L Makeup Institute is a leader in Makeup Artistry and Special Effects education and is ALWAYS looking for talented individuals to join our growing, dynamic family.
Positions available: Educators, Admissions, Management, Director, Retail, Artists.
Email your resume and position of interest to jobs@lmi.edu

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About L Makeup Institute

Our makeup school was borne of a love of the craft of makeup artistry, was founded in 2010 by accomplished professional makeup artist Lissette Waugh. Since opening, the L Makeup Institute has developed a national presence with students traveling from all over the country to attend makeup school at our Las Vegas or Dallas – Fort Worth campuses. Why? There are thousands of Cosmetology Schools, but only a few Makeup Artistry Schools in the US that offer hands-on accredited programs that are a deep study of all styles of makeup artistry.

Consisting of beauty makeup and its evolution, on-set hair styling, body painting, airbrush makeup, character makeup, and special effects (FX) makeup, our programs focus exclusively on the art and science of makeup artistry. Whether a student chooses the delicacy of beauty makeup, the bold and dramatic look of airbrush makeup and body painting, or the intricacies of prosthetics, L Makeup Institute continues to focus on creating the professionals of tomorrow while strengthening the skills of today’s working makeup artist. A school for those who want to pursue their passion for makeup artistry.

Discover today why LMI is well known in the MUA community as producing talented, well-rounded, and sought-after graduates.

“At the L Makeup Institute, our mission is to discover, educate, develop and place the best makeup artist and special makeup effects talent.”

“Beyond our high standards and structured approach to makeup artistry education, we encourage personal responsibility and healthy decision-making, because this fosters lifelong learning, personal growth, and achievement.” Says Lissette Waugh

“Empowering. Found my Passion Again. I joined this school when I was going through a dark time in my life and I even considered waiting to join but I couldn’t be more grateful than I am now.” – Kymbryana M

““I truly enjoyed the vibe and environment that was around me. It is also so amazing how loving the instructors are and how much they care about you. They make sure to provide anything you need to keep you on the right path.” – Ashley V


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