Choosing a make-up school can be difficult; with much time and money involved if the school is not right for you. Launch your make-up career with Nigeria’s leading make-up school.

Studying professional make-up courses at a top make-up school like The House of Tara Makeup School will immediately get your career off to the best possible start.

House of Tara’s make up school gives aspiring makeup artists who wants to learn a new skill or improve on their natural talent the opportunity to learn professional makeup artistry by providing professional tutorship in a variety of subjects around the past and recent makeup technique and style. The make-up school is equipped with state-of-the-art cosmetic lecturing materials and is situated in a conducive environment for learning.

What You will Learn

At House of Tara, we teach courses on:

  • Tools of Trade
  • Photography Makeup
  • Runway Makeup
  • Bridal Makeup
  • Corrective Makeup
  • The Art of Contour
  • Business Ethics and much more

You also get to participate in professional shoots with models, hair stylists and fashion consultants thus helping you build your portfolio. Work experience is given to students that are willing and suitable to go out on many different projects.


You may be asking yourself, “How do I become a makeup artist?” The process starts with enrollment at the House of Tara Makeup School. With 14 locations across the country, our makeup school caters to women and men who want to learn the art of makeup artistry.

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit any House of Tara branch to meet with one of our admissions representatives. The representative will give you a tour of the makeup classrooms, provide detailed information about the makeup artist training programs and academic policies.

Our goal is to assist you in determining the best way to meet your career objectives. You can also meet with a financial services representative to discuss tuition and possible financing.

All applicants to House of Tara must fill out an enrollment application and submit a non-refundable registration fee.

Note applicants below 13 – 17 yrs should have parental consent and will have a tailored curriculum.

applichants above should have a minimum of O’level (GCE, WAEC, NECO) or IGCSE certification for international applicants.

Once you have been accepted, you will be contacted by the Business Unit for the school to arrange a start date and tuition payment.


Helping others look their best can be fun and exciting. Chances are you’ve helped your friends and family apply makeup. If you enjoy experimenting with eye shadow palettes or swatching lipsticks, you should probably consider it as a profession. Here are the top 5 benefits of becoming a certified makeup artist and joining the exciting world of beauty.

  • Freedom To Be An Entrepreneur
  • Building Your Own Schedule
  • Getting The Opportunities to work with Celebrities
  • Opportunity To Earning Commissions
  • You Get to Network with a Host of Clients
  • An Opportunity To Create A Look That Puts A Smile On Your Customers Face


There are numerous career opportunities for makeup artists. Many makeup artists work with models, movie stars, and sometimes musicians. They transform these individuals and give them the look that they need for a performance, photo shoot, or movie set. Makeup artists also work with TV presenters and even politicians to ensure that they look their best before appearing in front of millions of people.

The truth is as a makeup artist, your job may not necessarily have you rubbing elbows with the entertainment elite, but it is certainly very fulfilling. These roles not only help a new makeup artist gain experience, it also helps them earn a substantial income. At House of Tara, our makeup artists work as sales-people applying their knowledge of makeup artistry to help women discover which beauty products complement their skin tone and face shape.


At House of Tara, we understand the importance of giving back to our community and as such have created a scholarship program for aspiring makeup artist. The program takes place 3 times a year – January, April and September – and interested applicants are required to purchase application forms from their nearest Guaranty Trust Bank branch. Our in-house panel of beauty experts review each candidate’s application and proceed to invite the top students for an oral interview at the House of Tara Head Quarters.

Following the interview, each candidate is scored according to their performance and notification emails are sent out to alert the winning scholarship recipients. Awardees receive a 50% discount on their tuition fees, House of Tara makeup products and proceed to start a 1-month course at the House of Tara Makeup School.