Becoming a Professional Make-Up Artist

Beauty Industry News, Blog Apr 10 2019

Enroll in an Outstanding Beauty School in Poway, CA

Bellus Academy is proud to be ranked among the top beauty schools in North America, earning industry-wide recognition for excellence in education. Our Poway campus is our flagship academy, where students from across the globe can experience the best in beauty education. You’ll be able to easily commute to Bellus Academy from anywhere in the surrounding San Diego County thanks to our convenient location just off of Highway 15. In addition to being the site of our award-winning beauty school, Southern California is a wonderful place to call home, whether you’re a longtime local or considering relocating from another state.

If you’ve been searching for a make-up artistry program that can give you the competitive edge you need to pursue a successful career in beauty, Bellus Academy is the answer. As a pioneer in the world of beauty education, we led the industry by creating a make-up artistry program that focused on teaching high-caliber techniques and cutting-edge concepts. Bellus Academy graduates are exceptionally well-prepared to excel in the competitive field and make their mark as talented, highly experienced make-up artists.

Learn to Become a Professional Make-Up Artist at Bellus Academy

The Bellus Academy make-up artistry program raises the bar for beauty education, providing you with the skills and techniques you won’t learn anywhere else. Our Poway campus is the ideal backdrop to your learning journey, welcoming students with spacious classrooms, an ultra-modern design, and expert instructors. When you enroll at the Poway campus, you’ll be taking an important first step towards an exciting career path in make-up artistry.

Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll have at our Poway campus:

  • Professional, well-equipped classrooms
  • Access to professional-grade cosmetics
  • Your choice of daytime or nighttime schedule
  • Assistance creating your professional portfolio

Other Programs Available at Our Poway Campus

Bellus Academy knows that there are many different ways to achieve a dream career in the beauty industry, so you’ll find an extensive variety of high-quality programs and study tracks to choose from. Many students in our make-up artistry program also choose to enroll in our cosmetology or esthetics program, taking advantage of the opportunity to build a solid foundation of professional skills and knowledge.

In addition to the make-up artistry program, you may also consider these additional options available at the Poway campus:

  • Barbering
  • Barbering & Cosmetology (Dual-Licensure)
  • Cosmetology
  • Esthetics
  • Spa Nails

Learn more about our campus and programs by contacting Bellus Academy today!

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