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Featured Continuing Education Classes

Fall Instructor and Course Spotlight


Michelle Swoons - Makeup Artist

Michelle Swoons - Makeup Artist

Michelle Swoons - Makeup Artist

"Teaching women and girls through the power of makeup is empowering them to face the day. They say, "Give her the right lipstick and she can conquer the world." All I'm doing is giving you the right lipstick, and I know you'll do the rest."

Michelle Swoons is a professional makeup artist and plus-size model who works to achieve a healthy outlook for all shapes and sizes by covering beauty, fashion and healthy inspirations, all with a personal touch. She teaches makeup artistry and skincare at College of DuPage, and also shares her trade secrets through her passion of blogging. 

Learn from Michelle in one of her makeup artistry courses this fall:

Eyes and Brows

Learn everything you need to know to create the perfect brow for your face shape. You will also learn what eye looks are best for you, how to achieve them, and how to choose the right products. 

Thursday, Nov. 1
6 to 9 p.m.
LEISR-0043-055, $59
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1128

Event Makeup

Have a holiday parting coming up?
Learn makeup tips for a special event, wedding or night out! Spiff up your normal style by learning the steps from start to finish and creating a glamorous look for any special occasion.

Saturday, Nov. 17
2 to 5 p.m.
LEISR-0043-085, $59
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1118

Fall and Winter Trends
Achieve stylish cold-weather looks at any age. Find the best skincare products and makeup for your skin and learn to apply them for a natural look all season long. 

Saturday, Dec. 1
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
LEISR 0043 065, $79
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1123

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Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
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