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Winner of Best Training School at The Herald Look Awards, 2018 

The Academy of Makeup attracts students worldwide, we have won numerous awards for training excellence. Our team of freelance tutors are renowned industry experts and our aftercare is unbeatable.

The Academy of Makeup was the first academy of it's kind in Scotland. Founded in 2011 by renowned celebrity and fashion makeup artist Sara Hill. Her work has been featured in British Vogue, Marie Claire and Elle. Celebrity clients include Kanye West, Spice Girl Melanie C, Emeli Sande, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and many more.

Blog posts

  • Karen Wong | Student Spotlight

    Posted on October 12 2018

    Our graduate Karen Wong has been going from strength to strength as a makeup artist. We asked her why she chose makeup, her favourite styles of makeup and which artists inspire her.

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  • TAOM at LFW: Johnsons of Elgin SS19

    Posted on September 28 2018

    We had five graduates assist our tutor Kat McSwein at the Johnstons of Elgin show at London Fashion Week which was sponsored by our director Sara's brand ‘Sara Hill Makeup’. It was an amazing opportunity for our graduates. Here's what Colleen, Stephanie and Gosia had to say about their experience.

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  • Kirsty Suttie | Student Spotlight

    Posted on September 21 2018

    TAOM Graduate Kirsty Suttie was unhappy with the path that she'd taken in University and decided to take a different path by training at the Academy of Makeup. She tells us about her journey.  

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