COS838 - Make The Most of Your Make Up

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Subject Title
Make The Most of Your Make Up

Subject Description
Learn to master the art of choosing the correct foundation, concealing flaws and using eye makeup, blush and lipstick to emphasize and enhance your features.

Credit Status
Special Interest

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Discuss the basics of hygiene and prepare skin for makeup application.

2. Conceal skin imperfections.

3. Select appropriate makeup colors.

4. Apply foundation, powder, blush, lipstick and eye makeup.

5. Apply makeup for daytime and evening wear.

Cheating and Plagiarism
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline

  • Hygiene and skin preparation
  • Concealing flaws
  • Colour selection
  • Makeup application techniques
  • Makeup for special occasions 

Mode of Instruction
Classroom lecture, demonstration and practice  

Prescribed Texts

Required Supplies
Students must bring their own make-up and supplies to class including:

- Makeup sponges
- Tissues
- Cotton pads
- Cleanser, toner and moisturizer
- Cotton buds (Q-tips)
- 99% alcohol
- Tweezers
- Eye lash curler
- Hair clip
- Brushes - eye shadow (2 to 3) - blush - eye liner - lip - powder
- Powder puff
- Pencil sharpener
- Concealor
- Foundation - liquid or cream or powder or dual finish
- Powder - loose or compact
- Eye shadows
- Blush
- Lipsticks
- Pencils - lip and eye
- Mascara

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Approved by: Lisa Somers