Permanent Makeup (PMU)

AMA Permanent Make-Up (PMU) Programs

AMA Academy is proudly presenting a 7 Day Fundamental Permanent Cosmetics Training at our Houston Training Center. You must complete our 7-Day PMU training in order to receive Certificate of Completion and earn 100 hours in permanent makeup. Our educational philosophy is to ensure that graduating students leave the academy with the artistic inspiration, technical skills, and business expertise needed to launch a successful career in this growing profession. This 7 day training is designed for both Aspiring Artists or already established Professional Artists. Whether you are completely new to the field of cosmetics or seek additional skills to advance an ongoing practice, you will not find a higher quality education anywhere else. Our lifetime support during, after your training & for the life of your career is top notch that no other schools can match. Our comprehensive Fundamental Permanent Make-Up Training Program includes:

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You will learn the AMA technique for creating the ombre brows. A new technique of creating the most exquisite gradient Ombre blended brows. From mapping the brows that are natural and fit specifically for each client based on the client's facial structure to understanding the color theory, setting up the work tray, stretching technique & performing the procedure from A to Z.

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You will learn 3 different styles of eyeliners:

  • Basic Lash Enhancement
  • Smokey Eyeliners
  • Stardust Eyeliners
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You will learn AMA Technique in creating the most natural lip blush with minimal pain and long lasting color.

This comprehensive 7-Day PMU training program is 100 hours, consisting of 35 hours preliminary study and 65 hours in class hand-on learning. Our fundamental training will provide students with solid foundation build a lasting career in a growing field of Permanent Makeup industry.

This class is designed for beginners or microblading artists with no experience who want to learn the basic techniques of permanent makeup in creating beautiful & natural looking eyebrows, eyeliners, & luscious lips.

PMU Student Kit is provided for students. This student kit includes: AMA Professional Digital PMU Machine, Pigments, Eyebrow Divider, Eyebrow Pencils, Lip Pencils, Practice Latex Skins. Everything you need to start up your business.

If you would like to learn more about AMA techniques and would like to register for only either eyeliner or lip class, you are required to bring your own PMU machine and your PMU Certificate of Completion proving that you have learned the fundamentals of permanent makeup and know how to operate your PMU machine. To register for only lip blush or eyeliner class, please email us for for details.


What you will learn in class

  • Introduction to Permanent Makeup or Cosmetics
  • Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Control Certification for the Tattooing Industry
  • Medical & Health Conditions
  • MRI & Laser Procedures
  • Skin, Eye, & Lip Anatomy
  • Safe Practices for Permanent Makeup Technicians
  • Choosing the right client
  • Patch testing
  • Pain & Anesthetics
  • Technical application of Permanent Makeup (stretching, accurate insertion, proper angle, depth, etc.)
  • Types of equipment used
  • Needles configurations
  • Types of pigments
  • Color Theory
  • Skin types and pigment selection
  • Correction of old Permanent Makeup
  • The healing process & prevention of premature permanent makeup color fading
  • AMA 7-Point Brow Mapping™
  • AMA Technique to create natural ombre eyebrow
  • Lip Procedures – Ombre Soft Fill, Soft Blush Color, & Full Lip
  • Eyeliner, Smokey Eyeliner & Lash Enhancement Procedures
  • Pre/Post procedures care including aftercare instruction for client
  • Conducting efficient consultation & Photography
  • Document release and client document – All paperwork required including Consent Forms and Questionnaire
  • And much more...

Course Benefits

  • Opportunity to increase your income up to 10 times
  • In-depth coverage of every step of the procedure
  • Practice on both artificial skin and live models
  • Student discount on all our products
  • Your name and contact number will be added to our AMA Artist Directory so clients can call you for services
  • Start-up kit includes AMA Professional Digital PMU Machine, Pigments, Eyebrow Divider, Eyebrow Pencils, Lip Pencils, Practice Latex Skins. Everything you need to start up your business.
  • AMA Permanent Makeup Manual
  • Lifetime support & unlimited training

Certificate Requirements

Pre-class requirements. Before the class, you must take the Blood Borne Pathogen training and obtain the BBP certificate. Without your BBP certificate, you won't be able to work on your live model.

Certificate requirements.  In order to receive a Certificate of Completion with 100 hr in Permanent Makeup, you will need to complete 7-Day PMU Fundamentals Training (3-Day Brows, 2-Day Eyeliners, & 2-Day Lip Blush) and have to perform each procedure on your live model. You will need to bring your own models for all 3 procedures (ombre, eyeliner, and lip blush) Once you completed our 7-Day PMU training and successfully performed all 3 procedures on a live model, you will receive a certificate of completion on 7-Day PMU Fundamentals with 100 hours.