AOM 101


This course covers all fundamentals of the face including: shape, condition, corrective techniques, day and evening applications, with special emphasis on the elements of the face: eyes, nose, lips, cheeks, etc. 


Graduates of AOM 101 are well prepared to work as Personal Beauty Makeup Artists in a broad range of capacities including: beauty salon makeup services, weddings, sales and application at makeup counters etc.


Upon completion of this course the student will have acquired the following competencies:

  • Recognize the various uses of wax, crème, liquid, watercolor cake and powder cosmetics.

  • Identify and use all synthetic and natural hair brushes for cosmetics applications.

  • Create makeup designs for natural daytime, “No Makeup” Make up and evening makeup looks along with male grooming considerations.

  • Distinguish the different types of evening makeup. Design & apply makeup looks for all types of special occasions: Evenings, red carpet, wedding including male grooming, etc. Assess the different types of artificial eye lashes (band and individual) and the uses of such, as they pertain to the overall design.

  • Select makeup specifically for Mature Skin applications and evaluate the specific needs of each individual client.

  • Evaluate day & evening makeup looks and implement such depending on venue or special event.


Upon completion of this course the student will have acquired the following competencies:

  • Introduction to the Art of Makeup / Product knowledge

  • Skin Care, Base Blending, Base Applications.

  • Face Shapes: Principles of Contouring Techniques.

  • Cheek Color: Corrective Techniques & Applications.

  • Eye Color, Eye Liner: Corrective Techniques & Applications.

  • Eyebrows & Mascara: Corrective Techniques & Applications.

  • Lip Cosmetics: Corrective Techniques & Applications.

  • False Lashes: Band & Individual. 

  • Evening Makeup & Special Events Designs. 

  • Mature Skin Cosmetic Applications & Considerations.

  • Cosmetic Sales.

  • Bridal Makeup including Male Grooming & Business basics.

  • Glamour, Bridal & Final Exam Photo shoot sessions.