Welcome to The Academy of Makeup Scotland        

The Academy of Makeup is like no other school, it's a home for those who love makeup 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 a passion and energy that is both contagious and inspiring, Our graduates success is our legacy.

The Academy of Makeup was founded in 2010 by Sara Hill, winner of "Expert Makeup artist of the year 2015" and the "UK Makeup Artist of the Year Award 2012”. We offer a selection of makeup artistry and hair styling courses from our training school based in Glasgow and pop-up locations in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh, Scotland. These fast track training courses are perfect for those looking to become professional makeup artists and session hair stylists, with our courses attracting students from all over the world. The age requirement for our courses is 17+ years old, and our one-to-one masterclasses (Individual Learning) are open to all ages.

We are the number one Hair and Makeup 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, Emilie Sande, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Paolo Nutini, The Saturdays, Anne Hathaway, Marina and the Diamonds, Clive Owen, Sophie Ellis Bextor and Alesha Dixon to name just a few. Their work has been published in 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 are an Endorsed Provider with (Habia); recognised as the standards setting body for the hair and beauty industry, for your quality assurance.          


Tel: 0141 248 4393  Email: academyofmakeup@gmail.com