Fashion & Beauty Make-up and Hair Artistry


Discover the professional techniques and skills needed to enter this exciting and fast moving industry.  Build on your existing knowledge of make-up and hair styling with our advanced training in fashion and beauty. Learn how to work on all skin tones and hair textures, create flawless complexions, editorial and catwalk looks, the perfect smokey eye, the perfect lip and vintage hair and make-up styles. 

During this module you will learn in small groups with plenty of hands-on experience. Our Fashion and Beauty tutors are extremely passionate about their industry, and you will learn from their endless knowledge and years of experience.

The team at The Iver Make-up Academy have many years’ experience working in editorial and catwalk, including international Fashion Weeks. They will introduce you to the latest products and techniques that are relevant to today’s industry. 

All students have the option to add on a 1 week portfolio building module.

Entry requirements: 18+ and either completion of our 3 week basic make-up and hair module, or experience or a relevant qualification from a recognised college. We may ask you to take a practical test to assess your basic skill level.

Course Payment: A 20% deposit is required to secure a place on any make-up course with the full balance due 6 weeks prior to the course start date. We have several options to help fund your make-up course including interest free payment plans, bursaries and loans.

Please note that if you are enrolling on our Advanced or Intermediate Make-up and Hair Artistry Certificate courses, the Fashion and Beauty Make-up course is already included as a module


  • Fashion and Beauty Make-up Artistry
    • Working within the fashion industry
    • Correcting, concealing & base techniques
    • Perfecting complexions
    • Make-up for darker skin tones
    • Natural make-up
    • Eye make-up including natural & heavy eyes, smokey eye and winged eye looks
    • Shimmer, cream blushers and creating your own lip mix
    • Editorial looks
    • Male model grooming
    • Modern vintage make-up & hair
    • Front cover looks
    • Working with application of gold & silver leaf
    • Catwalk high ponytail – various styles with quiffs and roll
    • Application of hair pieces
    • Catwalk designs
  • Portfolio building and photography
    • Modern 40s hair and make-up (photographed)
    • Sculpted rolls and catwalk eyes (photographed)
    • Modern 50s hair and make-up (photographed)
    • Modern 60s hair and make-up (photographed)
    • Front cover (individual projects - photographed)
    • Bridal and Red Carpet hair and makeup (photographed)


    Please note we may occasionally replace advertised tutors or vary the content of the course to suit the demands of the industry.


Course Tutors

Our fantastic and highly experienced course tutors have a huge passion for their job, and are all working make-up & hair artists practising in today’s industry. You will be learning how to style & apply iconic hair & make-up looks in the friendly, informal atmosphere of our practical, hands-on training workshops. Our studios are based right in the heart of the UK’s film industry, at Pinewood Studios, so there really is no better place to immerse yourself in the craft. Our tutors will provide constructive feedback throughout this inspiring & rewarding course to help students learn and develop their creative skills.

View our award-winning teaching team


Students will be provided with all the materials required to complete the Fashion and Beauty Make-up Artistry course. If you are taking this as a separate module, a kit is included in the price of the course, worth approximately £400. 


Becoming a fashion and beauty make-up artist

At The Iver Academy, you don’t just benefit from the best tutors in the industry; our placement agency helps students find real industry work experience and placements once they have finished their chosen course. Your placements will be relevant to the skills you have learned. This is a free service that is available to all graduates of our courses.

Visit our aftercare page for more information on the ways we can help students find vital hands-on industry experience.

3 weeks tuition

Develop your fashion and beauty make-up skills and learn to create flawless complexions, editorial looks, catwalk designs and ecommerce looks.

Start: Jan 07 2019

Start: Jan 28 2019

Start: Apr 29 2019

Tuition & Dates


Jan 07 2019 - Jan 25 2019  

Monday - Friday

Jan 28 2019 - Feb 15 2019  

Monday - Friday

Apr 29 2019 - May 17 2019  

Monday - Friday



inc. VAT

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