Semi-permanent makeup is fast-becoming more and more popular for those that want to achieve beautiful brow goals with an ‘i-woke-up-like-this’ vibe, and with a high-earning potential and an opportunity to let your creativity shine on a daily basis, achieving the know-how and flair to offer SPMU brow treatments to your clients is a must in taking your career to the next level.

Recognised by ABT as a Diploma of Excellence in Cosmetic Tattooing for Brows, this course will require some at-home learning, a case study portfolio and 2-3 full day practical sessions at our academy. We offer various entry-level options whether you'd like to develop your existing skills as a beautician or learn something completely new with no previous experience, take a look below for details, course information, pricing and our newly released dates for 2021. 




We’ll cover everything you’ll need to know to start a business in Semi-Permanent MakeUp with a full course kit, including workbook, training manual, and exclusive access to our online student store and insurance discount as well as on-going tutor support. You will learn the art of Hair Stroke brows, Ombrê Shaded brows and Combination brows on your course. See below for details...


Your course comes complete with the MAE Cosmetics Illustrate SPMU machine and pen worth over £200, as well as a full treatment kit to carry out all 12 case study clients and beyond, including everything from pigments and needles to PPE and client forms. 


Enjoy learning at our academy where you'll be able to perform your first SPMU treatments on live models and undergo the treatment procedure in full. With only 2 students per session, you'll have lots of one-on-one learning time with your tutor where you can ask questions and get plenty of signature tips for your new skill!


Learn how to perform SPMU procedures from start to finish as we cover everything from consent forms and clinic room set-up to brow mapping and aftercare. Here you will discover needling techniques and how to produce defined hair strokes and shading to master SPMU brow treatments with expertise, precision and flair.


Uncover the science of the skin, and build your anatomical knowledge for the most comprehensive understanding of SPMU treatments. We'll also cover the history of cosmetic tattooing and learn how to achieve real-life brow goals - interpreting suitability of face shapes and brow styles for each individual client. 


We’ll guide you through your course at your own pace via at-home learning covering theory, brow mapping and drawing ahead of your practical academy days. This course requires lots of study and on-going practise, but with academy support and an easy-to-follow, comprehensive manual to refer to, you'll have everything you need to make the most of your time so you feel confident and prepared for beautiful brow creation.. 


From pricing your services, to defining your brand, explore the tips, tricks and industry secrets that will take your diploma from skill to business; including how to pin-point your target audience, and what marketing techniques are best suited to you.


We’ll cover everything you’ll need to know in order to comply with laws, guidelines and safety procedures, including consent and responsibilities enabling you to perform semi-permanent makeup treatments safely and with confidence. 


SPMU is a lucrative profession with the potential for high-earnings and an excellent reputation within the industry. Here's an example of how much you could earn once qualified in cosmetic tattooing for eyebrows.


C O U R S E   O P T I O N S  +  P R I C I N G

+ No existing beauty or anatomy qualifications: £6,495. (£1000 deposit required) No experience necessary, existing qualifications are not required with this course option as the 3-day practical session will cover the in-depth knowledge you will need in full. + Level 2 and 3 qualification(s): £4,995. (£1000 deposit required) Relevant qualifications include level 2 and 3 NVQ Beauty and/or Anatomy + Physiology level 2/3. Other qualifications may be relevant, please email our team to clarify if you are unsure. The in-depth nature of the safety and procedures of this course requires high-level existing qualifications. All course prices include a full course-kit including SPMU machine, learning material and access to our trade portal with extended on-going support to all students. A non-refundable deposit will be required to secure your course date and procedure kit. Payment plans are available to spread the cost of your course, but are required to be paid in-full at least 6 weeks before your course start date. Course fees are non-refundable. Secure your space here.

W H A T ' S   I N C L U D E D

- Practical Academy Days (2/3 depending on course level at our clinic in Norwich) learning the art of 3 brow techniques and finishes - Hair Stroke, Ombré Shaded and Combination. - Treatment Kit: MAE Cosmetics Academy SPMU tattoo machine, needles, pigments, pigment pots, protective equipment, brow-mapping kit, practice skins etc. - MAE Cosmetics Academy Theory Manual - Client Form Booklet - Marketing Material + Workshop - Academy Assessment Day - ABT Insurance Discount - MAE Cosmetics Trade Portal Access + Discount - On-Going Tutor Support - ABT Acredited Certificate on Completion To view course dates and secure your space, enrol here.


SEMI-PERMANENT BROW PRACTICAL ACADEMY SESSIONS The dates for 2021 below are when each practical session (9:00am start) will take place. This is where you will learn the SPMU brow technique, complete further learning and carry out full treatment procedures on your live models. There is a limit of 2 students per course date and so you will have plenty of on-on-one learning with your tutor. The number of days spent at the academy for practical sessions will vary depending on your SPMU course level; 2-day course students will attend both Mondays and 3-day course students will attend both Mondays and the Tuesday.

  • JANUARY 2021 | Mon 18th + Mon 25th (and Tue 26th for 3-day course students).
  • MARCH 2021 | Mon 22nd + Mon 29th (and Tue 30th for 3-day course students).
  • MAY 2021 | Mon 17th + Mon 24th (and Tue 25th for 3-day course students).
  • JULY 2021 | Mon 19th + Mon 26th (and Tue 27th for 3-day course students).
  • OCTOBER 2021 | Mon 4th + Mon 11th (and Tue 12th for 3-day course students).
You will have already completed all of your at-home theory learning ahead of your practical course date. As soon as your course is paid in full, you will receive the at-home learning theory part of your course to get started with your studying. We recommend that you begin learning in your spare time at least 4-6 weeks ahead of your practical dates to make the most out of your time in the academy to have a good understanding of the work you will be carrying out. You will receive your cosmetic tattooing machine and full treatment kit to carry out all 12 case studies and beyond at your practial acdemy session. See dates and enrol on your SPMU for Brows course here. Although there is no set timeframe for you to complete your diploma, with a mixture of at-home learning, case study procedures and practical academy days at our clinic in Norwich, we estimate you will have completed the course in around 6 months.

M O R E   Q U E S T I O N S

Got more questions? Visit our FAQs page here for everything you need to know. If you still can't find the answer you're looking for, contact us here. Need more convincing? Take a look at our treatment page here over at our clinic to discover why SPMU Brows are so popular with our clients.

For further information, please get in touch here. To secure your place for one of our 2021 dates with your course deposit, please enrol below.

Love, the MAE Cosmetics Academy x