M.A.C. offers professional training to its employees, as well as master classes to member professionals in several areas. Included are performing artists, fashion stylists and cosmetologists. Makeup class attendees are also entitled to discounts and other perks with the M.A.C. Pro program.
The main M.A.C. Pro location is on West 22nd Street and Fifth Ave. in New York City. However, Pro products are sold in several locations around the world, as well as on the M.A.C. Website.
Types of Classes
M.A.C. offers classes on makeup technique, as well as informative seminars on new products and trends. These classes are taught by master artists from both inside and outside the company.
New M.A.C. makeup artists are taught company technique as they work. However, all employees have cosmetology or makeup certifications prior to hire by M.A.C.
Only those who have a M.A.C. Pro membership can attend the classes. The membership entitles the holder to a 30% to 40% discount on products, as well as access to special events, discounts on outside programs and free shipping on Website orders over $150.
M.A.C. is a giant in the makeup business, and this program is a great help to those who may be struggling to establish themselves in a very competitive industry. Classes in M.A.C. technique help the students express their creative talents to their best potential while adding valuable life experiences.
Gigi Starr is a freelance fashion writer. She previously served as the blog editor for a major online fashion blog and has more than a decade of backstage experience in the beauty and high fashion industries. She has worked for businesses like an internationally renowned theatrical touring company and events such as the Mercedes-Benz N.Y.C. Fashion Week.