The Only

Softap Certified Training

In North Carolina

Earthbound

Training

Center

Earthbound

Training

Center

Earthbound Training Center

ETC is a highly respected school of permanent makeup offering basic permanent makeup classes, as well as medical tattooing, and continuing and advanced education classes. All classes are a combination of individual study and hands-on procedures to guide you to a confident, successful experience.  

  • No prior experience needed. 

  • This is also a training program for estheticians, cosmetologists or beauty enthusiasts who want to learn how to increase their income potential by learning Permanent Makeup. 

  • Both the Softap and 3D Brows methods are taught.

  • The Softap technique is practiced by thousands of professionals around the world. It is the most versatile and complete technique with the highest quality colors, needles and supplies.

  • Please note: Microblading is not Softap, although done by hand.  Brows, liner or lips being offered by electric pen are not Softap.  

  • All training and equipment is OSHA compliant.

Why Learn Softap?

  • The Softap Method is a good basic introduction and training to Permanent Makeup

  • Maximum control

  • Gentle

  • Fast healing time

  • Minimal touch ups

  • More natural results

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Who Can Learn Permanent Make Up?

Anyone can learn Permanent Make Up; you do not need any special qualifications.  However, you will need:

  • A CURRENT Blood-borne Pathogens for Body Art Certificate (available online at ProTraining, the cost is about $19.95)

  • Be over 18 years old

  • A willingness to learn

  • A steady hand

  • Good vision (correctable to 20/20)

  • Excellent organizational skills (we can help you)

  • An appreciation for art

  • A desire to help people

  • A calm and patient personality

  • LET US KNOW IF YOU RESIDE IN BRUNSWICK, NEW HANOVER OR PENDER COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

ETC Classes

Scenic Road

Travel + Train

If you are a salon owner in North Carolina or South Carolina and would like us to come to your salon to train, we are available for a class of two or more students.  Contact for details.

North Carolina - South Carolina

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Basic Training Class

Learn from a nationally accredited instructor using Softap colors and needles.  Professionals specializing in this hand method use 100% disposable hand held tools to gently and delicately implant permanent color into the skin using the Softap hand method. This method is non-invasive, highly controlled, and produces the most natural look you will find in permanent makeup. 

 

You will need 4 models.

Advanced Education

Advanced Education provides training in:

  • Micro-blading Brows

  • Scar camouflage,

  • Areola (nipple) replacement  

  • Thinning hair camouflage   

  • A basic education course must be successfully completed in order to enroll into an advanced course.

  • Advanced Education (must be certified with a basic education) is a 2 day class from $1000 to $2400 depending upon content.

  • Class time and availability will be posted 3 months in advance.

  • NOT ALL TRAINING IS THE SOFTAP METHOD

Beginning Microblading - 3D Brows 

  • 4 day course with certificate of completion awarded at end.

Advanced Brow Corrections

  • Available to all certified artists as a 2 day course.

  • Correct faded colors, correcting blue, gray and pink brows.  Correcting placement, spot removal with saline and corrective shading.  Models needed for demonstration.

Advanced Medical Tattooing

  • Upon completion, students will be awarded a 24 hour education certificate and a basic starter kit.

Advanced Lips by Machine

  •  2 day training. Upon completion, students will receive a 24 hour certificate.

Advanced Microblading 

  • 2 days of advanced training.

  • Upon completion students will be awarded with up to 16 hours of training in microblading.

Advanced Brow by Machine

  • 2 Day training in powder brows VS microbladed brows, brow placement and shape, getting even color, pens and products.

  • ELECTRIC PEN NEEDED

  • Must have 1 model.

  • Certificate awarded upon completion.

Advanced Eyeliner by Machine

  • 2 Day training in placement, markings, electric pen setting and application.  Know the difference between an eye enhancement and eye liner and know what to do with black!

  • ELECTRIC PEN NEEDED

  • Must have 2 models.

  • Certificate awarded upon completion.

Advanced Saline Removal Clinic

  • 1 Day training in techniques of saline LIFT removal by hand method or electric pen method. 

  • ELECTRIC PEN NEEDED if using that method

  • Certificate awarded upon completion.

 
 


If you need a class at a different time than the schedule is showing, please contact us.

Schedule
of Classes

Calendar

Beginning Eyeliner,

$1800

November 7-8, 2021

Wilmington, NC

CLASS IS FULL

CONTACT FOR WAITLIST

Beginning Brows,

$3000

December 5-8, 2021

Wilmington, NC

CLASS IS FULL

CONTACT FOR WAITLIST

Basic Training,

$4500

December 26-30, 2021

Wilmington, NC

CLASS IS FULL

CONTACT FOR WAITLIST

2022 CLASSES

 

Basic Training,

$5000

January 9-13, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Beginning Microblading,

$3500

January 23-26, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Basic Training,

$5000

February 6-10, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Beginning Microblading,

$3500

February 20-22, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Saline Lift (Corrections Removal),

$750

March 6, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Basic Training,

$5000

March 13-17, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Beginning Microblading,

$3500

March 27-30, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Basic Training,

$5000

April 10-14, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Saline Lift (Corrections Removal),

$750

April 25, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Basic Training,

$5000

May 8-12, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Basic Training,

$5000

June 5-9, 2022

Wilmington, NC

Beginning Microblading,

$3500

June 26-29, 2022

Wilmington, NC

 

*IF YOU NEED A CLASS THAT IS NOT OFFERED AT A TIME THAT MEETS YOUR NEEDS, PLEASE EMAIL US.