Creating Professionals for 19 Years

The first professional makeup school north of London, School of Make-up has been training successful Makeup Artists since 2000.

Our long standing history, multi award winning status from both ourselves and graduates and incredible achievements of our graduates, give us our reputation of the “Best” and most “authentic” make-up training school in Europe.

We don’t do ‘amateur’ and the industry knows it. Fact.

We work closely alongside industry’s finest, including Skillset, BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Make-up Designers, Producers, Fashion Designers & Brands to provide the full range of skills needed for different areas of industry, constantly updating requirements for their high standards.

We are recognised for producing the very best, multi skilled, driven, passionate, incredible and successful Make-up Artists in industry today.  Our student successes speak for themselves.

Next Courses:

23janalldayalldaySpecial Occasion Makeup20 weeks, Thursday Evenings, 6-10pm

16maralldayalldayCombined TV, Film & Fashion Makeup & Hair14 - 24 weeks Monday to Wednesday

18apr12:00 am11:59 pmWeekend Combined TV, Film and Fashion35 to 60 weeks - Saturdays

We don’t train people to have a hobby, we train them to have a CAREER

Former student Amy Boyd (right) winning an Emmy in LA for her work on Downton Abbey 2016

Different areas of industry demand different skills, we cater for them all.  We’re a serious school for a serious student.  We don’t sugarcoat, we tell it as it is, we’ll push you out of your comfort zone, encourage, nurture and support you every step of the way.  That’s why industry knows that our graduates are the best.

If you’re driven, ambitious, focused, enthusiastic, determined, respectful and humble then you’ve come to the right place.

Multi Award winning

We are very proud to have won the following awards:

  • Business & Educational, Significant Training Awards 2015: Best Make-up School UK
  • English Hair and Beauty awards 2013: Make-up and Hair Guru
  • English Hair and Beauty awards 2014: Make-up Specialist of the year
  • MAD – Make-up Artists Directory: Best Aftercare Provider
  • English Hair and Beauty awards 2017: Best Make-up Training Academy UK
  • English Hair and Beauty awards 2018: Best Make-up Training Academy Finalist

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Hair Loss Workshops

We will show you how to define eyebrows and eyes when there is non or little present. Teach you all about the different wigs available and the care involved for making the most out of your wig. You can try on a selection of beautiful natural looking wigs and find a brand new you! All free of charge.
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So, so proud!

So VERY proud of graduates, Felicity Hamnett and Vanessa Summers for landing Makeup trainee and assistant roles on the fabulous ITV Soap, Emmerdale.  Congratulations girls!

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Don’t hesitate to call us on 0161 9145454 or email us and we’ll be happy to answer any questions.  If you’d like to visit us, use the booking calendar below.

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