Micropigmentation Fundamentals Certification

Our Basic Fundamentals of Permanent Makeup course is a 5 day course that includes study in Eyebrow Microblading/Shading, Eyeliner & Lip Liner/Blushing techniques, passing an online Bloodborne Pathogen Test, and studying of the Pre-Entrance exam. You will also learn everything about business marketing to jump start your career once you complete the course. Upon enrollment, you will receive a Micropigmentation (Permanent Makeup) & Microblading Manual. A Micropigmentation Kit is included in the tuition price upon course completion.


  • Manual Eyebrow hair strokes that create natural looking brows

  • Manual shading (powder effect)

  • Manual hair strokes combined with manual shading

  • Various types of designs of Eyebrow hair strokes

  • Machine method Eyeliner in various styles 

  • Machine method Lip Liner Techniques

  • Machine method Lip Blushing Techniques


  • The appropriate depth and pressure intensity

  • The perfect hand placement & stretch

  • Introduction to machine method

  • How to keep the hair strokes crisp throughout the healing process

  • How to ensure long lasting results

  • Skin conditions

  • Perfect permanent makeup candidates

  • Possible reactions (allergies, medications)

  • Eyebrow shape

  • Structure of the face

  • Symmetry measurement using different types of tools (including phi ratio)

  • Penciling the shape of brows, eyes and lips

  • Different types of numbing anesthetics

  • Different styles of brows, eyeliner and lip blushing techniques

  • Problems that may occur during the procedure and healing process

  • Different types of microblading blades (needles), machine needles and techniques

  • Color Theory and Fitzpatrick scale skin types

  • Shape and color correction (permanent makeup gone wrong)

  • Business Marketing


  • Microblading Manual

  • Eyeliner & Lip Micropigmentation Manual

  • Pre-Course Study Guide with worksheets

  • Practice Material (Fake Skin, Needles)

  • Professional Kit

  • Digital Machine

  • Standard Professional Forms

  • Vendors Information for Purchasing

  • Unlimited Support After Training

  • Internship & Apprenticeship Programs Available

  • Professional Grade Digital machine  offered at additional price

Upon completion of the Basic Fundamental Micropigmentation course you must present a full understanding of Microblading, Eyeliner and Lip Liner/Blushing techniques by passing the hands on and written exam before you receive a certificate of completion. If you pass the written exam and fail the hands on technique, you will have 4 weeks to retake the exam before receiving certificate of completion.

You will work on a minimum of 4 live models (2 Eyebrows, 2 Eyeliner, 2 Lip Blushing) under close supervision in order to successfully complete the course. You are required to provide your own models for the course. Visual Effects does have models who inquire for services, but we can’t guarantee availability. 


These tests are mandatory and you must pass them before you start your classroom training. All sources will be provided upon course enrollment and received deposit.

  • OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard

  • Sanitization & Sterilization

  • Hygiene

  • Skin Types 

At home study is very important. Do not procrastinate till the last minute. You are required to create no less than 30 brow designs, eyeliner & lip liner/blushing designs on your practice pads (skins) before starting your first day in class. Failure to do so will result in delay of receiving your certification of completion and you will NOT be able to work on any live models.


- Tuition -

This course includes Eyebrows (Microblading, Hair simulation with nano needle and machine method for powdered effect), Eyeliner, and Lip techniques.  This will occur over a 5-6 day time frame. You will do hands-on procedures on live models. There are 2 types of tuition options that we offer at Visual Effects PMU that will ultimately give you the best education and continuous support you will need in your new career.


Start your career as a Certified Permanent Makeup Artist right away while learning and adhering to the same safety guidelines set forth by the AAM. This option allows you to learn quality Permanent Makeup techniques and principles taught through an Accredited AAM Master Artist that will teach you everything you need to know to get your start in a booming cosmetic industry. A certificate of completion will be provided upon completion of course and acknowledgement of AAM guidelines are met. 

Deposit - $500

TOTAL COST - $4,250






This option is suited for anyone who is looking to get certified in the field as a Certified Artist that is acknowledged through the AAM for further development as an AAM Certified Trainer. A certificate of completion is provided after all AAM guidelines are met.

Deposit - $1,000

TOTAL COST - $5,000


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A payment plan is also available for those who need it. However, the initial deposit of $500 (Option 1) and $1,000 (Option 2) is needed to hold your class dates you select upon enrollment. The remainder tuition balance can be divided into 3,  with the first payment due on the start of class. The remaining balance is left in 2 post-dated checks or credit card payments over the next 2 months. You will receive your kit and certificate of completion with the final payment. There is a 3% service fee for all credit card transactions.