Makeup Academy

We know how passionate you are about mastering the latest hair and makeup techniques so that you can embark on a career in the beauty business or improve your selfie game. And this is exactly what you will learn from the professional artists at the Avanti Le Spa Makeup Academy. Our classes are focused on providing small groups a hands-on experience where every student receives the attention they need to grow their skills with ample time and space to learn from the best in the industry. Register today!

About us

A top beauty destination in Montreal, Avanti Le Spa has been building its business with dedicated craftsmanship and a clear vision of how to create great makeup for over 30 years. If you’re looking to enter an exciting and rewarding career in the art of beauty, The Avant Le Spa School of Makeup will provide you with the best professional training, in a dynamic and stimulating setting.


Makeup Bridal

The Bridal Makeup Workshop is designed for the experienced makeup artist who wants to further develop his or her skills. This one-on-one private workshop includes:

  • Bridal trials – selecting the “right look” for the client
  • Face chart of finished look (products used, special notes, etc.)
  • Long-lasting makeup application
  • Managing the bride
  • Scheduling of bridal party, deposits, touch-ups

Glam Makeup

The Glam Workshop focuses on creating a “Hollywood look” with makeup. This session is for the experienced artist who wants to perfect his/her skills in advanced makeup artistry. Topics covered in this one-on-one, private workshop include:

  • Evening makeup for galas & special events
  • Dramatic/sexy makeup
  • Editorial photoshoots/television/video

Corrective Makeup

Our Corrective Makeup Workshop will show you how to create the illusion of a flawless face with shadow, light and colour. This one-on-one, private workshop includes:

  • Highlighting
  • Contouring
  • The Art of concealing
  • Colour correction
  • Creating symmetry 

Catalogue Makeup

Our Catalogue Make-up Workshop focuses on creating a “no makeup look”. This session will teach you how to create clean, dewy skin. Topics covered in this one-on-one, private workshop include:

  • Flawless skin
  • Highlight and strobing
  • Concealer
  • Natural eye shadow and eyebrows

Eyes, Lashes, Brows and Lips

This one-on-one, private workshop focuses exclusively on eye makeup, lashes, brows and lips to create symmetry and balance for an overall polished look.

*A model is required (or a fee a model can be provided, if needed).*

Men's Makeup

Our Men’s Make-up Workshop will teach you how to create a natural look for grooms and photoshoots. This one-on-one, private workshop includes:

  • Skincare
  • Grooming
  • Brow shaping
  • Facial hair
  • Corrective natural makeup

Tattoo Cover Up

Our Tattoo Cover Workshop will prepare you for any situation, from a quick cover for the runway, to a precise tattoo cover for brides or television. This one-on-one, private session includes:

  • Black and white or colour tattoos
  • Waterproof coverage
  • Colour correcting
  • What products to use

Halloween Makeup

Our one-on-one, private Halloween Fantasy Workshop will prepare you for gore, eeriness, haunting beauty and everything in between!

Special Effects Makeup

Our Special Effects Makeup Workshop is designed to show you how to create realistic injuries and scars for television, film and photo. Learn to evaluate the evolution and continuity of a wound. The student will be responsible for purchasing the necessary materials for the course. A list of mandatory materials will be provided ahead of time. This private, one-on-one session includes:

  • Bullet wounds
  • Cuts and scratches
  • Bruises
  • Scars

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Interested in these courses? Contact us for further details or to register.