Introduction to Makeup (16-18 Year Olds)
You've read the advice of the beauty editors in the magazines - now come and join this makeup artist course at London College of Fashion. We'll demystify the beauty industry for you and help you find your way around the cosmetics counter. Through demonstrations and hands-on workshops, this makeup course will help you find the best ways to create fun and fashionable looks with cosmetics...
Taught by: Niedian Biggs, Samantha Walker.
You've read the advice of the beauty editors in the magazines - now come and join this makeup artist course at London College of Fashion.
We'll demystify the beauty industry for you and help you find your way around the cosmetics counter. Through demonstrations and hands-on workshops, this makeup course will help you find the best ways to create fun and fashionable looks with cosmetics.
The course includes:
- Understanding skin types and product information
- Creating a no makeup look
- Creating a natural beauty makeup look
- Attaching false lashes
- Recreating a current fashion makeup look
- Creating a party/club style makeup look
Our makeup courses take place in our makeup studios housed within our Lime Grove site in West London.
Beginners. You should have an interest in the subject area and a desire to learn but no previous experience is required.
Your course place is confirmed once you have booked online or via the phone using a credit or debit card. There is no deadline for booking. Places are offered on a first come, first served basis, and all courses have a maximum number of students. We suggest you book early to avoid disappointment.
As part of your course, you will receive an invite to a MAC Cosmetics discount shopping session which will enable you to purchase MAC products at discounted price. The shopping session may take place either during your course or in some cases the following week or weekend.
Sam Walker has been working in the make-up industry for over 10 years. She trained at London College of Fashion and then started her career with Make-up Forever, Paris. She has worked in fashion, beauty, film, theatre and weddings. Her editorial work includes features for Vanity Fair, Tatler and Flux (to name a few). She has worked as a bridal make-up artist for many years, which has included doing the make-up for the Duke and Duchess of Kent's daughter Davina's wedding at Kensington palace and Roger Taylor’s brides make-up, who is a band member of 'Queen'. Sam has also collaborated with the late Isabella Blow and Philip Treacey. She currently works with photographers such as Gisela Torres, the burlesque dancer Immodesty Blaize and works for MAC cosmetics in the UK. She also combines this with tutoring at London College of Fashion on various short-courses and regularly delivering seminars for the industry.
Please bring the following items with you to each class:
- Your own mascara
- Makeup remover/cleanser, and moisturiser
- Notepad and pen
A professional brush set will be available to purchase at the first lesson at a subsidised cost of £70 (approx. retail cost £150 - cash/credit card only). This covers the minimum amount of brushes required to complete the course.