Special events like birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries and so on have contributed to making the makeup schools in Lagos a thriving one. Even if you are the type of girl that doesn’t bother about drawing eyebrows or blushing up your face before heading out of the house in the morning, you’d want to brighten up your looks on special occasions. And when your makeup skills can gladden the heart of your “enemies”, you’d want to hire the services of a professional makeup artist.
As the makeup industry continues to grow and evolve, finding a makeup school in Lagos has become less difficult. However, not all of them are worth writing home about.
As a young creative-minded Nigerian who seek to pursue a career in the world of beauty, you need a good platform to develop your skills. And these top 5 makeup schools in Lagos have never failed to prove their worth:
House Of Tara
There’s hardly any beauty or fashion enthusiast in Nigeria who hasn’t heard about House of Tara. Its popularity, however, this is not why it’s taking the first place on this list—the beauty house is notable for greatness. House of Tara, founded by Tara Fela Durotoye in 2003, offers intensive makeup classes that have led to the growth of many professional makeup artists. The classes they provide include basic and advanced beauty makeup class, refresher makeup class, professional makeup class, theatrical makeup class, and personal makeup class.
House of Tara’s makeup tuition fees ranges from N128,000 to N250,000—the course you decide to take determines the price. At the end of your training, which should last anywhere from 12 days to 2 months, you will be issued a certificate. For more information about House of Tara, you can visit https://corporate.houseoftara.com/.
House of Tara is situated at 22A Omotayo Ojo Street, Off Majekodunmi Street By Oshopey Plaza, Allen Ave, Ikeja.
The Unveil Institute
The Unveil Institute was also founded in 2003. Bunmi Oyeniyi Lasaki is the gorgeous entrepreneur behind this beauty training institute. Unveil Institute aims to convert novice stylists to professionals. They make use of tools from international brands like unveil, bobbi brown and mac to teach their students. On registering, you will be introduced to basic makeup applications which include, but are not limited to prepping the skin, selecting and applying the right foundation, powder, and concealer.
The classes can last as short as 3 days and as long as 6 weeks. http://www.unveilafricaonline-ng.com/tui.html has more information for you if you need additional clarification. Unveil institute is situated at 31 Unity road, Ikeja, off Toyin street.
Zaron Makeup School
Zaron Makeup School is one of the best makeup schools in Lagos. Before growing to become a popular makeup training center in Lagos, Zaron was originally known as an international cosmetic brand with headquarters in Leeds, United Kingdom. The program they offer extends beyond just makeup; they also train students in skin care, gele tying, and aesthetics. They have their training center at 9 Alhaji Kanike close, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Make-Up Designory (MUD) Nigeria
MUD Cosmetics Nigeria was established in 2010 and has produced more than 1000 professional makeup artists since its launch. MUD’s curriculum provides the students with both theoretical-practical training on diverse fields of makeup. The programs usually last for about two to twelve weeks and costs between N150,000 – N350,000. To enroll, you’d have to first pay an application fee of 5000 Naira and also fill an application form. You will find additional details on mudnigeria.com. MUD Nigeria is located at 12B Fatai Idowu Arobieke St, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
Taries Beauty School
Last but not least on the list is Taries Beauty School, founded by Mrs. Tara Adesemowo in 2009. Taries had to make this list because they are equally good at makeup training. Beyond makeup, they also offer other specialized courses that include fashion, bridal, face painting, runway, and special effect. The regular fee for the courses they offer costs 135,000 Naira and can be paid in two parts: 70% during registration and 30% during the 2nd week of training. Once you complete your program, you will be awarded a certificate.
You can visit Tariesworld for more information about this beauty school. Taries beauty school is situated at 1, Ajao road, off Adeniyi Jones Ave, Ikeja, Lagos.