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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

  • Carla Hayley | Student Spotlight

    Posted on November 16 2018

    Makeup artist Carla Hayley has been making great success in a variety of different areas of makeup artistry. We caught up with her to find out what she's been up to since graduating from The Academy of Makeup.

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  • Gabriele Stone | Student Spotlight

    Posted on November 15 2018

    Our Graduate Gabriele’s creative work is very inspiring and we love keeping up with all her work! Since completing our pro course she has recently started working for Marc Jacobs Beauty. This is what she had to say about her academy experience.

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    Posted on November 05 2018

    We're so proud of our graduates Jenna Clayton, Helen Breen and Naomi Baxter-Moore who we're all involved with award-winners at the 2018 Scottish BAFTAs.

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