Bridal Makeup Marketing Class


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Cosmetologists and Estheticians Welcome – Space is Limited

The Art of Makeup is excited to announce a ONE DAY workshop focused on working in the bridal industry.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing will help you learn how to start your own bridal makeup artistry career.
The bridal industry gives makeup artists the opportunity to have a long lasting, lucrative, and exciting career working at beautiful locations, sometimes worldwide! The bridal industry provides the opportunity for makeup artists to make a living no matter where they live. Learn how to achieve the most popular bridal looks while learning the most effective marketing strategies, job resources, contracts, and rate negotiation. Build your kit with the best bridal makeup products, and learn what to give brides in their wedding day emergency kits. To take your bridal makeup career to its full potential, also check out our Airbrush Makeup Course !

Bridal Makeup & Marketing is taught by Kelli Thomsen, one of the top Bridal Makeup Artists in Oregon. Kelli is a Portland, Oregon native specializing in skin health & wellness. She holds her Facial Technology License and is a PRO makeup artist experienced in luxury bridal, fine art and senior portraits. Kelli is an airbrush educator and an advocate for clean beauty and promoting healthy skin.  Kelli is excited to help you take your bridal makeup career to its full potential.

Bridal Makeup & Marketing

  • Sanitation
  • Product knowledge
  • Skin tone matching
  • Creating flawless and glowing skin
  • Highlight and contour
  • Lash application
  • Classic bridal look
  • Vintage bridal look
  • Professional etiquette
  • Understanding lighting
  • Bridal consultations
  • Makeup documentation
  • Rate negotiation and packages
  • Assisting
  • Knowing your market and your worth
  • Branding yourself
  • Website and social media
  • Creating a network with bridal vendors
  • Advertising
  • TFP (Trade For Prints)
  • Contracts and deposits
  • Tax deductions
  • Liability Insurance
  • Hiring Assistants
  • Getting reviews
  • Stocking your bridal makeup kit
  • Creating a Bridal touch-up kit
  • Creating a durable makeup look for camera and in person

Prerequisite: This course is offered to Oregon cosmetologists, estheticians, cosmo or esthi students, or out of state residents. An esthetic license is required to do bridal makeup in Oregon.

Kit needed: Students are required to have their own supplies for in-class use. Please contact us for an itemized list of kit supplies recommended for this class. We also have supplies available for purchase. If you would like to purchase anything from us or have any questions please let us know.
Previous AoM program graduates will likely already have all or most of the supplies needed.


Feb 17, 2019 Sunday 9:00am-6:00pm
Complete Schedule & Class Hours
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