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Welcome to The Academy of Make-up Scotland        

The Academy of Make-up is like no other school, it's a home for those who love make-up and hair styling to come together, learn and have fun. It's an Art school which is proud to be different from the establishment. Our classes are practical and taught with passion and energy that is contagious and inspiring, Our graduates success is our legacy.

The Academy of Make-up was started in 2010 by Sara Hill, winner of "Expert make-up artist of the year 2015" and the "UK Make-up Artist of the Year Award 2012”. We offer a selection of make-up artistry and hair styling from our training school based in Glasgow & Aberdeen in Scotland. These fast track training courses are perfect for those looking to become professional make-up artists and session hair stylists. and our courses attract students from all over the world. We are the number one Hair and Make-up Academy in Scotland. You will be taught by our team of experienced and renowned industry experts that have worked internationally with top fashion designers such as Vivienne Westwood and Chanel and celebrities such as Melanie C, La Roux, Kanye West, Emili Sande, Rosie Huntington-Whitleley, Paolo Nutini, The Saturdays, Anne Hathaway, Marina and the Diamonds, Clive Owen, Sophie Ellis Bextor and Aleisha Dixon to name just a few, and for magazines such as Vogue, Red, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Hope st and Marie claire. 

We are proudly Accredited by the British Association of Beauty Therapists and Cosmetologists (BABTAC), and (HABIA) a government appointed sector skills body and industry authority for hair, beauty, nails, spa therapy, barbering and African type hair, for your quality assurance.                                        

Tel: 0141 248 4393  Email: info@theacademyofmakeup.com


The Law of Attraction

November 27, 2015

Every image created showcasing your make-up work directly represents you as an artist, so insure what you put into the cosmos represents the work and the clients you wish to attract.  Images on Social media  Lifestyle images make just as big an impact as close up beauty shots do. They create a connection to you and your future clients by selling the exciting "lifestyle" of the make-up artist as well as creating an approachable and personal connection.    image credit @lisaeldridgemakeup Client shots  We all want to show how busy we are, however, try to be selective with the client images you choose to put out on social media just as you would the photos on your website. I find asking...

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The Academy of Make-up Halloween Competition 2015

October 12, 2015

THE ACADEMY OF MAKE-UP HALLOWEEN COMPETITION  19TH - 26TH OCTOBER 2015 Our annual Halloween Make-up competition is back for another year and we know this is going to be one of the best we have had! We have some of the best judges and some fantastic prizes up for grabs so make sure to enter! We have two categories that you can enter which are: Blood, Guts and Gore (scars, bruises, gore etc) Fantasy/Character (skulls, characters, fairies etc) All entries will be put onto our Facebook page where it is a battle to get as many likes for your entry as possible! The Top 5 entrants who have the most likes for each category will be given to our judges...

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