Make-up Designory, popularly known as MUD, is a private post secondary institution that provides training every year to hundreds of students from around the world to work in fashion, film, and television. Specialties include beauty make-up artistry, hairstyling, wardrobe, character make-up and special make-up effects. The school has three locations, one in Los Angeles (founded in 1997), one in New York City (founded in 2005) and one in Overland Park, Kansas (founded in 2016). In addition, the school has its own cosmetics line, with retailers and distributors in the United States, United Kingdom, Spain, Japan, Australia, West Africa, Mexico, Guam, and the Dominican Republic. The school has been referred to as "the Harvard of make-up schools".