Make Up First ® School is a private, vocational School, approved under the Illinois Board of Higher Education, private and vocational division.The students of Make Up First train, using several pro products, and are eligible for various student discounts from Make Up For Ever, Kryolan, Kett Cosmetics, and a variety of other product lines. In addition, the students of Make Up First are eligible to participate in the MAC PRO Student Program. The School is now nationally recognized as the premier makeup artistry program Chicago. 

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Jill Glaser is a state-certified makeup artist, specializing in commercial media makeup application. Professionalism, creativity, and attention to detail, combined with formal education and work experience, make Jill Glaser one of the best media makeup artists in the field.


Make Up First ® offers the finest makeup artist quality products for sale. Check out the various products, most of which are included in the kits of the most successful makeup artists in the industry, both in the USA and abroad.

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about the SCHOOL

Established in 2006, Make Up First® School of Makeup Artistry is now recognized as the premier makeup artistry training program in Chicago. Located in the heart of downtown Chicago, the School is dedicated to the art of makeup and its many facets. Make Up First School is state-approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools of the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

Make Up First is also an approved sponsor for CE under the IL Barber Act.
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about the ARTIST

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Jill Glaser is a freelance media makeup artist. She received her formal training at Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois. Several renowned makeup artists, including Linda Mason and Eve Pearl from New York City, and Maurice Stein of Cinema Secrets, from Los Angeles, have also trained her.

Jill is considered to be an expert in makeup and hairstyling for the demands of high definition television, film, video and print. A former corporate attorney, Jill is most comfortable working in the advertising/corporate environment. However, Jill continues to freelance in all aspects of media makeup.
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