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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: academyofmakeup@gmail.com



Five People Who Proved That It’s Never Too Late to Follow Dreams

January 17, 2016

For the month of January our message is ‘time to do what you’ve always wanted.’ Making the changes and taking the leap into the career or creative path that you want can be a daunting task. Especially if we’ve taken time to establish ourselves in one field. This list of famous people will prove to you that it’s never to late to make a giant leap in your chosen career, or to choose a totally new path. So read, be inspired and know that you can do it!     (Make up image source Tali Power  http://www.talipower.co.il/gallery.asp?p_id=188)  1. Painter Wassily Kandinsky The abstract painter Wassily Kandisnky has been a massive influence on the history of art with his groundbreaking energetic and...

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Six for 2016: Six New Year Resolutions every make-up artist should make

January 10, 2016

For a lot of us the New Year is a time to reflect, assess and plan for the future. We’re full of intentions to get fit, get organised, make a new start and become better people. So what sort of resolutions have you made this year, and how many of them involve make-up artistry? Whatever resolutions you’ve made here are the Academy of Make-up’s top new years resolutions for make-up artists (but, they probably apply to other artists, too.)  1. This year I will love myself and what I do.This year, and every year, should be all about loving yourself and what you do. It can be hard to turn off that inner critic in your head that points out any flaws...

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