History And Mission Statement

What began nine years ago with one branch in the San Gabriel Valley has expanded to four branches throughout the greater Los Angeles area, and continues to grow. All locations offer full courses in professional makeup artistry, hair design, character and special effects makeup. The overwhelming popularity and success of Ruby Makeup Academy's unique curriculum has established the company as a rapidly expanding industry leader.

Ruby Polanco launched Ruby Makeup Academy in 2006 with the dream of helping her students reach their makeup artistry goals. She set out to provide a well-rounded education that graduates could take and really use in the beauty industry.
Ruby Makeup Academy has expanded two academy locations in Southern California.

Ruby believes in bringing on instructors and staff that have a true love for the industry, so that they may provide the absolute best experience for students, giving them a support system that provides wisdom,  advice and guidance about the industry. The  happiness and success of  students and graduates has been, and always will be, Ruby’s priority.

Utilizing the connections she made in the entertainment, beauty industry, and fashion industry, Ruby has built an outstanding internship program for Graduates equipped with their onsite and offsite makeup training have the doors opened for them. Ruby Makeup Academy is consistently expanding to advance the training for thousands of interested makeup artistry students.

Mission Statement

"Ruby Makeup Academy is a company with the heart and passion to change lives. We believe within every person is the power, passion and potential to be, have, or create whatever they want. Our mission is to help them live it... Starting with you!"

Ruby Polanco - Makeup Artist and President of Ruby Makeup Academy
North Hollywood
(818) 980-7829
(909) 985-2100