Introducing: The Best Beauty Schools In New York City
One of the most sought after creative careers for women is that of a professional make-up artist. There’s no question that New York City has some of the best beauty schools on offer for aspiring artists. With it’s ever-increasing creative edge the melting pot buzzes with opportunity for designers, artists and fashionistas. New York has been the training ground for some of the biggest names of the industry including Bobbi Brown who moved there to make it in the business.
There are many ways to achieving your dream. Like Francois Nars, you can assist industry leaders and learn the robes from the best, pick up different techniques, tips and tricks. 24-year-old Michelle Phan pursued her dream by going to art school and becoming a video blogger, where she gave tips and make-up advice to other women and girls. Over time she became the hippest make-up guru on YouTube and is now employed by Lancome as their official video make-up artist.
Another option is to take classes at professional make-up schools in New York City. Here’s our hot list-
Make-up Forever Academy New York (opened its doors in January 2012)
MUD Make-up Designory
Empire Beauty Schools
AOFM New York
American Beauty School
Debra Macki Private Classes
Lia Schorr Institute
Sources and interesting reads: The Bobbi Brown Story, Advice for Aspiring Makeup Artists by Debra Macki, Interview with Michelle Phan – Vogue Italia, Francois Nars Story – US Vogue, Beauty and Style – Beauty Schools, Makeup by Ren Ren – Tips for Aspiring Makeup Artists