Welcome to the NY Academy of Makeup

Makeup & Special Effects Studio

Aspiring makeup artists of Long Island: welcome to your future! We Now offer a state Master MUA Certification with the successful completion of all four units, ProMUA1, ProMUA2, FX1 and FX2. NYAM is the place to hone your skill set while gaining must-have industry know-how. Our inspiring curriculum has the comprehensive scope you need to take you from fundamentals to finish.

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Whether your interest is pro makeup artistry or pro special FX, NYAM offers the practical training and hands-on experience to build a firm foundation for an exciting career in makeup artistry.

Make My Dreams Come True

Karen is a talented educator who helped me refine my craft. I'd recommend Karen's courses to any creative person but I think that those with a proclivity for quality and propensity for adventure will reap the most benefit.
Mike Gillespie
Makeup Artist
In her classes you feel very inspired to explore your creativity. Because of my classes with her, I feel comfortable and confident in my work. She loves what she does and I think that's what makes her classes so enjoyable and educational.
Danielle Dimitri
Makeup Artist/Esthetician
I found her teaching to be excellent and enjoyable. Her expertise in SFX makeup made learning challenging yet fun! I feel fortunate to have a teacher such as Karen to guide me on my path to become a successful makeup artist.
Grace Hickey
Makeup Artist