Hair artistry techniques in Fashion & Beauty Makeup Course by the Iver Academy


Discover the professional techniques and skills needed to enter this exciting and fast-moving industry.  Build on your existing knowledge of make-up and hairstyling with our advanced course in fashion and beauty make-up. 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 course, you will learn in small groups with plenty of hands-on experience. Our Fashion and Beauty make-up 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 has 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 course, or experience or 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 this 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 in 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

    This course is also a part of our most Advanced Certification in Make-up and Hair Artistry

  • 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

Beauty Make-up by Iver Academy Artist
Iver Academy Artist Applying Make-up on a Model
Hair Artistry by Iver Academy Artist


Students will be provided with all the materials required to complete the Fashion and Beauty Make-up course. 


Becoming a fashion and beauty make-up artist

At The Iver Make-up Academy all graduates from our 4 main courses benefit from our placement agency which 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 the Certificate,foundation,Intermediate and Advanced 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 and hair skills and learn to create flawless complexions, editorial looks, catwalk designs, and ecommerce looks.

Start: May 10 2021

Start: Jul 19 2021

Start: Jan 03 2022

Tuition & Dates

Fully Booked

May 10 2021 - May 28 2021  

Monday - Friday

Fully Booked

Jul 19 2021 - Aug 06 2021  

Monday - Friday


Jan 03 2022 - Jan 21 2022  

Monday - Friday



inc. VAT

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