Cosmetic tattoo academy

Build your career with Melissa

Have you always had an obessession with makeup and beauty? Are you wanting to take the next step in your beauty career or are you looking for a career change? 

Melissa Mayuge cosmetic tattoo training and classes are designed to give you the skills you need to begin or advance your cosmetic tattoo career! 

Class content includes everything you need to know to meet your obligations and excel in your field. From sterilisation and infection control, to registration with local councils, to pricing your services. You’re provided with a high quality, printed training guide to take notes and refer to in future, as well as a certificate of completion. 

Melissa holds small group or one on one classes in:
– Microblading fundamentals
– Ombre/combination Brows
– Eyeliner/lash Enhancements
– Lip Blush

Classes always fill quickly, so to find out more information and apply please email and follow us on Instagram to stay up to date.  

We believe in collaboration over competition, so graduates of the academy also receive exclusive access to our Facebook community to share tips and tricks with other artists. 

PAYMENT PLANS AVAILABLE! Interest free direct debit option for your investment in yourself! Email to apply. 

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Upcoming classes

All levels are welcome for this FOUR DAY intensive training! You will learn how to use a machine to create the dusty Ombre Brow tattoo and Microblade to create hairstroke brows! This method has been rapidly gaining popularity, and can be used to also create a Combination style brow.

Over the four days you will learn how to:

~ map and shape brows ready for the tattoo
~ set up a machine and select needles
~ hair stroke pattern
~ client consultation, contraindications and record keeping
~ taking before and after photos
~ colour theory and selection for brows
~ aftercare for brows

Along with lots of practical training and using the machine on latex, you will watch a LIVE MODEL demonstration of a Brow tattoo and be required to work on 2-3 brow models under the guidance of Melissa! 

You will receive the Melissa Mayuge “Ombre Brows” Guidebook and the “Microblading” Guidebook, a Certificate of Completion for Ombre Brow and Microblading training, along with her favourite brow pigments, measuring tools, makeup pencils, pigment rings, and lots of other items to start you in your PMU career! 

Bonus: Your ROOK QUILL machine can be purchased at a discounted $999 value when signing up for this training. You will also then receive a free box of 20 Cerus 1 round liner needles!

4 days $5990

or Interest Free Payment Plan from $90* per week!

September 22nd – 25th

Over this day you will learn how to fine tune your Feather Touch Brow Microblading technique! This intimate group class will cover brow mapping & shaping, colour selection for your client, stretching the skin and technique, microblading patterns and procedure, aftercare recommendations, & tips for the best retention! 

You will begin with theory from the Melissa Mayuge “Microblading Guidebook” and learn the Microblading technique with practice on latex skin. You will have the opportunity to watch a LIVE MODEL demonstration by Melissa, and receive a Certificate of Completion in Microblading Masterclass! 

1 day $2495 

or Interest Free Payment Plan from $90* per week!

Wednesday the 30th of September

This class is recommended for those that are already familiar with using a machine for brows and would like to advance their skill set! This class welcomes beginners and intermediate students.

You will learn how to create the soft Lip Blush Tattoo! This method has been rapidly gaining popularity, as it creates a soft lip tint for your customers (no harsh lip lines here!). Over these TWO DAYS you will learn how to consult with your client, pre draw lips, choose a colour, set your machine up and practice the technique on latex! 

Day 1: You will have the opportunity to watch a LIVE DEMONSTRATION. Colour Theory, Pre- draw, and aftercare will all be discussed while practicing the technique on latex!

Day 2: You will have the opportunity to work on your model under the guidance of Melissa! 

You will receive the Melissa Mayuge “Lip Blush” Guidebook and a Certificate of Completion, along with her favourite lip pigments, and a few other treats! 

Did I mention for a LIMITED TIME you will receive a Tina Davies Lip kit with your class, including 6 Lip Blush pigments, 6 Lip Liner Pencils & 6 Lip Blush Glosses to provide your clients with the BEST consultation in the biz?!

2 days $2995 

or Interest Free Payment Plan from $90* per week!

Thursday 1st – Friday 2nd October

(Our Microblading Masterclass is the day prior! )

Interested in a day one on one learning a new or improving your technique in brows or lips? Do you have a staff member or group of staff that you would love to train in your studio in Microblading, Ombre or Brows, and would love to have Melissa come to you? Please email for information, and let us know what you would love to learn, for yourself privately or in a group in tour studio, the location, and approximate dates you may want to get started!

From $3495, price on application.

Over three days you will learn how to begin your career in cosmetic tattooing with the most popular Feather Touch Brow Microblading technique! This intimate group class will cover brow mapping and shaping, colour selection for your client, colour correction, client consultation, stretching the skin and technique, microblading patterns and procedure, aftercare recommendations, and provide you with all the supplier information!  

You will begin with theory from the Melissa Mayuge “Microblading Fundamentals Guidebook”, and learn the Microblading technique with practice on latex skin. On the final day you will be required to work on 2 x models under the guidance of Melissa, and receive a Certificate of Completion in Microblading Fundamentals! You will also have access to our online Facebook Group, to ask questions and provide photos of your progress after your training! 

In addition to your Certificate of Completion, you will receive a kit, providing you with a selection of Melissa’s favourite pigments, brow mapping tools, brow pencils, tweezers, and hand tools and microblades for at least 10 clients! 

3 days $4495 Upfront

or Interest Free Payment Plan from $90* per week!

October TBC

This class is recommended for those that are already trained in either Microblading or Machine brows, and would like to advance their skill set! You will learn how to create the dusty Ombre Brow! This method has been rapidly gaining popularity, as it creates a soft powder brow for your clients. Over these two days you will learn how to consult with your client, pre draw brows, choose a colour, set your machine up and practice the technique on latex! You will have the opportunity to work on your model under the guidance of Melissa! 

You will receive the Melissa Mayuge “Ombre Brow” Guidebook and a Certificate of Completion, along with her favourite brow pigments, and a few other treats! 

2 days $2995

or Interest Free Payment Plan from $90* per week!

October TBC.

Academy Terms and Conditions

Prerequisites for beginner training are not necessary, although it is an advantage if you have previously completed a Diploma of Beauty, or had experience as a Makeup Artist. 

A deposit of $500 is required to secure your position, with the balance payable via website, bank transfer, eftpos or credit card one week prior to commencement, unless we have agreed upon a payment plan option. Zippay or Afterpay may be arranged for part payment by contacting prior. Your deposit is to secure your position in this date, and is non-refundable, & non-transferable to another date. As you can understand, we limit the numbers to each training group, and have only select times available for training.  

All models must not have had any previous brow or lip tattoo, not be pregnant or breastfeeding, not be taking any blood thinning or acne medications, over the age of 18, and not had any skin treatments, botox or filler two weeks prior to the training date. Should you require models to be provided for you, simply ask us in advance. 

Please ensure you complete the HLTINF005 Maintain Infection Control in the workplace certificate online. This will provide the basic understanding of cross contamination procedures, and ensure you can work in your workplace in Queensland after the training. Details regarding this can be obtained via Tafe QLD, or by emailing me

Class pricing and packages are subject to change in the future, and current at the time of booking. 

Any questions regarding training, please email and ask! 

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