This aftercare website is dedicated to ensuring hairdressing and makeup artist graduates are successful within their chosen career paths.
By providing a focused platform of useful information, job vacancies, professional development opportunities and our unique Ask an Artist service, we aim to guide and help graduates reach their full potential.
By completing a course with us, graduates have the chance to subscribe and be added to our database to be emailed exclusive opportunities, events and vacancies with top brands and private clients. We have recently provided our graduates work with brands including Burberry, GHD, Virgin, French Connection and Dior, to name but a few. Graduates who have completed our Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum Certificates are automatically added to our subscription service.
Portfolios are essential for presenting your work to potential employers. They exhibit your range of skills and talent for prospective clients. London MakeUp School offers professional photoshoots with agency models and a photoshoot director. These portfolio building days are available for graduates, students and current professionals. Full use of our London MakeUp School kit is available. Click here for details
Hair and Makeup Brands
Launched in 1994, NARS is a globally renowned fashion-forward brand full of cult makeup classics, beautiful makeup shades, advanced complexion products and a complete skincare line. NARS is a standing invitation to make a statement and express yourself, whether personally or professionally as a makeup artist.
Graduates can apply for a 25% student discount upon completion of their course. Please contact us for an application form.
Charles Fox is the number one place to buy professional makeup and products for film, theatre, television and fashion. They stock a vast range of products from brands such as Ben Nye, Becca, Duo, Joico and Japonesque. Students receive a 10% discount in store.
Through Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, Bobbi enables every woman to enhance her unique beauty. With straightforward, easy-to-use cosmetics in timeless hues, all formulated to create a smooth, natural, and healthy appearance. London MakeUp School is supported by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Graduates can receive a 20% student discount upon completion of their course.
Provoke is a makeup brand which is set to inject a shot of colour into your makeup kit. It’s vibrant and pigmented colours make it a perfect brand for deeper skin tones and is a favourite within our Asian Bridal courses.Students receive a 25% discount on Provoke cosmetics.
Essentials is a professional hair and beauty supplier which stocks everything from furniture to hair colour and brushes from a huge range of brands.
Students can take advantage of a 10% discount both online and in store.
Illamasqua is a cult British makeup brand taking the industry by storm! We have a huge range of Illamasqua makeup for our students to use throughout their courses.
Graduates also receive a 20% discount on Illamasqua products.
PAM is a makeup shop by makeup artists, for makeup artists. It stocks countless brands, from GHD, Kryolan and L’Oreal to Louise Young, St Tropez and Denman. Graduates recieve a 10% discount on ALL products and an extra 10% discount on Make Up For Ever and Illamasqua products.
Victoria Loves Beauty (VLB) is the number one online specialist makeup store where you will find all of your essential professional makeup tools and accessories. Students currently studying can receive a 15% discount on all products, increasing to 20% once graduated.
Students use a variety of products from Salon Connect throughout our courses. They stock a number of big name brands such as Denman, L’Oreal and WAHL.
Graduates continue this relationship with a complementary trade discount.
Guru Makeup Emporium is a one-stop shop for many professional makeup brands.
Students can receive the following discounts during their courses & up to 1 month after:
20% Discount on Make Up For Ever
15% Discount on Guru Lines, Dinair and Cozzette Brushes
10% Discount on all other brands (excluding electricals)
We use Iwata professional airbrushes and compressors exclusively at our school. Iwata is the most trusted name in the industry. They are the world’s leading designer of high-quality, professional spray equipment. Their comprehensive range of airbrushes and spray guns ensure that makeup artists have an airbrush system which is perfect for their needs.
The Airbrush Company Ltd is the UK distributor of Iwata airbrushes and compressors. They stock a large variety of kits and are always on hand to offer friendly advice about their products and finding the best airbrush system for you.
Graduates of our courses receive a 10% discount on their products.
Cocktail Cosmetics is your one stop shop for cruelty free cosmetics, brushes and kit essentials. They stock the best products with a conscience allowing you to indulge in guilt free beauty shopping. Students receive a 10% discount, increasing to 20% upon completing their course(s).
Just Hair & Beauty (a trading style of ACM Broking Ltd) has a working partnership agreement with NASMAH (National Association of Screen Makeup Artists & Hairdressers) to provide a tailor made insurance solution to their members. Freelance Insurance Cover is not restricted to NASMAH members thus allowing creative individuals within Screen/ Media to obtain affordable protection (subject to eligibility).
On completion of your course, insurance is available to purchase from Professional Beauty Direct (please contact Professional Beauty Direct to check eligibility, terms and conditions), they offer flexible options from full hair and beauty cover, or for specific hair, beauty or makeup techniques. Advanced treatments can also be added as an extension option. Insurance is available from CThA for ITEC courses.
On completion of your course, insurance is available to purchase from Towergate Insurance (please contact Towergate Insurance on 08457 626 158 to check eligibility, terms and conditions), they offer flexible options for hair and makeup artists.
London Hair and Beauty is proud to be partners with Zeebba. Zeebba is a young and rapidly growing start-up that provides convenient, reliable and affordable on-demand beauty services with uncompromising quality that allows millions of women the time to feel fabulous no matter how much time they “don’t have”. Salon-standard services are delivered directly to clients’ doorsteps 7am-11pm, 7 days a week. Many of our graduates are already working for Zeebba and we encourage all graduates to become a Zeebba artist.
London Hair and Beauty is proud to be an associate member of NASMAH (National Association of Screen Makeup Artists and Hairdressers). NASMAH was formed to maintain the high standards of artistry and to promote the profile of hair and makeup professionals in the industry.
Forward Talent is a marketplace that unites individuals with a talent to offer. Students can upload their services to advertise their talent to individuals and company looking for specialists within the industry.
Artistry Network makes it easier for makeup artists to manage their freelance community, and offers effective tools and office management functions. They support makeup artists by providing a platform to showcase work and talent, while encouraging connections and collaborations. There’s news and events to keep you on top of the industry and a place to hangout with makeup masters, business leaders and like-minded artists to share stories, advice and education.
Make-Up Artist magazine is read in nearly 70 countries around the world and was created in 1996 by Emmy Award-winning make-up artist Michael Key. Make-Up Artist Magazine runs the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS). Graduates are eligible to apply for the Education Pro Card which entitles students to a 10% discount on subscriptions, 10% discount on IMATS tickets, discounts with participating partners and networking opportunities.
Professionally printed business cards and stationery can make you stand out from other candidates when applying for jobs or when advertising your services. Betterprint offers high quality personalised stationery & printing services including business cards, letterheads, compliment slips, labels and notepads. Graduates receive a 35% discount.
iLook Beauty Book is the most comprehensive hair and makeup look book app with images for ideas and links to the artists’/stylists’ websites who created the look. Perfect for having your portfolio with you everywhere you go! You can view multiple artists’/stylists’ portfolios all on your iPhone or iPad and filter the images based on the look you want. Search for iLook Beauty Book on iTunes Images uploaded cost just $0.99 per photo.
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