Semi permanent makeup training

Experience world-class equipment as you learn how to achieve perfect SPMU results & valuable industry skills.

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Semi Permanent Makeup – Diploma Level – the complete package

Our Semi Permanent Makeup diploma level training course is the most popular course we offer at Finishing Touches. We will teach you how to create beautiful brows, stunning eyeliners and luscious lips. With 20 years of experience our course will offer you first class training and unrivaled customer support. Semi Permanent Makeup is the ‘must have’ procedure to add to your business.

Courses start from £4450.00 +VAT and Machines and Kits from £2450.00 + VAT.

Your diploma in semi permanent makeup is a 6-day course. 1-2 days of home study then 4 consecutive days of theory and hands on learning. You will need to complete case studies and a portfolio, at which time will be asked to return for your final day of training and assessment.

Within these 6 days you will be taught everything you need to know to make your new business venture a success.  You are our priority and we want you to succeed.  Once you are up and running you are entitled to a 6th day of training at one of our many workshops.

A training school you can trust

By choosing Finishing Touches you are well on your way to embarking on a new and exciting career in Semi Permanent Makeup. Due to the growth in popularity and advances in technology, there is no better time to start a career. A career in Semi Permanent Makeup offers you something that is both flexible and profitable. Since its formation in 1996, Finishing Touches has established itself as one of the most trusted and professional brands in the industry. Our spectrum of innovative training opportunities will help you to expand your Semi Permanent Makeup skills. Furthermore, we will be there with you every step of the way, helping you to achieve your goals.

Our pledge

In return for your investment in us, we offer you 20 years of knowledge and experience. We pride ourselves on our unrivaled level of customer support, we are only a phone call away. Not to mention our team of experts whose passion and expertise in the industry will help you to be the very best that you can be.

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Our team of  trainers and support staff are well educated, approachable and renowned for their genuine care and attention. We hold regular professional development seminars for our trainers to ensure we develop and teach you the very latest techniques. All of our trainers run their own successful clinics. Therefore you can feel reassured that they understand how it feels to take the first steps into this industry.
Everybody who chooses Finishing Touches will receive first class ongoing support from our professional head office team.  Click here to meet the team

“Just a quick message to say my business is going really well. SPMU is definitely the right career choice for me – finally!!! Its great to know you are only a phone call away” Heidi 2015

“My trainer Pam was so helpful, she took the time to really help me and allowed me to understand things before moving on. Pam always checked on me to see if I was doing ok and she guided me on all of my models during the training.”  Viketta 2016

“Thank you for my training last week, my trainer was calm, knowledgeable and supremely patient and the way the course was structured was amazing. Can’t wait to get started” Louise 2016



Before & After Brow tattooing

Before & After Brow Tattooing


Before & After Lips Tattooing


Before & After Lips Tattooing

Before & After Eyeliner Tattooing

Before & After Eyeliner Tattooing

What you’ll learn on your semi permanent make up training course?

You will receive first class training on a strict ratio. We only train 2 trainees with each trainer, so you won’t get forgotten in a big groups or classroom . We ensure you receive full focus and attention from your trainer and you will receive maximum hands on coaching.

All our  training courses consists of a balance of theory, demonstrations and practical work. We will teach you the 3 basic aspects of cosmetic tattooing:

  • Brow treatment page
  • Eyeliner Treatment Page
  • Lip Treatment Page
Who should attend the semi permanent make up training course?

This course is an excellent entry point. Suitable for individuals who either wish to set up their own semi permanent makeup business or who would like to enhance the treatments offered at a salon or clinic.  You do not need to have any prior experience or a background in beauty. However you must have a steady hand, an eye for detail and the confidence to sell yourself.  The course will take you from complete novice to fully confident, certified practitioner.

“I felt a little daunted at first as I was new to beauty but at every step of the way the training team has answered all my questions and queries and my trainer did everything to calm my nerves.”

What topics are covered in your semi permanent make up training course?
  • Creating brow shapes and placement
  • Lip line and lip enhancements
  • Eyeliner shapes and placement
  • Trouble shooting
  • Legislation and guidelines
  • Marketing and client retention
  • Profile of your client
  • Hygiene, health and safety
  • Anatomy and physiology of the face
  • Consultations and contra indications.
  • Equipment and needle usage
  • Colour and pigment theory
  • An overview of semi permanent makeup and how you can advance your profession.
  • Setting up your treatment area
What will you receive when you complete your diploma course?

On successful completion of the course you will receive a Certification of Attendance. Once you have completed your case studies and portfolio you will receive a Diploma of Excellence and then you will be able to fully market yourself and start to see big returns on your investment.

Is on-going support available after you complete your course?

Absolutely! Rest assured, you will receive the support of trained specialists who are available by telephone and email to discuss any procedural, colour or technical queries you may have.

Where can you attend your semi permanent makeup diploma course?

This course is available at the Finishing Touches training academy in Haywards Heath, West Sussex, and at training centres in CheshireKent, Worcestershire, Bedfordshire, Essex, Manchester, LiverpoolNorth Yorkshire, Somerset, Cardiff, and County Down.

If you meet the training room set up criteria, in house training is also available at an additional cost.

What is the best micropigmentation equipment to buy?

We think our Precision Plus machine is the best on the market – but we would say that wouldn’t we?

We designed and manufactured this machine ourselves and its style and durability has been unsuccessfully copied by many other schools. If you buy cheap, you will buy twice, so buy smart.

We only supply EU certified products and each product is subject to a strict trial period before it is included in our catalogue.  We offer a number of kit options depending on your budget.

Can you get help with funding your equipment and kit?

Finishing Touches can offer you finance for the equipment only and further details can be found by clicking on the below button.

Machines and kits


Simply Call 01444 414744 today to book, discuss dates and training venues. For further pricing information please download our brochure.

The total for the Diploma training + Kit which includes your PP machine = £8940.00 (including VAT)

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Training Locations

1 Bedford
2 Belfast
3 Bristol
4 Cardiff
5 Cheshire – The Wirral
6 Maldon
7 Droitwich
8 Haywards Heath – Head Office
9 Hornchurch
10 Hull
11 London
12 Manchester
13 North Yorkshire – Catterick Garrison, Redcar

14 Hertforshire

15 Aberdeen


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Head Office
6, Bridge Road Business Park, Bridge Rd
Haywards Heath
RH16 1TX
United Kingdom

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