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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.

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Blog posts

  • Looking Back at Aftercare in 2018

    Posted on January 14 2019

    2018 was another amazing year for the Pro Graduates on our Aftercare program. From fashion shows to films, TV programs, photoshoots, charity events, they had so many exciting assisting opportunities.  

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  • UK Association of Medical Aid to Pakistan Fashion Show 2018 by Louise Morrison

    Posted on January 14 2019

    The UK Association of Medical Aid to Pakistan held a fundraiser at the iconic Kelvingrove Art Gallery. The event was attended by celebrities and many influential people. 

    The fundraiser, that raised an incredible £170,000, featured a breathtaking runway show showcasing a series of designs created in collaboration between fashion designer Hassan Sheheryar Yasin and Harris Tweed Hebrides.

    TAOM graduate Louise Morrison told us about her experience at the event.

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  • The Show Scotland 2018 for Breast Cancer Care by Emma Hourston

    Posted on January 14 2019

    The Show is Breast Cancer Care's incredible annual fashion show where 24 courageous models stepped onto the catwalk in style following a breast cancer diagnosis. Their life-affirming stories of strength, passion and bravery are truly inspiring and uplifting.

    We asked TAOM Graduate Emma Hourston about her Aftercare experience backstage.

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