Makeup Artistry & Skin Care

600 Hours | St. Petersburg, FL

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WHY CORTIVA'S MAKEUP PROGRAM?

Our Makeup Artistry & Skin Care Program in St. Petersburg, FL prepares you to become a licensed esthetician and certified makeup artist. This program has two sections:

  • SKINCARE

  • MAKEUP​ ARTISTRY

 

Both sections must be completed to qualify for licensure and certification.

​Cortiva Institute students are taught foundational knowledge of the skin and given specialized training with various makeup applications and products. At this campus, learn to perform:

  • SKINCARE

    • Facials

    • Chemical Peels

    • Microdermabrasion

    • Extractions

    • Waxing

    • Traditional Makeup

    • Lash Application

    • Brow Tinting & More!

  • MAKEUP ARTISTRY

    • Client Consultation

    • Color Theory

    • Special Events Makeup

    • Editorial Makeup

    • High-Definition Makeup

    • High-Fashion Makeup

    • Makeup for Men

    • Makeup for Teens

    • Makeup for Aging Skin

    • Camouflage Makeup

    • Advanced Lash Application

    • Special Fx Makeup

You will gain a solid understanding of creating a custom “look” for each of your clients. In addition, you will have the skillset to address each client’s needs, from health and tone of skin to color and length of the lash.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Cortiva Institute prepares you with real-world training. Not only will you perform your hands-on clinical at The Spa at Cortiva, but you will also enter your program with a professional student kit to get your career started. Your kit will include:

  • Uniform

  • Lab Coat

  • Books

  • Skincare Kit Basics

  • Dermalogica Esthetics Kit

  • Crown Brush Makeup Kit

  • Crown Brush Supply Kit

  • Mehron Special Effects Kit

  • Kryolan Supracolor Kit

  • RCMA Palette

Upon completion of this program, you will graduate with 11 certifications!

  • Airbrush Makeup

  • Chemical Peels

  • Camouflage Makeup

  • Special FX & Body Makeup

  • Microdermabrasion

  • Body Treatments

  • Dermalogica

  • Dermalogica Clean Touch

  • Barbicide

  • Barbicide COVID-19

  • HIV Certificate

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DERMALOGICA PARTNER SCHOOL
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OUR PARTNERSHIP

It is so important to choose a school that teaches you the information you need to get licensed AND the school that will set you apart from the others!

Cortiva Institute is proud to be a Dermalogica Partnership School; but what does this mean?

This means you will train with professional Dermalogica products and that our curriculum incorporates Dermalogica's lessons and treatment protocols.
 
Our students and staff receive training from Dermalogica business consultants and educators at the International Dermal Institute to best prescribe treatments and products for their client's journey to their healthiest looking skin.
 
Our Makeup Artistry & Skin Care program in St. Petersburg, FL allows you to graduate Dermalogica Certified. With this certificate, if you choose to work with a Dermalogica account (spa, salon, etc.), you will have continued access to the International Dermal Institute's learning lofts for continued education and product/treatment support.

BECOME A LICENSED ESTHETICIAN
& CERTIFIED MAKEUP ARTIST

HANDS-ON LEARNING

All students will perform real-world training at The Spa at Cortiva. You will perform a variety of facials, treatments, and wax services on real clients. You will also practice selling retail and rebooking clients during your time here.

CAREER PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE

Career Services is dedicated to your success outside of Cortiva Institute. They will help you build your resumé, perform mock interviews, schedule your exam, and connect you with employers with current job opportunities.

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE

Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. Cortiva Institute in St. Petersburg, FL is approved by the United States Department of Education to offer Title IV-Student Financial Assistance programs to eligible students. 

DUAL PROGRAM
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SKINCARE

  • 330 Hours Covering Skincare

  • COURSE TOPICS

    • ​Essential Esthetics

      • Alternative Treatments

      • Body Wrapping

      • Facial & Massage Techniques

      • Hair Removal & Makeup

      • Skin Analysis & Consultation

      • Trending Treatments

      • Upselling & Retailing

    • Skin Science

      • Chemical Peels & Microdermabrasion

      • Cosmetic Chemistry

      • Electricity & Machines

      • Histology & Physiology of the Skin

      • Sanitation & Law

      • Skin Diseases & Disorders

      • Skin Care Clinic I-III

Glitters and Makeup

MAKEUP ARTISTRY

  • 270 Hours Covering Makeup Artistry

  • COURSE TOPICS

    • Makeup Essentials

      • Business & Marketing

      • Camouflage & Lashes

      • Everyday Applications

      • History of Makeup

    • Professional Makeup

      • Events & Weddings

      • High Definition, High Fashion & Editorial

    • Special Effects & Fantasy Makeup

      • Airbrush

      • SFX & Body Art

      • Theatrical & Creative

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CLASS SCHEDULE

Our Makeup Artistry & Skin Care program is offered with both day and evening schedules:

DAYTIME SCHEDULE

  • Monday - Friday

    • 09:00 AM to 03:20 PM

EVENING SCHEDULE

  • Monday - Thursday

    • 05:45 PM to 10:15 PM

  • Saturday

    • 10:00 AM to 04:20 PM

Our programs are designed for a weekly 24 clock hour completion.

 

Assuming perfect attendance with satisfactory grades; you can graduate in as little as 25 weeks (that is approximately 6 Months).

The expected length of the program is 8 months.

YOUR FUTURE STARTS NOW

Fill out our form below to be connected with our Admissions Department.

 

They will answer any additional questions you may have and schedule you for an on-campus tour at your earliest convenience.

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CORTIVA INSTITUTE

Our St. Petersburg, FL Campus is

Nationally Accredited by ACCSC

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

2370 34th Street North

St. Petersburg, FL 33713

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