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Make Up First® on WGN-TV Morning News!

Yep-it’s true!  Make Up First® was As Seen on TV!

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We were featured on WGN-TV’s Morning News Segment, “Around Town” with Ana Belaval Click Here To View The Segment! last Tuesday Morning, on April 12th.


During our LIVE segment, current and former students showcased various makeup applications and techniques.

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In Studio A, students displayed makeup ranging from Theatrical Makeup, Current and Runway Trends, Special Effects, Beauty Makeup, Bridal Makeup, and Hairstyling!

Interested in learning all or any of these techniques? Of course you are! Check Out of Certification Program Here!

Students demonstrated amazing Theatrical Makeup applications!


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To set their Mehron cream based makeup applications, students used Mehron “Colorset” Powder available  Here or check out these other setting powders .

Some students demonstrated this seasons current and runway trends. 

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To achieve these looks, check it out! Illuminators, Contour Palettes, Colored Eye Liners are available at our store and found online.

Special Effects makeup was a hit! 


Interested in Special Effects? Make Up First® offers both Special Effects workshops and Advanced Theatrical Courses. With over 30 years experience in both theatrical makeup as well as wig construction and design, Rick Jarvie returns to the School, this July and November, to teach Advanced Theatrical makeup. More information here, Upcoming Advanced Theatrical Workshops

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Former student, Arlene Smith, showcased Bridal Makeup and Hairstyling Techniques.

At Make Up First, School of Makeup Artistry we offer workshops and classes, open to the public, in Bridal Makeup, Airbrush, Theatrical, SFX, and even Hairstyling for Makeup Artists!  

Speaking of Workshops and upcoming events, Make Up First® is excited to host Celebrity makeup artist Jordan Liberty this weekend for a workshopNext month, May 14th -15th, we are hosting International master makeup artist, Roshar, who’s work has appeared in Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazaar, Glamour, and clients include; Covergirl, Wella, L’Oreal, Paul Mitchell, and Make Up Forever. Make Up First® is honored to host Roshar for a workshop.

As WGN-TV Morning News toured our space, one of our student’s, Rueilan Liou, displayed various renderings using  Make Up First Face Charts.

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Face Charts are available at our Pro Shop or available online

Our Pro Store even made an appearance! We are excited to carry full lines like Kevyn Aucoin, Becca, and Inglot! You can also find Beauty Blenders, Becca Shimmers, Liquid Lipsticks at our store or online. FREE SHIPPING!

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In Studio B, Instructor and Professional Makeup Artist, Aga Kaskiewicz, demonstrated a private lesson.

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Did you know? We offer chair rentals for $25 (2 hours) for former students.

WGN-TV captured a class in session! Instructor, Jaycie Kurfess taught a consolidated Airbrush and Bridal Course, one of our many workshops coming up!

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We were thrilled to host WGN-TV’s very own Ana Belaval during  the “Around Town” segment and give the public a tour of our newly renovated, expanded School!

Thank you to all of our students and models who did an exceptional job.


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Make Up First also offers Continuing Education Hours for Chicago Cosmetologists. Make Up First® is an approved sponsor under the IL Barber Act.

For additional information on upcoming classes and workshops please visit our website, or call us directly 312-621-0801.


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