Permanent Cosmetics Training Classes – Permanent Makeup Instruction – Hair Simulation Classes – Florida – Rhode Island

Permanent Makeup Training Course

This basic permanent makeup class is designed to ensure every permanent makeup student is trained to become a skilled, permanent makeup classconfident and knowledgeable professional permanent makeup artist/technician. Students will graduate with the skills and confidence to practice permanent makeup procedures such as eyebrows, eyeliner, and lip coloring.

 Basic Permanent Makeup Class Curriculum

  • Introduction to Permanent Makeup
  • Understanding and history of the art of tattoo
  • History of tattooing as it applies to permanent cosmetics
  • Overview of the different types of machines and devices available

Color and Pigment Theory

  • Understanding the color wheel and how to match or correct color for new or corrective permanent makeup procedures.
  • Extensive Instruction about skin undertones and how pigments work together to correct or create the perfect look for your client
  • Pigment preparation,choosing, mixing and storage

Makeup Application

  • Understanding the correct methods of makeup application
  • Education on the differences of temporary pigment (makeup) application and Permanent Makeup Application. What should and should NOT do when applying permanent pigmentation.

  Anatomy of Skin

  •   Full understanding of skin composition and layers
  • The care and healing process of skin 
  • Skin diseases, disorders and conditions such as infection, herpes, seborrhea, scars, moles, warts, birth marks, beauty marks, freckles, enlarged pores, wrinkles, psoriasis, eczema, allergies and various reactions various materials including latex.

Machine and Product Knowledge

  • Introduction to the various types of tattoo machines
  • Appropriate needle selection and applications such as recommended groups, numbers and configurations for specific permanent makeup procedures and personal skill level.
  • Maintenance, correct insertion, identify needle damage, proper storage, disposal and preparation for sterilization

Sanitation and Sterilization

  • Equipment sterilization Practices
  • Disinfectants and antiseptics
  • OSHA and CDC guidelines regarding bloodborne pathogens
  • HIV/AIDS – The study of cause and prevention
  • Technician safety – hand washing, Hepatitis B vaccination,  gloves 
  • Proper handling of devices, needles and pigments 
  • Sanitation procedures for set up and clean up
  • Extensive bloodborne Pathogen education class

Client Consultation

  • Client profile – analyze complexion and inquire about client’s desires and expectations
  • Discuss the overall aspects of permanent cosmetics / permanent micro-pigmentation

  • Medical conditions (cold sores, medications, skin ailments, etc.)
  • Pre-procedure medications if needed (Valtrx for cold sores, antibiotics, no blood thinning medications such as aspirin)

Consent Forms

  • Discuss Informed Consents

  • Medical questionaire
  • Liability Issues

Client Preparation

  • Preparing the client’s skin for permanent makeup application using  various anesthetics.

Procedure experience

  • Work on pigskin or craftfoam
  • Discuss facial issues, morphology and variations
  •  Observe procedures
  • Hands-on work using live models


  • Forms and instructions
  • Topical ointments and anesthetics if needed
  • Client follow-up


  • Best practices for before and after pictures

  • Clarity and presentation

  • Every student will get take before and after pictures of  their work and leave with a portfolio of their work

Best Practices in Office Set Up

  • General equipment needs depending upon floor plan and where you intend to practice (Home, Salon, Spa or Private Practice)

Business Set-Up

  • Business, marketing and advertising guidance
  • Legal requirements  (laws and statures)
  • Insurance guidelines – liability insurance 
  • Discussion of Professional Organizations

 Refresher courses are available and we are never more than a phone call away if you need assistance.

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Permanent Makeup regulations vary from state to state and undergo frequent updates. Look Image Academy is not responsible for informing the public about the laws governing permanent cosmetics and encourages inquiring parties to examine the relevant statutes in their respective states and to contact county or city health officials for detailed information about local ordinances.