Popular Courses

Complete Pro Hair and Make-up
Complete Pro Hair and Make-up £4,150.00
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Pro Make-up Course
Pro Make-up Course £2,200.00
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Intro to Hair Course
Intro to Hair Course £510.00
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Bespoke Training One-to-one
Bespoke Training One-to-one £150.00
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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


Feedback from Students

March 31, 2015

Our Hair Tutor Karen McDougall went to Dundee to provide one-to-one training for Jillian and Laura at their salon.  Jillian gave us such lovely feedback and review on her blog, check it out!   http://thebeautyofmylife.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/the-academy-of-make-up-scotland-bridal.html

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Ten Tips to becoming a Make-up artist in Fashion by Sara Hill

December 17, 2014

#1 Make connections: Look on Facebook groups, websites and other forms of social media for other creatives to connect with, fashion is as much about who you know as it is about your talent. Say hello, Introduce yourself and offer your skills. Don't wait for your career to come to you, you have to put yourself out their.  #2 Build your book: You can't work in fashion unless you have a fashion portfolio full of images that show you have worked on fashion editorials with stylists and professional models . #3 Your Model is everything: Unfortunately it doesn't matter how good your make-up is, you're only as good as your model when it comes to the fashion world. Symmetry is important, fashion...

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