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Hair & Make Up Short Courses

These courses offer the opportunity to develop skills in make-up and are an ideal foundation for those who wish to change career and move into an industry that is both interesting and varied.

Attendance for these courses will be 1-2 days, most likely on a Saturday or over two consecutive Saturdays. 

The cost of each course is £125 per day. 

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Foundation / Beginners - Bridal Hair course

The lucrative bridal business is a creative and admired service which is in high demand throughout the year.  During the course, you will learn the most popular hairstyles in the wedding industry for a variety of hair types, ranging from the basic up-do's to more intricate styles for the current trends in hair styling.

Content

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Basic preparation techniques - dry setting, heated rollers, curling tongs and pin curls
  • Dressing the hair into basic hair up styles and progress to more elaborate techniques
  • Hair accessories - to complete the look

 

Foundation / Beginners - Bridal Make Up

This course covers the basics of make up application including techniques to select the correct foundations and concealers for a flawless, long lasting finish.  Learn how to adapt these techniques to create the precise make-up look for your bride and bridal clients.  This course will allow even a complete beginner to gain the skills necessary to learn an iconic smokey eye make-up for smouldering, dramatic eyes for each individual clients needs and suitability.  This course will also cover prom and special occasion make-up.

Content

    • Health, safety & hygiene
    • Consultation
    • Identify a variety of lip, eye and face shapes & how the application should be adapted
    • Creating a flawless finish to the skin
    • Creating an iconic eye shadow application
    • Application of full make-up for a bride and bridal clients
    • Adapting bridal make up to an evening look

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Foundation / Beginners - Period Hair Styles

This course is specifically tailored to each participants needs, whether you want to cover 16th century, 18th century, 1920's, 1940's or 1960's.

Content

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Setting techniques
  • Hot rollers
  • Wet setting/pin curls
  • Periods personalised to your interests
  • Dressing and finishing the style - the importance of balance and shape

 

Foundation / Beginners - Period Make Up

This course is specifically tailored to each participants needs, whether you want to cover 16th century, 18th century, 1920's, 1940's or 1960's.

Content

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Consultation
  • Identify a variety of lip, eye and face shapes and how the application should be adapted
  • Creating a flawless finish to the skin
  • Creating an iconic eye shadow application
  • Application of full make-up for your chosen periods of interest

 

Foundation / Beginners - Introduction to Theatrical & SFX Make Up

 Content

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Products/kit
  • Basic anatomy of the head & shoulders
  • Colour theory/wheel
  • Ageing make up
  • Bruising
  • Cuts and Scars
  • Bullet holes
  • Burns
  • Dirt and down
  • Creating your own character

 

Foundation / Beginners - Introduction to applying bald caps

Content

  • Health, safety & hygiene
  • Products/kit
  • Hair preparation
  • Bald cap application
  • Blending edges
  • Colouring and pigmenting to match skin tones
  • Complete the overall look into a character

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