Occasion Make-Up

Set Yourself Apart with Expert Occasion Make-Up Skills from a Celebrated Beauty Academy

Entering and competing in a competitive sector such as the beauty industry requires more than talent and passion. You have to have something that helps you stand out above the rest. Utilise your uniqueness, talent and passion by combining it with a qualification from South Africa’s longest established beauty academy. We are the longest established specialist training academy in beauty, make-up design and special effects in South Africa. Our special occasion make-up course is designed for the busy beauty professional who wants to upskill and never stop learning. This certificate is suited for those in search of improving their make-up skills, either for themselves or to provide their customers with an even greater service. The course teaches the basic application of make-up, including day, evening and bridal make-up. It is also suitable for those interested in learning to apply their own make-up.

What Can You Expect from This Intensive Training Programme?

We take great care in developing cutting-edge beauty courses that entail the very latest information, techniques and methods used both nationally and abroad. The special occasion make-up certificate’s subjects explore the following disciplines:  
  • Face shapes and skin tones.
  • Day, evening and bridal make-up.
  • Product knowledge and fashion influences.
  • Eyelash application and flawless face application.

Many of our students combine this certificate with other beauty disciplines to help them gain far more well-rounded insight and expertise in their chosen fields. The fast-fashion hairstyling certificate is hosted over nine, four-hour sessions, and is an intensive programme designed to complement our make-up artist courses.

Subjects explored in this course include blow drying techniques, up-styling, product knowledge, and shampooing and conditioning. These are only a few of the disciplines you’ll explore as you delve deeper into your beauty profession with South Africa’s most respected beauty academy. We look forward to welcoming you on board and helping you reach new heights in your career.

Visit Our Exclusive Academy and See Excellence in Action

A visit to our renowned and exclusive academy validates the high staff-to-learner ratio, displaying one of the most well-equipped beauty academies in the world today. Our academic staff is thoroughly trained, and also of the highest qualified and working professionals in South Africa. They are up to date with the latest techniques used in the industry.

We also make sure that all our education and training qualifications are frequently updated to maintain our South African Qualifications Authority registration, as well as our international accreditation. It’s because of this that you can rest assured that you will study the very latest information when taking up our special occasion make-up course.

Our team of seasoned sales professionals is also at hand to answer any questions you may have about our qualifications. To learn more about us, and for all the information needed to make the best career move, speak to us today to find out how our qualifications can help you reach new heights.


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Face to Face Beauty & Make-up Design School (Pty) Ltd, is a committed professional academy established in 1965. It is the longest established specialist training academy in beauty, make-up design and special effects in South Africa.

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