Makeup Courses

The makeup industry is thriving, the popularity of YouTube and Instagram has seen a boom in the number of clients looking for a makeup artist not just for brides, but for nights out, festivals, costume parties and events.

As a response to this increase in demand, there are many makeup artists working successfully doing what they love and building a successful business in this competitive field.

Whether you are a complete beginner, a beauty therapist looking to add makeup to your service menu, or a self-taught makeup artist wanting to up-skill and gain an accredited certificate, Bristol Beauty School has the course for you.

Taught by expert makeup artists with a passion for sharing their skills and knowledge, our tutors are qualified and very experienced in makeup and currently working in the industry, they are committed to keeping up to date with the ever changing trends in makeup and the latest techniques.

Our tutors are qualified in teaching which means you will have a well structured day, with a mix of demonstration and guided practical time with a follow up case study for assessment in the weeks following your course. We pride ourselves in our aftercare and are always happy to offer guidance and answer any questions you have once you begin working with clients.

All of our makeup courses include a full, detailed makeup demonstration with an emphasis on application technique, professional standards, health and safety, hygiene and client care.

Fashion and bridal makeup course at Bristol Beauty School

Fashion & Bridal Makeup

You will learn all of the tricks of the trade and how to apply professional makeup for all occasions, as well as how to instruct clients in the use of makeup. You will be shown techniques to enhance your clients’ appearance. Your tutor has many years of professional experience in television, bridal and photographic makeup.

This course is ideal for beginners and improvers.

Full On Glam Makeup

This advanced level course is ideal for makeup artists or beauty therapists who are looking to update their skill set to reflect the growing popularity of the “Instagram perfect” full coverage glam look.

This is an excellent follow on from the Fashion & Bridal course and we recommend that you attend the Fashion & Bridal Makeup course before you undertake the Full On Glam course unless you are already confident with beauty makeup application.

Full on glam makeup course model

Pro Creative makeup course model and student

Pro Creative Makeup

Creative makeup is a useful add-on to the makeup artist’s toolkit as it is becoming more and more popular with client’s going to festivals, Halloween parties and themed events.

Our Pro Creative course is an advanced course ideal as a follow on from the Full On Glam Makeup course, or for working makeup artists and beauty therapists who would like to up-skill and gain an insight into makeup for photography and build on their creativity.

Airbrush Makeup

Airbrush makeup is second to none for long wearing coverage which feels light and comfortable on the skin, particularly popular with brides and wedding guests as it photographs beautifully.

Airbrushing is the quickest and most hygienic method of applying a flawless base makeup. This course is suitable for complete beginners and is also perfect for established makeup artists or as a follow on from our Fashion and Bridal course.

Airbrushing course students at Bristol Beauty School