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About Us

The Makeup Institute

Ruby Polanco, CEO and President of MI Los Angeles, has been in the beauty industry for over 20 years. Prior to this, Ruby was the owner of The Ruby Makeup Academy, a Los Angeles based beauty school. It was the first of its kind, bringing an affordable price to aspiring makeup artists, giving them the training, tools, and confidence they needed to succeed in the world as a Pro Makeup Artist. The school was honored to be listed three years straight by INC Magazine, as one of the Top 5000 fastest growing companies in the Country.  As a Hollywood makeup artist, Ruby has been featured in Latina Magazine, Sheen Magazine, New Beauty, Women in Business, Hispanics Today, INC Magazine, Pasadena Magazine and Latino LA, just to name a few!