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Hollywood Makeup Masterclass

1 & 2 of March • Hilton Santa Fe • Mexico City

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15 hours of intense class & practice

How to makeup at Hollywood level without spending months in makeup schools!

DATE 1 & 2 of March 2019

LOCATION Hotel Hilton Santa Fe, Mexico City

INSTRUCTOR Gabriel Solana

What will you learn with Gabriel Solana?

In just two days of intensive training, you'll learn how to create and perfect three types of makeup. Red Carpet Makeup, a trendy nude makeup and makeup for mature skin with exclusive rejuvenation techniques. During the Hands-on Workshop you can try yourself and consolidate what you have learned.

Trend 'Nude' 2019 European Makeup Trends

Red carpet Sublime Glamourous Evening Makeup

Rejuvenation Technique Age Reversing Illusions

Hands-on Workshop Practice a look you've learned!

Your instructor

Gabriel Solana is one of Hollywoods favourite Makeup Artists. He has been nominated for anEMMY, the OFTA award and he's been considered for the Oscar.IMDB

Learn exclusive techniques

  • » Secrets to look years younger
  • » Modify facial structure
  • » How light and shadow influence your look
  • » Neutralize pigmentation problems
  • » Remove eye bags
  • » Lift eyelids
  • » Correct flaccid areas
  • » Neutralize dark circles
  • » Increase lip volume

Tips & Tricks

Tips on how to position yourself successfully and quickly in the industry. Many of Gabriel's apprentices have already placed themselves in the professional makeup industry and some have even received international awards.

Masterclass Program

Gabriel will unveil the secrets of the makeup pros of Hollywood stars! You will love the newly acquired techniques and your results will inspire you.

First Day - 1 of March 2019

Red carpet Sublime

Gabriel will reveal the secrets used by Hollywood stars to look flawless, show you new tricks to modify the facial features and teach you how to create a sublime and magical classic look.

Trend 'Nude' 2019

Discover the new trend 'nude' that will conquer 2019. Pretending that makeup is invisible is a great art that requires practice, and Gabriel will show you the practical application to create a dazzling look.

Second Day - 2 of March 2019

Rejuvenation Technique

Benefit from advanced knowledge and Gabriel's exclusive techniques. The goal is to remove dark circles and eye bags with optical illusions and to correct eyelids and sagging skin to rejuvenate up to ten years in minutes.

Hands-on Workshop*

Finishing the Masterclass, you will have access to an exclusive Workshop where you can recreate in a model or in you what you have learned while Gabriel supervises you personally. Take your makeup material and your model.


Red carpet Sublime: 18 - 45 years
Trend 'Nude' 2019: 18 - 30 years
Rejuvenation Technique: 38 - 55 years

* Just for Workshop tickets


Gabriel has planned a Masterclass with a dynamic itinerary and unprecedented content to give you a productive experience that will help you boost your professional career and amplify your makeup knowledge to the fullest.

Two Days Masterclass

  • DAY 1 - March 1 of 2019
  • DAY 2 - March 2 of 2019
  • DAY 1 - March 1 of 2019
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration & Coffee Break

    Arrive on time to register on Friday 1 of March, starting at 11am, receive your welcome gifts and enjoy what we have prepared for you. In the coffee break area you will meet people who are also part of the professional makeup and entertainment industry.

    12:00 - 12:15 PM Opening of the Masterclass

    The Masterclass starts on time with our host who welcomes you to the event and introduces you to your instructor Gabriel Solana.

    12:15 - 2:30 PM Red carpet Sublime

    Gabriel will execute and explain live step by step a complete Red Carpet look on a model, while you can take notes.

    • Know the types of faces
    • Lights and shadows that distort your skin
    • Determining skin types
    • How to get a luminous skin
    • Apply your base and contour properly
    • Eye shapes
    • Tricks to perfect the eyes

    2:30 - 3:30 PM Break
    3:30 - 6:00 PM Trend 'Nude' 2019

    With live demonstration you will learn the European trends and Gabriel will reveal his own techniques to leave a perfectly smooth face before starting the makeup application.

    • Correct factions with optical illusions
    • How to neutralize dark circles
    • Eyebrow design in harmony with the features
    • Neutralize spots and pigmentation problems
    • How to properly use blush, bronzer and illuminators
    • Increase the volume of your lips

  • DAY 2 - March 2 of 2019
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Coffee Break

    In the coffee break area you can refresh and socialize before the second day of your Masterclass begins.

    12:00 - 2:30 PM Rejuvenation Technique

    With these advanced techniques you guarantee extraordinary results, making up mature faces and rejuvenating them up to 10 years.

    • Know why your skin loses elasticity
    • Take away years with optical illusions
    • Learn to correct flaccid areas of the face
    • Lift the eyelid
    • Eyebrow definition ideal for mature faces
    • How to properly use blush, bronzers and illuminators on mature faces
    • Recover years creating an ultra-natural day look
    • Secrets of Hollywood to rejuvenate years in minutes
    • The results. Before and after!

    2:30 - 3:30 PM End of class and Break

    Finishing the class you can take photos with Gabriel and we will give you your certificate of attendance. We will make a short break to have lunch for those of you who will stay at the workshop with Gabriel.

    3:30 PM Arrival of your model

    If you want to bring a model of your preference this will be the time of your arrival to be able to make up the workshop, implementing your new knowledge.

    3:30 - 6:30 PM Hands-on Workshop

    Choose your favorite look to replicate it on your model or on you, in an exclusive practice session with Gabriel's personal supervision, to improve your technique.

    6:30 - 7:00 PM Meet & Greet

    Enjoy the closing of your training taking photos and getting to know Gabriel Solana. Receive a diploma for having completed the practice.

Hollywood Celebrities

Gabriel works as personal artist of celebrities such as Catherine Zeta Jones, Jennifer Lopez, Denise Richards, Megan Fox, Charlie Sheen and more.

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones

    "Gabriel’s exceptional talents both professional and personal, have made aware that he is one of the best, if not “the” best in his field."
  • J-Lo

    "When Gabe does my makeup you just relax and let the magic take over. He’s some kind of wizard!"
  • Charlie Sheen

    "Having Gabe as my personal Makeup Artist for two decades has been a scream! His skills are certainly not of a general nature."
  • Denise Richards

    "To look your best there’s no one better than Gabe, his natural way of enhancing the beauty is pure gold!"
  • Mena Suvari

    "Gabriel is such a beauty master, the way he enhances my features it’s just so amazing, can’t imagine my work life without him."
  • Whoopi Goldberg

    "I just love Gabriel’s natural makeup work, he’s definitely an amazing artist!"
Mexico City

Your Masterclass starts in

1 & 2 of March of 2019 • Hotel Hilton Santa Fe


The places are assigned by date of purchase and in a limited number to create a personalized experience that you will never forget and that will be an indispensable part of your professional preparation as Makeup Artist. Remember that there is always something new to learn!

Beauty & illusions
Workshop Mexico City 2019

  • "Gabriel will share with you his technique to leave a mature face like 'a blank canvas' ready to paint."
  • "In 2019, wearing 'Nude' is the trend that will dominate the fashion and entertainment industry. Masterize it!"
  • "Correct facial features and bone structure with shadows and lights creating a spectacular red carpet makeup."
    • Regular
    • $ 9,000
    • General access
    • Goodie bag
    • Certificate for assisting
    • Photo with Gabriel
    • Workshop
    • $ 12,900
    • Workshop access
    • Seated in the first lines
    • Premium goodie bag
    • Meet & Greet with Gabriel
    • Workshop diploma
    • Surprise gift

All prices are displayed in the national currency of Mexico (MXN). Tickets are transferable notifying the name change to support@solanamasterclass.com up to 3 hours before starting the Masterclass.
To confirm the reservation a downpayment of at least 60% of the ticket price is necessary. The balance must be paid before 1 February 2019. The deposit is non-refundable and no partial payment is possible for promotional rates. Write us if you want to split the payment to masterclass@gabrielsolana.com.

Solana Masterclass

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* We do not share your information. In 2019 you can enter www.solanamasterclass.com and enjoy 15 days of trial in the new professional makeup learning platform.

Contact and location

Contact us for any question or simply say hello from 9:00AM to 9:00PM, it is our pleasure to assist you.

+52 (55) 6330 5417

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Event location

Hilton Santa Fe
Antonio Dovali Jaime 70
Zedec Santa Fe. 01219, Mexico City


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Travel & Accomodation

Information about lodging and arrival to the event - check our recommendations below or contact us if you have any questions.

Hotel Hilton Santa Fe
Antonio Dovali Jaime 70
Zedec Santa Fe. 01219, Mexico City
+52 (55) 5985 9000


Holiday Inn Mexico Santa Fe
Guillermo Gonzalez Camrena 1400-B
Centro Santa Fe. 01210, Mexico City
+52 (55) 5081 2230


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Frequently asked questions

The most common questions answered for you.

Why should I attend this Masterclass and not another school?

Because of the techniques developed by Gabriel Solana. He has worked with some of the biggest celebrities and companies in the world and knows first-hand the reality of the makeup industry, since he lives it every day.

Do I need to buy makeup for the course or do I get a kit?

The course fee is only for Gabriel's teachings. We do not resell make-up kits, but we provide students with makeup for exclusive use in class. However, students need a short list of materials and sanitary supplies to take to class.

Can I take the class if I'm not a makeup artist?

Yes. The class is designed in such a way that both beginners and professionals in the industry can make the most of it. With his very unique style Gabriel explains the fundamentals of makeup and exclusive techniques that will contribute to the knowledge of all his students.

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