On this makeup artist course you will learn the professional skills required to become an innovative and in-demand make-up artist in the creative world of fashion image-making. This industry focused professional short course covers all aspects of makeup and has been designed for aspiring makeup artists who wish to gain the skills and confidence to pursue a career in the industry.

In addition to being taught the theory and practising your new skills, you'll record your work and build a portfolio during two studio photoshoots with a professional photographer and hair stylist - allowing you to demonstrate the skills learnt during the course and put them into practice. In addition to the course tutors, a teaching assistant will support your learning, and we will create a Facebook group for you to network with each other throughout.

As this is a small group of students, there will be plenty of opportunity for one-to-one tutor advice on careers in the industry. 

The course includes:

  • Health & Safety
  • Hair Design
  • Skincare, hygiene and preparation
  • Selection of bases and skin finishes
  • Corrective makeup
  • Natural beauty makeup
  • Bridal makeup
  • Trends in fashion and beauty
  • Corrective colour theory
  • Strong advertorial makeup accentuating cheek bones, lips and contouring
  • Decades in makeup: show girls, silver screen sirens and supermodels
  • Who's who in the industry
  • Editorial makeup: working on set / assisting
  • Couture and ready-to-wear catwalk makeup
  • Beauty and fantasy imagery for promotional impact
  • Blocking out eyebrows and facial adornment
  • HD make-up for TV, film, music promotions & commercials
  • Creating a character / working on set
  • Introduction to special effects
  • Introduction to body painting
  • False eyelashes


The Maraja Hair Styling courses are designed to be delivered in our training centre and are dedicated to deliverying world-class training in the art of hair styling.

Through our dedication and commitment at the Academy to giving ambitious Hair Stylists & Hairdressers the unique opportunity to nurture and advance your technical and creative perspectives in all aspects of styling hair across the industries.

These include courses in:


-- Bridal Hair & Make-up

-- Hair Styling

-- Plaiting & Braiding

-- Blowdrying Skills

-- Retro & Vintage