I've always wanted to take up makeup artistry in a very good makeup school here in the Philippines. I've actually spent most of my time online researching and reading experiences and reviews about different makeup schools and courses. I've read posts from famous makeup bloggers, Shen and Nikki Tiu, about their experiences in makeup school and they surely inspire me more to pursue taking up the course myself...

I haven't enrolled myself in a makeup school yet but, I have already attended a one-day workshop on make-up artistry just this year. The workshop was fun but was not really as educating as I expected it to be. It became just a mere one-on-one make-over with unlimited  makeup testers. That's why I still wanted to take up an extensive course about it.

So, here's an unarranged list of good makeup schools where we can enroll here in the Philippines...

1. Make-up Designory Manila

The MUD Beauty and Bridal Make-up is worth P 42,000 (inclusive of all MUD makeups needed for the course which you get to take home after)

Temptu Air Brush Make-Up Class is 12,000. The Temptu Air Brush set is 33,600. If you buy the set, you can get P6,000 off your Air Brush Make-Up Class.

MUD Certified Diploma Course. The course will let you know the basic as well as the advanced. This is P196,000 for 140 hours.

They also conduct the following short courses:

  1. Bridal Make-up P24,000
  2. Avant-Garde Make-up P24,000
  3. Fashion Photography + High Definition Make-up P42,000
  4. Fundamentals of Make-Up Artistry (Day, Night, Smokey Eyes and Personal Make-up) P42,000
  5. Temptu Air Brush Make-Up P12,000
Make-up Designory can be found at Purbeauty, Serendra Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City

You can visit their website at http://www.facebook.com/MUDPhilippines.

2. Center for Aesthetics Studies

CAS can be found at 2/F Franck Provost Buidling, 120 Jupiter St., Bel-Air Village.

Visit their website at http://casmakati.wordpress.com/classes/ or at 

3. Fashion Institute of the Philippines
Elective Courses 1 (P11,500./course )
Fashion Styling
Basic Fashion Makeup
Fashion Photography
Fashion Hairstyling
Advanced Fashion Makeup  

Fashion Makeup has 8 Sessions (2 months duration/ classes once a week) - Every Monday  9AM-6PM or 16 Sessions (4 months duration/ classes once a week) - Every Saturday  9AM-1PM

FIP can be found at Unit 2407, One San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center corner Shaw Boulevard, Pasig City
with Tel./Fax +(632) 635-5383 Cell. +(63) 917 830 2108.

Visit their website at www.fashioninstitutephil.com.

4. HD Makeup Studio and Academy

Of all the makeup schools, I like to try out this one the most! The P18,500 tuition fee includes model and photographer but not makeups. The good thing is, students may purchase HD studio makeups at prices lower than the SRPs.

You may visit their website at http://www.basementacademy.com/make-up.htm.

5. LaSalle College International Philippines

LCI Manila

LCI Manila offers a course on Artistic Makeup. Course Curriculum is as follows:

Semester 1 
  • Introduction to Makeup
  • Correction Techniques
  • Basic Makeup
  • Photo Makeup
  • Fashion Makeup
  • Portfolio
Semester 2 
  • TV Makeup
  • Cinema Makeup
  • Stage & Theatre Makeup
  • Fantasy Makeup
  • Portfolio
Semester 3 
  • Master Class
The school can be found at LCI-Manila, Grd Floor, 111 Paseo De Roxas Bldg., Paseo De Roxas cor Legazpi St., Legaspi Village, Makati City 1229 Philippines. You may also contact them at (632) 840-1543.

6. School of Fashion and the Arts

SoFA Workshops can run between 4 to 12 sessions focusing on a particular area of study targeted to high school and college students, working people and hobbyists.

Courses related with makeup are:
Personal Make Up
Professional Make Up Techniques
Make Up Artistry Masters Program

The School of Fashion and the Arts is located at 55 Paseo de Roxas Makati City with tel no. (+632) 892-8807 loc 103 / 104 and mobile no. (+632) 0917-5018136.


  1. Thank you;-) great article

  2. Most welcome... Thanks for reading my article too!

  3. this is great, too bad, im from cebu and been looking for one here in my place but such a good guide ;) thanks!




  4. Everything is very clear.It was truly informative.Your website is very useful.Thank you for sharing.Make Up Courses

  5. you can also include in the list Makeup Design Academy in Quezon City, fronting ABS-CBN. I took the basic course there a year ago and might also enroll in their airbrush course. I've heard they opened a branch in Robinsons Galleria, which is near to my place

  6. seems like la salle international college already closed down... their website no longer exist :(, if u may give clarity on this, will truly appreciate it. thanks!

  7. This article is really helpful. Thanks a lot. More power to you and your blog!

  8. I'm searching for the top women school in Manila and then I found your post. I'm getting interested to go to a Makeup school just for my personal knowledge and I realize that I can also use it as my part time. Thanks for sharing this information to us; this is really helpful.


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