International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics
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The Permanent Makeup Foundation Training Class At IIPC

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Get a complete permanent makeup education from the top school!

Our 5-day course requires 135 hours of study and will teach you the latest, most effective application techniques for:

  • Eyebrow Hair Simulation for Men and Women
  • Lash Enhancement for Men and Women
  • Eyeliner
  • Beauty Marks
  • Lipliner and Lip Sparkling

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    Launch Your Permanent Cosmetics Career at IIPC

    Since its inception in 1990, the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics has been considered the trailblazer and leader in the Permanent Cosmetic Makeup Industry. IIPC has educated and graduated thousands of Permanent Cosmetics Technicians, teaching them the first-class skills and knowledge it takes to be successful in the industry.

    IIPC has always held itself to higher standards than those suggested by other organizations or learning facilities. Our comprehensive Permanent Makeup Foundation Training Class has grown along with the expanding Permanent Cosmetics Industry to incorporate the constant flow of new information and developments. We make certain that students are receiving the training they deserve in order to safely perform their procedures. Our Permanent Makeup Foundation Training Class is 5 days of in-class intense hands-on application. Our PMU Training Classes encompass 80 hours of pre-homework to be completed prior to attending our Fundamental Training Class.

    IIPC’s ‘Pre Study’ training class consists of a Blood Borne Pathogen Class (BBP) including  instruction on Blood-Borne Pathogens for Permanent Makeup and Tattooing and exposure control, ensuring that graduates are well-rounded and thoroughly informed on safety issues required by Health Departments prior to obtaining your PMU permit. IIPC’s pre training class also includes you that you learn to draw symmetrical Eyebrow Hair Strokes with our ‘BROW BOW EYEBROW TOOL’, Eyeliner, Lash Enhancement and Lip liner. The beginning class will show you how to work effectively with a PMU machine and different needle groupings to create a ‘Microblade Eyebrow’ look which can be semi-permanent or permanent. You will become proficient in using hand tools and a machine to create the illusion of a ‘Microblade Hair Stroke’.

    For more information on IIPC and the classes we offer, please call 800.224.6642.

    The information-packed training classes taught by IIPC’s world-renowned instructors are reason enough to enroll at the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics, but there are so many more benefits in becoming a part of the IIPC family.

    Permanent Cosmetic And Makeup Training At IIPC

    The International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics knows what it takes to create successful technicians through higher education. Our unique permanent makeup training classes structure and small class size enables students to receive the personal attention they need while allowing the instructors to ensure that each IIPC graduate has mastered the course material and is well qualified to start their career.

    Along with the top-tier instruction and support provided by the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics, students are supplied with all of the materials they need for effective, hands-on learning. Upon enrollment, each student is sent an IIPC Preparation Pack, including Pre Drawing Homework and The Permanent Cosmetics Manual: The Ultimate Guide. Also included is a downloadable colour mixing, Winning Colors for All Seasons Manual and Guide.

    For continuous post-graduation support, IIPC has an information Facebook Support Group available to all of our former students where questions are asked and answered, techniques are discussed and advice is shared. In addition, IIPC offers a worldwide referral service for all graduates! Many physicians, salons and spa owners call IIPC regularly to request our students to work in their facilities. We also receive phone calls from our clients across the globe, requesting procedures from our graduate students.

    The Permanent Cosmetics industry looks to IIPC to set and improve the educational standards that exist in the community. Start your career out right by learning from the experts. Take advantage of the incredible value of IIPC’s Introductory Permanent Cosmetic Training Class by enrolling today! Get ahead of the competition with the International Institute of Permanent Cosmetics!

    Call 800-224-6642, or fill out our contact form on the top of this page to enroll today!

    Beginner Permanent Makeup Artist Training Course Curriculum

    Actual Procedure Application:

    Learn the proper art and application of Eyebrow Hair Simulation for men and women, Powder Eyebrows, Lash Enhancement for men and women, Natural Eyeliner, Beauty Marks, Lip liner and Lip Sparkling.

    Sterilization and Sanitation:

    All phases of cross-contamination prevention and blood-borne pathogen control.

    Proper Use of Topical Anesthesia:

    Effective topical anesthesia’s for optimum potency. Each permanent makeup procedure has specific anesthesia guidelines for you to follow for client safety and comfort.

    Procedure Room Setup:

    From initial procedure room setup until the client is finished. Learn proper protocol according to your State/Local Environmental Board of Health, OSHA, CDC and NIOSH guidelines.

    Procedure Photos:

    You can only take a Before Photo once. Learn the tricks of using your iPad, iPhone, other phone brands along with a digital camera for maximum close-ups for perfect social media photos.

    Machine Techniques:

    Learn to use a hand tool, (Our favorites are SofTap® and Midas Hand Tool rotary, coil or digital machine for efficacy.

    Before and After procedure care:

    Proper protocol must be adhered to for successful permanent makeup results. Educate your client before, during and after their procedures on how to properly take care of their new procedure. Clients will receive explicit Permanent Makeup Post Care instructions to follow to insure long lasting results.

    Perfect Needle Groupings for Eyebrow Hair Strokes, Lips and Eyeliners:

    So many needle groupings to choose from! Learn what to choose, why, and how to effectively utilize several needle groupings for each application to ensure long lasting procedure results.

    Successful Marketing Strategies:

    Social Media has taken over! Learn how to market your services effectively for better exposure.

    Makeup Artistry with  Symmetry:

    This is the basis of all great procedures. ‘Eyebrows are not twins, they are sisters’ and our easy BROW BOW Tool will help you to create them!

    Technical Application of Permanent Cosmetic Makeup:

    Semi Permanent or Permanent Makeup? Want to know the difference? We will show you the difference between the two for total client satisfaction! Learn all phases of each procedure, accurate insertion, proper depth, how to hold your machine for maximum results and how to stretch the skin effectively.


    Our students have access to several insurance companies for total PMU coverage

    Anatomy, Physiology and Histology of the body:

    Learn layers of the skin and why it is critical that you know the exact depth of proper placement for successful results.


    Learn how to set up your business, what licenses you will need, if you should incorporate or become an L.L.C., how to locate a good lawyer and accountant, etc.

    Colour Theory:

    Proper color theory is essential for great procedure results. Pigment mixing is an integral part of our curriculum. While you need to know the basics of the procedure, a lack of knowledge about the proper colors to work with will yield less than perfect results.

    Skin Undertones:

    Discern the differences between cool and warm undertones through an unforgettable PowerPoint presentation. It’s fun and uncomplicated with 5 easy steps.

    Product knowledge:

    Compare your pigment brands, choosing the most effective anesthesia for each procedure, flat, curved and round needle groupings for each procedure, keeping your room germ free,what eyebrow design tool is the best and more…


    How to carry out a perfect consultation, virtually guaranteeing the client will make an appointment. Learn who is a ‘High Risk’ client that is not acceptable as your client.


    We help you to set goals and stick to them for your success!

    Proper Colour Mixing for Gorgeous Results:

    We find that students are initially most fearful of color mixing. With our proven color theory, we take the guesswork out of choosing and matching colors. We offer foolproof color formulas and tips on how to get the perfect color combinations for each client.