Basic Training Class

If you currently practice permanent makeup with a machine or a pen you may find new appreciation for the non-vibrating, maximum control of the hand method in the application of micro-blading brows and gentle eye liner.

As an instructor, Renee finds learning the hand method first gives a maximum of control and positive outcomes for those who want to use electronics.

Classes run Sunday through Thursday.  The cost is $4500, credit cards are accepted.

A typical class is 100 hours including assigned (mandatory) homework and may include the following:

  • Health and Safety (Blood-borne Pathogens Training)

  • Skin and Facial Anatomy

  • Color Theory  (Softap Colors)

  • Makeup Design ( Drawing Brows, Liner and Lips)

  • The Softap Hand Method  (Tap, Pressure, Needles and results)

  • Brow Application

  • Eyeliner Application

  • Lip Application

  • Hands-on supervised procedures

  • Electric Pen

  • Ethics

  • Clinical Photography

  • Your State Law Review

  • A starter permanent makeup kit is included.

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Registration papers must be completed with a 20% deposit.  Submission is required no later than 4 weeks prior to the start of the class.  *Payment plan option available.

Upon registering, you will receive your (mandatory) homework assignments for Infection Control and facial art practice papers. You must complete these assignments before you begin class.

Classes are tailored to the individual with each student working hands-on with the instructor. Class size is between 2 and 4 students.

A list of hotels, rooms and places to stay close to the school will be sent with your manual and class syllabus when registration is complete.  Lunch and snacks will be provided during your class.  Please make ETC aware of any food restrictions upon registering for your class.

The following forms must be completed and submitted along with a copy of your current driver's license or state identification.