Mist is all about make-up, and I am passionate about teaching… so, I want to share what I have learnt over the years... Whether teaching you in a workshop or through our academy, should you choose to study with us, we will show you how to enhance your unique, natural beauty. Sending the best artist into the industry is not only about ensuring that they acquire the highest level of skill possible, it's also about professionalism, integrity, fun, and most importantly connecting with your client… Their happiness is your goal.

Read more about the below short courses:

Feel free to contact us for more information. Looking forward to hearing from you.

Talita and the Team xxx

Make-up Workshop

A Make-up Workshop makes for a lovely pamper party with your girlfriends or a fun compare event.

Contact us to book a workshop and we will teach you all you need to know:

  • Choosing the correct foundation for your skin colour and type
  • Application techniques
  • Enhancing your cheekbones
  • The perfect style of eye shadow for your eye shape
  • Day make-up
  • Evening make-up
  • Smokey eye
  • The perfect eyebrow

We do provide you with make up, but please feel free to bring your own make up along should you wish for us to advise you on how to best work with it.

Basic Make-up Course

This course consists of 1 session a week for 6 weeks. This will allow you the opportunity to study theory and practice your technique before the next class.

Please note that this will not include your kit. I prefer that you choose your own product and equipment. I will gladly assist and you will be able to get products and equipment at the Mist discounted rates.

Course cost: R 5800 per person

Course Includes:

  • Manual
  • Job shadowing with one of our top artists
  • Mist Basic Make-up Certificate

DAY 1:

  • Skin analyses
  • Understanding pigment and Mixing colours
  • Suitable cosmetics

DAY 2:

FLAWLESS FOUNDATION, COLOURS AND MIXING

  • Correct foundation application and techniques
  • Corrective make-up work
  • Basic highlight and contouring techniques
    • Including how to achieve the perfect ‘sun kissed’ natural look
    • Including how to create cheekbones, contour nose and the perfect "oval face" shape
  • Difference between day and photographic colour use
  • Covering skin blemishes to attain flawless finishes

BLUSH APPLICATION Colouring and highlighting techniques

DAY 3 & 4:

EYESHADOW APPLICATION
  • Eye shadow techniques for a classic eye shadow finish. This includes:
    • Smokey Eye
    • Day make-up
    • Bridal make-up
    • Photographic C
  • The perfect eyebrow
  • Eyeshades and suitable style of eye shadow
  • Eyeliner for different eye shapes

DAY 5: (Please note that your own model is required)

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF ALL KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED A completed and professional glamour makeup look Viewing and critique of work You will then shadow a mist artist (bridal or shoot) and have a practical assessment in order to obtain the certificate.

Day 6: Practical assessment

MIST: HIGH DEFINITION AIRBRUSH COURSE

Airbrush make-up is the way forward, especially with cameras becoming more and more "high definition". We will teach you the best skill and technique to achieve to achieve flawless make-up results.

This is a 4-day course, which consists of 6 hours per day

Please note that basic makeup training is required in order to partake in this course

Course cost: R4500 per person, which excludes your airbrush / compressor and products

Course Includes:

  • A practical day with a professional photographer where you will put your theory into practice. Please be aware that your own model is required for this section.
  • Airbrush manual

Equipment needed:

  • Stylist- airbrush gun
  • Compressor

Kett products (5 foundations 35ml, 5 bronzers & highlighters & airbrush cleanser) from these products we will teach you to mix for all skin tones, contouring, highlighting and eye shades. This should last you as an artist between 6 and 12 months.

DAY 1:

AIRBRUSH AND COMPRESSOR

  • Understanding your airbrush machine specifications
  • Maintenance and cleaning of your airbrush machine
  • Understanding the setting of correct pressure and the benefits thereof
  • Airbrush dexterity exercises
  • Airbrush free strokes exercises

SUITABLE AIRBRUSH COSMETICS

  • Differences in product use and the benefits of each
  • Examples of this include Hydro, Oil and Silicone

DAY 2:

FLAWLESS FOUNDATION, COLOURS AND MIXING

  • Correct foundation application and techniques
  • Corrective make-up work
  • Basic highlight and contouring techniques
    • Including how to achieve the perfect ‘sun kissed’ natural look
  • Difference between day and photographic colour use
  • Covering of birthmarks and skin blemishes to attain flawless finishes

BLUSH APPLICATION

  • Colouring and highlighting techniques

DAY 3

EYE SHADOW APPLICATION

  • Freehand techniques for a classic eye shadow finish. This includes:
    • Smokey Eye
    • Day make-up
    • Practical exercise run
  • Stencil technique for a classic eye shadow
  • Stencil technique for the perfect eyebrow

TATTOOS
  • Covering and masking of tattoos
  • Fancy stencil work for the temporary tattoo look

DAY 4: (Please note that your own model is required)

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF ALL KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED THROUGHOUT DAY 1 AND 2
  • Stylist breakdown and cleaning thereof
  • A completed and professional glamour make-up look
  • Photo shoot with a professional photographer
  • Viewing and critiquing of work

MIST: BASIC HAIR STYLING COURSE

Looking to improve your Bridal Styling Techniques? Then our Hair course is suited for you.

The Hair Styling Workshop has been designed for Hairstylists & Makeup Artists of all levels who are looking to learn, refresh or enter into the profitable industry of Hair Styling. The flexibility of our courses ensures we have a course available to suit everyone.

This course consists of 1session per week for 6 weeks. This will allow you the opportunity to study theory and practice your technique before the next class.

Course cost: R 5800 per person

What you need to bring:
Blow-dryer with nozzle, Curling Tongs, Hot Rollers, Bobby Pins, brushes and mini rubber elastics.

DAY 1:

  • Prepare for hair styling
  • Product training
  • Equipment training
  • Hair types

DAY 2:

  • Blow drying for short and long hair
  • Blow drying techniques - creating soft curls
  • Perfect straight blow dry

DAY 3:

  • Setting hair using Hot Rollers
  • Long Hair Curling Techniques using Curling & Conical Wands

DAY 4:

  • Creating up styles
  • Creating curley soft buns
  • How to turn Traditional Up-Styles into Contemporary looks
  • How to place Veils, Headpieces & Headwear
  • Where, when & how to use padding

Day 5:

PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF ALL KNOWLEDGE ACQUIRED
  • A completed and professional glamour hairstyling look
  • Viewing and critiquing of work

Day 6:

  • Practical assessment