Permanent Makeup Artist

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
014PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST---

PERMANENT MAKEUP ARTIST

OBJECTIVE:

Permanent makeup (or micropigmentation) is a cosmetic technique which employs tattoos (permanent pigmentation of the dermis) as a means of producing designs that resemble makeup, such as eyelining and other permanent enhancing colors to the skin of the face, lips, and eyelids. It is also used to produce artificial eyebrows, particularly in people who have lost them as a consequence of old age, disease, such as alopecia, chemotherapy, or a genetic disturbance, and to disguise scars and white spots in the skin such as in vitiligo. It is also used to restore or enhance the breast's areola, such as after breast surgery.

Learning permanent makeup can be a great rewarding career. The permanent makeup artist can enhance one’s life. He/she helps people express themselves while being creative.

Lectures cover health consideration, anatomy and physiology, color theory, consultations, indications, contraindications, permanent makeup techniques, blood borne pathogens and business of permanent makeup.

CAREERS:

After completing the program, graduates can work as a permanent makeup artist or tattoo artist.

COURSE CONTENT

40 hours/week: 15 Weeks

20 hours/week: 30 Weeks

Units: 60 / Clock Hours: 600

Prerequisite: none

Learning Objectives:

The course is designed to provide students with comprehensive information regarding FDA and state laws, and current studies. Readers are also introduced to anatomy and physiology relating to permanent makeup and exercises are included to help reinforce the information. A section on tools and how they relate to the procedures is included, as well as information on inks and their different pigments, organic and inorganic pigments, and the various results achieved. 

Subject Covers Minimum Hours of Technical Instruction Minimum Practical Operations
PER1 – Introduction to Permanent Makeup 10  
PER2 – Anatomy and Physiology 40  
PER3 – Color Theory 40  
PER4 – Consultation    40  
PER5 – Tools of the Trade 30  
PER6 – Indications, Contraindications 40  
PER7 – Techniques 40 260
PER8 – Blood Borne Pathogens 20 20
PER9 – Managing Complications, Side Effects, and Consequences 40  
PER10 – Business of Permanent Makeup 20  

Subject Definition:

PER1 – Introduction to Permanent Makeup

This chapter will cover learning objectives, history and origins of permanent makeup, career opportunities, and tips to take to the clinic.

PER2 – Anatomy and Physiology

This chapter will cover learning objectives, anatomy of the skin, layers of the skin, anatomy of the face, anatomy and physiology of the eye and mouth, and tips to take to the clinic.

PER3 – Color Theory

This chapter will cover learning objectives, primary colors, secondary colors, tertiary colors, opaque and transparent color, skin color, Fitzpatrick skin typing, choosing skin color, light and skin color, and tips to take to the clinic.

PER4 – Consultation

This chapter will cover learning objectives, types of communication, listening, indications and contraindications, consultation, motivation for permanent makeup, glamour makeup and the permanent makeup result, and tips to take to the clinic.

PER5 – Tools of the Trade

This chapter will cover learning objectives, personal qualifications for permanent makeup, safety and sanitation, rules, regulations, and licensure, testing and certification, types of equipment, pigments, anesthetic agents, tips to the clinic

PER6 – Indications, Contraindications, and Techniques

This chapter will cover learning objectives, your workspace, beginning the treatment, techniques for applying permanent makeup, eyelids, eyelash enhancement, kohl line, eyebrows, lips, scars, burns, and skin diseases, plastic surgery and permanent makeup, color correction, tips to the clinic.

PER8 – Blood Borne Pathogens

This module will cover:

  • Bloodborne pathogens and the law
  • OSHA bloodborne standard
  • The Ryan White Act
  • Mode of transmission of bloodborne pathogens
  • Reporting requirements
  • Work practice control
  • Universal precautions
  • Body substance isolation
  • Exposure control plan

PER9 – Managing Complications, Side Effects, and Consequences

This Chapter will cover learning objectives, complications, side effects, consequences of treatment, tattoo removal, tips to take to the clinic

PER10 – Business of Permanent Makeup

This chapter will cover learning objectives, licensure, certification, training, professional trade organizations, technology, services, trends, and fads, environment and location, products, choosing your vendors, keeping your business moving, and tips to take to the clinic.