118 S Grove St, Hendersonville
383 S Pine Suite 5 Spartanburg
(864) 201 4632

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At Lila Studio & Aesthetics, LLC , we offer some of the industry’s best training in Cosmetic Micropigmentation for brows, eyeliner, and lips. Train with our state-of-the-art equipment and standardized training from key leaders in the industry! From fundamental courses to advanced classes, we offer training for all students. We offer 100% Spanish Classes email us for more details to ([email protected])

Owner and Diamond Certified Trainer and Artist Liliana Catano, started her practice in 2009. She is continuously training and studying.  So far she has received over 20 certificates of training. She has been trained and coach by some of the worlds most renowned master artist in the industry.  

Name Clock Hours
Fundamental Theory Pre-Study and Practice
35 clock hrs
Introduction: Theory in Motion review and Q & A
1 clock hr.
Client Consultation, Preparation, and Aftercare
6 clock hrs.
Office Set Up & Device Usage
4 clock hrs.
Sanitation, Sterilization, OSHA and HIV/Aids
8 clock hrs.
Color Theory, Skin Anatomy, and Facial Symmetry
6 clock hrs.
Techniques, Needles, and Speed
5 clock hrs.
Practical Application of MPC on live models
18 clock hrs.
Assessment Of portfolio student case study on volunteer model work.
17 clock hrs.
100 clock hrs.

Academy: Fundamental Cosmetic Micropigmentation - All About Brows

Academy: Fundamental Cosmetic Micropigmentation - Brows/Eyeliner/Lips

– Fundamental Theory Home Pre-Study and Practice

This is a 35-hr pre-study module and practice training that covers the mandatory aspects of safety, sanitation, hygiene, anatomy, physiology, disorders, infections, color theory, definitions, legislation, NC laws, and theory of Cosmetic Micropigmentation. An Instructor is available for any questions or assistance the student may need. Students are required to practice basic drawing of brows on paper and take photos of drawings to send to the Instructor.

– Introduction –Theory in Motion (classroom)

Students will review all theory and homework. Additionally, students will have Q & A opportunities. A deeper understanding through PowerPoints and instructor demos of all practical set up and protocol then students do practical under Instructor supervision and individual instruction.

– Client Consultations, Preparation, & Aftercare (classroom)

Students will be instructed in detail on how to determine and chart a client’s paperwork on a good candidate prior to starting a procedure regarding possible contraindications, performing an allergy test, medical records, consent, implantation reports, and healing schedules. Students will be taught and practice on each other the step by step process from the point the client arrives to the end of the procedure. This course will also teach the importance of an allergy test and how to perform this on each of their clients. Students will learn the importance of communication with the client and setting appropriate expectations. Students will learn the necessary procedures for immediate after-care and home care based on each procedure type, skin type, and the area in which the procedure has been performed.

– Office Set Up & Device Usage (classroom)

The Instructor will go over in detail all equipment and supplies needed for each procedure. Students will also learn how to properly set up, maintain and address any issues regarding their prospective procedure rooms and reception area. The Instructor will explain Cosmetic Micropigmentation makeup machines in detail. Students will learn the differences between digital devices, tattoo machines, rotating and cylinder devices, manual techniques, and microblading

– Sanitation, Sterilization, Safety, OSHA (classroom)

The Instructor will review and stress the importance of proper hygiene, cleaning, and disposal practices of needles. Additionally, OSHA and NC regulations will be discussed. Students will learn how to properly assemble, sterilize, clean up, and disinfect equipment. Students will be required to set up and clean up their procedure area each day. The Instructor will assess each student daily for proper practices.

– Color Theory, Skin Anatomy, and Facial Symmetry (classroom)

This course will teach in-depth color theory and how it is used in Cosmetic Micropigmentation make up. Students will learn how to determine skin tones using the Fitzpatrick Skin type test and select the appropriate pigment colors. Students will learn how to mix colors and do a basic color correction. The Instructor will teach facial analysis, correct measuring, and placement techniques in order to sketch the contour and boundaries of a procedure and placement of pigment. The Instructor will demonstrate how to check all markings and measurements before starting the procedure. In the course each layer of the skin will be reviewed. Students will then learn how this relates to Cosmetic Micropigmentation makeup (i.e. which skin layer pigments should be deposited). Skin disorders and allergies will also be covered.

– Techniques, Needles and Speed (classroom)

Students will learn the variances of the basic combinations of needle choices, techniques, and speed setting of device and speed moving through the skin.

– Hands-on Procedure Experience (classroom)

Procedure Experience: a minimum of two  complete procedure; eyebrows, eyeliner or  lips to be performed during training at the academy under Instructor supervision

(4 additional procedures are required for assessment). The student will do the unsupervised 4 model practice at legal office (or at Lila Studio) and will send pictures/video work for trainer approval. The student must apply for Tattoo permit at the Henderson Health Department  to be able to practice on Live Model. 

On-going Support and Case study Training and Assessments (In Academy Assessment)

After the training, the student will be required to bring to the Academy 4 case study models to demonstrate procedure learned for evaluation and feedback to complete final assessment for certification. This will include copies of documents from the case study models being worked on.

Students will have 4 weeks-8 weeks to complete . Certificate of Completion given.

It is the responsibility of the student to contact all city, county and state authorities and their local Department of Health agencies prior to signing up or attending class regarding the rules, regulations. Students need to research all the requirements for obtaining a license and to perform Cosmetic Micropigmentation Tattooing in the state where they will conduct business. Each state, city, and county requirements vary widely.

Enrollment Pre-Requisite:

Individuals who would like to enroll and attend Lila Studio & Aesthetics, LLC must fulfill the following criteria to be considered a candidate:

  1.  All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  2.  For advance Class the student must have prior training in Permanent Makeup of a minimum of 100 hours, AAM Certified  or SPC Certified.
  3.  Prior to attending our training program, enrollees must successfully complete an approved Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) course and examination. (a link will be emailed to each student once registered) Each enrollee must also apply for an Hendersonville County Health Department tattoo license and take an exam on day one (1) of class. These are mandatory requirements in order to work on live models.

It is the responsibility of the student to contact all city, county and state authorities and their local Department of Health agencies prior to signing up or attending class regarding the rules, regulations. Students need to research all the requirements for obtaining a license and to perform Cosmetic Micropigmentation Tattooing in the state where they will conduct business. Each state, city, and county requirements vary widely.


Included and Topics Covered:

  • Tuition starting at $4.500 – 5-7 day customized training plan available . 
  • Includes Machine and Training supplies  
  • Small Intimate Private 1:1  or 1-4  Setting includes plenty of hands on practice   
  • Two Live models (for the student under trainer supervision).
  • Three live models demonstration by the trainer.  
  • On going text, virtual support & continued guidance from trainer   
  • Certification upon completion of training.  AAM Certification  after 6 procedures healed with before and after pictures  are submitted within 3 months of taking the class. 
  • At Lila Studio & Aesthetics, LLC we also offer  Private training one-on-one with the trainer, you will receive all the required attention and focus necessary to become a professional Permanent Makeup Tattoo Artist. Upon completion of training, all students will continue to receive virtual support and guidance from the trainer, including an opportunity to shadow the instructor (Two days). You will also learn the business aspect of starting your Permanent Makeup Studio. Sign up today and enjoy the freedom to beautify and enhance the world.

Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy: If you must reschedule, please cancel 72 hours before class start time or forfeit deposit. You may reschedule one time only, within 90 days of original sign-up date.

NOTE: A $1000 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your private training date. The non-refundable deposit will go toward your training tuition. Remaining balance will be due during registration on training day. Please email [email protected] to discuss the training date.

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